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How to work from home as a blogger and generate a full-time income



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How to work from home as a blogger and generate a full-time income

It doesn't matter if you were just laid off or a stay at home mom, you can make money online from blogging if you really wanted to, but it's not some overnight type of success that you may think it is.  Bloggers around the world can potentially make millions from their content, some actually do, but those are the rare cases when they're in a niche and become the authority above everyone else.  It also takes months or even years if you're in a competitive niche before you see any sort of success like the big players, but the journey is well worth it in the end.

If you need money right now, blogging may not be the route you want to take, this is because your content won't generate a lot of traffic that can turn into sales for a while.  You need to continuously post content to your blog, build your audience, get backlinks, increase your search engine rankings, and always brand yourself or your blog when possible.  If you can constantly do these things, you can become an authority within your niche and see the traffic begin to roll in.


First off, you will need the right domain and hosting
No one can be a professional blogger and have YourDomain.blogger.com or be on a free WordPress hosting plan and get big.  You will never be taken seriously since you haven't spent a little bit of money on your own domain and hosting.  Don't worry, it's not that expensive and you can do it all today. 

I really like NameCheaps support system, so I started moving all of my domains and website over there, and I haven't been disappointed yet lol. 

What you'll need to do is figure out a short and catchy name for your website.  Don't worry what if it's not super catchy, the search engines will still love you if it's not what you really wanted lol.  Just remember that it has to be easily brandable later on so be sure it's short enough for people to remember so they don't have to search for you online.

Your hosting shouldn't be a big deal, you can actually purchase your domain as you buy the hosting, so just start out with a smaller hosting plan so you don't waste any money.  You can always upgrade your hosting plan as your website grows, just like all of us do, so be sure to watch your bandwidth just in case you get close to exceeding it.  If you go over your bandwidth with your hosting you might notice your website go down, which is pretty common with hosting companies, so upgrade when you need to in order to stay up and running.

Understand and implement SEO whenever you're writing
If you know the basics of SEO from the beginning you'll be better off in the long run.  If you know it now you won't have to come back later and edit your posts, titles, tags, etc. in order to please the search engines.

You should know how to write content, if you don't then you should outsource it to a credible writer, if you can do this you will get traffic organically over time from all of the major search engines.  In time you will get traffic immediately after a post because the search engines will index your right away How to work from home as a blogger and generate a full-time income

You should already know plenty of information about your niche, so start writing!
If you're just starting off then you should focus on a niche you already know plenty about.  I know a ton about SEO and marketing, so I would start off in this niche, but that's an extremely competitive one so I would start off somewhere else.  I love animals, especially reptiles, so I would likely focus on some sort of herpetology blog to publish content about any reptile I could think of How to work from home as a blogger and generate a full-time income  Focusing on something you're very familiar with will make your content flow much easier and make it not feel like you're working How to work from home as a blogger and generate a full-time income

Know how you're going to make money before you even start
If you aren't sure how to make money online from your blog, you shouldn't start writing any of your posts.  You need to know if you're going to become an affiliate of certain businesses if you're going to post Adsense or other ads on your website to make money whenever someone clicks on them, or if you're going to sell someone's products and dropship them.

Most people get into affiliate marketing because it's the easiest way to make a decent commission on a product without knowing anything about it and you also don't have to talk to the customer who purchases How to work from home as a blogger and generate a full-time income

Start running PPC campaigns to build your traffic
When you understand SEO, know your niche, know how you're going to make money from your blog, and you've implemented all of this then you can start thinking about building your traffic through advertising.  Some niches are relatively cheap when it comes to PPC traffic, but some are incredibly expensive, so be sure to do the proper research and know what you're getting into before you start.

You can always build a Facebook following for cheaper than it would cost to send traffic to your website through Google Adwords.  This is because Facebook seems to charge less when you're building a following compared to sending someone off of their website, which will just set you up for future marketing later on that is free since you're just talking to people who have followed you How to work from home as a blogger and generate a full-time income  Building your social media following is great, but you should always run multiple PPC campaigns if possible so you can get in front of as many people as possible.


