So You Want to Monetize Your Blog  


I am convinced that anyone can earn money from Blogging if they are willing to put in the hard work and dedication to get the job done, blogging is a job, a full time job in the beginning at least. In order to do this you will have to ask yourself if and when it is time to Monetize your Blog. If the answer to that question is a resounding yes then here are a few tips on how to monetize your Blog.

1. Affiliate Programs:
Affiliate programs are all around us, though most surfers never notice them for what they actually are. With proper masking, you can recommend products to your visitors, and they won’t even recognize the commi$$ion that you’ve just made. Furthermore, if you whole-heartedly believe in the product it’s a win/win situation. There are many superior affiliate programs out there, just be sure that the products you choose could be of real value to your visitor demographic.

2. Consulting:
Blog Authors usually are available for Consulting if they have expertise that you are looking for.

3. Contextual: Ads:
This is seemingly still the most popular form of blog advertisement circulating in the blogosphere. The biggest player in this market is undoubtedly Google Adsense, though there are many, many others as well. I’ve run many successful campaigns using contextual publishing, and their piece of the pie is still growing at a rapid pace.

4. Please Donate:
The WordPress “Buy Me a Beer” plugin is a good one and so is the traditional Pay Pal

5. Text Link Ads:
Selling text links is nothing new but you will need a good PR and Alexa Rating, No matter what type you use , advertising placement is crucial. Advertisements
ought to be relevant to your Blog topic as well as in the areas your Readers are interested in.

You want my free advice?
Use variety of methods to monetize your blogs, I highly recommend affiliate programs, text links, and consulting.
Selling advertising space is also a very real option.

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3 comments: to “ So You Want to Monetize Your Blog

  • 31/1/08  

    Text link ads are a great way to help monetize your website. We can help you out with that here at LinkWorth. Check us out and let me know if you have any questions.
    Scarlett T.
    LinkWorth Staff

  • 31/1/08  

    Thanks Anon I will check them out.

  • 11/2/08  

    To earn money from blogging is really a hardwork, but at the same time to monetize your blog there are many affiliate programs like Adsense, Wordpress plugins and Text links.There are more ways to monetize the great way to Monetize your Blog easily and fast is the Text link ads. Thanks for giving such an interesting blog.