This post reviews blogging for income. For over a year I have been blogging full time. I’m going to talk aobut some of the things I use and ways I get traffic and then earn money from that.
I started blogging in 2005 just enjoying the experience. I never thought I’d make money, and while all those posts are still on my blog — in January 2014 I took a serious step to monetizing my blog and really make things of it. It took a while to get the gears going, but it IS possible to make money off your blog. I do a monthly income report to share how much I make and what I’m working on.
I think one of my biggest keys to success is my blogging income spreadsheet. Over 2 years I’ve perfected it. It’s for sale NOW, along with a FREE 5 day email tutorial on how to run it to make it work for you:
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I made the change to ConvertKit early in my blogging career. Changing to a segnmented newsletter has been BIG, but I found that their customer service was recently lacking and switched to BirdSend.
AND, I just made a page all about affiliate marketing — with my best tips:
All of my blogging for income posts are below. They are below in chronological order (the first ones are the ones where I was just starting out). There are a few other tips in there as well. If you’re interested in seeing the most recent ones first, check out this page.