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Top 7 Ways to Make Money Online

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One of the great things about the internet is that you can go into business for yourself from the comfort of your home. All you need is an internet connection, and you can make money online. Diving into the online world will free you from the daily 9 to 5 grind of a desk job and afford you more time to travel, indulge in hobbies, and spend time with the family.

Another plus is that there are so many different ways to make money online. To start, all you have to do is identify the profitable niche market appropriate for you. After that, there’s no need to hire staff, rent space, or purchase expensive furniture.

Here are a mix of tried and true online ventures, as well as new businesses and niches:

1. Affiliate Marketing

You may already know that affiliate marketing is one of the oldest online moneymakers out there. Here’s how it works:

  • As an internet entrepreneur, you’ll need your own web presence:website, blog, social media platforms, landing pages, sales pages, banner ads, or e-commerce site. But instead of selling your own products, you sell the products of other companies. You can use several of these combinations, if you like, as long as you get your marketing message to the public.
  • Then, pick a hot affiliate niche market; one with many potential customers. Look at social media to ID trends and see what’s hot on sites like Amazon and CJ Affiliate, for example.
  • Provide important content and marketing messages aimed at your prospects.
  • When customers on your digital platform click on a link to make a purchase, they are taken to your affiliate partner’s site to complete the transaction—and you get a commission for every completed sale. The best part is you don’t have to deal with shipping or customer service.

2. Selling on Amazon, eBay, and Etsy

One of the quickest ways to get started selling online is to leverage the power of third-party sites. E-commerce giants like Amazon, eBay, and Etsy are powerful sales and marketing platforms with a built-in prospect base. Millions of people regularly shop on these sites, and the numbers keep growing.

These mega-sites make it easy to set up shop so customers can browse your products, and there’s no need to build your own website. Also, you’ll find a built-in search feature so that interested buyers can easily find your online storefront. Plus, you get to use the site’s shopping cart. In short, you avoid a lot of the expense and hassle of setting up an independent e-commerce website.

Amazon: With Amazon, you can even have them fulfil your orders. The digital retailer also says there are more than two million sellers on their website, representing 40 percent of all sales.

eBay: With eBay, the procedure is very similar. You simply start by becoming an eBay seller and stay in good standing by making sure your PayPal account is verified, and then you can sign up for your store. These three steps allow you to piggyback on eBay’s reputation, reach, and sales and marketing infrastructure in order to sell your own products.

Etsy: If your crafty, Etsy is where you should set up shop. The web portal is focused on handcrafted and unique one-of-a-kind items and has 1.5 million sellers around the world. And, like Amazon and eBay, you can set up your own online shop on Etsy’s site.

All three of these sites are a very easy way to start your digital career, although you do have to pay fees ranging from $0.99 per item for Amazon, to $0.10 for eBay,to $0.20 for Etsy

The common denominators among all three sites are that you need to use clear, high-quality photos of your products, keep product descriptions detailed and specific, and know what your competitors charge so you don’t out-price yourself.

3. Blogging

Old-fashioned blogging is alive and thriving. If you provide valuable content on a regular basis, you attract like-minded people interested in your niche information and products. Your readers are compelled to keep reading to find out more and buy.

These people are primed to buy your products either via ads or affiliate links in your posts. Why? Because you’ve been providing useful free (targeted) content and people have come to know and trust you.

Also, you make your site / online storefront attractive in the eyes of Google by regularly adding useful information in the form of articles, videos, etc. This results in higher rankings in Google’s search engine so, hopefully, you appear on page one because most people don’t go to page two on Google.

4. Niche E-commerce

As a startup internet entrepreneur, you’re not competing with e-commerce titans or major retailers like Walmart. You also don’t need a warehouse or a logistics system to sell your wares.

What you do need to succeed is to narrow-focus. In other words, find your niche, and stick to it. That way you become the go-to expert and appear high in the search engine rankings.

The most important thing is that there has to be a market for your niche. For example, you might have a passion for 16th-century French poetry, but you won’t attract a lot of readers.

Instead, find the hot trends and markets that are current right now and marry those to your knowledge base. Pay attention to the news, social media feeds, and best-selling items on Amazon and eBay to get a read on what markets you want to enter.

5. Your Own YouTube Channel

Top YouTubers can make millions each year, and that includes 5 year-olds. Take PewDiePie who has made more than $15 million filming himself playing video games. But you don’t need millions of viewers to make money on YouTube.

Some ideas for valuable videos include how-tos such as recipes, unboxing (where you open a product for viewers), food and travel reviews, music videos, comedy skits, and so on.

