Monetizing Your Blog

  • Wordless Wednesday Blog Hop: Tips for Better Affiliate Marketing

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    What is Affiliate Marketing? Affiliate marketing is the process of earning a commission by promoting other people’s products on your blog. When a reader clicks on an affiliate link and makes a purchase, you earn a commission. This edition of the BlogPaws Wordless Wednesday blog hop… read more

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  • Does Your Blog Need A Makeover?

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    Do you cringe when you look at your blog’s homepage? Do you avoid sharing your website URL with potential clients or at networking events? Is your website blog yawn-inducing? If you answered “yes” to any of these questions, and if you’ve clicked over to your site… read more

  • How To Make Your Blog Content Evergreen

    benefits of evergreen content

    Have you ever wondered what the benefit of “evergreen” blog content is? Do you look back at your blog posts and wonder if they are evergreen or how you can shift them to be evergreen? Picture the evergreen tree, for which evergreen content is believed to… read more

  • Wordless Wednesday Blop Hop: Bloggers Working With Brands

    Are you a blogger who is working with brands or wants to? This week’s edition of the Wordless Wednesday blog hop is dedicated to specific, actionable tips to help you get the most out of a brand relationship. If you blog, more than likely you want… read more

  • How to Make a Blogger Media Kit

    How to make a blogger media kit

    A media kit is your blog’s calling card: a business card or synopsis of your blog in a snapshot. The word “media” may intimidate some bloggers who believe that without media coverage in the kit, they cannot possibly work with brands. This is completely false. A… read more

  • Affiliate Marketing FAQs for Bloggers

    How are you doing with the Affiliate Marketing challenge? The challenge is wrapping up this week, but there’s still time to learn and apply the challenge to your blog. I pulled some of the frequently asked questions as they pertain to affiliate marketing and put them… read more

  • 3 Ways to Monetize Your Blog

    3 Ways to Monetize Your Blog (1)

    The biggest question posed in blogging communities, including ours, is: “How can I make money at this?” Whether you started your pet blog to become a full-fledged business, as an extension of an existing business, or as a side project or hobby, there comes a day when… read more

  • 7 Negotiation Skills Experts Use Every Day

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    Imagine this: you at your computer. Checking email. There it is. An email from a brand asking you to do… something. Either it’s a blog post or a blog post with product review or a social campaign to increase brand awareness. Yep, it’s there. In your inbox.… read more

  • #BoostYourBlog10K with Affiliate Marketing

    Boost Your Blog 10K with Affiliate Marketing

    How would you like to make more money with your blog? This is not an April Fool’s Day joke! We are continuing the #BoostYourBlog10K challenge in April with a focus on affiliate marketing. What Can You Expect? Each week in April we’ll be focusing on a… read more

  • How Much Is A Blog Post Worth?

    How Much is a Blog Post Worth

    It’s impolite to answer a question with another question, but in this case, I have to do it. How much do you think it’s worth? During the 12 years I’ve been doing this–blogging for business–I’ve been asked the “how much” question enough times to have developed… read more