How Blogging Makes Money
What Is A Blog
The word ‘Blog’, originates from both the words ‘Web’ and ‘Log’, hence Blog.
A Blog, is simply the logging of your thoughts, ideas, experiences and more, all in one place on the web. There is no doubt that you will have seen many different Blogs whilst you have been surfing the Internet but what makes them so popular?
Well, Blogs are very easy to use and within just a few clicks, you can share your thoughts, opinions and news, with such a wide audience. There are now so many different types of Blogs Online, that cover a wide range of topics, niches and subjects.
How To Make Money From Blogging
Ok, you may now be wondering why Behaving your own Blog is a good way to make money and how you will actually make money from your Blog.
As we previously mentioned, Blogs have become a very popular platform online and they are a great way to express your thoughts and opinion. However, they are also a great way to share your knowledge, experiences and expertise with other people. If you share your own experiences, knowledge and expertise with people who share similar interests or who would like to learn the knowledge you hold, then they will visit your Blog on a regular basis.
Many Bloggers update their Blogs on a daily basis and have a huge number of people following them. This means, that the people following these Bloggers, will visit their Blogs every day, just to see what new information or content has been added to the Blog.
Think about this for a moment? If you had your own Blog, that attracted a large number of visitors every day, week or month, don’t you think it would offer you a great platform to make money? If you had 1000 people visiting your website every day or week, how would you capitalise on that amount of people regularly visiting your site?
There are several ways in which you can make money from your Blog and this short guide covers just a few of the more popular ways to make money from a Blog.
Money From Youtube Ad Revenue:
Youtube is one of the largest Search Engines Online and is use by a huge amount of people every single day. If you can direct traffic to you own videos on Youtube or your videos attract large amounts of traffic, then you can earn a nice amount of extra income from Ad revenue.
Live Work Shops and Webinars:
Live workshops can be a very lucrative way to make money from your blogs. If you have a Blog on a specific topic and you hold knowledge on this topic, then people will be more than happy to pay you for your knowledge.
Once you start your own Blog, you can quickly discover which pages of your Blog receive the most traffic. This then provides you with the information you need to quickly decide which subjects people are interested in. You can then design short workshops that cover these subject in more depth. You could also ask your visitors which subject they would like to learn more about and then set up short workshops, that cover these topics. Charging people a small fee to access the workshops, will provide you with a regular income from your Blog(s) each month.
Here is s great way to make money from your Blogs and also as a by-product of your Workshops or Webinars. You may well be thinking ‘How do I create a course?’ but they will be very easy, if you have already run a workshop or webinar. If you are holding a workshops or webinar online, then simply record then and then break each one down into several small course. The work will already be done and you can then sell then in the future or to people who could not make the live workshops or webinars. You can also make additional changes to these courses and add more resources and learning material to them to add extra value. One of the biggest plus points about these course, is that once they have been created, they do not have to be edited again and can form a very passive income for you, for years to come!
Membership Websites are huge business and if you set up your own Membership website, it can be a very lucrative venture. Using an email capture tool to get people onto your mailing list and then eventually signing up for your Membership site, is a great way to create a passive income. Offering your visitors the chance to join your Membership Site, where they have exclusive access to a number of different products, courses, software, ebooks and more, will provide you with a guaranteed income.
Coaching and Consulting:
Coach and consulting can be a very profitable way to make money Online. Offer people the chance to have one to one private mentoring is something that a lot of people will pay for, especially if you are an authoritative figure in your subject. However, the only downside to personal coaching and consulting, is that you physically have to be there and trade your own time in exchange for money, which will limit your potential earnings.
Adsense is another way that you can monetise your Blog but some Bloggers like to use it, whilst other Bloggers don’t like to. It is personal preference, as using Google Adsense on your Blog will display relevant adverts on your on your page and may take visitors from your.
Affiliate Marketing can be a great way to make money from your Blog. Promoting relevant products that complement the topic or niche of your Blog, will be of interest to your visitors. If your visitors then buy a product via your links on your website, you will receive a commission. Reviewing different products every week or month, is a great way to ensure your visitors keep visiting your Blog and then providing a link to where they can purchase the products you review, will help you make money from your Blog with Affiliate Marketing.