How do I make money blogging?
If there’s one question that is the foundation for this blog it’s this one and since 2004 I’ve been writing post after post on the topic – to the point where it’s difficult for a new reader to find a place to start.
The following list of links are my suggestions on key posts on the topic of making money from blog from my archives. I hope you find them to be useful.
Methods for Making Money from Blogging
- How Bloggers Make Money from Blogs – a guide to making money from blogging that outlines 12 methods that bloggers use to make money online with links to tools and programs you can use to get started.
- How I Make Money Online – My Top Earners – a breakdown of the methods that I use to make money from blogging
- Making Money from Your Blog – Direct Methods – 8 methods of making money directly from your blog
- Making Money Because of Your Blog – Indirect Methods – methods bloggers use to make money as a result of their blog through the profile that it brings them
- How to Make Money Blogging – a post looking back on what we wish we knew about making money from blogs
- Advertising Optimization – A series of posts on how to optimize advertising on your blog including posts on Traffic, Ad Positioning, Ad Design, Ad Relevancy and High Paying Ads.
- AdSense Tips for Bloggers – an 8 part series of posts that walk bloggers new to Google’s AdSense (the way I make much of my income) through how to use it effectively to make money on their blogs.
- Positioning Your AdSense Ads – a 3 part series on how I literally doubled my AdSense earnings overnight by repositioning my ads
- How to Guarantee that You’ll Never Make More than 0.14 cents per month from AdSense – 10 points to help you earn more money from AdSense
- How Quickly After Starting a Blog Should I put Ads on it? – one of the most common questions I am asked
- 10 Ways to Make Your Blog More Attractive to Advertisers – an Ad Guy tells all
- 10 Tips for Using Affiliate Programs on Your Blog – these tips helped me grow my affiliate earnings many times over
- The Power of Getting Readers in the Door at Amazon – a case study on how linking to Amazon can lead to some surprising results
- 9 Reasons Why I am an Amazon Affiliate – Amazon is one of my bigger earners
Other Articles on Making Money from Blogs
- Monkey Bar Blogging– a post about getting into making money from blogs with balanced expectations
- Principles of Choosing a Profitable Topic for Your Blog – key factors to consider before choosing a topic for your blog
- Should I Blog for Money? – before you rush into monetizing your blog – here is a post on whether you should at all
- A Reality Check about Blogging for Money – before you start dreaming of Millions of Dollars in Your Bank Account…. Read this