Updated on May 11, 2015
4 Main Mistakes Bloggers Make Which Stop Them From Making Money With Their Blogs
We all know that blogging is a powerful tool when it comes to increasing traffic to your website and boosting your online profits. However, it’s common for many bloggers to fail to use their blogs to increase the money they earn on the internet because they commit some four classic mistakes, which I will discus in this post today.
Mistake #1 – Not blogging regularly
Some bloggers don’t blog on a regular basis, so their blogs do not have fresh and unique content. It’s high quality and unique content that drives traffic to a website, because search engines visit them and index the content. After your blog has been indexed by search engines, people looking for information on search engines that relate to your blog’s keywords will be directed to your website, which means you get high volumes of traffic.
Mistake #2 – Lack of useful and captivating information
It is very important for your blog to have useful information which your visitors will also enjoy. By having high quality information on your blog, you will get many visitors and some people will also bookmark your blog so they can visit on a regular basis. This is great because it further increases the traffic to your blog and website, and results in more sales. It is also important for you to make your blog unique and attractive by adding interesting images and any other information that will interest to your blog’s visitors.
Mistake #3 – Lack of Keywords
Having a lack of keywords in your blog categories and blog content is a very typical mistake blogger make. The use of keywords is the most powerful way to increase traffic to your website. You must know and use all the keywords that relate to your niche when posting on your blog. If you have some headings for categories on your blog, make sure that you use your keywords on the headings of these categories as this increases the visibility of your blog on search engines. If you’re looking for a highly useful keyword tool, I recommended using Jaaxy, which is a tool I use to do intensive keyword research. You can find out more about Jaaxy here.
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Mistake #4 – Low earning potential
Some bloggers do not increase the earning potential of their blogs. If you want to earn money with your blog, you must sell your own products and services on the blog, and/or you can identify affiliate programs that fit your niche and sell these affiliate products. All you need to do is to add your affiliate links on your blog. You’ll want to review these affiliate products and include the keywords in your blog content. Another way to monetise your blog is to add some Google Adsense adverts to your website, so when someone clicks on a Google Adsense advert from your blog, you’ll earn some money.
If you really want to increase your online profits from your blogs, you’ll be in a much better position if you avoid these four mistakes presented above.
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