Question of the Day! Can I really Make Money Blogging?
If you are thinking of starting a blog here’s the thing, it is very easy, a lot of fun and at the same time very challenging. It can be purely for fun or for earning extra income or both, why not, right? So, can I really make money blogging? The answer is Yes, however, the next question is, How much? This is when it gets challenging. With a decent writing skills and with several aspects of life you are passionate about, you can actually start blogging right this minute.
The “purely for fun” part is the best way to start a blog, I think, or at least blog about something you would have fun writing about. You know what they say, “when you love what you do, it is not work”. Imagine if you don’t have fun while doing something, do you think you would want to do it often or again and again? I bet NOT.
Money Earn? Zero, Nada, Nothing
These are the bloggers who are employed to blog either as part time or full time job. There are several Blog owners who hire bloggers to keep their site going. To name one, lifehacker.com. I’m not in any way connected with them.
If you are looking to make money NOW, this is the path to go. Get your portfolio ready.
Money Earn? Per Project or per hour. It Depends
Related Article: Freelance Writer
Bloggers of companies they own, Affiliate marketers, online entrepreneurs and more. This is my favorite, because I am the boss! It involves a lot of time and dedication but rewarding. Sky is the limit, but it takes time to make money.
Money Earn? $100 – $10,000 or more. (monthly)
Blogging has evolve so much and so are the blogging tools. There are hundreds out there to make blogging faster, easier and productive. It’s a matter of picking the right tools that suits your needs. Some of the links below are affiliate links, for which we will earn a small commission if you opt to buy.
Aweber (Paid) 1st month is for $1 only.
Godaddy (WordPress and Linux)
Bluehost (Shared hosting great for new WordPress blog)
WPEngine (Managed WordPress hosting)
Godaddy (Use this link to get domain name for $2.95)
Hootsuite – Manage all social profile in one place.
Bufferapp – Keep your social-media profile updated.
PostPlanner – Facebook tool to manage your pages.
Google AdSense – Contextual ad network.
BuySellAds – For quality direct advertisement.
Infolinks – For in-text ads. Good for tech niche.
What are your favorite blogging tools? Do you have any that’s not in the list?