Many bloggers want to find ways to generate an income from their blogs. Following are five tips to monetize your blog and start bringing in some money from your blogging efforts.
1. AdvertisingIncluding advertisements on your blog is the most obvious way to derive an income from your blogging efforts. Ads can come in the form of text links or banner ads, and advertising options are available that you can easily tap into through pay-per-click, pay-per-post and affiliate programs online. Google AdSense, Amazon Associates, eBay Affiliates and Pay-Per-Post are just a few of the most common advertising programs available to bloggers.
3. Reviews2. MerchandiseAnother simple way to monetize your blog is by selling merchandise through a service such asCafePress who will work with you to create custom items for you to sell through your blog.
Bloggers can make money by reviewing products, events, businesses and more through blog posts.