What No One Tells You About Making Money From Your Blog

In this article I am going to reveal a few interesting tips, you need to know before monetizing your blog. Before sharing these tips with you, I have taken a course about making money from your blog. It is important to monetize your blog right from the beginning. Interesting topic, although I am still learning about this topic I will share a few valuable tips that can really help you. I started with affiliate marketing. Things I wish I knew before monetizing my blog. Do you want to know? Then keep reading.

  1. My first tip do not try to promote on every social media platform. Don’t try to everywhere. Choose one platform and master it. Decide which traffic source you are going to use. Facebook groups worked really for me.
  2. Create the content that people are searching for. Think about google search/Pinterest. Pinterest is a great search engine. I have written a step by step guide about Pinterest. If you are interested click here. On Pinterest, you can find out which topics people are seeking out. Write every blog post with a purpose. This process creating content that people are searching for is SEO Search Engine Optimization. Read my article to learn how to create great content. This article is shared more than hundred times! Click here.
  3. Start building an email list. You might ask why should I? Because you have full control over it. It is an asset, and the more it grows, the easier it will be to make money from it. If you build a list you build stronger relationships with your customers.
  4. Buy an own domain name. It is not expensive and a great investing. In show others that you care about your blog. You take your blog more serious if you buy a domain name.
  5. Earning from your blog is not easy. It takes a lot of time before you can earn from your blog. In the beginning, you only invest in your blog.
  6. Learn from the experts look for successful blogger out there and see how they are making their money. If you want to become successful follow someone who has achieved what you want to achieve.
  7. Search where can you find your reader. Try to really understand your reader. What are their challenges? How can you add value? How can you really help your reader?
  8. Who is your ideal blogger?

In my next blog post, I will share different income streams to make money from your blog. Affiliate marketing is one of the best ways to monetize your blog. I have written a blog post about affiliate marketing. If you are interested click here.

Questions to ask yourself before monetizing your blog:

  • Is your content valuable/useful and solving a specific problem?
  • How much do you want to earn with your blog?
  • Do you have a blog niche or are you blogging about everything?
  • Are you prepared to invest in your blog?
  • Are you interested in blogging or committed?
  • Are you a hobby blogger or a serious blogger who want to blog full time?
  • Why are you blogging?

Watch the video below to learn more about earning from your blog.

Affiliate marketing

18 thoughts on “What No One Tells You About Making Money From Your Blog

  1. Hi Malalai!

    Great post! Good reminders – I felt like in the beginneing I was trying to be everywhere – Facebook, Pinterest, stumbled up, twitter….etc.

    Now that I’m trying to master just one at a time, I’m seeing a lot more success!

  2. it’s true that mastering one social media platform is the best way to go. It’s something i am now realizing. Facebook works for me too than all the other platforms an I’m going to start putting more effort there.

  3. Very useful post for bloggers who wants to monetize their blog. Quality content and promoting ones blog on social media one at a time is great tip. Thanks for sharing this post.

  4. Great post! Presents some good questions to think about – as I am now too about to start monetizing my blog! Looking forward reading more on this 🙂

  5. Even if you’re not looking to monetise this is a great guide for new (and established) bloggers. I completely agree with the first point- you need to consider your demographic before starting on social media promotion.

  6. Great read and tips on how to earn some money from blogging. Right now I am working on my e-mail list! I am slowly learning more and more about making money with blogging and this post is very helpful.

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