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“How to Easily Monetize Your Blog”
Should I Monetize My Blog?
So you’ve decided to start and monetize your blog.
That’s awesome… It requires more patience to watch your blog grow into a masterpiece than it does to watch a three-toed sloth lift its butt off the ground.
No doubt about it … blogging requires a certain amount of patience and a whole lot of love.
A person does not blog without putting effort into it and having patience and a penchant for it … and there is nothing wrong with getting paid for what you labor in and what you love.
And why not get paid for blogging?
Do you get paid from a BOSS whom you don’t love for the work you do for them each day?
YES! Of course you do … and so, why not make money from a labor of love such as your blog?
What is a blog?
A blog is short for Web log.
Basically, it’s just a website that has entries listed in it with information to inform, enlighten and socialize.
The original idea behind it was to be an online journal or diary that was updated daily (or as frequently as the writer chose.
Starting a blog is one of the easiest ways out there to start a website.
It’s also the easiest way to start your network marketing business.
So if you haven’t started one yet, why not try it?
It will help brand you as the leader and expert in MLM and network marketing … and leaders are what others look to follow … followers will make you money
How to Monetize Your Blog and Make Money
When should you monetize your blog? From its birth! Monetizing your blog while creating it is as easy as spreading butter on toast.
The trick is how to monetize your blog and make money successfully?
There are three popular blog monetization methods.
- Affiliate Marketing
- Sell your Expertise
Affiliate Marketing – This is taking a product or service already established in the market place and using it on your blog to make a referral commission.
You join an affiliate program or network of some kind … you promote it on your blog … and if people buy, you earn an instant commission.
Affiliate programs come in three flavors …
- Public networks
- Private networks
- Affiliate direct
Public networks are affiliate programs where anybody can join … as long as you have a name and email address, you can join, promote and earn.
Two most popular public affiliate networks out there are
ClickBank at the time of this writing has over 200,000 products and services to promote and is more digital and informational than it is physical products.
CJ.com … this stands for CommissionJunction.com … promotes ONLY physical products.
Many major corporations and companies go through Cj.com.
Private networks are where you may need to go through an application process and a possible interview just to get the privilege to join and promote their products and services.
Two very favorite private affiliate networks are:
Both peerfly.com and neverblue.com take some time to get approval.
So be patient when applying.
Affiliate Direct are programs like Amazon.com … the most popular one that you definitely want to be using on your blog.
If you do book reviews or provide content from a book, product or service that amazon provides …when a person clicks on the link in your blog, you get credit for that product and anything else they buy while there on amazon.
Once you are on the amazon website, scroll to the bottom of the page to find the link that says Become an Affiliate.
Other affiliate direct programs include the tools and resources that you use every day.
If, for instance, you use Aweber.com or Getresponse.com they have affiliate links to refer over people and you earn a commission if they buy.
MLSP – MLSP.com is MyLeadSystemPRO and is a unique kind of community where you can give away training for FREE by some of the top earners and leaders in network marketing and create a following that will make you money each time a person signs up on MLSP website.
They do have an affiliate program where you can earn a commission from 65 products and services at the time of this article.
MLSP does require a monthly fee but you can try it for 10 days for $10.00.
This is a great program to use while building your primary network marketing business. You can build a residual income for life with MLSP while you build your primary MLM.
Sell Your Expertise – Do you want to brand yourself as the leader and not the follower?
Then sell what you know best about network marketing.
This takes time to build your brand but it leads to great reward when you become known as the leader.
Take what you know with the skill sets you have learned and put them in a PowerPoint presentation and sell it on your blog.
This is an awesome way to leverage your expertise on the web.
You can sell memberships … or you can give it away for free and develop traffic.
Most of the traffic you’ll generate are from targeted network marketers who are looking for ways to enhance their own MLM or even those looking for something better that you MLM might provide for them. It’s a great way to recruit prospects.
Learn Everything You Can
Invest into your future by buying the best webinars, books, PDF files, DVD’s to help you learn and develop your skill sets. The sharper your skillsets the more money you’ll earn.
Above all, give away value in your blog for FREE. And keep giving and giving and giving and you will develop a following, you will become a leader and you will make money from your blog.