The Best Guide to Start Blogging for Money : 3500 Words

Blogging is passion for me, and it’s something I enjoy doing. It’s not a work for me, because it’s something that makes me feel complete. This is one of the many reasons I have taken blogging as a full-time professional career, and even after 4 years of professional blogging, I never found it boring or felt like work.

Guide To Make Money Blogging

With every passing day, I’m diving deeper into the world of blogging, and I keep sharing my experiences and learnings here at ShoutMeLoud. Now, for many blogging is not the same like me, because to live a regular life money plays a major role, and without money, blogging is just a part-time work, and can never be a top-most priority. This is kind of sacrifice many of you are making, to ensure you don’t miss out your present for your future. In this guide, I will share a complete guide on how to start blogging for making money. I will be referring to many selected articles from past, which will ensure that you don’t miss out anything.

I will make this handy for any newbie, who have never started a blog, and still want to learn the art of blogging for money only. Do remember, blogging is not for everybody, and there are many other ways to earn money online. Since, I love blogging and find it to be most profitable way to make money, this post is targeted to those enthusiastic people, who are ready to learn something new and make money from it. I will try to cover all important aspect of blogging, and I will be sharing tons of links from the pasts which will ensure that this posts doesn’t feel like in-complete. If you really planning to start blogging for money, make sure you open all links mentioned in this post to ensure you are not missing out anything.

How to start a blog which will money for you:

To be honest, for blogging you don’t need to have any skills apart from writing. If you know how to express yourself with writing, which adds values for the people, you can become a blogger. Though, there are some technical requirement which you can always achieve by hiring people. There might be an initial investment, but it will be worth it for making a great future with the help of blogging.

Niche/Topic of your blog:

The very first thing you need to do is find the niche of your blog. By niche I meant finding the topic for your blog. You might be jack of all trades, and want to start a blog on multiple topic, but it will not be fruitful, as people like to subscribe to a blog, which is authority in particular topic.

Even from search engine point of view, a blog/website dedicated on single topic ranks higher. Now, the question is how you can find the topic of your blog? Here are few tips that will help you to get started:

  • Find a topic that you know better than anyone else. It doesn’t have to be the job you are doing, and it could be anyone. Try to think about the topic that you mostly like to talked about, and you can comfortably talk about it for hours.
  • A good idea is to pick a topic that you usually read about. The topic which you read about all the time, is something that interest you.
  • Also make sure you have a keen interest on particular topic, and you can add values with your own insight.
  • For newbies, I always recommend to take help of pen-paper and write down the topics in different columns that you like. For ex: Photography, Scientific research, Baby care, health care and so on. Now, try to write 20 post ideas for those different columns. When you are writing the post title, think about what you can write without taking reference. By the end of 20th article, it will help you to find the topic (Niche) that you like the most.

This is one important step before starting a blog, as it will help you to pick a topic that you are most passionate about. This will ensure that you will not burn out when your blog goes life. Most of the newbie blog dies in short span because of lack of passion and continuation. If you are picking a topic that you like to talk about and write about, it will ensure that your burn out period will never come. So, I assume you have selected the niche for your blog which can make some money for you.

Blogging platform:

There are many blogging platform out there, and people have different opinion about it. Most of the top bloggers I know of have started blogging on For any new blogger, I always suggest you to start blogging on BlogSpot platform for first 1 month on regular basis, and this will help you to learn the basics of blogging. Once your basics are cleared, you are ready to start blogging on serious platform.

Once you have crossed the testing period, you are ready to do something more meaningful. Get a WordPress blog, and don’t confuse yourself with and self hosted WordPress  blog. A self hosted WordPress blog ( is what you need. It means you will be installing WordPress on your own hosting and getting a domain, which I will explain further. I’m not getting in detail about pros and cons of different blogging platform, but if you are still interested to know about it, here are few articles to clear your basic doubts.

Domain Name:

domain name

Name of your blog is most important and most crucial part for the success. A domain name is the URL of blog which a visitor will use to open a blog. For example:

When you start a blog on BlogSpot or platform, you get an address like and A custom domain name is like, for which we need to pay around $11. If you are following this blogging for money guide, you should start a blog on BlogSpot without any custom domain. When you learn the basic role of blogging, you are ready to invest a little on domain name, which I will cover in next topic “Webhosting”.

