Making money from writing is the dream for a large subsection of the planet’s population, and for many of us, throughout our late teenage years, the idea becomes captivating. Perhaps due in no small part to the number of TV dramas, films and books in which the central character is a writer, the idea of writing as a career is seductive to many. In reality, it’s much harder to make a lot of money from writing than Hollywood would have you think - and when you learn that, it can make you cynical about the chances of making money from a blog. Blogging is to Generation Z what writing was, if not to the whole of the millennial generation, at least the older end of it. It’s something a lot of us willingly do for the joy of it, to the extent where we become highly dubious about the possibility … [Read more...] about Reality Check: Will Your Blog Make Money?
One of the most deceptive things that your business can have is a blog - believe it or not! Everyone thinks that a blog is easy to run, easy to manage and easy to write and the truth couldn't be further from that. You may start out strongly with a few excellent blog posts that have drawn the right traffic and a good level of interest, but what do you do when your inspiration starts to peter out? Creative content for a blog is hard to muster on a regular basis, but with the right effective planning, you can ensure that you are creating content that matters to your audience - and that’s what counts the most. The last thing that you want is to be faced with a blog that isn't performing, or people who think that your content isn't worth reading or engaging in. The good news is that you … [Read more...] about Improve Your Blog Content With These Tips!
Over the last few years, blogging has rapidly become one of the most popular ways to make money online. However, even though it’s something that anyone can do, it takes skill, determination and time to make a profit from it. If you’re thinking of starting your own blog and want to make some income from it, it’s good to know effective and efficient methods that you can use. To ensure that you’re on the right track, here are 10 of the best techniques that you can utilize: Affiliate Marketing A clever way to make money from your blog is to promote an affiliate product. Something that many big-name bloggers and influencers do, it can earn you upwards of $1,000 per post if done correctly. If you’re interested in getting into affiliate marketing, you should first understand … [Read more...] about How to Make Money From Blogging: 10 Techniques You Can Use
With so many different and creative blogs out there, it can be really daunting to try to break in. You need to find a way to be different and make yourself stand out. But, how do you get people to come back for more? How do you increase your numbers and build a loyal group of followers? In order to try to figure out how to make your blog stand out, here are a few tips that can help get you going. Getting started The first thing you need to do is choose a blogging platform that you are comfortable with. There are a lot of free options out there like Wordpress, TypePad, and Blogger. All of these options offer free design themes so you can make you blog your own, and it is really easy to get started. Plus, if you are unsure about how to use these platforms, there are plenty of Youtube … [Read more...] about How to create a blog that people want to come back to
Being a blogger is great for a multitude of reasons. You get to write about the things that you love the most, you meet like-minded people who have similar interests to you, and you can also earn a little bit of cash from doing so. In short, there are very few negative things about blogging, and if you get it right, you can really benefit from putting yourself (and your writing) out there into the world. However, there are some things that you need to know as a blogger, so that you can get the most out of your passion. We’ve noted down a few of them here, for those eager to get pen to (virtual) paper. #1: There’s a market for that… Whatever you’re thinking of writing about, it’s highly likely that there is a market for it out there. Somebody is going to be interested in what … [Read more...] about 7 Things All Bloggers Should Know
Have you ever considered how rewarding it would be to run a world famous blog? By reaching the pinnacle of your blogging potential in this sense, not only would you be able to make a living off of your passion for the provision of online content but you’d also be able to call yourself a bonafide influencer! Running a world famous blog is never going to be easy; there is no denying that. It’s going to demand a lot of time, effort, and initially upfront cost on your part if you’re to truly realize this dream of yours. As challenging as this task may be, however, it is not impossible. To find out what it takes to be a world famous blog, be sure to read on. Make great content available The content that you post will make or break your chances of running a world famous blog. It is … [Read more...] about What it Takes to Be a World Famous Blog