Blogging is now a big business. Particularly due to the large number of people who are entering the blogging business via the web. But, it’s an one thing to start a blog online , and another to earn a profit by selling the blogs you’ve put up. Many bloggers are able to create stunning, well designed blogs but find it difficult to make any decent money for all their efforts on blogging.
In this post, I will be providing you with seven easy methods that you can apply to earn money online from your blogs.
One of the methods that you can employ for making money from your blogs is through Advertisements. If you keep posting frequently and as your blog grows a somewhat older it will get a good amounts of traffic, and also gain recognition. You will also receive attractive offers from various companies to display their ads to your blog. You can also make use of an Ad management script or a service such as AdBrite to create an ad-hoc box on your sidebars, stating “Your ads here”. You can charge someone flat-rate of $100/- each month, or higher for these ads, depending upon popularity and the page position of your blog. Additionally, you can sign-up your blog with a Google AdSense account and start receiving relevant Ads for your blog from Google. You can also make use of several of these networks like Chitika, Bidvertiser, and Clicksor e.t.c
2. Affiliate programs
Another Technique involves you signing in to Affiliate Programs. Affiliate marketing is a highly profitable way of making good cash from the traffic your blogs receive. You can sell some one else product that is pertinent to the niche or topic you blog about. In exchange for your efforts, you will receive a fixed amount of commission. The most effective method of selling is to write a post on a review of items on affiliate sites, or using your blog to display your sidebar a recommendation for an item.
Alternately, you could add affiliate banners, links or images from the company that owns the product. A list of top websites to find affiliate marketing products to advertise via your blog is listed here:
3. Pay Per Lead Programs
While affiliate marketing can generate some good revenue from the traffic you website receives, it’s quite likely that not all visitors to your site will be buying the items. In reality, don’t be surprised if only 5% of the visitors you receive purchase your products as affiliates (which is still quite good). The best method to make the most of the traffic coming to your website is enrolling in pay-per-lead programs. Numerous companies on the internet are willing to compensate you for every action that people(traffic) that your site directs to them performs on their website such as filling forms and registering products, entering their personal details(email addresses names, emails, etc.). All you have to do is sign up for an affiliate/associate/partner account with these companies, obtain their links, banner ads and put these links or banner ads on your blog. It is possible to imagine the amount you can earn if 50% of your traffic visit the links to your blog and then perform various simple actions such as entering their email addresses and names(Some pay per lead programs pay as mush as $5 to $100)
Top companies on the Internet that provide pay per lead services include Compete.com ($85), entrepreneur.com ($5), prostores.com ($20 to $100), keywordmax.com ($12/lead)
4. Review Products
One effective method that can help you earn money through your blog is by reviewing products by various businesses through your site.
If your blog is gaining enough traffic, you are able to sign up with the sites which offer this service. Usually you’re required to create a review or brief post about products in order to be paid. Here’s the list of the sites that will pay you to review their products:
(i) Payment Per Post
Iv) Reviews sponsored by Sponsors
5. Sell Your Own Information Products
One of the most effective ways of making money from your blogs is by selling your own information products such as audiobooks, ebooks, videos and more from your blog. Contrary to affiliate programs, with your own products of information, you can keep 100% profit for yourself. If you can’t create products of your own design, you may look into obtaining the right to resell products and offer it for the full amount. You can try Productresell.com. They provide information on resell rights products to sell from blog or website.
One unique method of earning money from your blog is to add a donation buttons. You can put the donation button on your website to earn contributions from readers of your blog. A lot of bloggers utilize scripts to place donation buttons to collect contributions from their visitors. Although some bloggers find this method to be a little embarrassing however, if your blog is providing highly rich value articles and helpful information for your readers, they will donate because they enjoy reading your blog and would show their appreciation by offering the assistance. You should install paypal or credit button for donations to allow your visitors to make donations through credit or paypal.
7. The Blog Flipping:
It is a very popular technique among many online marketers. Through this method, you start your own blog, and then make it famous through extensive marketing and building an impressive amount of traffic using the backlink technique to your blog’s content (articles and posts). They then sell (sell) their blog for a an extremely high price. Here are a few of the most popular marketplaces for selling your blogs
Sedo Auctions – You can list your blog for auction on Sedo for no cost but they’ll charge a fee that is 10% each time they locate an interested buyer for your blog.
SitePoint Auctions – This is the most popular place to purchase or sell established blogs (that contain content). The buyers are looking for blogs that have a good Google PageRank in addition to backlinks and a revenue stream. You will have pay a minimal amount to place your website on SitePoint but the offers are serious most of the times.
eBay Website Auctions eBay has an enormous number of users, so your auction will be shown to a much wider audience. eBay auctions are typically searched by search engines so if your listing has specific descriptions, expect buyers to find your auction through search engines too. On the other hand, you might have to deal with fake or unintentional bidders. eBay charges a commission from the auction.
Other sites to take your blog to auction include NamePros.com along with Digital Point.