Here’s how to make money on YouTube:

  • Set up your YouTube channel, the place where your videos will live.
  • Upload videos consistently and be specific when describing the content in your video. Make sure your videos are high-quality and contain useful or entertaining content. You don’t need a fancy camera to get going; a smartphone will suffice in the beginning.
  • Put the word out on your social media platforms like Facebook and your email marketing list. You should also share the videos on social media or embed them on your blog or website.
  • Respond to comments from viewers to create a fan base. Your job is to attract and keep viewers.
  • Monetize your undertaking by allowing YouTube to include ads in your videos. When viewers click on an ad, you split the fee with Google. The more views, the more revenue for you.

6. Selling E-books

The internet has put a dent in the traditional publishing world. These days e-readers are all the rage.

E-books represent about 20 percent of all book sales in the U.S. The good news is you don’t have to be a publisher with deep pockets to get in on the action. As a solo internet entrepreneur, you can sell ebooks directly from your own website. You can sell your own works or sell a public domain work. Simply upload it to your website (or seller account on Amazon) and start publicizing it on your social media platforms, on your email list, your blog, website, etc.

7. Develop Apps

Whether it’s an iPhone or Android, it’s got apps and everyone’s got one in their pocket.

You can’t compete with the likes of Pandora and Pinterest, but you can get in on the action. If you have a light bulb moment that addresses a need that people have, then create an app that meets that need. It could be a new way to store photos or a podcast download organizer.

Don’t panic if you’re not a programmer. You’re the idea person. You can hire people to create it. With the availability of programmers available at reasonable rates, you could probably find someone on a site like Upwork. Of course, the exact amount you’ll pay your developers depends on the complexity of the app.

One thing. You should create your app so that it works on both kinds of smartphones, Androids and iPhones. That way you maximize your customer base.

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5 Online Businesses You Can Start With No Money

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The internet is the great equalizer. In business specifically, it has leveled the playing field. Anyone can start a money-making online business—anyone with a computer, that is. But here’s the thing: no technical experience is needed. You don’t have to know how to build websites—no programming knowledge is required at all. You can also live anywhere you want, set your own schedule, and work as little or as much as you want, depending on how fast or big you want your business to grow. No business or marketing experience is needed either.

It’s a truly democratic medium for entrepreneurship.

Best of all, unlike a brick-and-mortar business, you don’t need a lot of startup capital. In fact, you can get many internet businesses up and running with no money at all because so many free services facilitate the possibility. For example, you can set up a website or blog for free using WordPress. Or you can leverage a third-party site like Amazon or eBay to sell goods. You use their selling platform in exchange for giving them a cut of your sales.

And this is just the start of the many available no-money e-commerce startup solutions. Let’s consider five of the top ways to make money online with little or no cost at all.

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1. Drop Shipping

The basic idea behind an online drop shipping business is that, as a small business owner, you don’t have to maintain a large inventory of products or handle any delivery to your customers. That eliminates the financial cost and risk of having a warehouse full of stuff you might not sell, and the hassle of arranging to send orders all over the country or the world. In fact, you don’t have to manufacture or store any products at all.

Instead, you work with a company that specializes in drop shipping. Here’s how it works:

  1. You list products for sale on your website or a platform like Amazon, eBay, or Etsy.
  2. When one of your customers makes a purchase, you purchase the product from a third-party company (the drop shipper, usually a manufacturer or wholesaler) for a lower price. This process is as simple as forwarding the order from your customer, a process that can actually be completely automated.
  3. Your drop shipper then sends the product to the customer.

Easy enough, right? With drop shipping, you can offer a wide range of products, so the operating expenses for your business are super low.

As you can see there is no risk on your part because you don’t even purchase the product (at cost) until the actual sale is made!

What are downsides to the drop shipping business model? You have to find a reputable drop shipper you can count on to deliver to your customers. If an order is late or doesn’t go out—or a product is a poor quality—you get blamed.

Also, because this market is so competitive, the margins—that is, the difference between the wholesale price and how much you can sell a product for—are lower. But still, it is a worthwhile low or no-cost startup option.

One way to stand out from the competition with a drop shipping business is to private label your products. That way you’re not selling the same product brand and just competing on price; rather you can use your own brand and face less competition. Consider these important factors when looking for a good drop shipping product.

Anyone considering a drop shipping business should seriously consider leveraging Amazon.com to grow their business and learn more about becoming a profitable Amazon seller.

