In this article, I am going to talk about how to make money blogging.
When it comes to blogging, passion and hard work is something you need at the very first place. But being passionate is not just enough.
It is known that money is the best motivator. When you will get paid to do what you love or have passion about then you will automatically get fuel up.
Blogging doesn’t need qualification, but it requires some knowledge and experience about the topic which are going to start and which are going to write.
So today I have jotted down some ideas to make more money as a blogger. I would rather say create a system that will generate passive income.
But before I start, I should mention that these are some ideas I have shared which will be applicable for any kind of blogger no matter what your niche is.
First of all, you need to a blog to make money online automatically.
Why I said automatically?
If you have a successful website, it will work for you automatically even when you are sleeping.
So first thing first, start a WordPress blog if you don’t have one, with a niche which you are good at. And then you have to attract the audience. There are so many ways you can earn online if you have an excellent blog or website.
Here is a detailed guide on how to start a WordPress blog. 6 simple steps to create one and monetize it to earn money blogging online.
Online Earning with blogging is difficult unless you know some of the best methods to earn money. Doesn’t matter if you are a beginners, anyone can make money online.
Tips on Making Money by Blogging
No matter which niche you are in, making money blogging is possible; whether it is a traveling blog, food blog or a fashionblog.
Let’s dive in and see how you can earn money online with your blog using this guide.
Google AdSense is one of the most common way of making money through website. This is the easiest method to make good revenue. The process is pretty simple.
After creating a blog and generating some traffic, sign up for Google AdSense Account and link it with your blog. After that Google will automatically display Ads in your content.
Whenever someone visits your blog will see the ads or click on Ads, you will get paid.
What is CPC Ads?
CPC (Cost per click) is also known as pay-per-click ads are usually banners that you place in your content or sidebar. Each time a visitor clicks on that ad you will get paid for that click.
The amount you are entitled to for that click depends on CPC rate for a particular keyword which is determined by advertiser company. The most common CPC ad type and the best ad networking platform is AdSense.
What is CPM?
Cost per thousand Impressions is known as CPM ads, and they pay a fixed amount of money based on how many people view your ads which is nothing but the Impressions.
Generally, you will get paid for a thousand Impressions based on the country and the CPC you are working on.
How much money can you Make through CPM?
One thing I want to make it clear for CPM. The amount of earning completely depends on some various factors. First thing is traffic you are getting on your blog.
You will make money only for those ads that will appear in front of the audience. So how many people are watching those ads will decide the payment you will receive. Only way to boost your earning this way is generate a lot of traffic to your blog.
So, more traffic you will get, it will give you more income.
Next thing is type of your blog content. Some specific kind of content get a good amount of earning with average number of audience and some get just an average amount for huge number of views.
So, it basically depends on how much companies in your niche are paying for per view or per click. And that is based on CPC rate I mentioned above. But you should select a top niche to start your blog.
Once you found your niche, you should aim for micro niche withing that niche. Here is an articles on how to find micro niche site ideas.
The most popular network for placing this type of CPC and CPM ads is Google AdSense. Google AdSense is the best ad network which will pay you the higher amount for every click and every thousand Impressions based on your country CPC.
Media.net is the second largest ad network platform which will pay the good amount for impressions and clicks and this is an alternative of Google Adesnse.
Sponsored content is another great way to earn more money online with your blog. The concept is really simple. You are writing content over a specific niche. Some companies which are looking forward to the audience of your niche will pay you an amount for advertising their product/brand on your content. This basically works in the rub off method.
Now, things here also depend on type of content and blog traffic. Tech related sponsors will pay comparatively big amount than sponsors of Fashion Content.
And sponsors also looks for how much traffic your blog generate because that decides how much value you are adding to their brand. According to that they will offer you the sponsorship amount.
So, the more traffic is the more amount of earning.
If you have good DA (Domain Authority) and PA (Page Authority), people will ask to place their articles on your website. Using this method, you can earn the right amount if you place two to three articles daily.
If your blog or website has good organic traffic, then you can start sponsoring articles. The sponsorship in articles includes various niches, but you have to choose the correct niche article which can help your blog traffic. This is the best method to earn and as well as you can gain massive traffic to your website.
