Making Your Blog Into A Business

If you have a blog and you are planning on making money from it, you would no doubt want to look at it as a business. Therefore you will need to treat it like a business.

business is a legally recognized organization designed to provide goods and/or services to consumers.

As bloggers we are all (whether we consider ourselves as bloggers or not) business people. You may not realise it yet but like all businesses you probably have bills to pay (hosting, domain renewal, etc.) and getting income (from advertising, affiliate marketing, etc). Many of you reading this will be operating on a small scale at the moment it will help you enormously going forward if you get yourself into good business habits.

Promotion – Is It Important?

Promotion is another important factor of blogging and is really important for building up your blog. Apart from quality content you need to promote your blog to gain traffic to make your blog a success.

There are a number of ways that you can promote your blog. Through social media, blog commenting, buying advertisement space and the list goes on.

In one Oxford dictionary, the word promote means “to publicize and sell (a product)”. If you want to make money online as a blogger, no doubt, you would have to publicize your blog and get people to buy the products that you recommend to them.

But which is the best way to promote your blog and affiliate links?


Why You Don’t Make Money Online – [Video]

Have you ever wondered why people fail to make money online?

Making money online is a dream which all webmasters wish to achieve. But getting all caught up in the “making money online” can make you think less about building up your site. Your focus has changed from site building to money-making and this is why you make little or no money. Your focus has changed from site building to money-making and this is why you make little or no money or completely rely on easy cash advances.

Getting traffic to your site is no longer in mind. But without traffic coming to your site, how will you make money? Writing quality contents means nothing to you. If you have no quality content, little or no visitors will stay at your site.

Copying other people’s content and pasting it to your site is a fail and will not put money in your pocket. Visitors will say to themselves, “I have seen this same info on CNN” or “This site is trying to be like that site”, etc. Writing your own quality contents make your visitors want to come back to your site.


Using The Big F For Promotion- Facebook

You got a F. You should use it. I am not talking about the word fail or the f on a test paper. I am talking about Facebook.

Facebook has managed to become a standard for all other social networking sites. Offering a staggering amount of apps, games and extras, this Web site is currently the second most popular in the United States (Alexa, March 2010). That is one popular social networking site. When you consider the sheer amount of traffic this Web site reaches, you might start to get a few ideas. Learn how to use Facebook for promotion, and harness some of that popularity for yourself.

Wouldn’t it be nice if you could use social networking to drive more traffic to your pages and earn more income? Well, you can. Learn how to use Facebook in a way that will help you boost your Web site’s money-making abilities. (more…)

Making Money Online: Affiliate Marketing vs. Pay Per Clicks

Affiliate marketing and PPC (Pay Per Click) are the most commonly used methods of earning commission for webmasters, but which is the better market to play in? PPC is probably one of the most widely used within blogs and news magazine sites, however, where does affiliate marketing come in?

Affiliate Marketing
Usually when you hear of affiliate marketing, you hear that you only get paid for every successful referral made. Well…, the truth is, it’s true. (more…)