2. Affiliate Marketing

Affiliate marketing is somewhat similar to drop shipping but with some key differences. With this e-commerce model, you again don’t maintain an inventory of your own products, and you don’t have to worry about shipping products to customers.

Basically, you pick a profitable niche for your online business, and then you find an affiliate partner who has products available in that niche. Some of the most popular affiliate sites are Clickbank.com, Amazon.com, and CJ Affiliate by Conversant (formerly Commission Junction). Between them, they offer just about any digital information product (like ebooks, audio files, video files) or physical product you can think of.

You offer the products for sale, for example, on your blog or e-commerce website. Each product has a unique link that tracks back to your account with your affiliate partner. A prospect who clicks on the link is taken to your partner’s shopping cart for checkout. Once they buy, that purchase is recorded and you receive a commission. It varies depending on the affiliate partner, but is generally 5 percent to 25 percent, or 50 percent or more with digital information products. As you can see, there’s little risk on your part and virtually no investment needed either.

They key difference between this and drop shipping is that the business model is even more hands off. All you have to do is provide a link for the customer to click on and the merchant handles everything; billing, order fulfillment, customer service, etc.

All you have to do is handle the marketing to get your prospects to buy (through social media, email marketing, blogging, or whatever method you choose). But after they click the affiliate link, it’s out of your hands. You don’t have to ship products or handle any customer service questions. And you certainly don’t have to maintain an inventory.

All you have to do is focus on paid and free ways to market your online business.

3. Blogging

If you have expertise or a passion or interest for a subject, you’re ready to start making money with a blog. With a service like Blogger (www.blogger.com), you can start up your blog totally free. You can also create your own site and secure your own hosting for a low price, which is generally the route I recommend.

You may think blogging is all about writing. And it can be if that’s what you want to do. But written blog posts are just the start. You can post photos, videos, and links to other sites, repost news and other articles… anything is game, really, as long as it relates to your niche.

What sort of content should you provide? Anything that is engaging to your prospect. How-to topics, top-10 lists, commentary on trends in your niche, tips and tricks articles—basically, you need to provide useful content. There’s no shortage of ideas for your blog.

You make money in a variety of ways.

  1. Google AdSense. These pay-per-click ads appear on your blog. Every time somebody clicks on an ad (which is supposed to be about a subject related to your niche), you make a few cents. Small amounts each time, but it adds up. This is extremely hands-off. You just need to get a code from Google, place it on your website – and the ads will automatically appear on your blog. Google will only show ads that are relevant to your blog so it’s a good experience for your visitors and maximizes the amount of clicks you get, meaning more income.
  1. Blog ad networks. You can also work with ad networks, like Blogads, and run banner ads on your blog. Same as Google Adsense ads, you place the code once on your website and when your visitors click on the ads then you get paid.
  2. Affiliate marketing. You know this one already. You include links to products you are promoting as an affiliate, and every time somebody buys the product, you get a commission. With a blog you can integrate advertising with content to make it even more likely you’ll get the sale. For example, you could do a product review — which is useful content — and then include a link to buy the product under an affiliate link.

Here are a few successful blogging tips to make sure people can find your blog — and will keep coming back. This is key to building a following and making your blog a profitable venture.

  1. You need to provide useful content in an engaging way. If your blog is boring or the information can be found everywhere else, nobody will read it. Don’t hesitate to put your own personality into the blog.
  2. You have to post content on a regular basis. People thirst for the new, so make sure you put up articles, videos, or whatever consistently. It could one post per day or three times per week. Whatever it is, maintain the same schedule. A scattershot posting history means losing readers. At a minimum try to aim for one new post, video, or other form of content a week.
  1. Be genuine. Yes, your blog is supposed to make money. But you can’t make marketing pitches all the time. Focus on useful content so that your readers come to know, like, and trust you. Then they will naturally click on your advertising or buy the products you recommend. In this era of the internet and social media people are looking for authenticity.

Do all of this, and you’ll attract the notice of search engines like Google, which are always looking to put sites with useful, relevant content on top of the search results. This is what content marketing is all about.

You could start a blog in less than an hour. But it takes time to make money as you build readership, and only a small percentage of those folks end up buying your products.

4. Online Video

Have you watched a YouTube video lately? Of course you have! This is one of the world’s most popular websites, with more than 1 billion users watching hundreds of millions of hours of video each day. And it’s not all cats doing funny things, by any means.

You can leverage YouTube’s reach to make money online. No, you’re not trying to create a viral video, so to speak, although if it does go worldwide and is seen by millions, that’s a good thing.

