Is blogging free? Yes blogging can be free with websites that offer free blogging platforms for you to use. Blogger and WordPress offers free blogging platforms with great widgets and HTML uses. On the other hand you can buy your own website and hosting and not have to worry about the tail-words like blogger on your URL.
How do I earn money online? You can start earning money online with blogging by selling items you have made,creating tee-shirts though CafePress, or use affiliate products to sell. Well these are only a few ways to make money, often times you will have options to make money that coincide with the Niche you have chosen.
Do you need to know how to blog before you start making money? No way, many good bloggers started making money while they where learning basic SEO skills. Some great ways to start making money with blogging while you are learning is, Affiliate Sales.
How much money can you make blogging. Well the sky is the limit. If you are looking on average the list goes like this:
- Google Adsense: starting out pennies till you have a decent viewership but if you create an iphone app and sell it for free, adsense revenue can be much higher, between $100.00-$600.00 a month.
- Article Marketing: Average earnings for article marketing is hard to predict since you have options to mix in affiliate earnings. On average you will be looking between $50.00 upwards of $1500.00 a month. All of the earnings depends on Article database and amount of articles that you have created.
- Selling Ad Space: To sell ad space, you will need to have a decent page rank above PR2 or 3. Also consistent viewership and user interaction is a must. Ads are priced by size and location on your blog while taking into consideration on how long the add will be shown. Profits can be made in the range of $5. for small ad for a whole month , with a larger ad being charged $50. per month because of location and banner size.
Imagine having multiple steams of income showing up in each and everyone of your blogs. If you want to retire early or vacation and make money while doing so, remember more steams of income equals more potential income for you.