3 Ways to Get Paid to Blog
Does sitting around your home blogging sound like a dream job to you? Believe it or not there are people who earn a part-time living and many who earn a full-time living writing blog articles from the comfort of their own home. Here are three ways to get paid to blog if that sounds like something interesting to you.
1. There are millions of blogs right now that need content added to them. Many bloggers start out with good intentions, but quickly lose interest due to a number of factors. Some of them are just too busy to keep up with their blogs. Others are not real good writers and struggle adding fresh content to theirs. This gives you the opportunity to get paid to blog for them. Blog writers can earn $5-$10 on a 200 to 300 word blog article. As you get the hang of it you can write an article like this in five to 10 minutes. So if you do the math you can see that it’s not impossible to earn $50-$100 an hour writing blog articles. How long it takes to write a blog article will depend on the content of it and how well you know that content. Obviously if you have to research before you write it will take longer. However you can develop a clientele that you write for on a consistent basis which will help improve your speed.
2. Another way to get paid to blog is to start blogs of your own. This is an excellent way to develop a long-term Internet income. Today a popular way to do that is to start a niche blog around something you have an interest in. Making money on your own blog is as easy as adding affiliate products to it. A good one to start with is the Google AdSense affiliate program. You can also add banners for other affiliate programs or relate to the theme of your blog. As you add articles to your blog the number of pages you have will continue to grow. This can bring you in traffic and those visitors can become potential customers earning you an income.
3. A third way to get paid to blog is selling advertising to corporate sponsors. This is going to become a large income stream to a hand few of ambitious bloggers. High traffic blogs can charge up to $5,000 for a small banner placement on their blog. Three or four of those can earn you a solid income. Having several blogs can earn you a seven-figure income. At that level you may be hiring people who work for you and earn an income getting paid to blog themselves.