Blog Business Models 4: Affiliate Marketing

ProBlogger

This guest post is by Anshul Dayal of Nichsense Niche Marketing. This is the fourth post in our series on Blog Business Models. Many entrepreneurs who own successful online businesses have followed similar paths through the world of blogging, internet, and affiliate marketing.

Wordpress SEO: The Only Guide You Need

Viper Chill

You are here: ViperChill » SEO » Wordpress SEO: The Only Guide You Need Wordpress SEO: The Only Guide You Need Written by Glen, this post has 175 Comments As many of you will know, I love Wordpress. I use it on most of my affiliate sites which make me thousands of dollars per month and I also use it on my blogs, such as this one. By default on older versions of Wordpress, post titles would display as “Blog Name >> Post Title&#.

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Best Internet Marketing Posts of 2010

Techipedia: Tamar Weinberg

2010 by far was the biggest year yet in the Internet Marketing realm. Here’s how I do it : I read and review hundreds — thousands — of articles yearly, on all Internet Marketing topics from SEO to social media to general entrepreneurship (new for 2010!), Blogging.

Blog Smarter: 5 WordPress Plugins to Help You Make Money From Your Blog

ProBlogger

Why do we blog? I have a blog like that; it’s simply a sounding board for me to jabber on about a particular hobby of mine which none of my friends take part in. But the main reason for blogging, I think, is to make some money out of it.

10 Ways to Make Money Online on Black Friday and Cyber Monday

Kikolani

For affiliate marketers and product creators, Black Friday and Cyber Monday are golden opportunities. Tips for Affiliate Marketers. Are you an affiliate marketer? Here are some tips to help you increase your affiliate profits this month.

11 Tools For Creating a Money Making Blog

Kikolani

Do you have an existing blog that you would like to monetize, or would you like to start blogging and making money at the same time? Blogging is an excellent way to share your thoughts, experiences, and expertise with a wide audience. Blogging apps blog money making tips

How to Make Money Online Through Blogging and Writing

Kikolani

If you are a blogger trying to make money online and the recommended powerful ways to make money with advertising, affiliate marketing, and creating products is not working out for you, then you need to focus on doing something you’re already probably good at – creating content. Writing is my number one source of income that has been a result of my blogging activities. The following are my tips for getting a paid contributor spot on a great blog.

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Women in Blogging: 125 Fearless Female Bloggers

Kikolani

I took a look at 14 lists that have come out over the last year for the top bloggers, social media marketers, search marketers, and entrepreneurs. Her blog, But You’re a Girl , covers a ton of topics including blogging, business, events, technlogy, Google, WordPress, and more.

44 Blogging Questions and Answers

Kikolani

I would have to say that it was the fastest and hardest I’ve typed within one hour, but it was a great experience where I got to really learn a lot about what blogging questions people have today. Social Media Examiner’s Live Blogging Q&A. Blogging During the Holidays.

The Future of Blogging: I Had to Tell You This

Viper Chill

This is an important blog post, because it makes a prediction. A prediction about the future of blogging; a platform actively used by over 181 million people (Nielsen data for October 2011). What Steve Kamb did to build a six-figure blog in the overly saturated health niche.

How to Generate Blog Post Ideas

Viper Chill

More specifically, I’ve feared that I would run out of blog post ideas. You can find blogs that will give you a few link building tips each week and then I go ahead and write 15 in one post. I was too, and I totally fine with sharing this on the blog. Home What the F ?

Measure Twice, Cut Your Blog Once

The Social Media Hat

Blogging Measure Twice, Cut Your Blog Once. Whether we're talking about carpentry or blogging, time is money. Blog Evolution. Over the years, my blog has evolved, as has yours no doubt. My sense of what's required for each individual blog post.

25+ Phenomenal Resources to Help You Market Your Blog Better

Writtent Blog

If you truly want to become a successful blogger, you need to nail the marketing part, and not just the content. Go through these 25+ resources that teach you how to market your blog better and the next thing you know you’ll be commanding a six-figure monthly audience. They blog.

Evaluating Your Blog’s First Year: 12 Great Questions to Ask

ProBlogger

During this evaluation, we’ll take a look at key metrics for your blog, but we’ll also be thinking about what you’ve learned and accomplished over the past year. When I first started blogging, it was as a hobby … and it took me several years to start making significant money from it. Key Metrics for Your Blog’s First Year. #1: 1: How many blog posts did you publish … and how consistently? Or did you manage to blog fairly regularly all year? #2:

Why a Powerful Brand Image Is Crucial for Successful Blogging (And 6 Ways You Can Build One)

ProBlogger

A Powerful Brand Image Is Crucial for Successful Blogging. Successful blogging is a lot like mentoring. Ideally, your blog readers should look up to you for advice and direction. Not sure how to brand your blog? If you think your blog doesn’t have a story, think harder.

