If you are like most bloggers your not making one thin dime.
But that’s OK because your passionate about what your doing and most of the time your not that interested in making money.
Bloggers and Blogee’s,
Are you blogging to the bank?
If you have been trying to blog and have found that you just cant seem to get up to speed then read on.
If you have been around for even a short time in the blogging world you know, for every one article on blogging there are ten that claim you can become a millionaire over night from blogging, yet few people ever even make one thin dime blogging.
There is no such thing as a free lunch and yes virginia there is a santa clause.
Blogging is all about original content and research, those two things make a huge difference in how your blog works for you instead of against you, knowing how to do the research and what to blog about is crucial to your success as a blogger and in fact keeping up to date with your content is crucial to your success.
So if adsense is no longer the best way to monetize my blog then what is the real answer?
What really Works?
When is a secret not a secret?
There are a few secrets that once you realize how it works you will be surprised at what you can accomplish in blogging, these secrets are really not as secret as you might imagine but they can be difficult to understand unless you have a background in website creation and website production, marketing in this brave new world can be a challenge and even with all the tricks and tips you can find often it is just not enough.
The secret that is no secret…
what is that and how does it work?
Well the secret is effort, but it is not the only thing you need, you also need to put some effort and a little elbow grease into your blog and you will find success, wait don’t go anywhere there is a lot more, however it is important to realize that if you are thinking that you can do nothing and still make money then chances are you will not succeed in the blogging world.
Well the answer to that question is many fold, there are several things you can do but diversification is the key to winning in this competitive blogging world. Take for instance the link that most of you just clicked, just above this line, if you did not click on it then you are missing out on something that is very important.
While this may sound difficult it really is not, in fact in a recent commercial featuring a well known product, at the end of the commercial they featured an integrated product lets say for the sake of conversation that a company is selling grills and at the last 15 seconds of the commercial they have a small commercial for barbeque sauce, that is integrated marketing at its best, if you can find those two components of your blogging system that helps you identify what products go together then you can really do a lot better.
Are you going to get rich now?
Probably not, but you will certainly see more success if you apply these marketing techniques to your blogging and there are still more things that you can do to create more success and interest in your blogging stories.
Doing the research, keywords and keyword research is often one of the most boring things to do in fact it is often so boring that most bloggers do not bother doing it, which is a huge mistake, keyword research is one of those secrets that is no secret and it is something that you have to learn how to do in order to be more successful online.
First take a few moments to get familiar with using a couple of good tools online for finding good keywords.
The second one is Word Tracker which is a little more difficult to learn how to use in the right way but it can help you better define the keywords you are looking for when you do keyword research.
Do some searches and find out what people are searching for online.