Blogs are a popular medium for a lot of reasons. It's a way for anyone to write about anything they’re passionate about and can be found by others with similar interests. They can inform, entertain, and instruct. And, with the right approach, they can be a good source of income too.
Follow the guide below to learn the key steps to ensure your blog is successful, and several ways you can monetize your work to turn your blog into a source of income – and possibly even a full-time job.
In 2002 I began to blog one day on impulse after seeing another blog and being fascinated by the medium. I had no idea at the time that what I was doing would ultimately lead to a complete change in my career path and end up being something I’d make a full time income from in several years later.
I had no experience or profile in the online space, no technical ability and while I had done some public speaking had done very little in the way of communicating through the written word.
I did not make any money from my first blogs for almost 18 months (I didn’t even know you could so did not try) and when I did start to try to make money from them the first income was just a few dollars a week – but gradually in time my income grew from a part time income to a full time income and then beyond.
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