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How to make money blogging

Updated: Jun 20, 2019

Tens of thousands make money blogging. Why start? Maybe you are passionate about a topic. Maybe you want to sell your books or your course, or even your product. The most successful bloggers have a social following but it doesn’t mean they need to start with one.

Can anyone make money blogging?

Yes. Make your writing interesting and people will come back. Whether that's giving food advice or blogging about your traveling life, it’s completely up to you. You are essentially creating a living book

Sometimes blogging needs help with a subscription so people are prompted to come back. Life gets busy.

So, write great stuff, get members to sign up through a subscription and send out articles to keep them coming back to your site.

"How do bloggers start?"

A blog

Set up a blogging website through wix or word press, etc.. Link it to your social sites. Kajabi is another good one but it is expensive and Wix can do everything for you.


Create a time to write. Did you watch the movie Julie and Julia? It’s a great show to help start the blogging life. And it really can get you into the habit of a good writing routine that can lead to book writing. Give it a shot.

“How do bloggers make money blogging?”

Banner Ads

They are positioned on your site in the sidebar, header, footer or within your content.

making them attractive and relevant to visitors.

Google Adsense is probably the most popular ad network and a good place for beginning bloggers to start if they want to pursue display ads because it’s so easy to set up.

Private Ads

Private ads are similar to display ads in that they also come in the form of buttons or graphics. Partnerships are arranged directly between a blogger and a small business or company.

Giveaways & Reviews

A company supplies a product to a blogger to be reviewed and/or given away to readers. Often the giveaway is just to the blogger as payment for the review.

Sponsored Posts

Writing a sponsored post means you work with a company and write a post about their product or service.

Affiliate Marketing

Affiliate marketing involves promoting someone else’s product or service and earning a commission when one of your readers clicks through your unique affiliate link and makes a purchase.

Digital Products

In this case, you’re using your blog to market a product that you created. Ebooks, online courses, workshops, premium content for members are great examples that you can market with a blog.

Physical Products

Selling a physical product is one of the most traditional and popular ways to make money online. You can set up your own store through Amazon for a price.


You can create a blog with the sole purpose of promoting your work. You can focus your blog's content on your services to establish your authority and your readers are more likely to become your customers since they will trust you.

Making money as a blogger is possible

So, what does this mean for you?

Are you ready to start blogging? Get our bundle on how to making a living Writing, which also includes a list on what subscribers want.

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