Making money from your blog is like having your cake and being able to eat it too. It might sound too good to be true, but it is possible. With more people starting to get engaged with blogging, more and more bloggers are starting to earn a living solely by their blogs.
While the competition can be tough, here are some ways your words can turn into money:
Pay Per Click (PPC)
Also known as Cost Per Click (CPC) ads, such ads are placed as a banner in your blog. When people click on them, you earn. The most common program for PPC is Google AdSense. You can buy adsense safe traffic without actually shelling out money. All you need to do is get approved and Google would do the ad placing for you.
An established blog means numbers of followers. Companies want to make us of those numbers and would need your help in order to do so. Thus, the birth of sponsored ads as means of marketing. You would write about a company’s product or services in your blog, and they would pay you in return.
Sell Products and Membership
Develop and sell digital products that can cater to the needs of your readers. Publish an e-book, develop an app, or conduct online courses and workshops in order to earn money. Selling memberships to your readers also work. But, make sure that you provide worthy contents that people cannot get online for free. To do this effectively, learn to be an expert in your field.
Earn by having affiliations. A seller gives you a commission for products sold provided that the buyer got to know about their products through your blog. A link that leads readers to your affiliate company’s website can be placed on your blog or as a banner.
These are some of the ways one can earn by blogging. However, one should remember that sole foundation of a successful blog still lies in you and contents that you produce.