How to Make Money Blogging
It is a common dream of many to benefit financially on the internet. There are many different ways to
make money blogging online. Due to the sheer number of avenues one can take to being successful in
the blogging industry, it can be difficult to pinpoint the exact method that will be effective. The basics
however, are generally the same.
The first step of the process is to choose a niche and domain name for your blog. It is essential to have
a clear subject for the blog that has the potential to be profitable. In order to determine which niches
are the most profitable you conduct thorough research. This would include doing effective keyword
research. An easy and free way to accomplish effective keyword research is by using the Google
keyword tool. Simply enter your keywords in and a list will be generated listing the popularity of the
keyword and your competition. Your goal is to choose keywords that have a high search number and
Once the subject and the keywords have been decided, it is time to buy a domain name and have it
hosted. This search is conducted using services like Host Gator or Bluehost. These services will search
the availability for your domain name and provide you with the hosting all in one motion. In addition,
both these services have extraordinary customer service, and in the next step, setting up your blog, their
representatives will be a great help.
Once your website is hosted and set up, you will want to investigate different affiliate marketing
programs in order to generate income. This essentially means that you will be advertising for other
companies using banners and ads, and in return you will be awarded a commission from every purchase
made. Companies like Google Adsense, Clickbank, Amazon and Commission Junction all offer different
marketing campaigns. It is advantageous to choose products that are relevant to your website. This
way you will be encouraging people who are already interested in the topic to buy.
Making money blogging is a combination of choosing a niche that is in demand and advertising relevant
affiliate marketers. Of course there are no guarantees for this method. Realistically, you will be as
successful as the amount of time and effort you are willing to put in. Again, there are literally a dozen
different methods and techniques for making money by blogging. The only way to find out what
works best for you is to experiment and test them and who knows, you may come up with your own
By: Sam Leccima and Shani Leccima
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