In today’s world, everybody is on the internet, seeks most of the information from the internet, like using Google Search or YouTube. This would be good if you contribute valuable information to the internet. You can do this by making YouTube videos, Blogging, podcasting, etc. But there would be a question in your mind that, how would it be beneficial for me? In this article, we’ll discuss how to make money from blogging in 2021.
Nobody in this world knows everything… But everybody knows something.
As we already discussed, you can share information on the internet through any medium like audio, video, or text form. However, in this article, we’re talking about blogging i.e, information shared in text form.
How to Create a Blog to generate revenue?
Blogging is the sharing of valuable information on the internet in text form. For blogging, you can use WordPress, Blogger, Joomla, WIX, Tumblr, Ghost, etc. From which WordPress and Blogger are the most commonly used content management systems.
To make a try, most bloggers use the Blogger platform as it is free, but if you want to make a career in blogging, I’ll recommend WordPress CMS. Check comparison between Blogger and WordPress.
You can start a WordPress or Blogger blog. WordPress gives you more control over your blog to add additional functions.
You can create a blog on WordPress if you’re serious about blogging. WordPress is a self-hosted platform and provides you a lot of functionality without any technical knowledge.
Some users who start blogging start their blog with Blogger. But this is not a professional tool for blogging. You can understand this comparing Blogger and WordPress websites.
But the domain name is also important for blogging. So, read how to choose a domain name. Then, after the domain name, you’ve to buy hosting for the WordPress website. You can also get WordPress-recommended Bluehost hosting or Hostinger for beginners.
How to Make Money from Blogging?
If you look at blogging as a career, then you need to generate revenue through this. For this, first, you’ve to create a blog. So, let’s discuss how to generate money through blogging.
Ad Network likes Adsense.
You can optimize the website or blog with the help of Adsense. Adsense is a product of Google and works as an intermediate between advertiser and publisher.
You can get your website approved for Adsense if you have written enough content. If you’re looking at blogging as a career, make sure that your blog is on WordPress.
You can place Adsense ads code, just above the content, in the content and sidebar. The ads should not be more than the content.
The AdSense ads are user interest-based. So that the user can interact with these ads on the blog and generate revenue, that’s how you can make money with blogging using ad networks like Adsense.
Affiliate Marketing is one of the best money-making platforms. You can affiliate various products according to the niche of the website.
Suppose you’re running a blog related to mobile phones, then you can add the affiliate link of mobiles. A single sale using these links will generate good revenue. Likewise, for an educational website, you can affiliate book links. And in the same way for fashion websites, you can promote related product links.
You can create amazon affiliate product links and share this on the blog and YouTube channel(if you’ve).
Promote a product, Write a Product Review.
You can promote products of any brand. For example, suppose you’re writing content about skincare. Then you may promote the skincare products as ads if the brand offers so. (usually, they do on a monthly contract basis).
You can also review products on the blog. For example, for a skincare website, you can write a product review on their demand. But please try to write genuine content, write genuine reviews to build trust with your users.
A user who likes to buy PlayStation and to look for a review. You can review the latest release like PS5, what are the new features. Its stunning features, and the new games you can play on. You can provide the promotional link of the PS5 in the blog.
You can sell online courses on your website. For example, suppose you’re blogging for an educational website. You’ve enough free content to read available on the blog. That attracts users to read more content from you. In that case, you created your value.
Now you can offer a premium course to your users. Make sure the paid content contains real value so that the users can promote your content to others or buy again if another course available on your website.
I hope this article will help you understand online earning through blogging. In case of any doubt or query, feel free to ask in the comment section provided below.