Tuesday, September 20, 2022

How to make money with a blog

 There are a lot of ways to make money online, but the most efficient one is having your own blog/website. A blog can bring to you more than one source of income. If you are a beginner, building up your own website is the best start in the world of online marketing.

Here are some sources of income you can get from a simple blog:

Affiliate Marketing
Your own services
…and much more!

If you don’t have a website and you want to build one, there are two ways, the free one and the paid one. Here are some explanations:

#1. Free Website Builder (Free Method)

If you don’t have a budget to start and you don’t know anything about programming, you can use a free website builder like Blogger. It is a free service offered by Google to create free websites. It is easy to use. But you will have many limitations. You will not be able to manipulate the website like you want to. It is the case for any other free website builder. Moreover, if you use a free website builder like Blogger, it will not look professional and you can lose a lot of visitors.
But as a beginner, you can start if this and scale up with the paid method.

#2. Web Hosting (Paid Method)

In case you don’t know what is web hosting, it is like renting a house. Your website is the person and a server or part of a server is the house. To simplify, you rent a place on the internet to store your website and make it live on the internet. You will have to pay a fee for that.

Whether you want to start a website with a budget or you create a website from scratch(programming), you will need web hosting. It will be more professional than a free website builder like Blogger.

It is easy to set up a website using a web hosting service. Here are some simple steps for better understanding:

Get a hosting plan
Get a domain
Install WordPress(#1 CMS in the world)
Install a theme
Start creating content
Drive traffic
Super simple!

To get a web hosting plan, you can choose between a large number of services, but here are some services that are doing great in 2022:


After getting your blog set up, you will be able to start applying for affiliate programs, Google Adsense and promoting your own services

Other advantages of having a blog:

If you don’t know yet, the majority of affiliate programs require that the person applying have a website to be accepted. So if you have a website you will get a better chance to be accepted by any affiliate program.
Another advantage is that a blog will help you to get leads. In other words, you will be able to collect emails from your visitors. Having a newsletter is mandatory if you want to make money online. With emails collected, you can set up an email automation system to send emails automatically whenever you want, this is called email marketing.
A blog will bring more professionalism to your life. If you are a freelance, a blog will really help you because the person or the company who wants to hire you will see that you have a blog and will determine that you are a professional.