Every blogger who starts with the WordPress, sooner or later, want to increase both traffic and profit from his investment. And, why not? The online world is full of opportunity, and you can reach new heights if you know what you are doing. In this article, we will show you how to build traffic and more profit from your WordPress blog.
So you want to start a freelance writing business, and you’re interested in writing about WordPress? The good news is that anyone can write. The bad news is that not every person who writes will get published. Furthermore, not every good writer can turn writing into a profitable business.
First, a word of warning: these aren’t ‘Get rich quick’ schemes. If you are looking for a way to get rich quick by making money online, then you’re in the wrong place. Many of these methods require some investment of time and/or money to get started. As long as you’re willing to put in the effort, you’ll reap the reward.
You must have seen or heard about people who make a lot of money from blogs. One of the best ways to do this are by monetizing the list you build. List building refers to adding new subscribers to your email list. You can entice readers to subscribe by offering a free gift exclusive to subscribers and, of course, by consistently producing great content that people want to come back to.
A plethora of bloggers have written terrific pieces of content about setting up a WordPress blog. These guides are golden for less trained users who want to create a blog. But bloggers have written significantly fewer blog posts about selling your WordPress blog. Here’s how to do it.
Do you want to start a travel blog but don’t know where to begin? Travel blogs are a popular medium to share your travels with not just family and friends but also with the rest of the world. In this guide, we will walk you through how to properly start a travel blog and even make money from it without any special technical skills.
In this exclusive guide I’m going to answer your questions on best ways to make money blogging that you can use right away. These methods are based on my 11 years of blogging experience and information that I have gathered attending and speaking at various blogging conferences. I have also shared screenshots of payments of a few income streams to give you a wider perspective.
Over the past four years, I’ve grown my blog to more than 2 million yearly readers, over 52,000 email subscribers, and a podcast with nearly 20,000 monthly downloads. Consistently driving traffic is something I’ve perfected, and it’s lead me to signing consulting deals helping some of the world’s top startups like LinkedIn, Zendesk, CreativeLive, and Adobe to launch successful growth campaigns as well.
In the first post in this series about blogging with WordPress (and making money from it!), I looked at how you can find a niche for your blog if you want to make money from it. In this second part, I’ll walk you through the process of getting your blog ready to go. You may think this is a simple case of installing WordPress, getting yourself a suitable theme, and starting to write. But if you’re going to be successful, you need to spend some time preparing your blog.
Your blog can’t be successful without an audience. Simply writing content and expecting people to stumble upon it isn’t enough if you want to grow your audience. We’ll also look at some successful blogs and identify the tools they use to grow their audience, including SEO, converting visitors to followers, and using social media to build engagement.
Most people view design and entrepreneurship as separate skillsets… But doesn’t it make sense to combine them? I decided that it did, so I started Despreneur, a magazine for design entrepreneurs. Over the next 3 years, I grew it into a multi-author platform where people could learn about tech, design, and business, and then, in 2016, once I felt that it was time for me to move on, I sold it for a considerable (to me, at least) amount of money. Here’s what I learned.
If you ever wondered how to start a blog then you’re in the right place. No matter if you want a blog for a business purpose, a personal project, your cute Instagram puppy, or anything in between, this guide is for you. And best of all, the hands-on work will take you only about 30 minutes (plus the time needed to read this guide, duh!). Quite frankly, you’ll be amazed at how simple it is to start a blog.
Frauke De Laender from The Life Factory is a Belgian DIY creator who uses blogging as a way to support her creative passions. She is one of those gals who shows that blogging can be defined on your own terms. You have the freedom to create your path, to adjust the rhythm, to iterate how often you please. She shares how beginner bloggers could start their digital journey.
Being a freelancer is not a garden full of roses but it is an experience that can be very fulfilling both for your income and your sense of accomplishment. Try asking a web designer how nice is to deal with customers, you’ll understand my point. In this guide I will share with you my personal experience, ideas and methods in hopes that it will inspire you to become a freelance writer.
Online advertisements have always been one of the most popular ways to monetize your website. However, the rise of adblockers threatens to change that. At this point, anyone starting a new site needs to seriously consider whether running ads on WordPress is still a good option from a financial perspective. Some websites still make good money from ads. However, plenty of others are looking elsewhere when it comes to monetization. So, what should you do?
