As you know, there are some people who are lucky enough to make blogging their full-time job. There are lots of ways to do this, some perhaps you might not have heard of, or considered before.
Making money from blogging seems like a dream for many people, but after considering sponsored posts, ads, and affiliate marketing, It’s possible you have run out of ideas, but here are extra 5 ways to make money off of blogging, you might not have thought of.
1. Write an e-book
Writing any book, even an e-book, might seem like a daunting task, but can be a great creating challenge, which will also provide you with a source of passive income for possibly years. Publishing it with the help of Amazon to appear on Kindles, is simple and easy – there are many guides online that will help you publish it quickly. Chose a topic you know a lot about, and get to writing. Once you start with the main content, it is easy enough to format as Kindle provides guidelines. After hiring a proofreader, then upload and you’re all set to receive some great passive income!
2. Sell your skills
If you are blogging, then you will probably be running a social media account or two. There are businesses that will hire you to run their accounts, and many companies crying out for skills that bloggers naturally possess. Put yourself up for hire on People Per Hour.
3. Article writing for others
If you have skills on your own blog, then you can branch out your writing skills to others, and write articles for them. Businesses and many others are always on the lookout for freelance writers. Again, if you put yourself up on People Per Hour, and pitch your article writing services.
4. Make money from your social media accounts
You may be thinking that only the biggest social media accounts and names, with hundreds of thousands of followers, will be the only ones to make money, but that is far from the truth. We can too! If you have a decent social media account, and a decent following, then you should consider monetizing your social media accounts with Buzzoole, SocialPubli, and FameBit.
5. Sell digital products
Have you ever created a spreadsheet to keep track of all your online income? Or are you good at making printables? Digital products sell very well, even more so if they are well made. The entire process can be set up to be automated, so once you have made your products and set the automated process up, you can focus on advertising the products you have created. Your readers can buy them, and you can focus on creating new content!
I hope these ideas will provide you with some new inspiration. They are a bit “outside the box” , but you have to be when earning money. If you have any more suggestions, comment below!