It might seem far-fetched when you think of making money from blogging. Yet in recent years many have tuned to this as a source of income. It is important to note this is not for everyone. You need to have passion for writing and be creative and imaginative. So how do you earn money from blog?
Of course, you first need to come up with your blog. This might seem obvious, straightforward and easy to do. Follow this up by posting interesting content. Content is what makes you stand out. Choose a topic to write about and think through what you want to communicate. Make your content useful to the reader and by staying true to facts. This is especially crucial if you want to earn money from your blog.
Once people begin visiting your blog and posting comments, engage with them. Reach out to your readers by responding to their comments and make them want to come back for more.
There are various ways to make money from blog. There are direct and indirect ways to do this. You can earn direct income from your blog through advertising income, affiliate income and selling advertising space on your blog to advertisers. As your brand, traffic and readers grow advertisers will pay to get contact with your readers. Your readers will lean on your recommendations to products. When you link a product on sale on a site such as Amazon and a reader follows that link and end up purchasing it, you earn a commission for the sale.
You can also earn indirect income by holding events, promoting businesses and services or products on your blog. As you grow your profile and blog you can sell your services and even host an event for bloggers to make money.