How To Make Money Through Blogging

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Hello Botswana Online Magazine readers, today we are bringing a topic that has never been discussed in any newspaper, forum or social platform in Botswana but you MUST know about. A topic that most people have asked about but never received positive feedback. Most people’ dream is to make money with less effort which is not really possible in the kind of world we live in today. BUT thanks to the internet because these days you can earn thousands of dollars from the comfort of your home; all you need is laptop and an internet connection.

Can One Really Make Money Online?

The answer is YES. There are so many ways of making money online but all needs some skills to be really successful. Today we are sharing with you ways in which you can make money through blogging. You don’t need rocket science or advanced calculus to be a blogger all you need are these five simple steps;

  1. Start your own blog
  2. Add content to your blog
  3. Find readers
  4. Engage with your readers
  5. Start earning some money with one or more income streams

1. Start Your Own Blog

This is your very first step towards earning your first hundred or thousand dollars online however, this step could be a difficult process for many PreBloggers who know absolutely nothing about blogging. But don’t give up, in our next article we will take you step by step on how to set up a successful blog.

2. Add Content To you Blog

A blog without content is just like a car without an engine; it wont move, it wont take you anywhere. So you need to choose the kind of content you want to add to your blog. The kind of information you add to your blog will depend on the topic you choose to write about. Just a tip: The kind of content you put on you blog will either drive people to your blog or chase them away.

3. Find Readers

A perfect blog with nice content but no readers is just like a car with an engine but no fuel; it still wont take you anywhere. A blog with no readers will not make money for you. You need to sit down and think about the kind of readers you need to your blog. Some bloggers use social platforms such as Facebook, Google+, Twitter etc to find readers.

4. Engage With Your Readers

Failing to engage with your readers will surely drive them away, this will create a bad user experience. Readers chances of sharing your articles to their friends depend on the content you share and also on the engagement you build with them. Try to respond to comments that readers leave on your blog (but avoid being rude to your readers; remember they are your customers).

5. Start Earning Some Money

Now this is the most important step that most of you have been waiting for. The aim is to make money right? but the big question is HOW?
There are many ways of making money online but in this article we will take you through advertising networks income.

Advertising Networks

This where where millions of bloggers around the world start. Have you seen adverts on your local newspapers and print magazines? Well this model of making money works exactly like those you see on newspapers; you get paid for displaying ads on your blog. All you need to do now is to sign up to one or more of advertising networks and let them run their ads on your blog then get paid. Remember more views and click on their ads means more money to you. Tip: These network have rules that you need to familiarize yourself with.

The following are top 5 highest paying Ad Networks;

  1. Media.Net
  2. Infolinks 
  3. Google Adsense 
  4. Adbuff 
  5. Revcontent 

Now have a look through these ad networks and learn more about their rules and guidelines. In our next article we will go in depth teaching you on how to set up a blog with absolutely zero programming/coding background. We want to change you life forever, millions of people out there are making money through blogging, so why shouldn’t you?

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