There is no doubt that there a lot of ways to make money online but what are the main ones? This is something that a lot of Internet marketers and bloggers do not seem to put the focus on. A newbie can easily be overloaded with information and to avoid that, it’s better to list them the main ways! Being a newbie, it’s often hard to start an online business and make money with it in a short time. Good mentoring and proper guidance will help any newbie start having some success. However, taking action is the best option as you have to implement what you have learned!
Now, when it comes to online money making ideas for Blogs, we have many ad network which are like plug and play system. For example, Google Adsense is one of the best ad network, which adds into your recurring income. Though, you need to have a high-traffic website to earn handsome income from it. So, in this post, I will share some more ideas, which a blogger can integrate into their Blog and make money from it.
I also recommend you to read: How ShoutMeLoud makes money, this will give you an idea about, how Harsh has creating multiple-level of income source and probably you can implement 1-2 of his technique on your blog. Also, check out latest Monthly income report, which will be a motivational and will be an inspiration for all bloggers, who dream about making money from their Website.
Simple & Effective Online Money making ideas:
As I mentioned, instead of taking typical adsense route, I will be giving you some alternative money making suggestions, which will help you to boost your income to next level. Specially, if you have been blogging for long and relying on Adsense for income, it’s time to move to next level and integrate some of those techniques which is used by Pro-bloggers.
1) Affiliate Marketing
Affiliate marketing is a marketing practice in which a business rewards an affiliate for each visitor or customer brought by the affiliate’s marketing efforts. You can advertise products on your website or blog to either help sell the merchant’s products or to send potential customers to the merchant’s website. If someone buys from your affiliate link, you will receive a commission that can be of any percentage (10 percent to as high as 75 percent) from the product’s original worth or price.
Specially, if you are into Gadget and tech field, you can easily start with Amazon affiliate program. If you are into Blogging niche, you can start with Web hosting affiliate programs, Thesis affiliate program and many more. I suggest you to browse CJ and clickbank marketplace, and browse the affiliate opportunities.
2) Product creation
All around the World Wide Web, people are looking for information that will help them in life or for their own online business! If you have skills, you can write an eBook or create a software but this some good programming skills (HTML, PHP,etc.). I rather find that this is the most profitable way to make money online….why? Because you can sell thousands of copies if you have a huge number of affiliates.
Your product could sell for years and years if it’s of good quality and if you market it well. However, do not expect to get rich overnight as this is a long process. You have to market your product well and promote it properly so you can start selling your products in large quantity! Though the best part about this technique is, you just need to work one time for product creation and promotion, and later on your affiliates and reseller will promote your product for affiliate income. A Blogger can start with creating an eBook and sell it on Amazon, E-junkie and many such online marketplace.
3) Blogging for Profit
Blogging is definitely one of the ways to make money online but it’s also just a hobby for many people. You can blog for fun or for money but I would suggest to blog for money if you can. To earn handsome money from your website, you have to create good content and market your blog well and you will start generating revenues.
As long as you write good content and threat your visitors well, you will start making money. The thing I like blogging is that you can sell advertising spots on your blog or build a list of hungry subscribers with it! Also, try multiple ad networks, for example: Adsense, infolinks, Buysellads, CPM ads, In-text advertising or you can use above two ideas and implement it on your blog.
Now, one thing which you need to know: Having a blog doesn”t guarantee that you will be making money, infact you need to have a proper blog business plan and pick a niche, which will be super profitable in terms of revenue. For example, finance and health are one of the top Adsense paying niche, similarly based on your interest, pick a niche which you have good command with and you can convert it into cash-cow.
4) Email Marketing
Internet marketers are consistently praising the power of email marketing because it’s really a good way to make money. Haven’t you heard of the quote ‘ Money Is In The List ‘ ? You can build a list of hungry subscribers and promote them your business or products that will help them grow their business. What stops you from getting 100,000 subscribers? You can promote your own products to your list or even other people’s products. There is no question that building a list is fundamental in order to make money online.
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5) Domain/Website Flipping
Website Flipping refers to creating or buying a website and then fixing it up and selling it to make some money. There are a lot of factors that will at what price you can sell your domain such the time spent on developing, optimizing, and getting traffic to your website. You can sell a website from 10$ to 1,000000 $, it all depends on the website’s traffic and overall worth.
I suggest you to look into most expensive domain names, and it will give you an idea on how much money you can easily make by just selling exclusive domain names. Here is a list of Websites which you can use to sell websites and out of them, my personal fav. is Flippa.
6) Sell hosting + Domain
One of the easy to implement online money making ideas is to sell domains and hosting under your brand. There are many domain and hosting registrar company and you can be white labeled reseller with them. If you do the promotion of your Hosting service really well, you can make huge income out of it. I suggest you to start with resellerclub, which is one of the top domain reseller service and requires 0 fees to get started. You will be spending 4000 INR ($80) initially, which you can use to purchase domains for yourself or for your clients. You can check out ShoutMyDomain, which uses the same Resellerclub program.