“How You Can Make Money From Blogging!”
One of my Dream Team members recently shared a video presentation with members that explains what you can do to make money from blogging. Allow me to share some of that valuable information along to you.
In this article, I will touch on a couple of forms of online marketing (information marketing and affiliate marketing) that you can use to make money from blogging.
Now let’s get started.
With the popularity of the internet, we are moving from buying from ”brick and mortar” businesses to “click and order” businesses.
For example, when we set up a traditional brick and mortar business, we want a prime location with high traffic so we can connect with lots of people.
We also want to be sure our store captures their attention so they come inside. Then once they come inside, we want our sales people to reach out and communicate with them and find out how our services and products can meet their needs. Then finally, we want to close those people by having their sale go through our register.
This scenario is similar to what happens in internet marketing. With “click and order” businesses, it is necessary to do the same things — connect, capture, communicate and close. However, we do this with tools, instead of staff, as we make money from blogging.
We begin with an enticing offer of something our target market wants. This is usually some sort of information product, like a free DVD or e-book, that we give them in exchange for their name and email. The tool we use to do this is called an opt-in form. Once they complete this form, we have permission to communicate with them.
The actual communication is done using a tool called an auto-responder. This sends out emails to people who have opted-in on your form and allows us to drip on them with periodic emails where we offer them valuable information, not just sales pitches. This builds a relationship with them. Our goal is to let them know who we are so they can start liking us, and eventually trust us enough to buy from us.
Our auto-responder allows us to lead our prospects to various products or services in our online store that we can sell them. This is called our sales funnel. The ultimate goal for many of us involved in multi-level marketing is for these prospects to buy into our business opportunity.
By offering more than one product or service, we increase the chances that these potential customers will actually buy something.
How Can You Make Money From Blogging?
To make money from blogging, you will want to do something called monetization. To monetize your blog, you will need to find products and services to offer to your visitors.
You can offer these additional services or products as affiliate offers from companies that you select. You choose the products to represent, and you sign up to be an affiliate with various companies, usually for free. The companies then give you an affiliate number, a link and choices of various banners to put on your blog. You get paid a percentage of each sale that can be tracked back to you from your affiliate number. The companies handle everything from the sales page to collecting payments. You make money from blogging when they pay you a percentage of the sale.
Your goal with blogging is writing articles or posting videos about services or products that people want and are looking to purchase.
Amazon.com is a good resource for researching what subjects people are searching for and which books or products they are buying. This will give you ideas for posting to your blog. Also, Amazon.com offers an affiliate program in some states. You can check it out by clicking the “associates” link at the bottom of their home page.
For me, I don’t like to recommend services or products that I haven’t tried or someone I know hasn’t tried. So, that way I can share actual experiences with potential customers.
You may want to join an affiliate listing service like Clickbank.com (which is similar to a mall or marketplace full of affiliate offers) to be able to offer products or services in various categories. The ones you choose to affiliate typically come with copy (text/words) that you can use in your auto-responder.
3 Main Ways To Make Money From Blogging
Your blog is at the entrance of your sales funnel (or at the wide part at the very top). When you write or post new, valuable information to your blog, you will include your affiliate link, and when people visit your blog, they will be able to click on your banners in the side bar. They will then be taken to the affiliate site or sales page which presents the company’s product.
Up to this point, we covered a couple of ways to make money from blogging. The first is from the links that you put into your articles or posts. The second is with the banners you put on your blog.
Another way you can make money from blogging is through branding.
Blogging helps your brand because people begin knowing who you are, what you do, and what you offer.
If done right, they will return for more products or services from your blog. So, branding is extremely valuable to your blogging success.
Are you ready to get started? Do you want to make money from blogging?
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