Most Successful Ways to Make Money Online : Blogging

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Is it really possible to make money online? Have to tried many paid to click programs, paid to read emails programs, paid to shop programs amongst many others and lost? Are you on the verge of giving up? Making money online is possible. You just need the right attitude and an eye for opportunities. So, Let's Start.

Disclaimer

A disclaimer though! Making money online is not a race. It is a lifestyle with no finishing line. You have to be persistent and consistent in your approach and you will see the results. If you give up too soon, you are only making sure that you prove yourself right again that making money online does not work. In fact, making money online works and it can be addictive!

I will walk you through 3 ways where you can surely start earning within a couple of days. In this page, the focus is on Blogging for Money.

The first in the series of "The Most Successful Ways to Make Money" is about Affiliate Marketing. Click Here to Read More about Affiliate Marketing to Make Money Now!

The Second in the series of ""The Most Successful Ways to Make Money" is about Freelance Writing. Click Here to Read More about Freelance Writing to Make Money

Blogging Explained

Everyone blog nowadays. Some people blog about how they spent their days going into details on how they did something etc. Some people blog about their work. Some people blog about places of interest. Some people blog review about certain services they use or products they consume. All in all, the possibilities of blog topics are endless and you will find interested readers for all blog contents.

How to Make Money Blogging

Adsense

If you have the intention to make money through your blog, you need to get AdSense enabled. Adsense is part of Google and it shows ads that are relevant to your readers according to their web surfing patterns and the content of your site. This way, your readers will take a moment to notice if the ad is of interest and then clicks on them. The click will earn you the money.

Depending on the advertiser, the amount you will earn varies. Therefore, picking a niche topic to blog about is paramount if you want to earn good payouts. There is no hard and fast rule as which topic or niche will earn the best payout. Instead, you will have to find out via trial and error. This is why you need to have more than one blog.

Create More than One Blog

Not everybody is interested in everything you say. While some readers may be interested in how you spent your weekend, some reader may only be interested on your work experiences etc. Therefore, you will want to keep the topics separate on different blogs. You can always include links of all your blogs on every blog you own.

This way, those who are interested in your other blogs can click on the link and be entertained. The main benefit of this is that you do not bore your readers. Also, you get to show different ads that matters to the readers on your blog enhancing the chances of click through rates to help you earn from AdSense.

Affiliate Links

Showing affiliate links on your blogs is another way you can make money from blogging. You need to signup with affiliate networks such as Commission Junction and ClickBank and source for products that you can advertise or write review about on your blogs. This means that your affiliate product choice should be tied to the topic of your blog or something that is closely related.

You can read more about this at "Most Successful Ways to Making Money Online - Affiliate Marketing"

Also, read about Basic tips for successful affiliate marketing and Do's and Don'ts of Affiliate Marketing.

Guest Blogging

Link Building is a very important thing if you want to get quality traffic to your website. You may think about buying links but the downside of it is that you have to pay for the service and the quality will not be good. You do not want dead links. You want quality links. Guest Blogging is what will give you one of the best quality links on the web.

Read more about how you can utilize Guest Blogging to your advantage and make more money.


Read More about receiving quality inbound links via Guest Blogging.

Blogging Platforms

I have tried these three platforms and here is my view on them.

Blogger

Blogger Platform is for the beginners. It is a great way of starting out and finding the feel of blogging. The service is free and I, personally love this!

WordPress

Wordpress is clean and tidy and helps to keep the spam out of your blog. The downside of wordpress is that it is ad unfriendly. Any kind of ad is prohibited. As such, you will not be able to show any AdSense, AdBrite or Affiliate Links on WordPress blogs. If you want to make money from your blog, it is best to avoid this.

TypePad

TypePad is very asy to use just like Blogger. However, TypePad is not free.

Warning

Too Much Ads

You need to have ads on your blog to make money. However, have too much and they become eye sore. If you have any quality traffic, you will lose them, thanks to your ridiculous amount of ads. Show only relevant ads and at prominent positions. You need not stuff ads into your every post.

Content Quality

Never compromise on your quality. Unlike Freelance Writing, your content need not be 400 words or more. However, your post must be meaningful and free from grammatical errors.

Never get Tired of Promoting
Promotion of your blog and its content should be given its due attention. How is anyone to know your blog exists if you do not put the word out! Therefore, sign up with social networking sites and start promoting your blog posts. You can use SocialOomph as a tool for bulk updates so that you need do the updating physically every time.

Never Forget to Interlink Your Posts
Linking your posts is very important. This is called internal link building. interconnecting your posts that are relevant helps your readers identify relevant posts so that they can click and get more information. You can also use LinkWithin tool for this purpose. LinkWithin is a service that allows you to place a link on your blog and this will automatically bring up previous posts that are relevant to the current blog posts at the end of the blog post.

Summary

Blogging is a fun way to earn money if you have the passion for sharing knowledge or insights or just your daily life. Promotion is key and building quality links should be given priority. Without these, no matter how much ads you have on your site you will not earn anything. Be sincere in sharing and you will see the money.


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author avatar Rathnashikamani
10th May 2011 (#)

Very helpful to me.

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author avatar articlemania
11th May 2011 (#)

Most Welcome

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author avatar princes
24th Jun 2011 (#)

WELCOME TO WIKINUT.COM

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author avatar Jo Ann
29th Dec 2012 (#)

Maybe I need to change my blog topic. 42 cents on AdSense I wrote one article for Wikinut a long time ago and forgot the name of the site. Peanut Butter

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