There are many ways to create an online income. One of the proven ways to do it is by creating a blog. It's free to do with a platform like Blogger or Wordpress so anyone can get started easily. But how do you become successful by creating a blog that ‘wrings’ out money for you? This article will answer this question.
1) Find Your Hot Topic
If you want your blog to be popular, it's vital that you talk about - you guessed it - a popular topic! It's easy to find popular topics. Go to Amazon's Best Sellers list or check out what is selling like crazy on Ebay. These are hot topics that you can create a blog about. It's important that you have an interest in the topic to keep on churning out quality content.
2) Post Compelling Content
Keep your content interesting and even a little controversial at times! Invite your readers to comment on your blog posts. Comments create social proof, which invite more comments! Be sure to update your blog at least once or twice a week.
3) Monetize Your Blog Strategically
Here are some ways to monetize your blog: Clickbank affiliate links, Amazon affiliate links, and Adsense ads. Adsense and Clickbank are the more profitable options. But be sure not to flood your blog with too many ads.
4) Promote Your Blog
Now it's time to do a promotional blitz for your blog. Whenever you make a new post, do ensure that you ping the post at Pingomatic to start getting traffic. Also, it's a good idea to post your blog post to Technorati. Optimize your blog posts for higher search engine rankings by writing keyword-rich posts.
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