Find out the number one secret to blog monetization and increasing your income in blogging
Making money from blogging is one of the biggest challenges all bloggers face when starting out. Surprisingly to many novices it still remains a complete myth. As you know there are many ways to monetize a blog, i.e. using third party contextual ads (Google AdSense, Infolinks, AdBrite), selling private advertising space, doing paid reviews, providing online services, making recommendations and of course doing affiliate marketing.
Many mildly experienced bloggers start off reasonably well with creating good content, attracting traffic and using Google AdSense for example to start off their blog monetization campaign. They even succeed in making five or ten dollars each month… However many progressing bloggers also find it difficult to actually grow their income on a monthly basis and break away from the ten dollar a month income.
They look at their Google AdSense earnings and wonder why they’re not making more than just ten bucks each month. They signup to a few reputable affiliate programs and place affiliate links and banners all over their blogs, a few weeks go by and still no increase in income…
In desperation, they quickly assume that they need to be banging out more content and as a result the quality drops… and slapping on more ads and adding more affiliate links to their blog adds to their heart ache, and they continue this cycle with little to no growth in their income… before finally giving up.
So what’s the problem that many newbie bloggers face? What’s the secret assuming there was a great secret to blog monetization? The number one secret to making money on the internet with blogging is…
Traffic is one of them… but…
Blog Monetization: Blogs Don’t Make Money
I’m sure you’ve heard many people say before that blogs don’t make money; it’s the person running the blog or blogs that’s the one that makes the money. If you’re still confused let me explain, your blog is merely a tool in which you use to make money online, without your considerable input your blog wouldn’t be making you much money at all. The sooner you realise this the sooner you’ll be able to effectively make more money from your blog.
So input is important to make money from blogging. The more you put in the more you’re going to get out.
Blogging might have once been a past-time hobby, these days it’s much more than that, these days blogging is a huge profitable business venture for many people, so from now on look at your blog as a profitable online business and learn how to effectively use this tool (your blog) in your business to make more money online.
So realising that your blog is merely a tool in which to use to make money online, you can swiftly begin to effectively pay closer attention to detaail… Copywriting, SEO, Google AdSense ad customization and placements, selecting the right affiliate products to review for your target audience, ensuring your blog performance is optimised to help increase your conversion rate, building targeted traffic, providing related services and the list goes on…
So if there ever was a great secret to blog monetization, you now know it… It’s input… your blog won’t make you a single dime unless it has your input… Let me know your reactions in the comment section below.
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