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Use Blogging for Profit 

Blogs can be a very marketable and very profitable tool if used correctly. Profiting from blogs is just a matter of grabbing the attention of an audience and not doing any actual salesmen selling. In this article, you will learn the 13 most essential steps to successful blogging.


10) keep it personal

A blog is most successful when it is kept personal. Try to include personal experiences that relate to the topic of your blog post. Stay away from the business writing style. Write in a more personal style and use first-person narratives. Don't write any of your entries as sales letters, instead share product reviews and personal endeavors.

11) Interact with your visitors

You now have the traffic you deserve. You must start interacting with your visitors. Create a regular topic like: "Monday Money Tip" or "Picture of the Week" that draws your readers to look forward to each week.

Let your readers know ahead of time about a product, service, or topic you're reviewing, and then talk about it later. If the president was scheduled to give a speech, then his blog should state that he will "discuss the speech and provide input after the speech is broadcast. Comments will be appreciated."

Do your best to find exclusive information that not many have. Do not reveal any confidential or secret information that is considered illegal or that could cause problems for you, but try to get the scoop before others. For example: if your blog was about Paris Hilton (the socialite) and you had a blog post about "Paris Hilton Getting Married", it would be interesting to your readers if you had a real picture of Paris Hilton's engagement ring. Do your best to research and search the Internet for exclusive information, and you may find something useful. Your readers will appreciate this and show their appreciation through word of mouth referrals. Imagine how many readers will tell their friends, family, and others about information they can only find on your blog.

12) earn money

Once your blog has gained real momentum and your blog traffic is increasing, it's time to start thinking about turning your traffic into profit. You must use contextual advertising, such as Google AdSense or Chitika. Contextual advertising is typically text links that use your blog content to serve targeted ads on your blog. Payment is generally based on a pay-per-click model, which means that for every click an ad receives, you are paid a small percentage of the earnings. In addition to contextual advertising, it is also good to use display advertising such as BlogAds.com, Amazon.com, MammaMedia, or General Sponsored Advertising.

13) You are a professional

You are now a professional! What are you still doing with that free blog hosting service? Time to upgrade to a domain-hosted solution. You need to get a web server and choose a domain name for your blog and then check its availability. Select the blogging software you want to use, such as Squarespace.com, WordPress.org, MovableType.org, etc. When you have your new blog domain set up and ready for traffic, it's time for you to announce your move to all of your previous blogging accounts. Your last blog post should be a "move" ad. The title should be "Moved" and the blog entry should say something like "The old blog has been moved to New Blog. Go ahead and bookmark this link for future reference. This way, returning visitors and new readers shouldn't having trouble finding your new blog domain.

At the level of a professional blogger, you may want to partner with 1 or more other bloggers. This will create a more interesting and powerful blog. The old saying "two heads is better than one", more authors means more publicity and exposure because each author will have a personal interest in the blog. The idea of a team blog is to make it profitable and rewarding for all authors, while still focusing on the blog topic and keeping the blog interesting for visitors.

 

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Why You Should Start a Blog Today 

The blogosphere, made up of countless blogs from around the world, is one of the most popular faces on the internet. It's not just for teens anymore. Several years ago, most of the blogs were run by kids who just wanted to keep in touch with their friends or people who just wanted to talk about their daily life.

These days, almost everyone online has a blog.

You most likely have one, and if you don't, you should.

Stay-at-home moms like to blog about their daily lives and parenting. CEOs of major corporations blog about the latest developments in their company. Many celebrities blog and write blogs about their upcoming events, movies, and roles (not to mention scandals).

And marketers blog about every niche imaginable!

I'm sure I can say that I myself am a part of the blogging culture.

Blogs are a great way to reach people on the Internet. They can touch millions of lives and spread their message like no other medium. You can say almost anything you want, and there will be an audience for almost every niche!

You can run a blog just for fun. If you want to talk about the parties you attend, the restaurants you eat at, the places you shop, or the places you go on vacation, someone might want to read about it.

Even if the only audience you have is your close friends and family, you will have fun and be able to say whatever is on your mind.

More and more people are turning to blog as a way to earn money. Some people just want to make a few extra bucks to spend money, but others actually make a full-time income from their blogs.

Some prominent bloggers even boast of making hundreds of thousands of dollars from their blogs (in the style of Perez Hilton, who put his fun blogging on thousands of dollars in ad money each month, earning him his own TV show, podcast, and clothing line.)!

There are many ways to make money blogging. Whether you're a college student who just wants to earn a little extra cash for pizza and clothes, or you're a serious salesperson who wants to make a small fortune, blogging is entirely possible.