The first thing I thought when I realized all the people who were blogging and making money was "how do I start blogging for money?" Now it amazes me that I'm sharing information on how people can get started blogging and begin earning an honest income.
First you will need a blog and have dedication towards making your blog work for you. Many people start blogs and never get it over the hump. The hump I'm talking about is the point when your blog actually starts generating money for you.
You will not get rich overnight by blogging but keep in mind that you can still get rich. It just takes some dedication. Do not fall for any site promising you will make money instantly.
Now go find blogs for free at sites like Google Blogger and WordPress. You do not need to be an expert with web designs as there are many templates available to you on the internet.
Next you will want to focus on a single topic. Blogs that tend to write about a multitude of topics tend not to do well. By targeting s single topic you will generate more interest in readers who are really interested in the topic you are blogging about. You should try writing about things that you are knowledgeable about or really good at. Writing awesome content will attract more and more visitors to your blog which you will convert to money.
When the traffic is flowing to your blog you should monetize the traffic by using programs such as Google AdSense. Google has a very established Ads program which you can see almost everywhere around the internet.
All you have to do is sign up for a free account then you can add the AdSense codes to your blog. When people make clicks on your ads you will earn a little bit of change
Imagine if you had thousands of visitors to your blog daily. All of sudden the little change is making you more money on the side then you could have imagined.
The key here is to place your ads accordingly to your blog. Try to have your ads the color scheme of your blog template so they can blend in.
If AdSense if not your thing there are many other Advertising services like AdSense that you can place your blog to make some extra money.
A very well known method to making money online is through affiliate marketing. The power of affiliate marketing is really amazing. You can literally pick and choose between thousands of products promote and make some serious income from home. Places like clickbank have paid out millions to affiliates so far and it's not changing any time soon.
Remember when choosing a product to promote that you will want to promote a product that your audience will appreciate. For example if you have blog about dogs then you really should not promote products about dating to your readers. They will get turned off and believe that you do not have their best interest in mind for them.
Also you should not act like a money hungry salesman. Instead you should seem like a personal friend who is recommending something cool to check out. If you follow these guidelines you are sure to be on your way making a fantastic income of blogging money.
Source by Sam N Mlambo