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How to Monetize Your Blog

How to Monetize Your Blog

The question on the lips of most bloggers is ” how can I monetize my blog “,
Let me start this way, making money on a blog really should not be the issue.
The issue is having people on the blog
Even when you learn how to monetize your blog, the money won’t make much of a meaning if people aren’t visiting it.
First, What is a blog ?

My simple definition is a webpage with updated information.

So a blogger is therefore one that writes content for a blog.
Blogging is the easiest way to keep people informed, educated about relevant issues that will be of interest to them
My focus today really is how to monetize your blog
Suppose you already have a blog, or probably a website and it has a page for updated content (blog)
Then learning how to monetize it is very important because, you will be spending a lot of money keeping the blog going (domain names and hosting) every year, or month depending on the hosting plan
. Except you are using a freeblog, Before I explain how to Monetize your blog
Kindly understand, there are lots of limitations to freeblogs for monetization
And I will talk about it, later in the teaching.

First way to Monetize is through
* CPC or PPc ads
Cost per click (also called pay per click) ads are usually banners that you place in your content or sidebar. Each time a reader clicks on the ad, you are paid for that click.
There are different CPC or ppc networks or platforms
The most popular of it is google (google ads). Google recieves thousands of requests per day from publishers to place ads on their sites but, they only approve just a few, they turn down thousands of requests daily.

Why does google turn down a lot of requests ?
Google has a policy they follow, you need to understand it to be accepted
Let me drop some of the major requirements.

For those who want to use google to monetize their blog

  • You need to be at least 18 years old Your site must be high-quality, original, and attract an audience Google doesn’t monetize a free blog
    To get on google AdSense

*You must secure a domain , it means you must have your own website or blog.
They won’t run ads on your blog, if its a free blog
Note it !
Even if you are using blogger, their own platform *CPM Ads: CPM Ads, or “cost per 1,000 impressions,” are ads that pay you a fixed amount of money based on how many people view your ad. They pay you per a 1000 views. There are many other alternatives to google ads.
Adplus
Infolinks
Media net (these ones don’t accept Nigerians)
Mgid
Propeller ads
Revenue hits
Bidvister
Steepto
And many more
One major advantage to google ads above the rest .
Better pay
Consistent and better

  • Native ads

Let me mention some other ways to make money from your blog

  • Sponsored content
    Let’s say you run a music blog or even a news blog. You can make money through sponsored content, you can help young musicians promote their songs, videos and programs and charge them a token.
    You can generate ads through your website, and sell the ad spaces, Private ads, this simply means the way google actually generates code and place on people’s websites.
    You can generate your own code for your website, and charge people per click and impression. There is money to be made in blogging. If you only have people on it
    The principle is simple
    People=money

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