Instead, you’ll be following a proven strategy for maximizing views of multiple videos on a regular basis. You’ll be creating useful content…something engaging that people want to watch. And it works in many, many different niches. It could be a how-to video, a talking-head video on a topic of interest to people interested in your niche…the sky is the limit.

You make money with ad revenue. Your first step is to create a YouTube account and start uploading videos. Then you enable monetization on your YouTube settings. Basically, this gives Google the go-ahead to include short AdSense ads with your videos, which you’ve seen if you’ve watched a YouTube video. When viewers click on those ads, you get paid.

Another opportunity to make money with a YouTube channel is through paid sponsorships. Build a large enough following and companies will be more than happy to pay you to promote or mention their products and services in your videos.

Some tips to create professional-looking videos (no expensive pro equipment needed):

  1. You can use your smartphone or a simple video camera. But make sure the lighting is good so that you and everything else in your video are clear and easy to see.
  2. Make sure the audio is clear. You don’t want an air conditioning hum, construction noise, or other distractions.
  3. Use simple editing software like iMovie to put titles at the beginning of the video and to edit out any flubs.

Above all, remember that your videos can be simple and don’t have to be slick. Just provide useful content and be engaging and interesting. Funny helps, too.

And to extend the reach of your videos, be sure to post them on your Facebook business page, Twitter, your blog, and other channels. Let people know you’re in the video business now.

In addition to ad revenue from YouTube videos, you can also use your YouTube channel to drive traffic back to your website, where visitors can read your product reviews, click on the ads on your website, or even get onto your email subscriber list—where you can make multiple sales with your email list.

5. Information Products

When you have an internet business, it doesn’t have to be about selling physical products. In fact, digital information products are one of the easiest and quickest ways to make money. Outside of affiliate marketing, it’s probably one of my favorite ways to make money online.

There’s no shortage of ways to create information products, but the most popular formats include:

  • Audio: a recorded teleconference, interview, course, or some other spoken-word product
  • Video: a recorded webinar, a how-to, an interview
  • Text: an ebook, an instruction booklet of some sort, a travel guide

In each of these categories, you can really get creative and make any type and format of content, as long as it’s engaging and useful.

No matter which way you do it, it’s passive income—money you earn while you sleep because you put these products up for sale on your website and a customer can buy and download them any time of day or night, automatically. All you have to do is check the sales periodically to see what topics or types of products are selling best so that you can make more of those.

Putting It All Together

The trick with any online business is to make sure you’re in a profitable niche market. So be sure to keep an eye on trends, check out bestseller lists on sites like Amazon, and consider what people are discussing on social media.

One thing to keep in mind is that you don’t have to restrict yourself to just one of these e-commerce opportunities. Start out with one and get it going. Then add new revenue streams as you’re able. That will grow your income and ensure that you have something to fall back on should one business start going south.

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How I Made My First $100 From Blogging

How I Made My First $100 With Google Adsense

So after a long period of tweaking and writing, I received my first 100$ from google adsense. Like every young blogger, the desire to earn from the things I wrote was core because I read numerous articles surrounding blog monetization. Each time I read such posts, I imagined how I was going to feel upon seeing my first earnings. It was tough in the beginning though, but hey I was never ready to quit because I had not reached my goal yet.

 

I have seen over a hundred ways bloggers can make good cash from the content they put on the internet and Google Adsense is one the most popular means. Aside from making good cash from your blog each month, there are also several benefits in blogging that goes beyond money making. Click here to read some benefits of blogging.

Now let’s get back to how I made my first 100$ from blogging below:

 

So finally, I hit the 100$ Google Adsense threshold and my payment was sent to me via Western Union.  If you are a newbie, or you have a dream to start your own blog, then this post is just for you. 100$ maybe just too little for many bloggers but this is just an inspiration that there are bigger opportunities ahead. Now let’s get straight to how I made my first 100$.

Applying for Google Adsense

Google Adsense application is the first step for bloggers who want to make money from their blogs using Google Adsense. The first step of the Google Adsense application process is to visit the Google Adsense website.

You can then click on signup to register, please note that Google will check and review your blog for certain requirements before approving your application. Some of these  requirements include a clean blog design, sufficient content, sufficient traffic and some pages like the contact us page, about us page, privacy policy page and the sitemap. These are the basic things you need to have intact before you can consider applying for Google Adsense.

Placing the ad code

Once you have successfully filled the signup form, Google will require that you place a code in the <head> </head> of your website.

