How to Make Money via Blogging
People today are into technology and that is very evident in our daily routines and activity. As you can notice, almost everyone already have computers at home and most people also do stay in the internet shop to browse the web, transact and many more. Most people do take advantage of the internet not just for transacting, browsing, but also for making money via blogging. Since there are lots of readers from the internet and so bloggers are there to create pages for them to read through and make comments and insights about the topic itself. Actually some people do enjoy reading blogs because they will learn something from it and at the same time they can engage with the other users who also post their comments. In this way, the owner of the blog then makes money. So, if you are one of the people who loves writing and also sharing your ideas and at the same time wants to make money then maybe blogging is just for you. The question is how do people make money via blogging? As a starter, below are some of the guides on how you will make one:
- Start your Blog
The first thing to do to start your blog is to choose your preferred platform, meaning decide on where to build it. Some platform do offer easy set-up for this one, because they have the step by step process already wherein users will be guided. Take note that some platforms are free of charge and some have monthly payment. After that, you should get your own domain name. For free platform, you cannot really choose your own domain name, but for platforms that have fees, then you can choose.
- Identify / Create an Interesting Topic
After you have started your blog and have set it up, the next thing that you need to do is to think of an interesting topic to discuss. Of course the topic should be interesting for you and at the same time for the readers as well. One of the reasons that it should interests you is so you will be motivated to write and the reason that it should be interesting for the readers is so that you will gain readers from the web.
- Create / Update the Content of your Blog
After you have created an interesting topic, this is the time that you can write and express yourself. Don’t forget to check your grammar and avoid using harsh words that can hurt other people’s feelings. Also, do not forget to be creative in writing, because readers will find it interesting if you will be creative, so they will go back to your page again. There are many interesting topics you can choose from such as technology, home, politics, and many more.
- Design Your Blog
Some readers are not only looking for some reading contents, they are also considering the design of your blog, so it is best that you make it simple but attractive for them to go back the next time. Design your blog in a way that it matches your topic. If your topic is about flowers then maybe you should place some images of it.
- Find Blog Readers
Yes, finding blog readers is also important as they are the one who will visit your page from time to time. They will also be the people who will make your blog popular and make it the number one in the web, so keep on finding blog readers.
- Build Engagement
Of course building engagement through blogging is also important and makes the blog site interactive for the users. This will make the visitors go back into your site and read regarding the updates or make some comments and insights about the topic itself.
- Earn Money from Readers
One of the ways to earn money through blogging is by advertisements. Usually when the blog site has many visitors, the companies do place their ads in the site itself and pay the owner of the blog money. There are also lots of advertising ways to earn money such as video ads, text links, RSS advertising, podcast and many more. There are also some blogger who earns money because of the services they offer the public such as consulting, training, coaching, designing and many more. Some do earn through their products such as eBooks, online courses, applications and reports, while others do earn also through other income streams such as donations, syndication and selling their blogs.