I want to talk about two things I’ve been doing on my main blog to increase the profitability of the blog – both have been working really well! I’m going to talk about 3 income streams in particular: AdSense Ad network (although this will be relevant to other networks too), Affiliate promotions and selling our own products.
In this Matt Report interview, Dayne Shuda of Ghost Blog Writers shares how his company helps business owners maintain their commitment to sharing regular updates with their target market.
In this affiliate marketing guide for beginners, we will explain how affiliate marketing works, how to get started right away, and how to start earning through affiliate marketing using your WordPress blog.
Do you want to start a WordPress blog the right way? We know that starting a blog can be a terrifying thought specially when you are not geeky. Guess what – you are not alone. Here’s a step by step guide on how to start a WordPress blog without any technical knowledge (trusted by 370,000+).
If you’re ready to become a serious blogger and start making money online, you need to monetize your WordPress site. It may sound like a lot of work, but it’s actually easier than you might think to get started. All you need are the right techniques, some tools you trust, and a little creativity (which as a blogger, you’re great at)!
There are millions (not a typo!) of new blog posts every day. Why should anyone read what you write? Why should anyone buy what you’re selling? If you monetize your traffic, why should anyone visit your blog? Here’s how to give them a reason.
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. Here’s how.
You basically double your chance of success with a written blog strategy. According to Content Marketing Institute, 60% of organizations with a written content strategy are effective, compared to only 32% of those with a purely verbal content strategy being effective.
Let’s talk about finding a job as a blogger – particularly how to apply for a blogging job. Back in 2006 I noticed I started getting a lot of emails for people wanting to hire bloggers. So, I want to give you some tips for applying for a blogging job.
You should already know that earning money with a blog does not happen overnight. It takes time, consistent publishing of great content, and unique smart ideas to make a blog take off. Depending on the niche you want to get in, ranking in search engines might be tough, and often requires strong SEO skills. But what happens if you need money for your daily expenses? Or what if you need money to pay the hosting fees and tools required to run a blog? This is where most people turn to freelancing to help pay the bills.
Wondering how to make money blogging? Yes, you certainly can. Whether you’re a pro writer or a budding blogger, if you’ve got great topics and a killer voice, there are people looking to pay you for your skills. But remember, blogging isn’t a get-rich-quick scheme — it requires strategy and effort.
Blogging is a passion for a lot of people and it takes that passion and interest in your topic to make a truly great blog. Blogging can also be a good source of income. With the right approach, you can monetize all the effort you put into your blog and live the dream of making money doing what you love with WordPress.
Running a blog is an ideal way of making money for a lot of people. And if you’re successful enough, it can even bring in your full-time income. But how do you get to that point? This walks you through the process of finding the right niche for you and your audience to help your website shine.
Are you looking for ways to make money from your WordPress blog? You need to know what options are available to you, some of the specific methods you could use to go about each one, and possibly most importantly of all, how to do the research and find out which method is right for you, your content, and your audience. All of that is exactly the knowledge this article aims to give you.
There are several things you need in order to make money blogging. Keywords, marketing, SEO optimizations, etc., are all important; but the single most important aspect of running a successful blog is the content.
You can find hundreds of articles on how to make money with a WordPress blog, but most don’t deliver. What sets this article apart is that it’s based on lessons learned from a blog that actually makes money. Read on for proven lessons on how to effectively monetize your WordPress blog.
This interview with Sheila talks about her journey from blogger to entrepreneur. Sheila started as a fashion blogger, but found success when she looked inside, built a community and focused on helping others. See a quick message from Sheila below and link to the full interview at the bottom of this post.
With so many blog monetization methods to choose from it can be overwhelming to get started. After all, you want to choose the method that will offer the greatest potential return with the least amount of risk. Enter affiliate marketing – a low-risk, high-reward option that’s popular among bloggers and social media influencers. By using affiliate marketing on your blog, you can transform your website into a profitable endeavor.
In this article we’ll give you a few ideas on how you can monetize your WordPress blog. The fact is, if you write great content and get a lot of love from your audience, your blog may be able to do more for you than you think.
Want to start a blog and make money? Are you trying to find new ways to make money from your existing blog. This guide will get you up to speed.
Are you looking for the top ways to make money online that are NOT scams? WordPress is the largest publishing platform on the planet, and it powers over 30% of all websites. These aren’t “get rich quick schemes.” If you’re willing to put in the effort, here are 25 legitimate ways to make money online blogging with WordPress.