In conclusion
Making money from a blog is more than just posting an article once a week and making $1,000s from it.  You need to nurture your blog like it's a lifeline and you will die without it.  Know your niche, understand SEO, know how much you should be spending on advertising, and you should see people coming to your blog more often How to work from home as a blogger and generate a full-time income


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Tommy Carey

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Corzhens

This topic is very appropriate for me because blogging will be my work when I go full time in freelancing. I think I have learned enough to do basic SEO work like building backlinks and using keywords. With the content there will be no problem since I would be writing based on my psssion. Perhaps I have to learn more of the hosting and domain selection.




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overcast

When you start blog for passion project. You may have to do more keyword research and have to work on many other small updates. I have noticed that generating income part takes time. But you can start at some point and then take yourself ahead on this slowly. Some of the time that works out and some of the time it may require you to work on some projects with others. Having other people helping you will surely save time.




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vinaya

When I started writing online in 2010, I was already earning as a writer for newspaper. I had tried online writing in 2005, however, I began publishing regularly only in 2010. It took me two years to receive payment from my writing. Since 2013, I have been making money by writing online. I started with writing sites and then finally launched my own blogs. Based on American standard, I am not making much. However, when the USD is converted to local currency, it will be a lot of money. When I earn $5 for one article, I can buy dinner for my wife.




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Youngshark

Wow. It is great that you can be able to learn an upwards of $5 dollar per article. Keep on keeping on and soon you can get even up to $15 like a friend of mine. They influenced me to start freelancing but I am still under you in earning as I only reach $3 per article.




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vinaya

I am working full time online and making full time earning from online work. I am from Nepal and the average salary for officer level is around $500 and I am earning as much as this. However, for people in the US this is still a little money and there is nothing much you can do with $500. My point is if you come from developing economies, making a living by working from home is easy.




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Youngshark

I am also from a developing natiom and I can fully testify that given $500 there are so many things to do. It is easily possible to survive here per month on that.




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vinaya

based on the exchange rate, for the people in Asia and Africa, it is very possible to make a living from home. If you have specialized skills for instance, graphic designing, seo, social media marketing, web designing, you have more chances for making money. For the people from developing world, the only problem is with the language. Even if you are a good writer, it will be difficult to convince the client that you can deliver high quality work.




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Youngshark

I believe that as long as you can write some good stuff then the customers or clients as you may like are guaranteed to be found. the only problem is when you are given a chance to prove yourself and you do a poor quality job.




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overcast

I think 5$ must be the old rate for you. For you the price point must have increased over a period of time. plus your niche at start and now must have changed. I think 5$ is still pretty low rate.




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vinaya

I referred to $5 just as an example. These days I do not write if I do not get at least $10. It is better to publish articles on your own blog instead of selling if for low price. My blogs have started to generate income, therefore, I am no longer selling my writings for a low price.
If you have a blog and it generates income, you don't have to sell your works for peanuts.




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overcast

True. 5$ in asia is not much anymore. In past they used to be a lot. Now a days the expenses are rising and also the power and other bills are high. So you can see that in such case it's good to increase the rate. So that way there won't be income issues.




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overcast

That seems like a good progress. And yes the USD in asia is a lot of value. but still with rising costs, you can see that 5$ may not remain high forever. And at some point people have to find other ways to increase the income. Lot of people dont understand those facts and they take risks though. Most likely I think going full time takes more risk and takes time.




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ajahcuizon

I hope that you can get your peak in freelancing soon. Some people degrade freelancers saying that it is not a stable and a good source of income. Well, you're a reason to prove them wrong. I agree that passion also takes place for your business' success. When you have passion on what you are doing, you're likely to achieve what you really dreamed of.




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jeffreyjose48

Working from home as a blogger and having a full-time income is good. It will give you more time to be with your family. You will be able also to avoid facing and hearing angry bosses or customers.




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Youngshark

I have also transformed myself fully into an online freelancer. Unlike you however I take jobs on content writting and articles. I have been doing so for the last year as part time but recently I have decided to go all in.




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jeffreyjose48

Congratulations to the both of you. I would like also to do that so i could earn a good income. I just don't know if I could make it like you do.




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Youngshark

The earlier you do it the better i think my friend. You will learn along the way and the experience is always great when it is vast. However also take a keen risk such that you do not cut out your main source of income too early and be left without cash for sustenance.