Now, there are few rules which will help you to pick the best name for your new blog, and here are some of the tips from my experience:

  • Use only .com domain extension. Use .in or country based domain extension when you are targeting traffic from a particular country.
  • Your domain name should be easy to pronounce and easy to type.
  • Make sure your domain name should not confuse listener.

I usually follow two rules when selecting a domain name for myself and for my clients. Here are two rules which I follow:

For long term venture:

If you are planning to create a blog for long term stuff, a good idea is to go for a branded domain name, which doesn’t have any meaning, but it’s easy to recall and easy to type. For ex: Shout Me Loud, Labnol and so on.

For SEO advantage:

Now, if you are planning to create a blog which sole purpose is to make money and you are unsure about long-term goals, you can pick a keyword rich domain name. a good idea is to have your main topic (Keyword) as first name, and followed by a suffix like Guide, resource and so on. Ex: Cydiaguide, Techguides and so on.

You can use tools like Bustaname to get suggestions for your domain name. My suggestion is to use you creativity and pick a name which make more sense, and easy to brand. Here are few things you should not do when selecting the domain name for your new blog:

  • Don’t use your personal name as blog name. Because, it will not look professional when your blog will grow, and when you target audience shift from local to global.
  • Don’t use too long domain name. Try to keep it lower down 12 character. Ex: ShoutMeLoud
  • Don’t use domain extension like .info, .net and so on, because they tend to rank bad in Search engines. I always prefer and suggest to use a domain name extension like .com or .org.

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Now, I assume you have crossed the infant stage of blogging on a free blogging platform like BlogSpot or, and you should move to a self hosted platform. By self hosted platform, I generally meant to install your blog on your own server. This way you will have more control on your blog, and you are responsible for all your actions. I have already shared a complete guide on webhosting for beginners, which will help you to learn the basics of hosting servers. Just to make things simpler:

Grab a hosting package from Bluehost and use this guide to install WordPress on Bluehost hosting. Bluehost offers free domain along with hosting, and it will cost around $4.95/month which is a decent amount for a quality webhosting. If you are completely new to WordPress platform, here are WordPress video tutorials to train you. It will be little time-consuming, but if you are serious about making money from blogging, you have to spend dedicated time to understand and learn the basics. Here is a video to get you started:

Set up your blog:

To start setting up your blog for branding and make it perfect, below I have shared some guides which you can refer to get started:

Setting up a perfect blog might be little tricky, because with time you will learn about the many basic things, and you will learn it over the time.

Plan your content:

Before you start writing your first blog post, you should make a content strategy. For example, if you are picking a niche like “WordPress”, think of most basic questions a user will have, and you can create content title based on that. I will be talking about Keyword research and other stuff later in this article, but for now lets concentrate on content planning from a user point of view. So, lets assume your niche topic is “WordPress blog” and here are basic questions a newbie user will have:

A good idea is to create a spread sheet and note down all your idea. If you are little technical, you can take advantage of mind mapping tools to have a visual appearance of your ideas. Above titles are an example, and you should note down ideas based on the topic of your interest. Content planning will help you to stay focused with time, and you know what you have to write next. Planning is most crucial part of creating a perfect blog.

Design of your blog:

Blog design is most important aspect of your blog, because a good design will ensure that your visitors will love your blog. For WordPress, there are many free and Premium WordPress themes out there, and I always recommend to go for a premium theme, because you will get all the support and starter guide, and more over, you will have a quality design for your blog. Here are three premium theme clubs which I would recommend you to start with.

  • Genesis : This is costliest option, but certainly one of the best theme framework out there. You should opt for pro-package, which will let you access all their skins and future updates for free.
  • Swift: This is a theme for an Indian web-developer “Satish Gandham”, and he is known for priority support. If you are completely technically challenged, you should opt for Swift theme and ask Satish to set it up for you.
  • Theme-junkie: This theme is perfect for people who want to design their theme themselves. There are many good themes out there, and with easy to control design panel, you can customize your WordPress theme without any issue.

There are many more premium WordPress theme clubs out there, but I recommend anyone of above three for instant and professional start.

WordPress plugins:

There are thousands of WordPress plugins out there, and here I will mention few of those plugins which are must-have for any new WordPress blog. If you have never installed a plugin before, here is my guide on installing WordPress plugin. Here are plugins which you should have on your newly created WordPress blog:

There are many more plugins, but above plugins will ensure that you have all basics plugin installed on your blog.

Add important pages on your blog:

Here are some of the important pages, which you should have on your blog from day one.

