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How Can You Make Money with Your Blog?

Nov 13, 2007
Nearly every one will have a blog nowadays. Many people are writing blogs for fun. However, some others may want to earn some extra money by blogging. In fact, it is not an easy task to make money by blogging. It may be easy to make just ten cents a day but it is not easy to make big money. Luckily, there are still many ways for you to make money with your blog and there is always a chance of making more money by blogging.

Pay Per Click Advertisement System

Pay per click system is a system that will pay you when a web surfer clicks on the advertisement. You can allocate adv space for these system and you can start earning money. One of the most famous pay per click (PPC) advertisement systems will probably be Google Adsense. Besides Google Adsense, there are still other PPC systems such as Adbrite. One of the drawback of PPC system is that quite a number of webmasters report that PPC system will generate less money than other systems.

To earn more money by using PPC systems, we have to go back to the idea content is king. Since the system will spider your blog and determine the advertisements which are most related to the contents, it will be better to write the contents with a focus. For example, you can run a blog on wedding and all the blog entries are on wedding. In this way the advertisements will also be about wedding. Since your blog is on wedding and it will probably attract more people who are interested in the topic. And this lift the chance of generating more clicks to the advertisements.

Affiliate Programs

Another way to make money with your blog is to join affiliate programs. You will put banners or text links on your blog and you will get paid when people click the banner, visiting the websites of the affiliate program and place order. This will be a more difficult way to make money than using PPC system but you will probably earn more if you run it well.

There are certainly many other ways to make money with your blog. For example, you can sell your adv spaces to other companies or websites. This of course will need very hard work. But there is no free lunch in the world. There is no way to make money without effort.
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Jerry Leung an author. You can find more about Ways to Make Money Online and SEO and also ideas on Building Link Popularity.
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