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jeffreyjose48

Thanks for your advice to me. I am happy to know about earning a good income from blogging.




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Youngshark

You are quite welcome my friend. In this century I think if you fail to take advantage of the innovative means of earning an income you will be left far behind. It is also possible for you to suffer in an offline normal job with meagre pay.




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fahadogsl

Hello sir
You tell me a good plan but you do not say details step by step
can you tell me, please sir step by step I think help to all freelancer?




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vinaya

To make this simple, first of all you need to have your own self hosted blog. For a self hosted blog you need a custom domain and hosting plan. The domain name for your blog should match your niche, which
means the domain name must be related to the topics you will be publishing on your blog. Once you set up your blog you need to start writing. In order to write, you need good language and writing skills.
You also need some knowledge of SEO and digital marketing.




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Youngshark

How about the packages that come fully packed. Where you get a homain andd you are hosted mostly under shared servers?




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vinaya

Some hosting companies give you a free domain when you buy their hosting plan. Some even provided managed wordpress hosting. If you choose this package, you will have ready to publish wordpress website. This option is good for the people who do not want to bother with the technical aspects of website management.
Hosting on shared servers is good for those who are just starting out.




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overcast

I think a lot of times the bloggers are just hitting the luck. I know one thing for sure that not a lot of people know that they would make millions. BUt then their actions lead to steps where they can get the advertiser and the affilaite income also works out for them. It all comes down in the domino effect sort of way. Some people can manage to earn good income from this but some take years to even be sustainable on that part.




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amelia88

I do think luck is definitely a portion of things. You see some people have a single post that manages to go viral, for instance, and then they seem to be raking in money from the success of that one blog post and the momentum that goes with it. Sometimes it seems to just be a case of being in the right place at the right time for some bloggers out there.




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overcast

Yes. I remember I taught one of my friend about blogging and SEO. And how to do thing. My success is extremely limited to her now. She seems to be doing lot better. And trust me her knowledge was like how to google and all that. Luck plays a lot of role in our life. We just don't see it that way. It can be really hard in case if one wants to work on the blogging to make money.




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vinaya

I also believe in luck. You might be a great writer with a good knowledge on SEO, Digital Marketing, website management, you might be publishing search engine optimized high quality contents, however, if you do not have any luck, you might not be very successful. I see many people more successful than me, yet, they are less experienced than me.
A friend of mine was able to sell a lot of books through a PPC campaigns, however, my PPC campaigns earned me only traffic but not sales.




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overcast

Yes luck plays very important role in our life. Lot of people are not much aware of the things. And they do things because that's how it works for them. For me I have learned that I have to work on things that pay me money. And then build the rest of the foundation on top of it. If I continue to do things in that direction, that may surely help I hope with luck on my side.




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Youngshark

Actually this has woeked out for me a couple of times. A client turns down my offer and just at the moment I felt like giving up another better client shows up. I have operated on this basis for a very long time.




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vinaya

I once listed a website on flippa. It was a basic website and my asking price was $150. Since no buyer showed interest I decided to settle with the the person who offered $65. I had to cancel the contract because he did not send payment even after a week. Then a couple of days later, a buyer offered to buy the same website for $150. I think I had been very lucky on this case.




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jaymish2

@fahadogsl look for his step by step plans under tutorials and guides here on SEO Clerks.There is also lots of information on Google and Youtube. He has given you a rough guide. The most frustrating thing about starting a blog is having to wait for your blog to generate consistent traffic. I agree this is not a get rich quick activity, you need the patience of a saint.You also realize that there is a steep learning curve, and there is no short cut. I have to believe someday it will pay off.




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mitan143

Honestly, after reading this article it makes me want to start my own blogging site. It somehow motivates me to try my luck on this field. Those tips that you have mentioned will be properly noted. I actually have a lot of niches in mind that I like so much, but the only problem is what will choose from those niches. I think I will just choose which one I am interested the most and I think people will be interested to it as well because it is timely trending to all ages. Also, it won't be faded away in the industry.




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amelia88

I do think it's important to blog about something that you're truly interested in - I feel like it helps immensely when it comes to creating regular content because it's a passion rather than a chore. I think it's also easier to stick to something long-term when it's something you love.