  • About page: Contains detail about your blog, and you.
  • Contact page: A page with contact form. You can use Contact form 7 to create a contact form on WordPress.
  • Privacy policy: Add privacy details for your blog.
  • Comment policy: Add a comment policy for your blog.

Branding of your blog:

It’s very important for any blogger to brand their blog from day one, as people like to associate themselves with a brand. Branding a blog is quite easy, and you have already done 50% of branding by picking up a good looking design from my above steps. Here are few additional steps to help you:

Writing your first content:

Now, this is where the real-challenge begins, as you need to write content which are not only useful but written in excellent quality. I will share some of the articles link below to get you started, but here are few tips which will ensure you don’t make mistakes a newbie usually makes:

  • When you are writing your content, imagine there is a person sitting next to you, and he doesn’t have any knowledge about the topic you are writing. Now, your content should cover all the aspect of basics to advanced to explain your topic to the guy. You don’t have to go crazy with details, but it should have enough details.
  • Above tip will ensure that your content length is up-to the mark.
  • Write in first-person tone, because there is only single person who is reading your blog. For example, you are reading this blog post alone. So, use you instead of we.
  • Try to take your own screenshots using software’s like Snagit (that’s what I use). Don’t use images from Google image search directly. If your still need images for your post without taking screenshots, here are two guides to help you. Find images for your blog using Google advanced image search, and find free to use images using Flickr.

Here are few articles that will ensure when you write your first blog post, you will definitely end up creating great content.

Now, Make money from blogging in easy steps:

The best and easiest way to make money from blogging is AdSense, and I will not get into details, as below guide will ensure that you end up making money from your blog.

When you starting a new blog, ensure that you use minimum ads. Too many ads on a new blog is a big turn-off, and you will failed to turn your first time visitors into loyal readers. Here are some additional tips that you should keep in mind to make money from your blog:

Here are some advance topics to learn basics of money making via affiliate marketing:

Search engine optimization of your blog and learning basics of SEO:

SEO is an advanced topic and it’s hard to complete it in single article. Many newbies try now to concentrate on search engine optimization, and it’s a big mistake. Search engine optimization helps you to drive targeted traffic from organic search, which in-turn makes more money for you. There are three core part of SEO:

  • On page SEO: Your content quality, Keyword placement and other factors.
  • On Site SEO: Crawling, indexing of your website.
  • Off Site SEO: Backlinks from other sites.

With the evolution of SEO, I would also like to add two more here:

  • Social signals: Social media plays a great role in improving your blog ranking. Specially, Google plus is proven to be the best social networking site to improve ranking.
  • User experience: New Search engine optimization is all about giving a great user experience. Some of the key aspect of good user experience: Navigation, site loading, website design, readability and so on.

Here are couple of articles, which you should definitely read to learn about SEO:

Getting traffic to your blog:

If you have done everything as mentioned above, you will start getting organic and traffic from social media sites. Now, here I’m sharing some of the selected posts to help you drive more traffic to your website. Do remember, targeted traffic makes more money.

Readership and improving your blog:

One major difference between a normal blog and A-list blog is the detailing. An A-list blogger usually takes care of every tiny details to ensure user subscribe to blog, and love to become a part of it. This is what we call turning one time visitors into readers. Here are some of the advance and less talked techniques to take your blog to the next level:

Learn from other mistake:

One way to ensure that you don’t end up creating a mess on your blog is by understanding what common mistakes a newbie usually makes. Infact, when you are reading stuff like how to do SEO, you should also read about SEO tips which are not suggested to implement. Here I’m outlining some of the articles which will give you detailed understanding of common mistakes a blogger usually makes, and not only this costed them credibility, but also costed them money:

This article is almost 3500 words long, but if you have read the article seriously along with all hyperlinked posts, you are already 3 steps ahead of creating a successful blog to make money for you. Do remember, it will take time to earn money from your blog, but once you start doing that, there is no end to it.

If you have additional questions related to blogging or making money from a blog, feel free to ask me via comments. If you find this guide resourceful, do consider sharing it on social networking sites.

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Harsh Agrawal is a blog scientist and a passionate blogger. He is blogging since 2008 & writes about Blogging, SEO, Make money online & tech. His blog, ShoutMeLoud receives 1 million Pageviews/month and have over 700K subscribers.


