Everybody loves to blog, if you haven’t started one yet than you need to get on it! Blogging is all about putting your ideas in a simple article from time to time and posting them on your blog. It’s like your own public journal, where you can share your ideas with the world. If you don’t know what to blog about, you can pick a hobby, a field of experience, or anything you have interest it. It’s easy and I recommend you get going on it soon, because 1. its fun and 2. you can make some money on the side!
Now how do you monetize a blog? There are very simple ways to do this and they don’t take much time at all.
1. Google Adsense. Adsense is those little txt ads you see in almost every website you go to, usually with the blue link and a small description underneath. Well, in a nutshell, you get paid for everytime someone clicks on one of those links. This is why google adsense is a great way to monetize your blog. Sign up for an account through google and get started putting adsense in your articles whenever you blog. They automatically advertise to your content, so it’s as easy copy and paste.
2. Affiliate Advertising. This concept is just as easy, except it takes a little more thought. Affiliate advertising is advertising you do for another company or product or service. Usually how it works is you get paid a commission for evertime somebody buys the service or product after being redirected through your link. You can find affiliate marketers through sites such as clickbank.com and cj.com. Just make sure what your advertising is relative your blog article.
3. E-books. An ebook is electronically written book that you can turn around and sell or give it away for free online. Put a lot of your ideas in one book, it doesn’t have to be a novel, just something simple and informative. And sell it on your blog. If you have a lot of people that enjoy the content of your blog, chances are they’ll try out your ebook and see what it’s all about.
Here are three simple ways to make some extra cash off of your blog, try them out and see what works for you. If you’re interested in more ideas, check out how I make a living.