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vinaya

They say you should blog on the topic that you have knowledge and interest. However, the topics that you know well and that you are interested might not be very profitable to you. I tell this from my own experience. I was interested in trekking. I launched a trekking blog with focus on trekking in Nepal, my home country. I had a lot of experience in trekking and was also equipped with trekking knowledge. yet, I did not succeed with this blog.




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amelia88

That's something to bear in mind as well. I wonder what the most profitable topics out there are these days - that's something I'm curious about. I primarily focus on travel writing, but it's such a saturated market that it can be hard to really break into it.




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vinaya

Lucrative niches are the niches where advertisers put more money for the ad. The high value ads are the ads where publishers earn more from the clicks. Travel is a lucrative niche. Travel niche ads get high click rate than ads on other niches. Some other lucrative niches are business and finance, and health.




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Kakashi2020

Working as a Blogger is easy, what's hard is generating a full time income. I've been blogging for 5 years and I'm still not generating enough income to support myself more so my family. What I get from blogging is some extra income which helps me to pay some bills.




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amelia88

That's what I'm concerned about - I mean, I'm not going to be disappointed with having some extra cash for bills, but I do think it can be a hard slog to get to a full time income from blogging. Where I live, the average full time job income is probably $50,000 a year and I can't imagine that from blogging.




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Youngshark

Wow. $50,000 is a huge amount and making that from blogging can really take a lot of time.




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vinaya

There are many people who are actually making a living through blogging. When I say making a living, I mean they are earning $500 per day in average. However, this does not mean you will also make a living. First of all you need to check what exactly they are doing. Most of the authoritative blogs have multiple income sources for instance they are using multiple ad networks (you can see adsense, tabola, revcontent, media dot net ads on the same blog). They are also selling items (might be ebooks, a course, subscription etc.). They are also selling affiliate products. To maximize your earning, you need to to a lot of things.




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Youngshark

True affiliate marketing is one of the most effective means of earning income when you have a blog. It is also effective as it allows you to earn even as you sleep or engage in other activities.




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vinaya

I started affiliate marketing n 2010. However, I have never made actual money. What I actually mean is affiliate marketing is not for everyone even though it gives a great possibilities to make good money. You will not have to choose the right product but also market to the right people.




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NerdIndeed

What she's saying is that a full-time job from her country is usually $50,000 a year, and that is not something achievable through blogging alone.




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ajahcuizon

Great tips! Blogging is not an easy job to do especially when you expect to be your full time source of income. I agree that you should learn first how you can earn money from it. Learning all the basics will help you see your strongest point on which you could focus to get more traffic. You have to prepare yourself first before going to the war right? You have to know what weapon you will bring to fight. Tha's why it is important to understand the work around first before earning money.




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amelia88

I like that the learning portion of blogging was emphasized, and that you really do need to go into it with a plan and some understanding of where your money sources are going to come from. I think with any venture, planning is hugely important - without it, it can make monetizing your blog incredibly difficult.




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ajahcuizon

I agree that planning should be done first before anything else. Having plans on what you should do first will keep you on track of your business. You really have to understand where and how you can get your money and not just thinking how much you will earn.




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stbrians

These are the best tips ever. One need have a website and know ways to monetize them. What I really need now.

Despite my being online and blogging for a long time, I have remained small and eating from hand to mouth. What I need is s guiding hand. Can I count on you?




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centurion

White hat SEO- On page and Off page optimization gives traffic for the website from several search engines for the life time. White hat SEO generate traffic from several sources by keyword based and also specific category and sub category based. It basically takes 3 months of time to get the rank for your website. Your website content should need to be unique. Specific keyword based and also keyword worth + keyword value based article will generate traffic for your website for the life time. Basically keyword generates 85% traffic from the search engines for the life time. 5% more traffic comes from white hat SEO- off page optimization link building. Off page optimization link building will also increase the rank of your website (popularly call google page rank) and website position on search engine result page.

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mark8625

This is very informative especially to us as beginner. It is true that making blog is not an overnight success. It takes time to earn money and all depends in the content that you did and the traffics as well. Many people has a lot of misconception about blogging, they have thought that they would paid right away but this is completely wrong.