COMMENTs ( 51 )

  1. shyam bhadauria says

    Hello harsh,
    I am newbie and just as you said I am blogging through blogspot but now I feel that I should migrate to wordpress but I have got one confusion here, should I start with hosted) or hosted).
    I would also include that I am from non technical background, so what would you suggest?

  2. Sam says

    Hey Harsh,
    I have been a regular visitor to your blog since September, and I really love your blog. I have bookmarked it and I visit your blog everyday but the yearning to visit your blog never stops. I am not been dramatic. Its true.
    Just one quick question Harsh, I wanna blog professionally and I wanted to have my own domain from the very start. Since you mentioned in the beginning of this article that one should start blogging in blogspot for atleast a month, I am confused now. Should i start blogging in blosgspot or And if I blog there can i move my contents from those platforms to my own self hosted domain once i get one?

  3. sangeetha menon says

    Harsh ,

    Thanks for the detailed guide for a newbie blogger.

    I have a doubt shoudl we use both seo by yoast and google xml sitemaps together? I had heard about the 404 errors in seo yoast too. Can you pls guide on this.

    • says

      Yah you can use SEO by Yoast and Google XML Sitemap together. I haven’t encountered any issue so far or read about it. Will update about it when I face such issue.

  4. sanjay says

    Hi sir, this is very nice post I want to start blogging not mainly for making money in starting but also want to earn further. I can write mainly on topics like current affairs, social issue, health Science, motivation, teenage etc. but except computer science. Please suggest a blog niche I don’t want to use keyword tool for this. Please suggest me one or more niche, I want starting blogging free in early phase. Thank You

  5. Kailash Khedekar says

    Hello there Harsh sir ,

    Pleasant Article particularly the area from this article I enjoyed is –

    Niche selection technique you depict here, I think this is the most ideal approach to select a topic for the site. furthermore this strategy is also useful to discover the best content for site with relevant niche.

    As I would see it blogging is much the same as teaching,

    To teach is to learn twice.” – Joseph Joubert

  6. Ramanjit Singh says

    Really, the way you guided me to start a career in blogging has changed my point of view towards blogging.

  7. Michael says

    Hi Harsh. Its a pleasure to find such a detailed blog post on ‘Blogging’. I have been following your blog since past few weeks now and it has been quiet a learning for me. Really appreciate the fact that you share genuine and highly useful information on this blog. I am having a little confusion in understanding Yoast SEO plugin. It would be great if you could do a video on it.

  8. Kapil Kumar says

    I read your blog first time Harsh and can understand how you become popular in India with your blog Shout Me Loud. As you don’t said anything which I already don’t know but you mentioned it in a nice and step by step way. I always have ideas on several article but could not write it because I never note down my topics on my diary or in spread sheet and forget it later in my routine work but will start it now it could be happen just because of your blog. So thank you for such a great article.

  9. nikhil ganotra says

    Hello Harsh,
    Very ultimate guide. Was waiting for this article from such a long time. Thanks Harsh for your awesome information.

    Have a great day :)

  10. says

    Great post as usual Harsh Bro. This post gives good insight on what we can gain from blogging. As a new blogger, we want to read positive things like this to keep us motivated.

    Thanks for the ultimate guide on blogging !!

  11. Ravi Chahar says

    Hi Harsh,
    This post is really helpful for every blogger. For start up newbies need to know how to do all these stuffs. As you have described about blog establishment which is always the first step for a person who is willing to enter in the field of blogging. It is necessary for a beginner to know for what he/she should approach? Domain names having main keyword is really helpful in SEO of that blog. Some bloggers start a blog with their own name which seems really unprofessional. Readers don’t get to know about the blog when they read it’s name. All the reasons you have explained. Thanks for sharing.

  12. Pankaj Mondal says

    Very helpful article for a newbie. You’ve mentioned it’s good to open a blog with a single niche. However, how are sites like mashable performing so well even though it has articles on many niches?

  13. Anchit Shethia says

    A good read Harsh. What I feel is, if you want to blog just to earn money, niche sites do the best. Don’t opt for Tech blogs, they won’t get you any money soon.
    Also, event based niche blogs are one of the best ways to earn by Affiliates and Adsense.
    Multi Niche would be a good idea for LONG TERM earning not short term.

    So my preference for quick money = event based niche sites (Valentine’s, New year etc)

  14. Adithya Shetty says

    How quite a extensive plus enlightening posting. You actually when for factor with the onslaught, deciding upon areas, topic etcetera so that you can audience plus improving upon your website. handy subject material out of every coming tumblr.

