How To Make Own Hosted Blogging Site As An Occupation

By Faruque Ahamed Mollick
blog writing

Did you ever think about that? Or did you ever give try? In this post, I am going to tell you how to convert your blogging hobby as an occupation and start to earn online just from home for living. Today there are lots of blog site owner are already earning lots of money just from their blogging site. To start earning from a blog you need to know what you need.

What do you need ?

It is obviously better and you must need to run your blog site with your own hosting plan or server instead of using Blogspot or wordpress.com.  Google always give priority to the blog site which has a premium custom domain and hosting. You can get a domain from various domain registering provider like Godaddy, Namecheap etc. Then you need to get a hosting plan from various hosting provider company like HostGator, Bluehost, SiteGround etc. Then you need to point your domain to the hosting account where you have installed your WordPress blog.

 

How to start and maintain your blog website?

First, you need to install and setting up WordPress. Just installing a WordPress blog and start writing is not enough for you. You obviously need to maintain something. Here you can see below what to do:

Setting up SEO:

WordPress is not SEO friendly by default. To make it SEO friendly you can use an SEO plugin. This is important as traffic from search engine is directly related to it. Yoast WordPress SEO Plugin and All in One SEO Plugin are two of the most popular free SEO plugin for WordPress site. You may hire an SEO expert to setting up SEO for your site.

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Make your permalink SEO friendly:

You need to make your permalink SEO friendly to increase traffic from search engines. I am not going to discuss it in this article as I have already discussed it in details in this post – SEO Friendly URL – The Right Permalink Structure.

Write regularly: 

Search engine always loves those sites which update and added new and fresh contents on a regular basis. It will help you to get more traffic from search engines. More organic search traffic always means more money from your blog. It will be really good if you write at least four posts per week.

Find a niche for your blog:

Some blogger thinks that it is good to write the blog post for a site almost on all topics. But this is not true. You should only concentrate to write on one topic and you have to find a niche for your blog site. This should be a primary topic. You will get regular traffic if you write in a niche.

Write high-quality content:

High-quality content always helps you to get more search traffic. Here high-quality content means each blog post should be contained with useful and sufficient contents which are useful for your readers.

Wait with patience: 

Many bloggers give up their blogging idea after running a blog site few days. But to start earning from a blog it needs both time and patience. You need to write regularly with patience.It really lots of patience for starting earning from your blog. At first, you will not earn anything. As you write regularly and your website become older, you will get more and more traffic.

 

Start Earning From Your Blog

Now I am going to tell you about some way of earning from your blog website. Let’s see some idea below:

Monetize your blog as a publisher:

There are different monetizing network available like Adsense, Infolinks, Adsoptimal, Chitika etc through which you can earn as PPC (Pay Per Click) and CPM (cost per thousand impressions).

Earn from affiliate network:

You can publish affiliate products and service related to your blog site niche. You will reward commission for each sale that will make through your website. Clickbank, Viglink, Shareasale are some affiliate network which you can join. Example: If you have a travel blog then you can use travelpayouts.com affiliate program.

Direct ad:

If your website becomes popular then the company or business owners may contact you to advertise their product or service on your site directly or you can also contact with them if they would like to advertise.

Earn from paid review type post:

You can earn by writing a paid review blog post for a product or service on your website. Lots of blogs earning huge amount of money with this way.

These all are the most popular way by which blog websites earning today. Thank you for reading this post. If your blog becomes popular than you can choose any way to earn from online.

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