Adsense Application

Once you have successfully placed the code in your head tag, Google will then review your application to see if your blog meets their requirements or not. Once your account has fully been approved, you can now place ads on your blog and monitor it performance. If your application is not approved, you still have the chance to review your blog and apply again. there is no limit to the number of times you can apply for Google Adsense.

Content and Traffic:

Now that your account has fully been approved, the next thing to take serious is your content and traffic. These are the primary things that affect your adsense earnings and performance. It takes some kind of patience and determination to understand how the Google Adsense Network works.

NB: Your adsense earnings vary based on keywords, geographically location and several other activities on your blog. The key secret is to produce content that is worth reading….

I hope this blog has given you some insight on Google Adsense and Blog Monetization. Please don’t hesitate to drop your tips in the comment box below…..

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Check Out These Five (5) Proven Ways to Earn Good Cash As A Blogger

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If you are here reading this piece of article, you probably have a blog, intend to start a blog or know someone trying to make it in their blogging journey. Whichever class you fall in, this post is right for you.

Blogging is one of the most lucrative jobs anyone can do can on their part time and earn a decent living without having to take a step out of the door. People blog for various reasons which may include enhancing their skills in writing, getting exposure or making some cash on part time basis. Popular amongst these numerous benefits and reasons behind starting a blog is money making. The money making aspect of blogging is one of the most searched terms on google right now.

I started my first blog in 2015, and that was when I had lost my last job as a marketing manager. Unfortunately for me I had worked in the company for just a month and my employer decided to fire me on the 28th of the same month because i had requested for my salary on an earlier date. That was when the hustle got tougher. A high school graduate who had done all the dirty jobs in town just to maintain his “Marketing Manager” position just to lose it on the pay day.

Right after my exit from my last company, I planned never to write anymore application letters for employment. I was optimistic that the hustle would get better if I started doing something for myself. My curiosity however ended me in online jobs like taking surveys, filling forms online and data entry jobs. I visited the cafe each morning to attend to my new “flexi” job. I could see dollars on my pc screen and the ultimate goal at that time was to turn those figures into countable papers. Unfortunately, none of such dreams became a reality. I worked on mini jobs online for close to a year from one scam site to the other without a penny as compensation. To cut a long story short, I later decided to try building something to look like these scam sites who kept on killing my online dream. “Not to pay back newbies for what I had gone through but rather to give them the inspiration I didn’t get”.

 

The first blog I set up was in 2016 and that was the beginning of the real internet hustle 🙂 . Today I have three (3) known blogs with the intention to bring on new ones soon. I have survived in the “internet hustle” with the help of these blogs. I have spent a lot of time trying to figure out how I could make good cash from my blogs and this is basically the reason for this long post,to explain to you the proven ways that you can also make good cash from blogging.

 

First, a word of warning: these aren’t get rich quick schemes. If you are looking for a way to get rich quick by making money online, then you’re in the wrong place.

  1. Affiliate Marketing

In my recent post on five part time businesses you can do with no capital, I sited an example of how Jonas made GH1,700.00 in his first month with affiliate marketing. Jonas had no marketing experience or qualifications. All he did was identify his prospective clients and introduce his business to them. Once his prospective clients are well convinced and become costumers , “Jonas” takes his commission and away he goes because his part of the work had been completed. :). Affiliate marketing is a marketing arrangement by which an online retailer pays commission to an external website for traffic or sales generated from its referrals.

Some of the popular companies that offers affiliate marketing services to bloggers include Amazon.com, jivochat, bluehost.com (bluehost is one of the few hosting companies with the highest payouts commissions for their marketers. The company currently pay from USD 75 to USD 100 for every person you refer to signup on their website) So if you get 10 signups through your website in a month that’s USD 1000 :). One popular affiliate marketing partner in Ghana is Jumia Ghana

 

2. Google Adsense (Ads Placements)

One of the top alternatives to Affiliate marketing is ad placement. There are thousands of advertising agencies willing to place their ads on your website and pay you for the clicks and impressions you generate for their ads. Impressions refers to the number of times the ads have been seen on your website. One advantage of ad placement is that, there is a suitable advertising company for you no matter the size of your traffic or niche type. All you need to do is register with these advertising companies and grant them access to show the ads on your website and that begins your journey to earning from your blog. your earnings basically depends on your websites readership and the category of persons who read the content on your website talk of age, interests and geographical location. Some of the top ads placement companies are Google Adsense, MGiD, Infolinks.com,media.net  etc. Most of these ads networks have some prerequisites for your blog before it can be approved to serve ads. Please be sure to find the most suitable one.

