Updated on May 11, 2015
How To Write Profitable Content For Your Blog
In the world of blogging, questions such as ‘how do I write profitable content?’ are asked very often. People start blogs for a number of reason, which include, offering knowledge (How-To’s/Tutorials), passion, and making money. The truth still remains that money is generally the most popular reason of all.
Here are some ways in which you can make your blog generate an income.
1. Blog About Something You Love
Many people will start a blog because of the desire to make money. In fact, some will put anything on their blog in anticipation of attracting large traffic. Sadly, the results are never impressive. The secret to running a winning blog is writing about something that interests you. It may be cooking, knitting, handyman tips etc. Focusing on your passion or talent make you connect better with the target market. I really enjoy learning, and sharing what I learn with others. In this case, sharing tips on how you can build a profitable business online to become financially independent/free.
2. Be An Authority
It is true that improved technology and availability of many blogging resources has made it much easier to run a blog. Nonetheless, the strategy has also changed. The focus is no longer on putting just any old content out there, it’s about writing something that adds value to the reader. In fact, search engines have even been tweaked to identify content that is helpful to human readers. Being an authority is your best shot in attracting a large following.
3. Identify A Niche Market
The first step that is taken by people looking to make money through blogging is undertaking research on keywords. They will use tools such as Jaaxy, to know which keywords to target. This is an important step. However, your first step should be to identify a specific niche. This allows you to focus on the subject that you are most skilled in. You will find it much easier to answer queries as well as giving correct information. NicheHacks.com is a great blog full of niche ideas to get you started.
4. Find Reliable Affiliation
A large portion of bloggers make their income from affiliation. The affiliates are attracted by the large traffic originating from the blog. A blog owner should not rush into affiliation. First ascertain whether it will bring positive impact to your blog besides the money, Affiliating with a firm that has a negative public image may lower the integrity of your blog/website.
It is always a good feeling knowing you are adding value to somebody’s life. Maybe it is through your helpful tips, providing unique knowledge or simply adding laughter into their life. However, nothing beats the joy of doing the above, and still making money.
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To Your Success,