There are literally thousands of blogs, full-fledged websites, books, articles and courses about making money online with a website. Millions of words have been written explaining how to turn a profit with a blog or site.
Disclaimer: I have no affiliation with any of the click on the link in this series, they are all blogs I have found while learning how to really make money online.
The main way online blogs that you’ll make money with blogging is by putting ads on your blog. You can do this through Google so that every time someone clicks on an ad from your blog you get paid. You can also do this with outside companies who specialize in blog ads or do it yourself by charging people on your own and then adding the ads yourself.
This turned into “six degrees of separation” publicity – her coverage on hundreds of blogs led to an eventual Today Show appearance and write ups in several major magazines. These editors and producers either found her through a blog that they personally enjoyed, or heard of her from someone that read about her in their favorite blog.
This is a good way to become rich online, as it has great potential compared to normal retailers. Online shops open your business up to larger markets. You are able to offer goods cheaper as you have no store running costs. In fact your running costs will be substantially lower than store fronts. Also by setting up an online store you are subjecting yourself to less risk, therefore it’s the perfect platform for small businesses looking to grow.
So, while I’m waiting to climb out of Google’s sandbox, I have an ace in the hole and another up my sleeve that is continuing to make sales for me – my blog. Unknowingly, I had stumbled upon one of the best ways to get my products out there before the buying public.
Blogs are a fascinatingly simple, quick, and cheap way to create revenue online. There is essentially no risk involved and there is no overhead, apart from hosting. You can simply set up a free blog, put AdSense on it, and post whatever you want. If you follow the guidelines above, you will soon be on your way to residual income.