Make money blogging: A guide for beginners in 2017

make money blogging


In this article, you will get information about different ways to make money blogging. There is a misconception or you can say that bloggers have limited information to monetize their blogs. There are unlimited ways to make money from blogging.  I have visited hundreds of blogs till date, and have compiled a list of ways that different bloggers are using to make money online.

Ways to make money blogging


This is the most common and effective way to make money blogging.  Mostly bloggers take a start from monetizing their blogs by displaying ads on their blogs. Advertising on blogs is similar to the ads that are displayed in the magazines or newspapers.

When you have a decent amount of visitors on your blog, the advertisers show interest to buy ads space on your blog, and this is pretty good income stream for bloggers. The beginners can monetize their blogs by displaying ads from google Adsense, chitika and many more.

Ways to advertise

  1. Ads Network
  2. Cost per Impression
  3. Lead Generation
  4. Sponsorships-Fixed length
  5. Text Links
  6. Pay- per Post
  7. RSS Advertising
  8. Newsletter Advertising
  9. Job Boards/ Classifieds

These are the major ways to make money from blogging. I have explained each way in detail in this article. How to monetise your blogs with Advertising


You can also provide services with the help of your blog, such as freelancing, coaching and training etc.  You simply need to display your talent with the help of your blog and people will approach you to hire your services.

  1. Freelancing
  2. Coaching
  3. Training
  4. Consulting
  5. Speaking
  6. Events
  7. Designs
  8. Donations

Now it is up to you which way you adapt as per your own expertise. If you want to offer freelancing services you can offer logo designing, graphic designing, software development and writing etc. You can offer online tutoring, coaching and counselling online. I have written a detailed article on this topic so that you can read in details how to offer your services to make money online.  Earn money online by selling your services in 2017 

Affiliate Marketing

Affiliate marketing is the second most popular way to make money blogging. Most of the bloggers make money online by selling others products. There are many affiliate marketing networks that you can join to promote the products of others and you make money by earning commission on each sale.

Two ways for affiliate marketing

  1. Networks
  2. Individual Programs

Selling Products

Selling products is another way that is used to earn money online. Bloggers launch their own products and sell them. There are two types of products i.e. virtual products and physical products. Please check the list below

  1. Virtual Products
  • Courses
  • Ebooks
  • Software/apps
  • Audio
  • Videos
  • Webinars
  1. Physical Products
  • Books
  • Dvds

This is the most difficult way to make money from blogging, as you can only go for this way when you are well established and you have developed trust and online authenticity. In the beginning, this will not work out for most of the bloggers. Once your words gain impact factor on your readers, then you will start earning handsome amount by introducing your own products.

Continuity Programs

Many bloggers make money by offering different programs according to their selected niche. This way of making money from blog is effective when you have established your brand name i.e. your blog. You offer your reader some exclusive content on a monthly basis for instance something that you don’t openly share with your regular readers. So you offer membership fees to your readers to get access to exclusive content that is of their interest.

Hence, these are a few ways to make money blogging and I hope that you will like this list. I am looking forward to hear from you in the comments box. Thank you