The best way to monetize your blog is to have direct advertisers for your blog. It feels great when you don’t have to pay commissions to third party and you can directly contact advertisers for negotiating rates and terms and conditions.
Finding direct advertisers is a tough job. But nothing is impossible in blogging. The key point you need to remember is to have a niche blog because it is best way to attract advertisers and next is to have an “advertise page” which gives all details about your blog stats like traffic details, rates of advertisement space etc.
Few ideas to find Direct Advertiser for your blog:
Check out relevant niche blogs
We all visit other blogs which are relevant to our blog’s niche. It is best place to find direct advertisers for your blog. Keep on checking what kind of sponsors other blogs are getting and try to approach those sponsors through mail. These sponsors already have experience with direct advertising, so there are more chances to get positive response from them.
Forums and directories
Forums and directories are good option to keep track how other bloggers are getting direct advertisements. Bloggers provide lots of useful tips on forums which will help you to get sponsors for your blog. You might get few advertisers how are looking forward for blogs to advertise their products.
Many of us set Google as our homepage, we are used to search each and every minute thing and topics on Google then why not direct advertisers. Use Google to find direct advertisers for your blog. Use keywords relevant to your blogs and see what kind of advertising links or companies you’re getting. Approach them through mails or contact form on their website.
Social networking websites
Social networking websites are rocking these days. Advertisers, publishers, employers etc. are using social networking websites like twitter to find right blog and candidates according to their requirements. You can also tweet or post on Facebook about available Ad space on your blog. There are chances that you get good results from such websites.
Check out Affiliates and other advertising programs
There are many advertising programs like PPC, CPM or affiliates. You can contact them for direct advertising also. There are many advertising programs which may be interested in giving you direct advertisements for your blog and which are relevant to your blog niche.
Hope this will help you to make your search better for direct advertisers. But you must take that too many ads on your blog might repel your readers.
Let us know, what is your strategy to find direct advertisers for your blog?
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