All posts in the "Monetization" category

25 Tips on Starting a Travel Blog That Makes MoneyPublished by James Parsons • Monetization • Published August 4, 2019

In a way, a travel blog is the epitome of blogging as a career. Blogging in other forms, like for marketing, business, or finance, often feels more like an office job. Even if you’re working from home, you’re still working in a home office, and more often than not you’re immersed in…

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15 Ways to Start a Mommy Blog That Actually Earns MoneyPublished by Drew Hendricks • Monetization • Published May 2, 2019

There are two major powerhouses in the world of blogging. One is the marketing blogger niche, the people who analyze the trends, who set the stage, who push forward and explore the unknown every day.
The other is the mommy blogger niche. These are the bloggers who truly put all the advice into practice…

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The Ultimate Guide to Earning Money from Medium.com ArticlesPublished by Kenny Novak • Monetization • Published April 29, 2019

Medium is a fantastic platform for a lot of bloggers. It lacks some of the benefits of having your own domain, controlling your own hosting, and running your own version of WordPress, but it more than makes up for those with the audience and exposure it can bring to the table. On top of that, you can make s…

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The Ultimate Guide to Selling Coaching Services on Your BlogPublished by James Parsons • Monetization • Published December 21, 2018

Why did you start your blog?
For some of you, it was a desire to get your opinions in front of the masses. You have opinions, you have data, you have conclusions, and you want them to be heard. You started a blog because, on the internet, anyone can build an audience.
For some of you, it was a means to make mon…

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30 Shopping Cart Plugins to Add Products to Your BlogPublished by Drew Hendricks • Monetization • Published November 29, 2018

If you want to run a web store, one of the easiest ways to do it is to set up a WordPress site and use an e-commerce plugin. It’s pretty quick and easy to set up, so you can go from no web presence to a functional web store in a matter of a few hours.
The question is, which shopping cart plugin should you us…

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Top 10 WordPress Plugins to Sell Ad Slots on Your BlogPublished by Kenny Novak • Monetization • Published July 29, 2017

Let’s be honest here; advertising on the web can be a gigantic hassle. Sure, you can toss a Google AdSense widget up on your site and make a few pennies here and there, but it’s slow and ineffective. You can sell your own advertising space, but then you need to run plugins to rotate ads, you n…

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Your Blog Was Rejected From AdSense: Now What?Published by James Parsons • Monetization • Published July 5, 2017

AdSense is an easy, fast way to monetize a blog, though it’s certainly not very high paying unless you have a ton of traffic. However, in order to keep the ad network from descending into complete crap, Google filters the sites they allow to use AdSense. When you apply, they will scan your site lo…

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How Many Ads Can You Safely Put on Your BlogPublished by James Parsons • Monetization • Published February 7, 2017

If you regularly browse the web with no ad blocking software installed, I would venture to guess that you have come across a website that looks something like this. A page with a busy background – one that might be an ad itself – and with sidebar ads, ads across the top above and below the nav…

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The 10 Best Ad Networks to Monetize Your BlogPublished by Kenny Novak • Monetization • Published October 21, 2016

If you’re looking to make money from a blog, you’re becoming a publisher for an ad network of some kind. Advertisers will pay you to put ads on your blog and refer traffic back through to them. It’s not the most lucrative possible way to make money online, but it’s by far the ea…

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5 Business Models for Blogs that Actually Make MoneyPublished by Kenny Novak • Monetization • Published September 1, 2016

It’s easy to make money from a blog, but it’s a lot harder to make money. Anyone can have a moderately successful blog, throw up a few AdWords ads, and make $1 a month. If you’re looking for a living, though, you need to really get down to the nitty gritty. You need a real business model…

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