Making Money Blogging

What Types of Blogs Earn the Most Money?

What Types of Blogs Earn the Most Money?

A fellow blogger and friend asked how my Quips and Tips blogs are doing financially. This led me to start thinking about what types of blogs earn the most money – and why. And for some reason, this led to me sharing my 2012 earnings from Quips and Tips in this article, as well as […]

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6 Reasons Your Blog Doesn’t Make Money

6 Reasons Your Blog Doesn’t Make Money

The main reason your blog isn’t making money is probably because your traffic isn’t high enough – you don’t have enough readers clicking away on advertisements. But, traffic isn’t everything! You can make big bucks even if you only have a few hundred readers a day, depending on where your ads are and what they […]

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Will My Blog Be Popular and Can I Make Money With It?

Will My Blog Be Popular and Can I Make Money With It?

Written by on December 21, 2012 in Blogging Tips, Blogs and Websites, Making Money Blogging with 38 Comments

A reader recently asked me if there is a market for her blog and if she can make money with it. I’m no fortune teller, but here are a few signs a blog will be popular and a few tips for making money with a blog idea. Before you start a new (or another) blog, […]

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How to Manage an Unpredictable Cash Flow – Tips for Freelancers

How to Manage an Unpredictable Cash Flow – Tips for Freelancers

The worst part of freelancing (or any self-employed home-based business) is managing an unpredictable cash flow. These tips for freelancers are from a financial expert (not me) and an experienced freelance writer (me!). First, here’s a cool quip from a writer: “Writing is turning one’s worst moments into money,” said Irish American author J. P. […]

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How to Improve Your Blog – A Quick Website Review

How to Improve Your Blog – A Quick Website Review

Often, you need someone else to review your website or blog before you can improve it. This quick site review is from Chris of Really Simple Web, and it can help you improve your own blog or website. He gives away a free cut down version of his full site review to a few of his […]

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Tips for Bloggers Who Want to Help and Inspire Readers

Tips for Bloggers Who Want to Help and Inspire Readers

Want to start an inspirational or self-help blog? These tips are for bloggers who want to inspire and help readers, but aren’t quite sure where to start. They’re based on a question from a reader… “I just saw your biography in the August issue of Alive magazine and decided to check out your blog. I’m […]

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Don’t Want Google Adsense on Your Blog? 5 Tips for Affiliate Ads

Don’t Want Google Adsense on Your Blog? 5 Tips for Affiliate Ads

Maybe you don’t want Google Adsense ads on your blog, maybe Google banned you, or maybe you just want to find better products. If you want your blog to pay more than your hosting fees, these tips are for you! “Place your ads in such a way that they don’t turn readers off,” says Susan […]

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Can’t Decide on Your Blog’s Focus? Tips for Baffled Bloggers

Can’t Decide on Your Blog’s Focus? Tips for Baffled Bloggers

Does your blog need a focus? How do you decide on a specific topic or niche? These tips for bloggers will help you narrow down your ideas; they’re inspired by a question from a reader… “I want to start a blog I’ll actually publish to frequently for quite some time,” says Jimmy on Ready to […]

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Should You Get Paid Per Post or Per Click? Tips for Web Writers

Should You Get Paid Per Post or Per Click? Tips for Web Writers

Is it better for online writers to get paid per blog post, or earn money per click? Here are the pros and cons, plus the reasons I stopped writing for Suite101 – an online e-zine that’s been nosediving for over a year… First, a question from a reader: “Could you elaborate on why you are […]

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Want to Blog, But Don’t Know Where to Start? 5 Tips for Newbies

Want to Blog, But Don’t Know Where to Start? 5 Tips for Newbies

Many writers and “normal” folk want to blog, but don’t know where to start. These tips for newbie bloggers range from choosing a web host to troubleshooting blog blips and crashes. Here’s a quip to kick us off: “Great blog content comes from craft, care, and attention. Not talent.” ~  Sonia Simone. If you’re worried that you’re […]

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