I know I refer to myself as totally clueless and wandering around in the dark a lot. And that’s exactly what I was (when it came to blogging) as recently as a few months ago. But I guess at some point I need to allow myself to believe that I’m starting to get a decent grasp on some things “blogging”. I still have sooo much to learn, but there’s also a lot that I have already learned.
Is the only way to make money blogging by “blogging about blogging”?
Let’s lay this rumor to rest; settle this debate, once and for all. And let’s do it so thoroughly that you never have to ask this question again.
I’ve tried to address this before – because honestly, this rumor bugs me.
It bugs me, not just because I DO blog about blogging, but because – if it’s true – it calls into question the character of every single person who claims that blogging is a legit way to earn an income.
Let’s be honest – earning an income with your blog can feel HARD. You maybe figured you’d start a blog, put up some affiliate links, and then sit back and watch the cash roll in. (That’s how many affiliate marketing success teachers make it sound right?!)
If you’ve been trying to monetize your blog with affiliate links and earning almost nothing – well, by now you’ve realized there’s more to it than just putting the links in your posts.
Yay! I’m excited to have you join us in the Blogging Like You Mean It Facebook group I’ve worked hard to …
Many people believe they can start a blog and be an overnight success at it.
Perhaps that’s not their fault…it’s pretty easy to get sucked into the “Start a blog in 10 minutes and earn $5000 / month while you sleep!” articles that you see out there. But it’s pretty disheartening when, a year later, you still aren’t making even $500 / month.
(THIS POST PROBABLY CONTAINS AFFILIATE LINKS. OUR FULL DISCLOSURE POLICY IS REALLY BORING, BUT YOU CAN FIND IT HERE.) If you’d …
There are millions of people making their living online, from home. Some of the work-from-home-online jobs are pretty obvious (- if you’ve ever been on pinterest, you’ve probably seen the “how to start a blog” tutorials.) Maybe you’ve even considered blogging or joining in the work online world some other way, but just haven’t quite found your “thing”? OR maybe you prefer to be behind the scenes? Then become a virtual assistant.
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Here are my top resources recommendations for those starting a blog or wanting to monetize their blogs: (Some of the …