Show Me The Money – Top 5 Google AdSense Alternatives
OCTOBER 22, 2012
On top of that, earning money through a blog is no longer a shoe-in – it’s an ongoing challenge, and for a lot of bloggers Google’s AdSense is the only life-support system they have for their writing projects. There’s something you should know: AdSense isn’t the only option for earning advertising revenue out there. This is a guest post by Jacob E.
AdSense Release Toolbar for Chrome Users: Ideal for Stats Junkies
JANUARY 19, 2012
If you’re an AdSense publisher you’re probably used to the AdSense stats shuffle. You know it – constant logging into your AdSense reports to check how earnings are going. Today AdSense released a little toolbar for Chrome users that makes checking your latest figures a breeze. Here’s how it looks: I actually don’t check into my AdSense stats as much as I used to – but this little tool will make doing so all the easier. Originally at: Blog Tips at ProBlogger. Adsense
How I Diversified My Blogging Income Beyond Having All My Eggs in the AdSense Basket
DECEMBER 5, 2013
Last week I wrote about the experience of almost losing my online business as a result of having too many eggs in one basket and then followed up with a post on what I did to diversify the traffic sources coming into my blog to become less reliant upon Google. How I Diversified My Blogging Income. It did really well and that single ad unit made about 25% of what AdSense did every day.
Google Publisher Toolbar—a Must-have for AdSense Publishers
APRIL 24, 2012
Google AdSense has been in the news a lot over the last month, for all the wrong reasons. Many top AdSense publishers such as Zac Johnson and Spencer Haws have had their accounts banned and their last month of earnings withheld. Despite its critics, Google AdSense remains a reliable source of income for many bloggers and website owners across the world. The Publisher Toolbar.
Blog Smarter: A Step-by-step Strategy to Boost Your AdSense Earnings
FEBRUARY 20, 2012
Let’s start with a question: What’s the single most important factor when it comes to making money with Google AdSense? Despite the huge different in traffic levels, if both sites started using Google AdSense the niche, one would earn a lot more (I wouldn’t be surprised if it would be five or even ten times more). they are looking whatever they searched on Google) and when they end up on your site they are very likely to click on your AdSense units should they see something that is related to what they’re looking for. It’s organic traffic (i.e.
8 Basic Yet Necessary Tools or Plugins for your Site
MARCH 29, 2011
YouTube Widget 4.0 : bastawhiz made it easy for anyone to include all of their favorite videos right on their blog or site without having to jump through hoops. FaceBook Like Button : We all know how important social media is for increased visibility, so adding that ‘like’ button to your blog post or webpage is critical. Tools in Action. Eight Crowd Pleasing Tools/Plugins. Digg this!
Google: The search party is not over
AUGUST 20, 2010
The fact that 90% of their revenue is still based on the AdWords and AdSense business model and the web is becoming increasingly social, which Google has not been a player in. For example, a person searching Australia will be given news, blog articles, Twitter updates, and information on hotels, shopping, and restaurants on a single page in the new era of search. Absolutely.
Why Blogging can be a Ridiculous Waste of Time
AUGUST 25, 2015
I often get asked, “Do you make money from blogging?” No one pays me for creating blog posts for my own sites. But, if I DIDN’T blog, no one would know who the heck I was. Blogging is a way to get in front of the right people who are eager to read what you share. Is Blogging A Complete Waste of Time? Blogging Benefits. Blogging Pitfalls.
8 Reasons You’re Losing Money On Your Blog
JANUARY 11, 2017
You spend hours and hours of time each week on your blog, but at the end of the month, there’s nothing to show for it in your bank account. In fact, after you add up all of the expenses associated with maintaining your blog, you’ve actually lost some money. While you need to be interested in the blog niche you choose, personal affinities play a minor role in blog profitability.
How To Make More Money Blogging
The Social Media Hat
AUGUST 19, 2016
Blogging How To Make More Money Blogging. That's what makes it possible for you to continue blogging and following whatever it is you're passionate about. But as important as money is to continuing blogging, it's also one of the most challenging aspects of serious blogging. There are essentially two ways to monetize your blog: Active and Passive. Money.