Affiliate marketing is another way of making money blogging. It has a very own reputation as an earning method. More or less all of us have heard making money using of Affiliate Marketing. Let me describe it to you in a very simple way.
You must have idea about the commission based sales concept. It is the concept where you will get a specific amount/percentage of money for every sale you close.
Just sign up with an affiliate program for the product you want to sale. The next step is to link your unique affiliate URL with a product you are promoting in you articles. After that, whenever someone makes a purchase via your URL, you will automatically receive the commission.
As a blogger, earning money with Affiliate Marketing is an obvious choice. The type of products to Affiliate completely depends on your niche. Traffic is also a huge component here.
If you have a huge traffic then the number of sales will be huge and you will end up getting a very huge amount of commission.
Sell Private Ads
A people doesn’t know that you will get paid if you sell an ad space from your website to the companies. Working with advertising networks is not only the option to earn money from blogging instead you can switch to selling direct Ads.
You can easily earn money through website advertising If you have very good traffic on your blog or website. Advertisers may come directly to you, and they will ask you to place ads on your website.
Most of these people come up with offering a perfect monthly amount which is fixed to show their ads on your site. If you lead the excellent generations to the company, they will pay you more according to your work on getting the leads to the supposed company.
They will give you the banners you have to place on your website and more than that you have nothing to do.
Sell Physical Products
Selling your own product is one another common way how bloggers earn money. Like other techniques this also depends on your blog traffic. There are a lot of products you can serve with your blog.
If you are a fashion related blogger then you can easily manufacture fashion related products and sell them to your audience. You may also keep merchandise products such as T-shirt, Cap, Coffee Mugs, Wrist Band designed with your brand name and logo.
If you have a genuine fan base, they will surely appreciate it and it will also become a marketing tool for your brand.
Sell Digital Products
This is one of the most popular ways of earning huge money. Beside selling physical products, you can also sell digital products and make money from blogging. There are app developers who promote and sale their app or software with their blog.
Now a days, A lot of companies or agencies are selling online subscriptions to users.
For example, SEMRush is selling subscriptions to their products like Keyword research, serp checker tool and more.
You can provide a free version of your app for the users and add some premium services. If the user pays for the premium services you will get the money. You can also offer services like app design, app development etc.
You may also consider selling following digital products
- online eBooks including pdf version
- online courses,
- Apps, WordPress themes and plugins
- Membership to different tools or services
If you find a good app developer, then you can offer to download apps, or you can sell apps through your site which are useful to readers.
No matter whatever your niche is, there will be brands in the market which has similar to your niche. Simply, write a promotional review for their brand/product and charge the company.
Here also, the payment depends on how much audience you can generate to that content. If you have a blog with good amount of traffic, company will find you to promote their products using review articles.
This process is also known as content marketing.
Sale Your Blog to Make Instant Money
This way will only be valuable for you if you are a professional blogger. As a professional blogger, you must know that how to generate traffic on a blog, how to make it user-friendly, how to attract audience etc.
So, simply create a WordPress blog and generate some traffic in regular blogging process. After you generate some traffic, sale that blog to someone else and you can earn some instant cash.
If you want to use this plan, then definitely you need WordPress site because no one will buy a blog from another platform where it will be hard to move the site.
If you have passion about writing, you can make money just writing articles. You can write for other blogs as a freelancer or as a ghost writers as well.
If you don’t want to writer for others, you can write for your own. I know what are you thinking. you don’t have your own blog, right?
You do not need your own blog if you just want to make money writing articles. A lot of writers are making money on medium writing articles.
There is no fast way of making money blogging. It takes some time to build the trust, authority and traffic .
But all these things will come across to you once you start to gain the massive traffic to your blog. Every method of making money online is genuine, and the only thing which differs is your effort on it.
So, that was my list of ideas for those of you who want to earn more money as a blogger. But, please don’t rush for money.
At the beginning, just focus on the quality of your content and build your audience. Once you do that properly, your blog will be an asset and it will generate money automatically for you.