  15. gurpreet says

    Hello Harsh!
    Can i know how to prove that you have the copyright of the image.
    Please help waiting for your reply.

  16. Anupam Chamoli says

    Amazing, i can’t imagine about this hard working post. Your information is very informative. Thanks for sharing this information with us. I will apply all these thing to make my website search engine friendly. Please check my website once and give me some useful tips. Hope you visit. waiting for your reply.


  17. says

    Really a complete guide for beginners who want to know that how to start blog for making money with that, and Harsh – I think you should add PDF version to save and read this guide latter if anyone having problem in reading it all in a single sitting.

  18. Ishank says


    The only problem I am facing is that my blog post sheet is flooded with hundreds post ideas which makes it difficult for me to choose and write post regularly . Can you tell me how do you manage blog post ideas ?


  19. says

    You’ve advised good idea for newbie bloggers that starting a blog on blogger platform for learning blogging things for a month or so and migrating it to WordPress is a wonderful idea to do things smoothly. Because people start blogging for whatever reason but later most of them lack hopes and NOT updating the blog for long time.

    This seems people impressed with some others earning and start blogging and doing nothing in real world. So understanding the basic things with self experience is better for go longer in blogging journey.

    Thanks to the wonderful post.

  20. Michael says

    I would say this can be used as a eBook for Blogging; a best guide which can be used for blogging reference. I have learnt many things from Shoutmeloud and this blog is an inspiration for me and many.

    This guide will help many in making money online. Thanks for sharing this wonderful guide for Free Harsh.

  21. aditya says

    Hello Harsh,
    I come in touch with your blog often direct/indirect. Yet, again I found this sticky post and on reading it I realized one of the mistakes I did is that I created a generic blog. My blog doesn’t concentrate on one topic.
    Earlier I had created subdomains like:, however it was not performing well and I realized that I will have to do the SEO (link building) for each of these subdomains. Now I have moved them to WP subdirectory install so the above site URLs have become, and so on.
    When you say that the site should be niche site for google to give it more preference, the subsites I created above with the subdirectory structure are essentially different sites although they share the same domain.
    I have recently noticed that my site is not performing well meaning for the terms for which I used to get atleast thousands of impressions are coming down and my page today has come to second google’s page from the top 3 links.
    Since I have a mix of different topics in one blog with different subsites structure, Can you suggest what should I do to improve the ranking?
    Many thanks!

    • says

      When running multi-niche on a single domain, sub-domain is preferred over sub-directory..
      Though you have different sites in Sub-directory, but Google will treat all of them like a single domain…
      Think from search engine point of view, as your link structure gonna be something like this:

      A good idea is to put it all back on Sub-domain, and treat them as an individual domain.. but, the work going to be the same.. So you can consider redirecting sub-directoty to entirely different domains. (301 redirection)….

      Here is a response from Matt Cutts for the similar query on the similar question:
      “My personal preference on subdomains vs. subdirectories is that I usually prefer the convenience of subdirectories for most of my content. A subdomain can be useful to separate out content that is completely different. Google uses subdomains for distinct products such or, for example. If you’re a newer webmaster or SEO, I’d recommend using subdirectories until you start to feel pretty confident with the architecture of your site. At that point, you’ll be better equipped to make the right decision for your own site.”

  22. Olumide says

    This is a very narrative and complete post. Surely the posts can’t all be digested in a day. It requires serious study to get the facts correctly. Thanks for helping out with this guide.

  23. Dheeraj Jain says

    Hello admin, thanks for a very informative post. We have so many challenges in maintaining a blog. This post proved to be very useful. The key ideas, tips are very interestingly written and helpful for all bloggers. We were unaware of so many points that we found here. Keep updating :)

  24. fazal mayar says

    this is the ultimate guide harsh. Passion gets you far! Blogging isnt even a work for us because we just love to write to educate others and learn them how to blog for the $$.

  25. Nitin says

    I think this is your blog post summarizing a lot of posts and really really very helpful for newbies as well as old members who must have forgotten many things in the way.

  26. Josie says

    Thats a very long and informative post. You where on point from the onslaught, choosing domain names, niche etc to readership and improving your blog. useful content from any upcoming blogger

  27. kapil says

    really a nice post but i want to ask a question after reading this post how bloggers make back links? i saw many blogs even you that have great traffic but i do not see in bound back links of your website so how can we get traffic after making a blog.
    waiting for new tips

  28. Ashi says

    Hi Harsh
    Well everyone who is looking forward to learn SEO and blogging must read this post. It is amazing. Thanks for the share.

