Do you own a blog? Are you more of a hobbyist-blogger? Well, if you said ‘Yes’ to at least one of those questions, here’s some good news. Did you know that you could actually earn money from blogging?
You can earn some passive income from blogging. Although it may take a while—years, actually—for you to make a lucrative amount through blogging alone. If you’re just looking to earn a little extra cash, this may be something you can try.
Why Should You Try Blogging?
Most entrepreneurs supplement their business with blogs. Here’s why—blogs can help generate leads. And if you’re an online entrepreneur, this is actually good for your business. Blogs that showcase highly interesting content can also help raise sales and brand following. This is because most consumers learn about a company or brand through articles. In fact, more than 30% of marketers believe that blogs remain to be the most important type of content marketing.
How Much Can You Earn?
The most common ways for blogs to generate income include displaying ads and affiliate marketing links. Advertisers will pay blogs to display their banners, or when a blog recommends a product through affiliate sales. So, the more ads you have on display, the more you earn. But how do you get brands to trust you with their ads? You have to generate enough following. You do this by providing content that is not only entertaining but informative as well.
According to recent surveys, the Top 5 highest-earning blogs are:
- HuffPost: $500 million per year
- Endgadget: $47.5 million per year
- Moz: $44.9 million per year
- PerezHilton: $41.3 million per year
- Copyblogger: $33.1 million per year
Start Writing, Now!
Itching to turn that hobby into a positive source of income? You can start right now! All you need is a decent web hosting site, a computer, and the will to create content like no other.
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