20+ Commonly Asked Questions About Blogging & Online Marketing
SEPTEMBER 25, 2012
As each year passes, blog marketing techniques evolve. If you’re a business, you may have the luxury of hiring an awesome Internet Marketing Company to keep up with the trends, but as individuals managing a blog for as a hobby or for profit, it’s up to you to not only maintain that blog but keep up with ways to increase traffic. Blog Platform. Enjoy! Content.
Analysis: Revealing the Highest Earning Blogs that Sell Advertising
JUNE 27, 2013
It has been a long time since I published a data-centric blog post, even though they’re often my favourite to write and tend to get the best response. Today I’m going to share with you some of the biggest earning blogs (and a few non-blogs) on the web that don’t rely on affiliate links or selling products. Blogging Impressions: 865,000. Ad Units: 1 (8).
Top 4 Blogging Mistakes that Make you Look Like a (Novice) in the Eyes of Your Audience
OCTOBER 27, 2016
You’ve worked so hard to build a thriving blog audience, You did everything you’re asked to do so your blog traffic will take off and perhaps, land you some paying clients yet, nothing happened. Your friends and family are telling you that blogging is not for you, and thus, you should quit blogging and look for something else to do. You have your blog. Period.
5 Reasons Why It is Hard to Make Money Blogging
JANUARY 11, 2012
There are literally tens of millions of blogs online and yet only the tiniest fraction of them really make their owners any significant income. In this article then we’re going to “devils advocate” and look at five reasons why it can be harder to make money blogging than with some other Internet business models. 1. Not so for a blog though. Blogging
My Blogging Income Breakdown for the First Half of 2016
JULY 11, 2016
It’s been a few years since I did an income report here on ProBlogger for my business, and so while I was pulling together some reports for the end of our financial year I thought it might be good to give a little insight into where the income on my blogs comes from. Further Reading : Why You Should Create a Product to Sell On Your Blog (and Tips on How to Do It). AdSense.
Make Money Blogging for Real: 3 Must-Know Factors
APRIL 19, 2015
Most people have heard of the success of Perez Hilton’s blog and that he makes somewhere between $200,000 to $400,000 each month blogging about the latest celebrity gossip. Success stories like Hilton’s might make the prospect of earning a fortune blogging seem real, but the truth is that it is hard work and not very many crack that six figure per month mark. It is simple math.
The Full Blog Monetization Menu – 60+ Ways to Make Money With Your Blog
APRIL 23, 2015
You think about it all the time – how great it would be to make money from your blog. Making money from your blog is not something that happens by accident. Once you understand all of the possible ways to monetize your blog, it’s much easier to devise the right plan. Succeeding at Monetizing Your Blog. Use it as a guideline for your blog monetization plans.
New Year Reboot: Advanced Techniques for Making Money on Your Blog
JANUARY 3, 2017
If you’re thinking of starting a blog, levelling up on your blog, or are looking to take your blog in a new direction, we are deep-diving into our content archives this week for the best posts to help you do just that. Making money on your blog is the goal for many ProBlogger readers, and as we’ve learned over the years, there isn’t only one way of doing it.
7 Tips to Help You on Your Way to Blogging Full Time
APRIL 14, 2016
Recently a listener asked me about my journey into full time blogging, and I wanted to expand on my answers in a podcast episode, as it’s a question that gets raised a lot. Charlotte asked: “When did you make the transition from blogging being just a hobby to blogging as a profitable business? Treating my blog like a business and being proactive about making money.
How To Start a Blog in 7 Days
JULY 6, 2011
just don’t have the commitment to build a better blog in 31 days. In fact, I don’t think anyone needs 31 Days to Build a Better Blog. You have the talent, you have the passion, and, evidently, you have the desire to improve your blog. Let’s build a blog people want to read. Your blog is better already as you read this sentence! Why do you blog?
