Blogging has become one of the best sources of passive income. You can find thousands of blogs on different niches today. Blog is truncated form of weblog. It is like keeping a journal or diary on internet. The only difference is that you can make a blog public and anyone can see it. If people are interested in what you are writing, you can build an audience with your blog. This audience can be used to generate income.
How blogging makes money
A blogger can make money in a number of ways. Some of the most common methods are:
- Posting ads on blog
- Affiliate marketing
- Selling merchandise
- Guest posting
Which method is better fit for you?
If you are getting good traffic every month, you can post ads and make some good passive income with it. if your blog is niche-related, you can use affiliate marketing to generate good revenue. Every method is great and totally depends on what type of blog you own.
Why focus on SEO more than other marketing methods
You are not going to start earning from a blog in first 2-3 months. You will have to work hard to generate traffic. Also you cannot keep spending money on the paid ads right in the beginning. SEO (search engine optimization) is a far better method than any other in the beginning. The reason is it is free. Another good reason is that once you get yourself ranked higher, you will keep getting good organic traffic.
Blog design is important
Your blog design plays a very important role. A good design attracts people while a bad design repels. It is best to hire an expert to design your website. Only hire someone who has been providing website creation services[jasa pembuatan website, which is the term in Indonesian] for at least 3-4 years.