If you have read my previous article on ‘How to create a Self Hosted WordPress blog for Free‘, then you might be a proud new owner of a WordPress blog. This article is just for those who are new to WordPress and for those bloggers who are trying to make some money with their blog.
What are the different ways to make Money with a Blog?
There is no limit on how you can monetize or how much you can earn with a blog. Opportunities and potential are so huge that we just have to find the right method. Here I’ll list some usual ways of making money using Blogs.
Cost Per Click (CPC) Advertisements:
CPC Advertisements are the most popular method used by the bloggers around the World for generating revenue. Revenue is based on the number of clicks you get for the ads displayed on your blog, CPC may vary from $0.1 to $50 per click.
- Google Adsense: Google Adsense is owned by Google Inc, It is the best and most popular Ad network. To become a publisher of Google Adsense, You have to apply using an online registration form available a www.google.com/adsense. Adsense is strict with their TOS. It’s difficult to get approved and it’s very easy to get banned.
Chitika is a good ad network to give a try, it’s not hard to get approved into their publisher network. They are good at the CPC values and timely payment.
Adbrite is also based on the no of click that your ad units generate, you can sign up for a publisher account by visiting www.adbrite.com/mb/exchange_publishers.php.
- Amazon Affiliate Network
You might know that Amazon is one of the world’s best online E-commerce websites. By joining their affiliate network, you’ll get an opportunity to promote thousands of products which are available in the online store. You can make up to 10% of each product by referring other users. Sign up for an account by visiting https://affiliate-program.amazon.com/.
- Clickbank Affiliate Network
Clickbank is an online Market place with tons of digital products available to promote. You can earn up to 70% as a commission for promoting a product.
Create an account by visiting http://www.clickbank.com/promote_products.html