PB133: The Secrets of Making Money Blogging
JULY 18, 2016
The Seven Secrets of Making Money Blogging. This video is called The Secrets of Making Money Blogging, and I share seven different secrets on how to make money blogging. In Today’s Episode The Seven Secrets of Making Money Blogging. At one point in it, I talk about having four blogs. assume it was because of the title. Easier to stick with. Diversify topics.
PB169: Single Author Blog to Multi Author Blog – How to Make the Transition
NOVEMBER 28, 2016
Transitioning From Single Author Blog to Multi Author Blog. In today’s lesson, I want to talk about hiring writers for your blog. In order to do so, I want to share a case study of how I took my own photography blog from a single author blog, publishing 3 posts a week, to a blog that now has around 50 writers, and I don’t write anything. Full Transcript.
The Future of Blogging: I Had to Tell You This
APRIL 25, 2012
This is an important blog post, because it makes a prediction. prediction about the future of blogging; a platform actively used by over 181 million people (Nielsen data for October 2011). Why the successful ‘make money online’ blogs of the past have now faded into obscurity. What Steve Kamb did to build a six-figure blog in the overly saturated health niche.
Women in Blogging: 125 Fearless Female Bloggers
NOVEMBER 29, 2010
have included many well known female influences as well as some that are just starting out but have a very promising future in the blogging world that I have come across online, found in other lists, connected with in forums like the Third Tribe and the BlogcastFM Green Room , or met at events such as Blog World Expo and Social Media AZ. Her blog, PR 2.0 Little List Analysis.
PB154: How to Grow Your Blogging Income
SEPTEMBER 26, 2016
Grow Your Blogging Income. Further Resources on How to Grow Your Blogging Income. How I Diversified My Blogging Income and Became a Full Time Blogger. How to Make Money Blogging. Let’s start off by talking about three ways that you can grow your blogging income. That was a really important moment for me where I added Chitika on top of my AdSense earnings.
Double Your Blog Profits in 2013?!
JANUARY 16, 2013
He told me he wanted to double his blog’s income. We came up with quite a few ideas, but the main recurring themes seemed to be around three things: Increase traffic to his blog. Now, these areas will vary from blog to blog. write and pitch two guest posts per month to other blogs in his niche. Originally at: Blog Tips at ProBlogger. Increase traffic.
PB149: Series of Blog Posts vs Long Blog Posts – Which is Better?
AUGUST 29, 2016
found your 7 day intensive blogging series very helpful, and it led me to write a post I might never have gotten around to otherwise. Can sidetrack your whole blog for a bit. Days to Get Your Blogging Groove Back. 31 Days to Build a Better Blog. Also, those who are coming to your blog in a couple of months time and are finding your old content. Full Transcript.
5 Advanced Techniques I Use To Make Money On My Blog
MARCH 10, 2015
Similar to the background story of many bloggers, my blog was born into this world because a friend asked me to write one. In 2012 I commenced a worldwide open-ended nomadic adventure with my husband and two children, and blogging seemed like a great idea. blog was the perfect vehicle to share our stories to everyone I cared about back at home without the need for endless repetition.
PB150: How I Make Money Blogging – My Profit Streams Revealed
SEPTEMBER 5, 2016
Profit Streams Revealed: How I Make Money Blogging. Today, I’m going to go through exactly how I make money blogging. I’m going to talk you through the income streams that I use to monetize my blogs and build an income for my family. Today’s podcast is based off of this article on ProBlogger, “ My Blogging Income Breakdown for the First Half of 2016 ”. Sponsorships .
The 12 Best Competitive Intelligence and Benchmarking Tools
MAY 3, 2016
” — Kissmetrics Blog. Showcase reviews: Kissmetrics Blog, StoreYa Blog. 2) Compete.com. Showcase reviews: RazorSocial (Social Media Tools), Kissmetrics Blog, PR Daily, Comms Axis. 3) BuzzSumo. Offers insight into content performance for you and your competitors across all key channels – including social media, blogs, email, earned media, ads and SEO.