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amelia88

Indeed - I think that's why so many blogs fail. People often look at them as a "get rich quick" scheme, but don't do the prior planning to work out how they're going to generate income from them. It's no wonder at that point that people only commit to blogging for a short time and when they don't see results immediately they quit.




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cmoneyspinner

Knowledge consists of two things: knowing what you need to know and knowing how to find out what you need to know. There are two sites I would recommend for every new blogger. One helps bloggers and the helps bloggers who may have problems writing in English.
~ Daily Blog Tips
~ Daily Writing Tips




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overcast

I remember following those blogs back in 2010 or so. Those blogs were doing really good. I guess the owners are now changed. And the blogs also have slowed down. I think there are many such old blogs which had really good content, and they don't seem to be offering much value. Same is the case with the problogger.




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vinaya

webmaster blogs and forums are good places to learn about blogging and every things associated with blogging such as SEO, Social Media Marketing, Search Engine Marketing etc. However, I find enrolling for related courses more beneficial. For instance, you can learn about SEO on various blogs, however, you will will be able to acquire SEO skills only trough a course on SEO. You can learn about social media marketing by reading a blog post, however, you cannot be an expert just by reading an article, you need a proper training through a course on social media marketing.




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jayjaydimson

Well, you can make a video from home, for example, make a video about your phone's performance and post it on Youtube, you can earn from it by the ads.




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NerdIndeed

It's not as easy as it looks. YouTube now has a few requirements before you can monetize your channel. If I am not mistaken, you need to have at least 1,000 subscribers and 4,000 hours of annual viewing time. I saw a lot of creators comment on videos of others saying "sub to sub?" desperately to gain more subscribers.




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amelia88

Man, I didn’t know that about YouTube but it makes sense that they would put in those regulations. It’s also becoming clearer to me about why people push for subscribers so hard! If they need a certain number of them to actually make money you can understand their desperation!




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NerdIndeed

Sure it is. There's a deadline to reach the 1,000 subscriber requirement. I am just not sure how long (probably in a year). Lucky are those people who were able to monetize their channels without these rules in place, and it is so much easier for them back in the day.




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Youngshark

Making a video at home is actually pretty easy and you can always take advantage of the fact that cameras on phones are high tech nowadays. You can make a simple but clear video which can earn you a lot of cahs from advertisements.




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NerdIndeed

True. I know (not personally) a Japanese vlogger who capture videos just by using his iPhone. He has a lot of subscribers and views considering what he only uses is a smartphone. Pretty amazing. But of course, he employs other devices for video-editing too.




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Kakashi2020

One good tip would be to be very visible in social media platforms. Be it in Facebook, Twitter or YouTube. This would boost your authority and will open doors that will be financially rewarding.




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amelia88

Social media really is a great place to promote your blog. It gives you a wide reach and exposure to more and more people, and you can do a lot of free promotion there too - of course, you can go down the paid route as well, but oftentimes the free options are enough!




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mitan143

Cool. This is so true. I know a lot of successful bloggers doing this thing and just like you said there are doors that open for them which helps them earn decent amount of money and gives them another opportunities.




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superlicca

Blogging takes a lot of time to reach the success. So, if you are planning to work from home as a blogger. You need to start now and stay with your current job before working fulltime from home. Blogging does not guarantee an income if you are just starting. I know people who waited for a year or three years before they start earning. But once you have reached the success, it is like a snowball, your earnings can happen overnight. You need to have a passion for your blogging and your patience will be paid off.




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mitan143

This is a nice thing to hear. Your example is good which makes it more interesting and inspiring. Maybe it is just so hard at first but with patience and determination... everything will be paid off at the end. So I agree with you.




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NerdIndeed

Encouraging words. It's just difficult sometimes to stay focused without knowing where things will take you. It's hard to be passionate about something, work hard for it, then get zero rewards in the end. I'll do more research and do blogging when I think I am thoroughly prepared. Thanks!




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Barida

Before going into blogging, it is essential that we know about the niche that we are writing on quite well. You cannot afford to be doing the things that may not actually generate the best results for you. Once you have a deep knowledge of the niche, then writing about it is not going to be any big issue for you to handle.




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romyter013

Right Facebook can really help a lot because starting with your family and friends, they be the first to visit your group page. Then once they click 'Like", it will show up to their feeds and you can never tell that their friends can view it and they can check your page too and start to like your blogs and share it too their friends.