How to Make Money With Blogs & Blogging

Viper Chill

You are here: ViperChill » Income » $0-$5,000 Per Month: How to Make Money with Blogs $0-$5,000 Per Month: How to Make Money with Blogs Written by Glen, this post has 115 Comments Note from Glen : At your request, I’ve added a Print option to the bottom of all posts.

3 Tips to Recreate Your Website and Drive Traffic to Your Corner of Success

Kikolani

a WordPress hosting package); SSL (definitely needed these days, with Google’s requirements); And more…. If you find a video that you want to feature, preferably one of your own, all you need to do is use the Share > Embed feature to place that video within a post on a WordPress site.

37 of My Favourite Blogs, Books and Products

Viper Chill

I’m surprised it has taken me over a year to put together a post like this, since I love reading them on other blogs. Everything here is a genuine recommendation, meaning that I actually read all of the blogs, have read all of the books, and use all of the products. 18 Blogs.

Blog Smarter: Turn Your Blogging Skills into Successful Affiliate Promotions

ProBlogger

Like most bloggers, you probably want to make some money from your blog. Chances are good you’ve tried things like writing product reviews or putting banners or links to affiliate products into your sidebar. But while many bloggers have mastered the “Art of Blogging” (or at least the basic principles) successfully, earning money from your blog doesn’t seem to be that easy. Just the things you want for your blog.

The Secret to Growing Your Blog Twice as Fast With Half the Effort

Viper Chill

Today I want to blow the doors open and share something that all of you can use to grow your blog and become a niche leader with much more ease. However, there really is something you can all be doing to make growing your blog twice as easy and it will enable you to do it in half the time.

PB150: How I Make Money Blogging – My Profit Streams Revealed

ProBlogger

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. Marketing (one person for dPS).

9 Ways to Better Protect Your Blog

ProBlogger

Warren Wooden is the owner and CEO of PLR Internet Marketing. When I think of the amount of time that I’ve invested into my blog and its resources I’m absolutely staggered by the thought of losing any part of it. So I’ve taken certain steps to protect myself, as well as my blog.

Understanding Blogging Arbitrage

ProBlogger

This guest post is by Kevin Muldoon of WordPress Mods. Sadly that meant letting two regular writers of my blog go (for the time being) until I can reassess where income can be improved. I enjoy writing so I don’t mind taking on extra writing responsibilities for my blog, though it did make me analyze my own duties more. affiliate commissions, blogging, flipping websites and domains, etc.), Is some of my time better spent writing for other blogs and websites?

How I Quit My Job for Blogging

ProBlogger

Blogging is no more a mere hobby; it has become a full-time profession for many bloggers, including myself. I don’t exactly remember when, but I transformed the website into a blog mainly to save the tutorials and code snippets as it could serve as a reference on the web for me to access from anywhere. This is how my blog was born. It began to become a routine that I stored all my new learning from the few web-based projects that I used to do on to the blog as a reference.

6 Tools That Help Bloggers Manage and Monitor Their Online Reputation

Kikolani

As Google says: “Your online identity is determined not only by what you post, but also by what others post about you – whether it is a mention in a blog post, a photo tag or a reply to a public status update.” BloggingThis is a guest post by Per Schmitz.

2013 Black Friday & Cyber Monday Deals for Internet Marketers

Kikolani

If you’ve had your eye on a particular course, ebook, service, web host, WordPress plugin, or WordPress theme, now is the time to buy as the savings are HUGE! The following are the best sales for products I highly recommend for Internet marketers and bloggers! Blogging

The Ultimate Guide to Keyword Research

Viper Chill

It is this keyword research that has allowed me to get 981,000 unique organic search visitors to a 3 month old website, grow blogs faster than I ever thought was possible and – more than anything – allowed me to be free from a boss and the 9-5 grind. Market Samurai.

7 Ways I Make Money Online

Kikolani

How can I make money through blogging? Without any further ado, here are some of my top earners since I started blogging in 2008 through today. My top earners include my Dofollow Blog Directory , a simple site about Malshis , and some various HubPages articles I have written over the past year. Affiliate Marketing. Ah, good old affiliate marketing. Here are my top five products (the links are affiliate links). Guest Blogging Contests.

