Sunday, October 4, 2009

3 Popular Ways To Make Money Blogging

Guest post by Lee

These days people are very interested to start a blog and turn it into a profit making machine for them. The type of blog that seems to be good for earning money online is niche blog. Niche blog is basically a blog that focuses on only one main topic. The good thing about niche blog is that you can monetize your niche blog in several ways, but of course not all monetization methods will work well for your niche blog. You need to take some time to test all them and see which one works well and generate the maximum profit.

1) Selling Private Ads
There is various type of ads that you can sell in your blog such as banner ads, text links, sponsored review and etc. You can either waiting for advertisers to contact you or you go and look for advertisers personally, it may take you some times and effort to get advertisers, but it is often fairly lucrative. If you have a lot of contacts in industries that are related to the topic of your blog, you may try to contact them via email or phone and ask whether they're interested in advertising their business.

If you want advertisers to look for you themselves, then you need to have strong readership on your blog, you may need to spend few months or years to build your readership and brand. After that, you would get bunch of advertisers contacting you to order the ad space in your blog.

2) Paid To Blog
Paid to blog is a popular method that people used to make money with their blog. With this method, you create a blog and write a few good articles to it. Then you can start signing up with few paid blogging networks like Pay Per Post or Review Me, and check out the opportunities are available and eligible for you because usually the advertiser will set requirement for blogger. These networks are filled with advertisers looking for blogger who can help them spread the word, and they are willing to pay you fixed price, says $5 - $500 per post. When you receive an offer, accept it and write about the required topic on your blog, and you get paid.

3) Pay Per Click Program
This would be the most common and popular way for blogger to make money blogging. One the most common pay per click program would be Google Adsense, create a blog, write a few good article and publish it, get it indexed by Google, and apply for Google Adsense. There is few other pay per click program such as Adbrite and Bidvertiser, but Google Adsense is paying well compare with others.

In order to make more money with pay per click program, you need to learn some basic strategies and skills, such as how to integrate your ads into your blog, how to blend your ads into post nicely, the color of the ads, the size of the ads and etc, you need to make your ads like part of your blog's element. But be sure you follow their requirement, or else you will get banned for no reason.

Author Bio:
Make money blogging becomes a more and more lucrative business in the industries, how to make money online with your blog? Lee creates ProBlogging BluePrint to teach people how to make money blogging as well.

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