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superlicca

I agree with your statement. When you have a blog, family, relatives, and friends are the first people who would like to check your page. And with their help, your content will be promoted to other friends. It is also important to provide your viewers with a visual cue to share your article with their friends or group.




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romyter013

Exactly. Good thing a have a big family clan. It will be more easy for me to request them to check on my page. I can message them in no time, my family, relatives and friends, its good thing they are all my friends on social media and that's a big plus already for me to know their feedback whether its good or bad article I made. I know they will give me fair and honest answer in which that's the main important for me.




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Connorjunior

Hey Tommy you articles are really helpful. If you could please write up an article on the best hosting services and the plugins that are essential for WordPress, it would greatly benefit us all. I worked as freelance writer on a website once, but don't know the technical details of running one my self. All I know is that it had some plugins installed that took care of the SEO part automatically. Hosting service is also of great importance, as people immediately leave a slow website. Looking forward to your insightful article on this topic in the future.




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Jeane

Great tips!

From experience I have learned that many blogs fail because bloggers give up too soon.

Nothing happens overnight. It will take some time before your new blog gains traction. And when the time comes to monetize your blog, don't expect to make much money from ads. Think more about how you'll sell products or services you create, on your blog. This should in the long run, make you a lot more money than ads will.




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amelia88

I think so many bloggers give up because they assume they’re meant to be a big overnight success! It’s akways reassuring when I read articles that remind me that it is actually a long term process rather than a “snap your fingers and you’re an internet sensation” deal.




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Martinsx1

No online business gets off immediately and start paying dividends immediately. It all takes a while to get things rolling and if you are using SEO, it's definitely going to take a while before you start seeing progress that will turn into profit.

Those that make the grave mistakes of trying to rush into blogging with the view of making money online immediately are 99% disappointed on the short run.




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NerdIndeed

Another great article of course. Am I interested in blogging? Yes. Do I expect earning from it as soon as six months? No. One thing that I'm so worried about is how to drive traffic to my blog/website. You have mentioned PPC which I think is cool, but it's not that easy to be successful in it if you don't know the ropes of how it's done.

Sure Google Adwords and Facebook Ads are easy to set-up, but there is a science behind it. I heard the experts run scripts on Google Adwords to make it more effective. I'll do more research and get into that in the future.




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amelia88

I love that you’re already realistic and understand that blogging isn’t a get rich quick scheme at all.

I hear you about trying to direct traffic to your blog. It’s something I’ve been working towards for mine, too. I feel like I’m continually researching and trying to grow - but I’m learning more and more, which is helpful!




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NerdIndeed

It's nice to be optimistic, but it's imperative to be realistic as well. To succeed in blogging, or on any field of work is to learn. Learning is a lifelong process and doesn't end when you finish school. Let's all learn together and achieve financial freedom. All the best!




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vinaya

If your website is a blog and all you have on your blog is articles, PPC campaign may not give you a good ROI, in fact it may not even give any ROI. Let me explain. You have a travel blog, you do a PPC campaign and drive traffic. Since it is a blog, your earning is entirely depended on the ad clicks or affiliate sales. You get less from ad clicks, you need thousands of clicks to generate decent income. You might earn well with affiliate sales, however, sales are entirely depended on the product you are promoting and the type of traffic you are pulling. If you want to maximize your ROI, you will have to first sell something through your website and do PPC campaign in order to drive sales.




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NerdIndeed

Beautiful insights my friend, I haven't thought of that. I agree that to balance out your cost you need to sell something to make up for the money lost in PPC campaigns. However, when you are just starting out, in any online venture, you'll lose a lot of money, and I mean a lot (marketing). Whether in the form of SEO, PPC, giveaways, etc. For the first few years, I will not be thinking about the ROI, what matters more is to drive traffic to my site. The rest comes along after.




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Youngshark

Obviously if you are thinking in business terms then the one huge thing that you have to prioritize is the ROI. Any business decision has to be determined by the kind of returns it assures one.




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NerdIndeed

I agree. But let me cite one example. When Facebook was starting, their primary objective is to connect people all over the world. For the first few years, they were not that much concerned with how they can make money (ROI), what they want is to have more users on the site. They solely relied on investors to have a steady cash flow to operate. They spend a vast sum of money on advertisements to drive people to create an account on their platform. Years later, they put in on ads. Look where they are now today.




