I have received an email with a very short question and I quote: “how to make money blogging?”
The question is very short and direct so I will try to answer it in a short manner as I can. But before that, let me give my introduction about the possibility of earning online.
There are different venues to earn money online. Many have been successful with working as freelancer to online businesses that needs the former skills and others by doing affiliate marketing.
Of course, there are many skeptics that keep on saying that there is no way we can earn online and every online opportunity they encounter, they take it as a scam and never ever believe.
I totally understand them because they might once have been a victim of online scam. But my advice is, if we just take vigilance and careful research, we will surely stumble a gem of opportunity through earning online.
My stand in earning online is very positive because of the very simple fact – that there are many success stories of ordinary people who earn huge amount of money through online. Best examples are the following: Facebook, Amazon, Ebay, Youtube, Dropbox, and the list keeps on adding up.
Now, I guess you get the point that earning money online is possible.
I will now try to answer the question I got from my email:
How to make money blogging – simple ways
If you are a frequent reader of this site, you know that I am for simple methods on earning money online and not on complicated ones.
Earning money online not needs to be difficult.
I will not discuss here how to setup a website as it will be for another topic. I suggest to get wordpress and some decent hosting. I will create a new blog post dedicated for this.
Now let us go to my answer.
Follow your passion
Well, I have to qualify this. The reason that I advise to follow your passion is because at first, you will not earn any decent money. So if you are doing a blog not in line of your passion, you will be easily discouraged in this early stage. It is the passion that keeps you going.
If you get the hang of it, you can then create a blog that the topic can earn you more money than your blog that is based on your passion that is not earning more.
The most common problem to new bloggers is their consistency. They create and publish content on a very irregular basis and that makes them vulnerable to procrastination and discouragement. In order to be successful in blogging, you should be consistent with your content creation and publication.
Take this example at heart – directing a piece of paper with magnifying that gets a very focus beam from the sun, the paper will burn. It is the same with any endeavors we take, once we give our 100% focus, we will surely get what we want in life.
In connection to your blogging, you should stay focus on your topic and you will never go wrong.
Monetize your blog
The reason being I place monetization last in the order is because it should be done after you have given value to your reader.
What most newbie bloggers does is they place a number of banner ads to their site even if their sites does not have sufficient contents. This is the wrong way.
We should first give valuable contents to our readers and once they will like the quality of your contents, they will come back from time to time in your site. This time, it will be easier for you to promote new contents and any affiliate products, because they like and trust you!
That’s it, hope I answer the question about how to make money blogging.
If you have any questions, please don’t hesitate to ask in the comment below.