How Do You Make Money Blogging?

There are a lot of people who blog today to supplement their income. Some make money and some do not. Some even replace their day jobs! Here’s a look at several ways you can make money by blogging:

  • Google Adsense ads. Contextual advertisements can help you get paid
  • Banner advertising. You may get paid a fee for placing banners on your site
  • Contextual links. Some sites pay bloggers for inserting anchored text links that point to their client’s site
  • Affiliate marketing. You can add ads to your site that point to online shops, information products, and more. The advertiser will pay you a commission rate for every piece you sell.
  • Add an online store to your sidebar
  • Do ghostblogging for companies on their corporate blogs

There are blog networks like that will pay you a fee per # of page impressions because they run their own revenue earning programs, and blog networks that pay you a percentage of earnings as well.

If you want to get started, a great way to go is to open a Today, WordPress, or Blogger blog and get acquainted with how easy it is to blog. Then read up on various monetization strategies (a popular guide is Atomic Blogging 3.0 ) and then consider buying your own domain and then registering your own blog.

3 Ways To GetPaid To Blog

There’s a lot that can be said about getting paid to blog. So here at The WAH Blog, we’ll be approaching paid blogging often.

Here are 3 ways to get paid to blog:

You can open a free blog and put Google Adsense on it.

You can also get paid to post on your blog from other sites like PayPerPost, Blogitive and Blogsvertise or as a professional ghostblogger.

You can use your blog for affiliate marketing advertisements through companies like PepperJam and Commission Junction.

You can start your own blog on your own domain or you can sign up with Google’s Blogger or WordPress. Whatever you choose to do, there are loads of free resources on learning to get paid to blog. It can be fun and it can be a profitable and flexible wah job.