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vinaya

What you are selling is also important while doing PPC campaign. I once set up a PPC campaign for an ebook. I did get a lot of traffic, however, the sales generated did not cover my ad campaign expenses. I learned the lesson from my mistake. You need to target your ad to the prospective customers. Secondly, you should promote products and services that have high chances of selling. I was trying to sell a children book, my ad would have performed better if I was selling books on business/finance niche.




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NerdIndeed

I do get your point, and I couldn't agree more. Thanks for sharing your experiences, it will help me a lot. All the best my friend!




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Youngshark

Good example. I think it is always great to think big like they did and have a product that captures people's attention. Even with the troubles they have now[facebook] I stillview them as one of the biggest innovations of our time.




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NerdIndeed

They really are. Imagine all they do is have servers sitting in their data centers and that makes them tons and tons of revenue every single day. While others, have to work their asses off on a physical site just to earn a few. It's mind boggling and pretty amazing.




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Gilgamesh

Yeah perseverance is key in being a successful blogger it doesn't just invilve writing because you must be innovative to match the events that always change timely to make your blig up to date. It is one factor in making a more opportunities that someone will appreciate your work.

It takes a lot of time to get intact into the emvironment of blogging.




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NerdIndeed

I couldn't agree more. Just to add with what you said, you also need to have a lot of passion with what you are blogging about to be successful. Plus, a dash of luck.




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Kakashi2020

I would really recommend creating a Facebook Blog Site to compliment your website. Nowadays having a Facebook Blogsite can rival any independent Blogsite in terms of traffic. Facebook might even win on the number of conversions. I get most of my traffic and conversions from it, more than Google traffic and conversions.




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vinaya

Having a facebook page for your blog and using facebook page to share links to your blog posts is a good way to generate traffic and social signals. Social media traffic is highly regarded in terms of revenue generation on your website. Since people voluntarily click your posts, they might also engage with your ads, which will bring revenue. Social sharing also generates social signals which helps in search engine ranking.




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HappyLady

This article is very useful for me. I used to blog, never made money at it, but did have some success, then I spent the last year writing a book and blogging went to the wall. One area I have never been great at is understanding SEO and I am sure the tactics have changed over the year. When writing freelance I got by with the formula that my first paragraph contained the title and then somewhere in the middle and near the end had words from the title and a few added like words were interspersed in between. It seemed to work, but I know search engines change what will work. Facebook seems a viable option for me and I am making one for the book. It is, however, all a bit pointless unless people are following that or Instagram or Twitter. Obviously, you have to have traffic leaving a footprint that a search engine will notice for whatever you do online to be successful. I want to be the writer, not outsource my writing, so I think I have some catching up to do. Things seem to change fast.

I really like the point about deciding how to make money from the blog before you make the blog. I have never thought of that, but one targeted way must be better than flip-flopping and experimenting.




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vinaya

SEO tactics change frequently, however, some strategies will always be the same for instance using keywords, building backlinks, improving UI and UX etc.
SEO is the most important part of blogging if you want to generate income. SEO will help you improve your search engine ranking and when your ranking is improve , you will receive search traffic. Since search traffic is organic traffic, you will have engagements on your ads organically. In order to generate income, you need a lot of ad clicks and a lot of products/affiliate sales.




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HappyLady

I am so green I am not sure what UI and UX stand for. At one time I did get into the search engines but this was before Google probably even had an algorithm. What worries me is that on the kind of stuff I write a lot of the people reading would not think about clicking on ads at all. They say things like Google put them there and can I get them off.




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Martinsx1

There is a famous blogger in my country called Linda Ikeji and I'm sure that she must have followed these steps discussed here which helped her to become successful in her blogging job which is giving her a very decent amount of money. So, getting all the information about the niche you want to start blogging on will definitely make you an authority in the said field and I will help get the best out of your online business.




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rlpzbeermoney

Thanks for the tips. I don't think it's easy to make blogging your full time source of income though. It's going to take a while. Though I haven't searched what "medium" tier bloggers earn, I think my assumption is correct in that a "small" tier blogger only earns less than the minimum wage.




