May 11, 2018
MAKING MONEY BY BLOGGING
By Penny Honc
Writer, Entrepreneur Girl
May 11, 2018
Do you have a passion for writing? Could you use a little extra cash each month? Then why not take that passion and turn it into a reality while making a passive income. Becoming a blogger, is simple and somewhat basic. Blogging can be done almost anywhere at any time by just about anyone. Some simple basic steps to make money by blogging are:
Come up with an idea for your blog post. Write about a topic of interest to you. Chances are if you have an interest so will others. Create your killer headline. You want to “grab” your reader’s attention making them curious and wanting to read more.
Related: https://analytics.google.com is a great resource for topics that tend to perform well.
OUTLINING YOUR BLOG
Once you have decided on the topic of your blog, it’s time to make an outline. Ask yourself the following:
WRITING YOUR BLOG
Since I am a newbie to blogging, I can only share with you what I have researched and applied to my own world of blogging. Write an in-depth post approximately 250-1,000 words. (For now, I am trying to keep my blogs around 500-600 words give or take.) Make sure your content is easy to read. Keep paragraphs short. Bullet points when necessary. I try to keep it personal by writing how I generally speak. Be true, be genuine and just be YOU. Try to add a personal story if the content allows. It’s good to change up the fonts, by using bold, caps, italics or underlines to emphasize important points however be mindful not to overuse. Jazz it up by inserting images and/or videos.
POSTING YOUR BLOG
Choose a blogging platform.
The one most commonly used and our recommendation: WordPress
IT’S FREE – SUPER EASY – SECURE – CUSTOMIZABLE
Find a domain name and web hosting provider.
Your personal blog address will be your domain name.
It’s where people find you.
The home of your blog address is the web host provider.
Recommendation for both domain name and web hosting provider: http://marketing.hostgator.com
MAKING THE MONEY
To generate the traffic necessary to profit from your blogging, you will most definitely need to be consistent and persistent. It will take time, dedication and hard work, but the rewards are endless. A blog can generate one of the best hubs of passive income. If done correctly, it can attract an array of clients no matter what industry or niche you might be in. Most importantly remember that your blog may not attract everyone, but it will surely attract those who feel a connection to you. So always remember to stay true to YOU!
Related: Mail Chimp: https://mailchimp.com/
Related: Constant Contact: https://www.constantcontact.com
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