Can you really make money with a blog?
Have you ever asked yourself that question? Well, yes it is possible to make money blogging but there are some things you need to consider in order to make that happen. If you blog about everything and anything on your blog, well that is not going to work if you really want to make money from your blog.
What you need to be doing, is to choose a niche to blog about and focus on sharing value about that niche. Many bloggers are having great success with niche blogging.When you are focusing on a niche, you focus on a group of subjects and products connected to that niche. If you share a lot of value on your blog then sooner or later you will be recognized as an expert and authority within that specific niche. So when people are searching at the search engines to learn more about something within your niche, if you have search engine optimized your content correctly, then it could be your blog that people will in fact visit. If you share quality content at your blog at all times, then these people who have visited your blog may return for more advice. Now talking about search engine optimization;you need to search engine optimize all your content to make it rank as high as possible in the search results.
You also need to generate traffic to your blog to increase your numbers of visitors, and also to increase your level of earnings from your blog. If you have a limited budget then you can generate traffic through free methods. On the other hand if you are able to spend money to generate traffic then you can buy advertising as well. The ultimate method would be to combine free traffic strategies and paid traffic strategies of course. You can generate free traffic by leaving your blogs URL as a signature at different online marketing forums and in your signature in your emails for instance. You could also upload videos on YouTube where you put your blogs URL in the description field for the video. You could also join different blogging groups on different social platforms such as Facebook. In these groups bloggers exchange comments and social sharing at each other blogs. There are two reasons for this; to get more exposure and free traffic, and also to improve the blogs search engine rankings. I wish you all the success with your blogging.