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Mar 28

How To Monetize A Blog

Whether you are new to blogging or not, you may have not yet monetize your blog. Once you have a decent amount of traffic coming to your site every month, making money is easy. All you need to do is make sure that you publish quality content day after day and attract traffic to your blog. Following few methods will explain how to monetize a blog and what to do to convert that traffic into sales, leads and subscribers.

1. Add Donation Capabilities

By allowing your visitors to contribute the amount of money of their choice, you will have an easy time making money without any additional work. There will always be people who will want to support your work in the future in order to continue reading helpful articles that you are producing on a consistent basis.

2. Affiliate Marketing

Affiliate marketing is but another great way to monetize your blog. This involves selling other peoples stuff. You can review products or services and make money anytime someone buys that product through the link you provide. The size of a commission on every sale depends on the particular affiliate program, but you can normally get around 50% commissions, at least for digital products.

3. Pay per Click Advertising

Pay per click advertising or PPC in short is the kind of advertising where you get paid every time someone clicks on an ad placed on your website or a blog. The ads can either be in a form of an image or as a block of 3 to 4 text links. You are probably well aware about this kind of advertising as majority of webmasters incorporate them to monetize a blog.

4. Email List

Building an email list is probably one of the most amazing ways to make a lot of money in a very short amount of time. However, you do need to build a list first. That may require some time, and you have best chances to speed the process up if you offer your potential subscribers something for free in return for their email. This can include free samples, free products, free e-Books and so on.

Moreover, sending your subscribers free tips and advice on a consistent basis helps to maintain a good relationship with them and make them more compelled to buy something from you in a form of an affiliated product or your own product. Making money with subscribers list is not necessarily a way to monetize your blog, but you do use your blog to build a list, so they go hand in hand.

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