Every blogger wants to make his/her website famous and earn money from the website. But there are so many people who fail in this. Only having a website does not make you rich. You need to have a good strategy for this. Choosing some right ways can boost your monthly income from the website. If you have a website or blog that gets good traffic, you can go for various monetization methods to convert traffic and popularity into revenue. In this post, I will discuss top 5 ways to earn money from blog.
Top 5 ways to earn money from your blog and website
These are 5 best ways to earn money from your blog. You can apply these ways to earn good income from your blog.
1. Contextual PPC advertising
PPC is called “Pay Per Click” banner advertising. This is the most used and best way to earn money from your website. You can join any adnetwork that offers PPC ads. Google Adsense is the most popular advertising networking offer pay per click revenue model. But it is strict in approval policy. If you are not getting approval from Adsense, you can use other Adsense alternate offering similar kind of ppc advertisement. Chitika is one of the best Adsense alternate available
2. Affiliate marketing, Sell products and earn commission
This is another most popular way of earning money from your website. If you have good authority and reader base, you should surely try this way of earn money. You can recommend products of a company and get commission for each sale. Amazon runs one of the biggest affiliate program. You can recommend Amazon’s product and and earn commission of each sale. ClickBank and Sharesales run affiliate network for variety of products. You can join these programs and promote products to earn commissions.
Almost all popular web hosting companies and themes design company offer good commission for sale. You can promote their products and earn commission for sale. I recommend affiliate programs of BlueHost, DreamHost, Hostgator, Themeforest, Elegant Themes, Thesis and Genesis themes.
There are various other networks which offer affiliate. So, join affiliate programs and earn money from your blog
3. Direct advertising
You can sell ads direct from your website. Let advertisers contact you for banner or link ads and you will decide monthly price for a banner or link. You should create an advertise page where list the details of your blog’s traffic. Also mention why advertising on your blog will be helpful for advertisers. Advertise page can do lot more for you. So, write to influence the advertiser and try to convince.
But it is hard to get direct advertisers, so you can take help of third party websites. You can only attract the direct advertisers if you approach them or you have made your blog a blog brand. BuySellAds is the website for these kind of ads where you can sell your ad inventory.
4. Paid reviews
If you are a blogger, you can earn money by giving paid reviews on your blog. Some companies directly contact you to write a paid review of their services. But you need to have good amount of traffic on your website, good alexa rank and PR. There are many websites which offers paid review service to bloggers. LinkVehicle and Sponsored reviews are few popular websites that helps bloggers in getting paid reviews.
5. Offer paid service
You can also offer some paid services from your blog and can earn by that service. You can offer anything based on your skills. Like I offer web design and WordPress related services. Create a hire me page, mention your skills and show your previous work. Try to make better portfolio to get more work. You can also join Odesk, Freelancer.com and other freelancing work websites to get more work. In these websites, you can easily bid of projects and get hired.
There are many other ways to earn money from your website. Those ways include paid content, membership, ebooks, link ads and many other ways. But, these are top 5 ways which can help you to earn some good amount of part time income.