A Beginner's Guide to Making Money With a Blog by Mark L Stidham

Blogs are very popular online these days. Many people have blogs and are enjoying good income by blogging. You may want to know just how they are doing it. You may ask what it is about a blog that you can make money with it.

First it is important to understand that a blog is a lot like a journal online. You can write articles or posts in it about any subject that you desire and then you can publish it for the whole world to see. As a beginner you may want to consider just doing it for fun so that you can get an idea of what it's all about.

After a while when you become familiar with the blogging platform, you can try your hand at making some money with your blog. When you first start just take it slow completing one step at a time. If you do that and do things in order you all avoid becoming overwhelmed.

The first order of business is to find a niche to write about. This could be something that you already know or something that you want to know or learn. Become very familiar with that field so you'll be viewed as an expert. It's best to know all you can about your niche.

Your niche can be anything you desire. You can make it complicated or simple, it's up to you. So choose something that you know and love for something that you want to learn. This way you will soon find a niche that will be perfect for you.

Now that you have determined what your blog will be about you are ready to start. Now decide how often your blog will be updated. It could be daily, it could be every other day, or you may decide to update weekly. Once you have decided how often you are going to update your blog do all you can to keep it that schedule and never miss an update.

Once you get visitors to your blog you want them to keep coming back by updating on a regular schedule. You can let them know how often to come back and visit for new information If you post on a regular schedule like you say you will, you will gain a large reader base that will follow you.

Now that you have a topic for your blog and decided on a regular schedule for updating, you can begin some marketing endeavors. Getting good back links is a good place to start. Back links means other blogs or sites are linking to you. These are very important.

You can get these much-needed links in a few ways. You can request a link from some related sites or you can write comments on other blogs in a related niche and leave a link with your comment. Both of these methods work and count as links that you need.

Do you want to try and sell some things from your blog? Then promoting products in your blog is a great technique that you can use also. A lot of people do this and make money with this method. Blog marketing is one of the best ways to let people know you are in business, whether that is your own products and services or affiliate links. Blog marketing has never been simpler.

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