 

4.Selling ebooks and training tutorials.

Another smart way to monetise your website is to sell an ebook or training tutorials on something you know how to do already. For example, you can opt to train your readers in web designing, search engine optimization, graphic designing or digital marketing. Your readers are your treasure hence the opportunity to make good use of them. If you are able to offer them a free package that adds value to their lives, hey they’ll be like oliver twist. This time, you can sell your paid training video course or ebook to them at the least possible price. Imagine that you set up a video tutorial on blogging because you have enough experience and ideas already. Out of your average 1000 readers, 100 people signed up for your paid blogging course. If you sold this course for just $10 (GH 45), you would be making 10000$ (GH4,500) for just one training video. If you think blogging must push dollars from your printer or computer screen then please rethink. Change your mindset and start earning from your efforts today.

 

 5.Partnerships and Selling your ad spaces

An average blog/content website has over five (5) ad spaces. One smart thing you can do is to make these ad spaces ready to occupy ads from various local businesses and agencies around the world. The best way to grab advertising deals from local agencies is to “poke” them and make them fight on your ad spaces :). Surprise on how that is going to happen 🙂 ? Well that is why you are reading this article 🙂 . Let’s take the example below into consideration.

My friend runs a news, fashion or entertainment blog that has to do with fashion. Now he identifies that the available market for his blog is fashion because his content is centred on fashion. Now my friend identifies five fashion agencies in his locality who are likely to accept his marketing proposal. Especially when his blog is a new one, no company or individual would be willing to invest in such a blog. Now this is how to win them. Offer them free ad spaces on the website and if possible grant them free featured marketing articles. Marketing articles are one of the best ways to win a marketing contract for your blog especially if you have good writing skills. now, after submitting these free ad proposals to these local agencies, place their advertisements on the website and give them some free marketing article to make the package more appealing.  Now, sit back relax and focus on your content and traffic. After a period of time, contact these agencies one after the other and inform them that another agency  wants to occupy their ad space at a particular amount of money but you are willing to maintain their ad placement at a discounted rate. Most local agencies would be happy to get this offer once they have seen the impact of their ads on your website. NB: You are surely going to have a few of such clients who would not be willing to grab the offer, but hey don’t let that discourage you. You would find 8 in 20 clients who would be happy to grab your offer 🙂 .

Please share this if you liked it and kindly scroll down to leave a comment/reply if you have any other means of monetising blogs that you can share with us 🙂

See you on the other side.

 

 

 

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Five (5) Top Benefits Of Blogging In 2018

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Some 20 years ago, blogs didn’t exist. Today, there are over 150 million of them. It’s amazing how blogs have taken over the internet over a short while after its introduction. The demand for content online keeps increasing and so are content writers.

What is a blog?

A blog is also known as Weblog. It is a personal online diary or you can say journal which allows you to share your thoughts and ideas , you can add video, games, pictures, music, you can read comments visitor leave on your blog.

Blogging is the act of posting content on a blog (a Web log or online journal) or posting comments on someone else’s blog.

Now that we understand what a blog is and what blogging is all about, lets check out some advantages of blogging in today’s world.

#1 Get a Better Job

In recent times times, every employer or business owner wants to employ someone with a social influence and online ideas. Nine out of Ten companies will  prefer someone who has an online experience or owns a blog to someone who has nothing of such.

“Determining influence is so critical to brands because this is what drives word of mouth validation – typically the most powerful and cost-effective marketing method available.”

Mark Schaefer, from an interview on Inc.com

Simply put, every employer wants to hire someone who can help their brands grow online.

 #2You will  become a better writer

Just the discipline of sitting down and writing will improve your writing skills. Thinking and planning doesn’t  cut it…action and doing does!

#3. You will learn

To write you have to read. There is a very distinct direct bonus from this activity. You will learn …a lot!

Stephen King the novelist summed it up well “If you want to be a writer, you must do two things above all others: read a lot and write a lot.

#4. Source Of Income

Blogging is one of the smartest ways to make a good income online. In recent times, many full time workers have resorted making some good cash every month from blogging.

#5. Visibility – People will hear about you

People discover information online today, so if you want to be a discovered and become a visible expert then blogging and social media will provide you with the visibility. Conducting a Google search is how we find people and information today not the library or the town square unless you are a stalker.

Geoffrey Rush the Oscar winning actor said “In my career two things have been vital.. Credibility and Visibility”

 

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