If you are looking for How to make money from a blog then this is the best guide that can help you to understand how things work and how you can earn money from your blog.
This is chapter 15 of the free blogging course that we have provided for everyone. You can read all the chapters and start your own blog.
If you are a beginner who is thinking to start a blog or have some basic ideas then you probably have questions like how bloggers earn money? how to make money from blogging?
Yes, Bloggers earn money online using different earning methods such as Adsense, direct advertisement, sponsored posts, etc.
In this chapter, I will discuss some best methods to make money from a blog. All the methods are genuine and trusted.
How to Make Money From a Blog?
I have listed 8 methods on how to make money from a blog.
Google AdSense is one of the best methods for bloggers to monetize the blog and earn money. YouTubers also use Adsense to monetize their youtube channel.
It is the best way to earn money by displaying advertisements shown by Google on your website pages and posts.
According to the Adsense, there are over 2 million users who are using Adsense. The more traffic your website gets, the more ads impression will be shown on your website and hence you will earn more money.
Adsense earning depends on many factors such as the country from which your website gets most of the traffic, daily page views, clicks on the ads, niche of your blog (like technology, food, education, etc.), targeted keywords, etc.
Affiliate marketing is another best method for making money from a blog. In fact, you can earn way more than Adsense if you follow the right steps, content, and plan to start a blog on affiliate marketing.
There are many companies that offer good affiliate commission and some popular affiliate programs include Amazon affiliates, Bluehost, Commission junction, ShareASale, and many more.
In the affiliate marketing, you have to write an honest review of any product that you are promoting, write the features, pros & cons, and explain everything briefly.
You can put the affiliate link in the content and if the user clicks and buy the product then you will get some commission.
In this method, companies can contact you for paid writing and publishing the post on your website.
If you have a popular website/blog, then many companies can contact you for the sponsored posts to write a product/service review.
The earning can depend on the popularity of the website, daily page views, niche, and the number of sponsored posts that you get in a month.
Every blogger has different rates for publishing sponsored posts on their website and it can be anywhere between $5-$2000 or more depending on the website monthly traffic, domain authority, traffic from the search engine, and niche.
Selling direct Advertisement banners
You can also sell direct advertisement banner space on your website to a company. Selling direct advertisement is not easy to get because many companies looking for high or medium traffic authority websites.
So, if you are a beginner then it can not work for you. But when your website traffic will get increased then you display a page on your website “advertise with us“.
Selling own products
This is the best method of earning money from blogging. You can create your digital product, it can be anything such as WordPress themes, course, plugins, build a website by using WordPress or coding, etc.
You can earn a good profit in this business. You can sell any product online whether it is digital products or selling products like toys, games, clothes by creating an online eCommerce store using Woocommerce.
By providing services
If you are an expert in any profession then you can start a blog and provide online services to individuals and companies.
For example – If you are an expert blogger then you can provide services like building a WordPress website for a client, website speed optimization, writing SEO friendly content, recover a hacked WordPress website, SEO services, and more.
If you are an advocate then you can provide premium legal services on your blog.
Charge for the Membership of your Blog
This is a difficult method for earning money from a blog.
To earn by selling premium membership you need to build user’s trust, authority, website traffic, and useful content.
Nobody wants to subscribe to a premium membership if the content is not exceptional.
So, if you are looking to earn money from the membership then your content should provide quality information, or the website you have created is based on something new idea.
Use Google Ads
If you are an affiliate marketer or selling some courses/products then Google Ads can bring you more customers and you will get more sales.
To use Google Ads you have to run a campaign and target a focus keyword related to your product. Organic Visitors from google search have very high rate of converting into a customer.
If you have a blog where you post content related to tech, food, news, etc then AdSense will be the best choice for you.
If you write articles related to sales keyword for the purpose of affiliate marketing then Amazon affiliates and commission junction is best for you. You can also use AdSense with affiliate marketing.
Selling a product is the best for high profit but for the good sales you need traffic from search engines like Google, Bing, etc.
So, if you are not getting that much traffic then you can try Google ads, Facebook ads, Bing ads to get organic visitors that have high potential to convert a website visitor to a customer.
So, this is the end of chapter 15: How to make money from a blog.