Friday, 23 January 2009

How To Make Money From Blogging

To "make money from blogging" is an easy way to "earn a steady income online".

Now a lot of people have enquired whether they could "make-money-from-blogging", and the answer to that question is YES !!

In fact I would go on to say that it is possible for anyone, to "make money from a blog". But the reality is that, most people who write blogs exclusively to make money really don't "make a lot of money from blogging".

Blogging is simple and anyone can "work from home" and blog.

Besides, in blogging, there are no hard and fast secrets or rules and it can work for anyone. It doesn’t need any specific strategies or plans – it is simple and straightforward. Ofcourse, there are techniques and strategies involved, but you don’t need to get involved in it at the early stages. As you progress into your blogging career, you will get to learn these methods.

The wonderful thing about blogs is, that there are virtually no restraints on what it could be used for, although, one has to be a bit reticent as to what they write in it, as it is fast being accepted as public opinion. Another reason why blogging has become increasingly popular is, because of its flexibility and easy content management. If you are familiar with running a traditional website, you would be aware of why fresh content is a necessity for your site's success. Blogging solves this issue, because it can be updated on a regular basis

Moreover, search engines such as Google, love blogs as they are usually updated with fresh contents. Hence, Google and other search engines tend to send their spiders to your blogs, rather than static webpages. In this way, your blogs will be indexed in the search engines faster than other websites. That is great as you will get more organic search traffic from the search engines and that is the first step to "making money from blogging".

Blogs are simple to create and maintain, and best of all you do not need to know html language to create blogs.

They are also prefect for beginners who want to start their online business.

You can create a blog for free and you do not need any experience in website design as most blog hosts will provide you with pre-made templates.

They also provide easy to understand instructions for creating your posts along with options such as allowing comments from readers

Don’t get your feelings hurt by comments. More often than not, if people complain about your blog site, chances are that they came to your blog searching for a certain something and if they haven’t found it, they will complain. Infact, anybody would. So, swallow some pride and listen to their suggestions and over time you will learn how to deal with it. You may even laugh about it later on.

In short, take what you know and show other people through blogging, and you might be surprised how people change their perception of you in time.

But what you need to know now is how to get started and which blogging framework to follow.

Blogging is not at all a difficult process and listed below are few methods that you can adopt and use to generate substantial "income from blogging". These "money making ideas using the internet" can be used or applied straight from the day you commence blogging. You can use these ideas as guidelines which you can apply if are serious about using blogging and using it as a method to "make money online".

Using Google Adsense
After you have created your own blogs and a steady stream of visitors coming to your blogs regularly, then it is time for you to monetize your blog.

One way to do that is by using Google Adsense.

Adsense allows you to put advertisements on your blogs. Whenever your visitors come to your blogs and clicks on the ads, then you will be paid. Simple and straight forward. Hence, when your blogs are able to generate many clicks every day, then you can easily earn a steady stream of income.

You can also turn your blog into a cash cow by using Google dsense. In fact, this might be the easiest way to "make some money blogging". Adsense allows bloggers to display up to three content-specific "ad units" per page. You simply sign-up to use the [pay per click] PPC service and then, upon approval, you are able to choose the style of online ads to place on your blog. Each time a visitor clicks these ads, you get paid. Earn at least $100 and Google sends you a check.

For more info on this subject, you need to get some "google guides" or handbooks or manuals. But all of these so called "google-guides" are good in their own way, what boils down is to how you implement the know-how you.

For more details on these guides, CLICK HERE

Also mentioned is a brief idea on how you can Make Money With Google Adsense

Please also go through this article on What Not To Do With Google Adsense

Sell Advertising Space

Another way to bring money into your blog is by selling advertising space. Adbrite is a system that allow people to run ads on your blog

You set a price and advertisers bid for a space. Of course, the first thing you need to do before selling advertising space is to prove that your blog is popular enough to attract readers that can see the ads. One of the best ways to do this and show exactly how popular your site is would be by keeping up with the amount of people that visit your blog. You should also make sure that you promote your blog in a way that it will rank high in the search engines. This is a vital step in making your blog popular.

Promoting your own product

Another method to "make money from blogging" is by promoting your own product. Some of you may have access to some service or product that is in highly demand by others. Ofcourse, you would want to utilize this and sell it to the open market by creating your own product info.

For example, you could be a great cook or even a better beautician or a mechanic. Obviously, you can write a book on cooking and let out a bit of those tasty recipes and even promote them on your blogs. Naturally, when people start buying your products or services, you will automatically "start earning money" too.

For some of us who are really clueless, then promoting other’s products may be another method for you to "make money online". It is here where "affiliate programs" come in. On the internet, there are a variety of products and services which you can promote for a commission. When people buy some of the affiliate products or services that you have recommended, you will be paid a commission.

CLICK HERE for a list of affiliate produts, that you can promote.

All you got to do is to simply write a simple and straightforward blog post saying what you think about the product or service and why you recommend it

Obviously your blog has a set of loyal readers and they believe in your recommendation. It is a form of advertising but at the lowest level – you don’t need a model or a celebrity to promote the product. All it needs is a good recommendation that needs to reach a maximum number of readers or households.

When you are consistently able to make your visitors trust you and buy what you have recommended, then earning money from your blogging is a cake-walk.

Ofcourse, there are even more ways on "how to make money from blogging". I have just listed here only a few of the basic methods.

If you are interested in getting more info on "how to make money from blogging" then I suggest you get hold of The Blogging Handbook

There are even more strategies that you can choose from, if you’re interesting in making money from blogs.

But at the moment, start from those simple strategies that you can understand and is not cumbersome or difficult to understand

Once you have your blog set up and all the basic first content created, you are ready to "make money from blogging"

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