  29. pranav says

    Brilliant article Harsh :)

    I would like to know whether we should use maxCDN account with asia zone support(10 dollars/month). is it useful for bloggers in India?, I have a small blog and I am looking to get 1TB account.

    Please let me know.. thanks

  30. says

    Hi I am a new blogger and just got the Thesis theme. previously I was using the Yoast plugin for SEO. Which do you think is better for SEO the Thesis SEO or Yoast plugin? Is there any way I can use the Yoast plugin with the Thesis theme?

    I really need some help here.Thanks!

    • says

      You should use Yoast plugin for SEO purpose. Avoid using inbuilt SEO features of any theme.
      After few months or years, if your love for the theme is lost and you decide to switch, it will be difficult to move the title/meta tags etc.

  31. Judah says

    I can’t believe how much content this blog pumps out. It’s amazing. Thank you for this goldmine of info! I’m an artist trying to start a blog based on posting my drawings. I’ve been posting for 4-5 years about 5 times/week on Facebook, but now I want to convert that into a blog. I set it up as part of my new website. Most guides I find, such as this one, focus on WORDS. Is there a good way to do all of these same things with IMAGES and video? I do one Youtube/week also and post that as part of my Daily Doodle (time-lapse drawing). Can you point me in the right direction?

  32. Tarun Jaitely says

    Amazing guide. A step by step guide for a newbie to make money via blogging. You have used your previous blog posts well to make this post more helpful.

  33. rakesh kumar says

    Dear harsh, it seems to me as you have poured all your knowledge in this single article, but ii think instead of a single article, you should write this in a series so that they can digest it properly. ;)

  34. Arbaz Khan says

    Great post Harsh.
    This is one of the best guides to start blogging and make money doing it.
    You have covered all the aspects of setting up the blog and getting traffic and making money from that traffic.
    Awesome post :)

  35. otechi says

    This is really excellent guide for beginners. I accept that. But I should also say that with several hundreds of blogs and websites being cooked everyday, it is also tougher for beginners to compete with them and fetch good readership sooner unless do an extraordinary hard work.

    But I must appreciate Harsh Agrawal for this excellent guide that really build confidence for beginners.

  36. says

    Thanks Harsh for putting this comprehensive post about blogging for money. Few things were known to me but some new things I also learned like plugin. I am looking forward to apply these techniques to my website.

  37. PrIyAnGsHu says

    This is the ultimate guide one will need to create up a blog and start making money from it as soon as possible. You’ve covered almost each and every step to get a blog up and running, as well as make it popular & drive traffic to be able to fetch up revenue from it. Great work Harsh, thumbs up (y).

  38. Deependra Solanky says

    Very comprehensive article Harsh covering all aspect of successful blogging. I know few things already but there are many things to learn and apply to my website.


  39. Tony Nguyen says

    Hi Harsh,

    It’s very nice of you to write such a detail and concise guide for people like me to know more about blogging. I am a newbie in this field and I am planning to creat a blog in the next few weeks. Thanks a lot for your hints and advices about mistakes that newbie usually make. Reading this definitely saves me a lot of time later.


  40. Sony says

    I am interested in Mobile, Computers, Software, Camera and Social Media. So can i consider these topic as a technology niche.

  41. Tarun Kumar says

    The biggest mistake of my blogging career is ‘ I got quick adsense approval and permanent ban ‘ before I came to know what is blogging. It’s my bad luck. Harsh, can you suggest me any other way to make money with blog with out adsense ?

    • Nehal Shah says

      Believe it or not, ad sense is not really the best way to make money online. There are quite a few ways. Some of the of the best ways to make money online would be through affiliate marketing or providing services. Affilaite marketing can be quite lucrative if you put your hard work into it

  42. venkatesh i khajjidoni says

    harsha sir

    i am planning to start a blog after completing my freelance journalism course.this article is informative and helps a lot to start my own i am studying this whole article with links.i am a post graduate in english literature.sir i have one question left, what is difference between blog and website?

    • Nehal says

      A website is usually static, where you do not update every so often. for e.g. a simple company website. A blog is more of a content management system, where you can add content and manage your content regularly.

      However with the blogging tools available today, like WordPress, you can have a static website or a blog in one.