Individuals, businesses, and marketing agencies are involving in blogging and vlogging to drive more sales as well as leads. In fact, many well-qualified individuals having the different educational degree secured their future in blogging field and earning a lot of money.
But, many users and ordinary peoples still unaware and thinks that earning online is just a myth – all they know is Internet is a fraudulent place where making money is not possible.
So, today in this article we will share how one can establish a profitable business through the power of blogging by creating a blog. You also will be able to learn the various ways to earn.
Before choosing in which field you should start writing it’s important to analyze whether if there is any profit potential or you can actually make something with that audience, or it’s just a general topic.
Though with perfect strategy anyone can monetize their blog traffic but some niches are very hard to figure out profitable products.
The very first thing you can do is make use of Google Adwords to check the topic’s potential. Just type your keyword or niche, and review thoroughly, if it has many related keywords having high bid rates then you’re good to go but also analyze the current SERP competition. It is also important to know how difficult it is to rank for your niche.
On the other hand, if you already have blog post topics in mind, just search for related products that can be used to promote online. If you find something offering 4% to 80% commission, then it’s a green signal. You surely will be amazed to know that many companies reward even 100% commissions – mostly for digital products such as design templates, web hosting, and softwares, etc.
Next, you’ll need a web host and domain registrar to buy website name and storage space to store your blog’s content. Although there are plenty of companies available but not all work the same way. You can either choose GoDaddy or Namecheap for reliable services as well as affordable prices.
Instead of building a custom site you can select wordpress cms (world’s most used platform) to set up your website in a matter of minutes. For that, relying on the cheapest WordPress hosting in initial stage won’t be wrong. And with the help of one-click installer, it will only take few minutes to get online.
Now you’ve done almost most of the work and next install a beautiful theme and some essential plugins like Yoast SEO, Cache, etc. to enhance usability. We already completed the first phase; it’s time to craft unique, helpful, and killer blog posts on keywords or niche we find at the very beginning stage.
With thorough research, you can improve readability and uniqueness of your articles, do search engine optimization. It will take few months to get traffic via search engines but meantime you can use social media networks and web forums to drive instant traffic.
For monetization, apply for different affiliate programs, advertisements networks such as Adsense, Buysellad, etc. and join platforms that offer sponsored posts. Amazon affiliate program is one of the well known methods to earn commissions.
However, there are many sites including CJ, Shareasale, and Linkshare to come across different products related to your niche. The best part that many programs allow Adsense and affiliate promotions altogether which results in more profit.
The most important thing you should keep in mind is don’t just follow the money and promote fake and useless products – it hurt your repo and credibility. Try to make loyal readers by providing useful content, and at the end of the day, you’ll surely make significant money to afford your bills as well as bread and butter.
Apart from these ways, you can post sponsored posts, write exclusive reviews, and sell impressions (CPM) to make more.
But, all of this is only possible when you have organic traffic, so first try to get some visitors then try all of these ways – it is not that hard, spend daily 4~6 hours to learn new things and implement them.
We hope this quick guide will help you set up your blog or business website. For more details, you can always use Google to get answers of your questions.