PB123: How Much Traffic Should a Blog Have Before Monetizing
JUNE 13, 2016
When is a Good Time to Monetize Your Blog. The question is how early should I monetize my blog? know a lot of you are starting or relaunching blogs or starting second blogs. want to outline a couple of different approaches that I see bloggers taking, and then give you some suggestions on how I would start to monetize my blog if I was starting again today.
Demand Better Content
FEBRUARY 1, 2011
This content is then syndicated across the Internet and the articles are coupled with Google 's AdSense advertising program (which generates contextually relevant ads that are only paid for by the advertiser if someone clicks on it). Regardless of how Rosenblatt feels, in a blog post on Google's official blog titled, Google Search And Search Engine Spam , written by Matt Cutts (principal engineer and head of the "webspam" team at Google), he says: "As 'pure webspam' has decreased over time, attention has shifted instead to 'content farms'. Demand Media Inc.
A Powerful Exercise inside Google Analytics to Set You Up for a Successful Year of Blogging
JANUARY 18, 2015
Today I wanted to share with you an exercise that I do on my blogs at the end of every year that helps me to grow my blogs in the year that follows. find that it both inspires me to get moving on the new year of blogging but also gives me some starting points for direction for the new year. Here’s how I use them during the year to keep my blog growing month to month.
12 Blogging Income Streams [And the Story of My 10 Year 'Overnight' Success]
MAY 8, 2013
Today I was speaking with a blogger (I’ll call her Alice for the sake of this post) who was feeling a little overwhelmed with the idea of monetizing her blog. She expressed that as she looked at other blogs in her niche, everyone seemed to be doing such amazing things. The thought of even beginning to monetize her blog in these ways was completely paralysing Alice!
Q & A: How to Solve Every Blogging Problem You’ll Ever Have
AUGUST 28, 2012
When I introduced Ramsay as a new member of the ViperChill team, one of the things we asked you all to do was share some of the challenges you face when it comes to blogging. remember you mentioned before about a strategy where you can do an email publication instead of a blog. My biggest blogging challenge has been finding my voice. Blogging needs to be the same.
Spend 10 Minutes Doing This Every Day and You Could Transform Your Blogging
FEBRUARY 19, 2014
Today I want to suggest an exercise that has the potential to improve your blogging profoundly if you build it into your daily routine. Look at another blog. choose a blog and then spend 5-10 minutes reviewing it. but rather to review it with the view of learning about blogging. Let me dive a little deeper into how I do it: Choosing a Blog to Review. Image by zev.
Repeat Visitors vs New Visitors – Which is Worth More to Your AdSense Earnings?
AUGUST 15, 2010
A few days back I shared a little analysis of my AdSense earnings as it related to sources of traffic and looked at how – for me – traffic from newsletters was actually the most valuable traffic that I get on my photography site. Post from: Blog Tips at ProBlogger. Repeat Visitors vs New Visitors – Which is Worth More to Your AdSense Earnings? Share This.
Heavyweight Help: The Ultimate Guide to Selling Your Blog
FEBRUARY 18, 2013
Did you know there’s a massive marketplace out there filled with people who want to buy your blog? Yep, your blog! In fact, some clever people make a pretty decent living just from building up blogs and then flipping them for $10k, $50k or even $100k+. how to calculate your blog’s value and why that measure is controversial. Sell your blog on Flippa.com.
The Day I Almost Lost My Blogging Business By Having Too Many Eggs in the One Basket
NOVEMBER 26, 2013
Most of my traffic disappeared, almost overnight. I had been averaging 12,000 visitors per day to my main blog (a camera review blog that no longer exists) – around 80% of which came from great Google Search Engine rankings. That level of traffic was enough to make a living from using the Google AdSense program (which accounted for 95% of my income). Then it happened.
How LinkedIn Groups can Explode your Blog Traffic
APRIL 18, 2013
Whatever topic you blog about, whether it’s your business or your life, getting your name out there and expanding your blog community can be a challenge. But let’s face it, if you are new to blogging or a small business blogger with little or no social media strategy, achieving 10,000 organic followers on these sites is often a pipedream. Step 1: Create a blog. Ca-ching!