With the new year upon us, it’s time to re-evaluate and establish new blogging goals. The trick, though, is to make them realistic. Saying we want 10,000 visits within 24 hours isn’t all that obtainable if we only see 20 on a good day.
Is Google AdSense a good way to make money from a blog or even YouTube? A lot of people seem to think so. However, it takes a lot of effort to really see an impact in your AdSense earnings. Many bloggers and site owners will go years before receiving that first payout from Google.
A lot of people like to use ad blockers for a variety of reasons. A faster Internet and an interruption-free experience are just two of those. However, these pieces of software are quite detrimental for those trying to make a living while blogging. And I, for one, refuse to use them.
I finally hit the $100 threshold from Google to receive a payout. While the temptation to go out and have fun is strong, you need to be smarter when it comes to securing a financial future. Besides, if you make blog money while maintaining a full-time job, it’s as good as finding it on the street. What is the best way to use money from your website?
Wouldn’t it be nice to get paid to write your own content? To wake up in the morning, crack out a post and then relax is a goal for many. Unfortunately, it doesn’t always work like that. In reality, blogging is often just as grueling as any other job. So, how do you build a blog that will pay the bills?