The best thing about using WordPress for your blog is its extendability. Unlike Blogger where you have to hand-code the HTML in case you wished to make changes to a feature in the blog, WordPress has thousands of add-ons called as plug-ins which help you to add functionality and features to your blog. This feature … Read more
Is it possible to start making money from day one on the internet? I know that at least 75% of the people starting their journey on the internet would want to believe that. Let me know shatter hopes. But at the same time let us also understand the real picture. Nothing in this world, can … Read more
Blog promotion through twitter is very easy. All you need to follow is some basic steps. You would see me writing a lot on promotional tools and methods. If you have started your blogging journey, then I am sure you would not be surprised to see me doing this. But if you one of them … Read more
Affiliate marketing is the single biggest way of making money on the internet today. But have you ever tried to find out the number of people, I would rather call them “Affiliate marketing enthusiasts”, who fizzle out as soon as they start-off on their affiliate marketing business. It would go into hundreds of thousands. I … Read more
Blogging is an art. So is choosing the content to write on. The competition is so fierce these days that you would find about a hundred thousand blogs on a specific niche, howsoever specific you are. So when the competition is fierce, what is the mantra to stay successful? Blogging is a factor of the … Read more
Driving Traffic to your blog is a very difficult and tedious thing to do. I have seen quite often that most of the people stop blogging at this point because they are frustrated at the number of things that they have done after following advices from multiple quarters, yet they end up getting zero traffic … Read more
Online surveys are increasingly becoming a way of assessing consumer preferences and choices. With the market becoming more and more competitive and consumer driven, companies have to listen to what the consumer has to say if they are to stay in business. Physical surveying is time consuming and involves huge costs attached to it. This … Read more
What is the significance of a title? This is not a very obvious question and I am sure that for even the newest of the bloggers, the significance of a “Title” is a known thing. But there are certain other aspects to this question. When I say, “Significance” it could mean, the way a title … Read more
As I was Stumbling upon a few blogs of interest to me I came across some very good blogs, that were especially new. The content was exceptionally good and so was the style of writing. I enjoyed reading the blog entries. As I dissected through them to find things of interest to me, I found … Read more
The first sip is always the difficult one. Similarly is the case with getting the first visitor to you blog. My first blog sat there for about 3 months before I could get my first visitor. I had no clue how to get one and I kept writing and writing. Then one day I realized … Read more
“What to blog on?” is a vast topic and can take pages and days, if you trigger a discussion. But notable is the fact that more or, less most of the successful blogs cover almost the same topics or, are variants of a similar topic. Because most of us are afraid of taking risks, we … Read more
Finding a topic to blog on is the most time-consuming and the most important part of all. After you have decided what to blog on and have written about 4-5 topics, you would start to feel as if you have written everything and that there is nothing more to write.
When I started blogging, I was more worried about the fact that I had very few visitors to my blog. This was because my topics where not the ones that many people were searching for, though the niche had quite a good amount of searches.
Both of these points that we discussed above can be resolved using one tool – Google Insights
Answering this question would be a repetition of what you might have by now read in a couple hundred thousand blogs by now (I know you couldn’t read that many blogs).
But my answer is going to be a bit different than the ones you have read. After all I am teaching you how to make money – the novice way, right?
Let me first of all repeat what you would have read in other such blogs. The best topics to blog on can be decided after considering the following 2 important points –
- Interests and hobbies – What is it that you write a lot about? Obviously it is something that interests you. It could be things that you excel at, your hobbies
The obvious question, when you start – “How do I start”? If you have just joined the blogging caravan, then this question is the one which is most difficult to answer for you. When my blogs punchline said, “Making money online – the novice way”, the first few readers which obviously were my friends and colleagues, asked me a question: “What is the easiest way to make money online and which a novice can start off with”? My response was – “BLOGGING”.
So you are one of them who has just decided that you want to start a blog to make money online, then let us start by answering the obvious question.
Types of Blogging platforms –
There are numerous blogging platforms
The solution to these could be starting a home business. The truth of the matter is that you can start your home business with no money at all. Do you have a computer with an internet connection? Do you have a phone line? If you have these two things you have the essentials of an office from which your home business can be started.
Affiliate marketing can be a great way for you to get started in your home business. Affiliate marketing will provide you with the opportunity to sell either a product or, a service. With low capital and little space you may want to concentrate on services.