Analysis of Five Top Blogs and What You Can Learn from Them

Techipedia: Tamar Weinberg

I discovered many of them tend to quit, lose hope, or even become less dedicated to their blogs when it seems they are not seeing any result for a period of time. In blogging, however, we all know that there is nothing like overnight success and you will only get what you put into it.

How to Blog Reactively … and Why You Should

ProBlogger

The word “proactive” is tossed around a lot these days, and you could easily be forgiven for thinking that being proactive is pretty much the only way to blog or do anything else. Certainly in your blogging life there are times when being proactive is important; but it’s not always the answer! There is a lot that you have to do to build a successful blog, but the one vital ingredient you cannot miss is writing top-quality blog posts.

196: Blogger Spotlight – Nikki Parkinson from Styling You, Shares How She Built a Business Around Her Blog

ProBlogger

Blogger Nikki Parkinson Shares How She Built a Business Around Her Blog. In today’s episode, I have recorded an interview with one of Australia’s better known bloggers – Nikki Parkinson from the style and fashion blog – Styling You. Nikki started Styling You in July 2008 and today – 9 years later – she’s not only grown her audience, but she’s built a pretty amazing business around her blog. Most bloggers back then were blogging from the heart.

How I Use BuySellAds to Monitor Blog Traffic and Goals

ProBlogger

This guest post is by Kevin Muldoon of WordPress Mods. One of the biggest mistakes new bloggers and webmasters make is to check traffic stats and affiliate reports too often—often enough for it to stop them doing real work on their projects. Originally at: Blog Tips at ProBlogger.

Blog Design For ROI Rule #7: Blend Ads With Content & Encourage Comments

ProBlogger

” The takeaway for bloggers is that advertorials for blogs need to look like blog posts, or at least inhouse content. And what better place on a blog for an advertorial than where people are most likely to read it—after another post? Originally at: Blog Tips at ProBlogger.

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From $0 to $1000 on a Blogspot Blog

ProBlogger

As it turned out, it wasn’t a scam, just misleading advertising … and thus began my blog on penny auctions , which are a class of entertainment auctions. I found the idea exciting enough to blog about. Like so many others, all I previously had was a blog for my random musings but nothing serious. As a writer, the only promotional tool I did know about was article marketing. I started this blog in May 2010, and it’s been growing for one year now.

Writing Around the Web – Social Media SEO, Google Analytics, and Social Proof

Kikolani

Writing Around the Web is a monthly series highlighting guest posts I’ve written on blogging, business, SEO, social media, and other topics! This month’s featured piece just went live today and is part of the 2011 Bad-Ass SEO Blogging Contest. Blogging.

Fetching Friday – Resources Mashup on 11-11-11

Kikolani

This post is part of a weekly series, Fetching Friday, featuring the best posts of the week in blogging, making money online, SEO, and social media on kikolani.com. Blogging / Writing. What’s the Best Font For Your Blog – If you think it’s up to your designer, you’re wrong.

All your best content may now be considered fake news

Socialmedia.biz

As lines are being drawn, it’s time to make sure all your hard-wrought creative work lives on your own blog or website instead of on someone else’s. When I finally port Gerris over to something, it’ll probably either be to Drupal or WordPress.

Don’t Lose your Funds to Amazon – How to Stay Within The Operating Agreement

ProBlogger

Looking at Problogger’s experience and the success of several other bloggers using affiliate sales, this post will take you through the importance of using Amazon Associates (or deciding if it’s right for you); and how to keep your account open and funds within your grasp. How much can you really make from affiliate marketing? Affiliate marketing is earning income by referring products to your readers. Amazon Affiliates Program Not Paying.

198: 6 First Income Streams Recommended for Bloggers

ProBlogger

6 Recommendations to Monetize Your Blog. In today’s episode I want to talk about making money blogging. More specifically, I want to tackle a question from a reader who has been blogging for a while without monetizing but is wondering which income stream she should try first. Is it Really Possible to Make Money From Your Blog? My Tips for Making Money As a Blogger Through Affiliate Marketing. How to Make Money With the Amazon Affiliate Program.

196: Blogger Spotlight – Nikki Parkinson from Styling You, Shares How She Built a Business Around Her Blog

ProBlogger

Blogger Nikki Parkinson Shares How She Built a Business Around Her Blog. In today’s episode, I have recorded an interview with one of Australia’s better known bloggers – Nikki Parkinson from the style and fashion blog – Styling You. Nikki started Styling You in July 2008 and today – 9 years later – she’s not only grown her audience, but she’s built a pretty amazing business around her blog. Most bloggers back then were blogging from the heart.