This is a guest post by Arinze Agu, blogger @ http://alphamarketer.blogspot.com.
How many times did you see a blog out there on the World Wide Web with ads and donation buttons and reviews of particular products and/or services? Owners of these blogs know how to make money blogging and are using monetization techniques to the fullest.
It is not hard to make money with your blog once you have a substantial amount of traffic coming to your site. A bit more difficult (or at least it requires more work) is to attract visitors to your blog and make them compelled to stick around in the future.
This is where the following tips will come very handy so that you can start making money as soon as possible:
Tip #1 – Always publish quality content on your blog. No amount of marketing and monetizing will help to make you any money if your visitors don’t see any informative and interesting content on your blog. Make the full use of images and videos and make sure that your content engages the readers and make them want some more after they are done reading.
Tip #2 – Use an email form to enable visitors to subscribe to your blog and/or to your newsletter. This is one of the best ways to make money blogging once you build a huge list of subscribers. Then, you can send out product recommendations and make a lot of money in a very short amount of time with no additional work.
Tip #3 – Do product reviews. This is by far the friendliest method of making money as your readers know in advance that your article is about a product and will not be repelled by your affiliate links. Make sure that your reviews are honest and provide a lot of useful information. That way, you will greatly increase the chances of readers converting into buyers and help you make money from your blog.
Tip #4 – Add donation capabilities to your blog. This enables visitors to donate an amount of money of their choice if they desire so. That is a great way to increase your income and make your audience feel useful – which they are.But I don’t use this method for personal reasons.
Tip #5 – Market your blog! Nothing above will work, not even the quality content if none will know about the existence of your blog. It is true that quality content takes care of half of your marketing, but you should do other half by yourself, at least at the beginning when things are still fresh. Best approach is to undergo article marketing,advertise on other blogs and make guest posts. Not only will you increase the links to your blog and help it stand out in the search engines, but you will also get a lot of traffic from blogs and article directories you are linking from. That way you should be able to make money with a blog from the beginning.
These are only 5 out of the numerous tips. Stay connected with us for more marketing strategies and blog monetization tips @ http://alphamarketer.blogspot.com.