The easiest way you can make money on your blog is to put advertisements on it. Google Adsense is the most popular way to monetize a blog. There are other ad networks but start with Adsense if you're new to the game. Once logged into Adsense, if you create new ads (under My Ads), you can copy the code and paste it anywhere on your site. Easy. However, in practice, you … [Read more...] about Blog Idea #29 Revisited: Take Control of Your Advertisements
Blog Ideas is a compilation of the best modern blogging practices and resources. This book is packed with 131 ideas to supercharge your blog. You will learn:
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- How to write irresistible headlines (idea #49).
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- The best locations to place your ads (idea #100).
- How to find the right affiliates (idea #106).
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The following is an excerpt from Blog Ideas: 131 Ideas to Kill Writer's Block, Supercharge Your Blog and Stand Out Adobe Photoshop is the industry standard for image editing, but it’s expensive, and many people don’t want to invest the money in it. Luckily, there are many great free alternatives out there. Canva (www.canva.com), PicMonkey (www.picmonkey.com), and iPiccy … [Read more...] about Blog Idea #41: Try Some Photoshop Alternatives
Exercise gets the blood flowing to your brain, which in turn helps boost creativity. For you to think to your full potential, you need to have a healthy body. A diseased body distracts the mind. Self-preservation takes priority over creativity. The less healthy you are, the more resources your brain diverts away from creative pursuits to sustain your life. It is hard to … [Read more...] about Blog Idea #115 Revisited: Exercise
If the domain name you want is taken, sometimes you can tweak it a little to find a version that is available. You can add prefixes or suffixes like -blog or -site. Engadget.com added the en- prefix. Friendster.com added the -ster suffix. You can also add an article like the- (theoatmeal.com) or a- (alistapart.com). Sometimes, it makes sense to make a word plural, like … [Read more...] about Blog Idea #23 Revisited: Add to the Domain Name
You don’t have to limit your writing activities to the internet. Print publications like local newspapers, newsletters, and magazines also have audiences. Try submitting articles or letters to your favorite newspapers, newsletters, or magazines. When you do, see if you can also have your web address or blog name listed in your byline. When deciding which print publications to … [Read more...] about Blog Idea #80 Revisited: Write for a Print Publication