5 Steps to Make Money Blogging

Blogging is so popular now-a-days due to its flexibility and ease of use; it also has a lot of SEO advantages for big corporate Websites. Another great benefit of blogging is that it is one of the easy steps to make money online. You don’t need to venture into some unethical marketing practices before making money blogging and this post will be talking about 5 great steps you can take to start making money blogging.

Make Money Blogging

Blogger tips to make money:

1. Choose a Niche:

This is the first and most important step to take if you are trying to make money blogging, it is very important not to just jump into a niche because many other people are in it but you should take your time to think about the niche you want to go into. It is also very important to make sure you have passion for your niche, for example, if you are someone who loves watching football then you can start a blog in the football niche. Another great thing to do is to make sure you choose a highly profitable niche and that can be discovered if you effectively research your niche before venturing into it.


2. Target Some Top Keywords and Chose a Keyword Rich Domain Name:

One great way to get high quality targeted free traffic to your blog on autopilot is by focusing on SEO.
When trying to begin blogging it is very important to research your keywords effectively to know how much traffic and competitors they have before you start. After you have the right and highly profitable keyword you want to target you can now choose a keyword rich domain name. For example, if I want to target the keyword “guitar bass” I can now go for the domain name “guitarbass.com”. It is very important to choose keyword rich domain names because this will make it easier for you to rank well in the search engines.

3. Write Valuable Blog Posts:

Your content is the foundation of your blog so it is very important not to take it with levity. It is very important to write valuable and high quality content because this will also help you gain more readers and backlinks thereby leading to more long-term traffic.
When writing it is also very important to update your blog regularly and not just be writing review posts now and then because this will discourage your readers and will affect how you get traffic.

4. Build Some Backlinks and Do some SEO:

After you have done the above 3 steps the next step is to begin to work on getting more backlinks to your blog. There are many ways by which you can get backlinks to your blog and some of the tops ways is by commenting on dofollow blogs, by guest posting, by doing forum posting, by doing article marketing and by submitting your blog to top directories.
It is also very important to optimize your blog for search engines by doing some SEO for your blog. You can optimize your blog for search engines by optimizing the on page SEO which includes making sure you include your keywords in your blog post and in your blog title.

5. Monetize our Blog With Affiliate Marketing:

All the above steps are not making you any money yet, right? Not to worry, this is the main step!
After you have chosen the right domain name and you have done some SEO for your blog, the next step is to start monetizing your blog with affiliate marketing, there are many affiliate marketing sites to start with but some of the top ones are ShareASale.com, CJ.com, ClickBank.com.

After registering with the affiliate networks of your choice and you have chosen the right product to promote you can then keep on building backlinks and doing some SEO for your blog and you will be surprised to see how easy it is to make money online.

What do you think about above given tips? Do you agree with all the steps to make money blogging mentioned above?

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Onibalusi Bamidele is a young entrepreneur living the internet lifestyle. Visit his young entrepreneur blog for more great tips like this and get his free ULTIMATE TRAFFIC FORMULA ebook. He also writes about the best wordpress themes at wpkube.com


COMMENTs ( 11 )

  1. Arun says

    I love the fifth part to earn from your blog, Affiliate products, should be niche targeted to your blog to earn from it.

  2. Shariff says

    Very important 5 step for any upcoming blogger. Thanks to Onibalusi for adding it into very simple steps.

  3. Joynal Abedin says

    Content is king!!! If you have some great post, you must draw the attention of other within very short.

    Thanks, Onibalusi Bamidele, for your quick tips make money from blogging.

  4. samuel says

    Nice post bro! Quality post matters alot when you have that, you cn now look into monetizing aspect.

  5. Nabeel | Create Your First Website says

    Hi Onibalusi,

    A very concise, but a very effective post.

    You have said it all in the right amount of words. I agree with all 5 points.

    Also, you must be patient and have the correct mindset while doing all 5 steps.


  6. Rahul Gupta says

    Hi, nice article. But i want to know that if we are posting are article in various article directories then will this also improve out search engine ranking?

  7. Alamin says

    Thanks bro. Really nice post. I think writing quality keyword rich blog post helps a lot. And you said to choose keyword rich domain. And my one is that

  8. Michael says

    Hi Oni

    You have given 5 very good and value rich points here. For me, #3 and #5 stand out the most, but as you mention it is very important to chose keyword specific words and connect that to your niche website.

    Thanks for sharing this information.