Given the competition in today’s world and the money involved in each scenario, be it in education field, purchase of household items and everything in general, prices for almost everything is increasing day by day. Given this situation, everyone wants to be competitive, and earn as much money as possible, in order to be successful. According to me, people can earn money by either working full time in a reputed organisation, working full time during the weekdays and then working part time on weekends, working on freelancing projects as a freelancer and so on. Apart from all this, there are few more ways of earning money, which people of today practice.
People of today also earn money by working online on different projects, be it as a data entry operator by doing data entry jobs, posting relevant product related ads on relevant websites, social networking platforms and so on.
Having said all this, there is one more way of earning money, which is through blogging. Yes, you read it right, through blogging. People can also earn money through blogging. If they are interested in this, they can do it during their free time and earn money on regular basis. Blogging is the process of writing blogs. Before I discuss in detail about how we can earn money through blogging, let me talk about blogs. Blog is a website which consists of entries, commonly known as posts. These entries appear in reverse chronological order, with the most recent entry, appearing first. Blogs include features such as comments and links to increase user interaction.
In order to make money through blogging, we need to follow few steps.
Steps to be followed are as follows
- Start your blog
- Start creating useful content
- Promote the blog on various social networking platforms such as Twitter and Instagram
- Start finding readers
- Build a good rapport and interact with the readers who visit your blog
- Start making money from the readership you have, through one or more of a variety of income streams
The best way for bloggers to earn money through blogging, is by posting their ads on websites and activating PPC (Pay per click) mode. By doing this, the Blogger will be paid each time, a viewer clicks on the ad.
Advantages of earning money through blogging
- We are not answerable to anyone and can work freely
- If someone is looking for a side income apart from the normal salary, which they get from their full time job, then earning through blogging, is a good idea
Disadvantages of earning money through blogging
- It requires lot of patience
- Socializing is limited
My advice to prospective bloggers who are looking to earn money through blogging, would be, to have a full time job in hand and then go for this, so that, you can earn more money and are not completely dependent on this, as a source of livelihood. In order to gain more knowledge and insights, go through blogs of people, online, who are already earning money through blogging.