When you read big stories about bloggers making huge sums of money every month, simply know that you can also reach there. While every person is interested in making money, success is dependent on the input and commitment. In blogging, you will only make more if you look at it from an entrepreneurial viewpoint. If you have reached that stage and want to monetize the blog or improve the revenue generated, this is a complete guideline on what to do.
•Utilize CPC appropriately: CPC ads (commonly called pay per click) are regular banners that you include in the sidebar or content. Every time a user clicks the ad, you will get payment for it. Make sure to understand the target audience and add banners that are of interest to them. The commonest of CPC is Google AdSense that does not require you getting into contact with advertisers.
•Sell ads directly: If your blog is awesome and has a lot of traffic, using CPC is not the only option. At that point, you have become an expert/influencer in your niche or industry. Therefore, advertisers will come to you directly requesting to place ads on your posts. Think about your blog (example in finance niche) having about 1 million followers. If an advertiser puts an ad, it will be shown to all the million followers which is phenomenon. Price the ads based on time of display, size, and content among others.
•Sell digital products: A blog is like a funnel with endless potential to give you lots of returns if you explore all the channels. If you do not enjoy selling other people’s adverts, why not sell digital products on the blog. Some of the main products you can sell include eBooks, webinars, music, photography, themes, plugins, and apps. Always remember that for any digital product to sell, you must listen to the followers.
•Start Affiliate Marketing: Affiliate marketing helps to earn commission for bloggers through products promotion. You can do this by working with other companies that want to grow their market base or sales. For example, a personal blogger may use his/her blog to compare a specific product in a niche of interest and recommend it. When a buyer purchases such a product, the blogger is paid an agreed percentage of the revenue. The main players in affiliate marketing include merchants, networks, publishers, and customers.
•Offering consultancy services: As a leader in your respective industry, many followers look up to you for advice and guidance. For example, many people trust Hamptons Dental because of their top quality services, experienced dentists, and affordability. If you are an expert and blogger in the dental niche, offering consulting services could earn you a lot more. You can set up the consulting services on a phone or even prepare pay-per-minute consulting for higher returns.