How to Write a Blog And Make Money Blogging ?
Welcome to Loudfind bloggers, this is the 4th year of my blogging career and today i am going to Reveal all the Blogging Tips and Secrets that i have learnt and Implemented in these 4 Years. Definitely, if you are a newbie or have been struggling with the Organic Traffic to your blog / website, this Article is going to help you a lot.
First of all let me tell you that when i started my first blog back in 2010, i didn’t actually know the A B C of blogging. Someone suggested me that its an awesome way to earn some part time income for you, as he knew i had an incredible interest in Computers and Internet Stuff.
Ok, Lets dig deeper and move to the Crush of this article. I am Pretty sure that if you will follow these steps, definitely you will never write an unsuccessful article again and will make money with your blog for sure.
# What to Write About & How ?
Well, you may already have decided about the niche [ targeted topic ] that you are writing upon or going to write about, but if you haven’t done it, i’ll make you decide What & How to Write Blog About.
Before 5-6 years, things were lot different than they are today in case of blogging. There wasn’t enough bloggers and most were not aware of this, but these days we can see that almost 60% of the people who know how to operate a computer are doing blogging – some for fun, others for serious business.
So, choose a Niche of your interest and blog about the things you want to write about, like for my first blog, i used to blog about Tech Gadgets and Phones. (* This is recommendation from me to the very new bloggers ).
Once you have decided the Topic what you are going to write about, its time for Proper Keyword Research. This is very important step that is going to help you drive traffic back to you in upcoming days. This is a part of SEO – Search Engine Optimization and to accomplish this task, there are many free applications available that you can take advantage of.
Visit this website : Google Adwords Keyword Planner and sign in with you Google Account. Once you are logged in, click on Tools Menu, then click on the first Option [ Search for new keyword and ad group ideas ]. In the window that is in front of you know, enter words related to your niche and then click Keyword Ideas. From the list that opens, look for low competition, good Monthly Searches & Long Tail keywords to write your article upon.
If you want to Master Keyword Planning, Grab this Awesome Article on ShoutMeLoud by Harsh Agrawal.
# Writing Article – Fully SEO Optimized
Search Engine Optimization is the most important factor to consider if you want Organic Traffic through Search Engines. Doing Proper SEO – includes both ON Page Optimization and OFF Page Optimization, but as this article is about “Writing a Blog Post”, so we will be covering On page SEO only.
Quick Tip : Do Not Copy someone else’s Work, if you want to sustain in a long run blogging business.
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If you want to get it Explained and Properly Learn On Page SEO, then you can refer to this Helpful Article : On Page SEO – Complete Guide on Writing Fully SEO Optimized Article or Click on the Image itself.
# Ways to Monetize Your Blog
Finally, the step that is all this hard-work for – Money. There may be someone who is only writing Articles for long run just to make Relation, but 99% bloggers [ i’m no exception ] do blogging to make Good Relations as well as Handsome Money, if i’m not wrong.
There are 100s of different ways to monetize your blog. I will only discuss a few that are used the most by bloggers around the world. For complete newbies this may take up to 4-5 Months or even more to see the first $ in their Account, but have patience – definitely you will start making money from your efforts, one way or another.
1. Google Adsense
Adsense is considered the one of the Best Ad Network to Make Money with Blogging, as its much reliable than others and is dead simple to get Approved and pays for Advertisements that you will use on your blogs per Click. Adsense also pays for Impressions, lets say you received 1,000 Visits to your blog and no one clicked anywhere on the Ads by Google. In this case, google has some Terms for payout for the Impressions that are generated on your website or blog.
Must read this article for Quick Adsense Approval : 100% Google Adsense Approval- Complete Proven Step by Step Tutorial
2. Affiliate Networks
Most of the E-Commerce websites and Domain & Hosting Service Providers pay for the Sales that are made through your referral. Websites like Amazon, Flipkart, Ebay, Godaddy, Hostgator, Bluehost etc. already are in this Affiliate Network for years and you can join their Affiliate Programs without paying them a Penny.
They will pay you commissions based on the product and that can vary from 4% to 20%. This works for most of the people who are getting good traffic and can refer their Visitors to these Websites and make money.
3. Other Ad Networks & Ways
As i mentioned earlier that there are 100s of ways, so i will introduce to other networks as well, which are doing good in the market.
Other than Adsense and Affiliate Networks, there are many CPC & CPM providing Companies out there, Media.net is an ad Network from Yahoo & Bing that is a CPC Ad Network. Other than this you have the Infolinks Ad Network, that is CPM based and pays for the Impressions plus the Clicks on these Ads. You can also use these ads all together, like if you have Adsense Approved Account and also want to use Infolinks, there’s no issue.
Finally Wishing you best of luck, I would be happy to hear from you about this article, please leave your feedback, also you can ask anything related to Blogging in the comment section below.