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esteban123

This article helps me to understand blogging in the real sense because I am new to the world of blogging industry and I feel that I need to learn more about it especially the basic ideas and principles in it. I really want to be a successful blogger but then I really lack the required skill and information that it needs to earn more decent income. I am thankful for having this article as one of my guide in becoming a great blogger someday.




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jayjaydimson

Well, you can make your own website or own channel on YouTube to earn money online, you can earn money from it if the people will see the ads that is on your blog.




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esteban123

Yes that would be a nice idea but then I still don't have my YouTube account, I heard that many people are making some great penny on it and that is what I would try now. I will make an extensive research about it so that I can have a better earnings.




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anchoreztin

I am a stay at home mom and I am having that transistion from having a day job to be a freelancer. I wanted to start my blogsite so that I can work in the comforts of our home. I want to learn the basic of SEO concepts to improve my vlog site. Now I am working on my niche and improving my skills. I am also striving to learn the basics.




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jetselle

Utilizing your blog as a center point is imperative, to control your message and to have a place where you can simply be found. These pay streams incorporate publicizing, subsidiary advertising, offering advanced or physical items or offering administrations. We'll broadly expound for each beneath. Bloggers profit straightforwardly on their online journals and in a roundabout way through related chances. Streams of salary from numerous streams indicate an extensive waterway of pay.




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jayjaydimson

If you are a full-time blogger, you should really invest time to make a content or to make a video that you will upload on the internet. The advertisements that will pop-up on your content or website will let you earn money, so the more content and viewers or visitors, the higher money you will get.




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esteban123

Working from home as a blogger is a good idea since we can work at our own convenience anytime and anywhere we want. We should only see to it that our blog is generating great content so that we can gain much profit from it.We should take some patience and hard work so that we can achieve what we want since there is no short cut for success and no one get rich in an overnight.




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jayjaydimson

You can work from home as a youtube blogger by making a video about yourself, or creating a tutorial on doing stuff online it depends on the interest of the people that will watch your video. You can earn money from it if the person sees an advertisement on your videos.




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theresajane

This is indeed a great help. I can definitely use your tips since I am on my baby steps on becoming a blogger. I admit that what drew my attention into this field was the income. But, I am now well aware of how everything will work out. I have to treat what I'm doing as if it's the last job that will sustain my whole life. I am still learning and I'mglad that there are generous people like you who do this.




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jpk0007

Well that's some very valuable information I have got today after reading this post of yours. I am a newbie in the field of writing and I aspire to create a successful Blog of my own in the future. There is so much work that needs to be done before you even think of creating a New Blog. But its really very exciting to go through this learning process and absorb as much as one can. After all if you love to write then all these challenges can be overcomed successfully.




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jayjaydimson

Make a lot of some interesting videos and you can earn money from it. Just be confident enough on what you are doing.




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anyone01

On the off chance that your Blog has extraordinary quality substance, refreshed much of the time and you're ready to algorithmically persuade Google that you're an expert on the topic, you'll rank well in query items, and you might not have enomormous crowd scale to adapt with advertisements, however you'll in any event have the correct gathering of people discover you, and on the grounds that you have incredible substance they will draw in with your blog, and in light of the fact that you have an exceptionally connected with group of onlookers, you're abruptly an "Influencer" and brands pay influencers to push their items.




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SVibes

I want to note something: it's very difficult to make money these days with blogging. Especially if you plan to depend on AdSense. It's almost impossible. Because not only experienced users, but your average Joe web user is having an AdBlocker on his Chrome, Firefox or Edge browser and will happily block all the annoying ads he sees. I don't blame people. Ads on most sites are way too intrusive and are begging for it. I'm using an AdBlock all the time so I don't see any ads. I'm just adding some reality check here, so don't hate on me much but take positive notes.




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Corzhens

I know that Adsense pays just a little especially now that it had cut down to 50% the rate of the revenue sharing which means we are now earning just half of what we were earning before. But come to think of it, is there any alternative that you find for Adsense? I also understand about the ad blocker but that is the standard now in the internet so we have to live with it.




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jessie271

Patience is the key in blogging. You cannot earn real big amount of money in an instant. It takes time. But it can also be your passive income so it's not bad anyway.




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