How to make money with blogging? My 11 effective methods

Updated: May 7

There are many bloggers who quit their online projects because they don't know how to make money with a blog. Here are 11 ways to monetize your website.

The blog is still one of the most profitable ways to work from home, independently managing our themes and our spaces. And if the work is done flawlessly, the earnings are basically unlimited.

But how do you make money with a blog? What are the most effective techniques? And how much do you earn? In this article, I want to clarify all these aspects.

So make yourself comfortable and let us guide you on this journey to discover the monetization of a blog or website.

How to make money with a blog

Regardless of the type of project you want to develop and the niche you want to target, there are basically 12 ways to make money with a blog:

  1. Affiliate programs

  2. Sale of online courses

  3. Sale of physical products

  4. Advertising banners

  5. Selling your services

  6. Selling your consultancy

  7. Write an ebook

  8. Paid guest posting

  9. Paid webinar

  10. Forge partnerships

  11. Podcast Sponsorship

What do you think, shall we go and see everything in detail? So let's go!

Do you want to start a blog and monetize it?

Then read my guide on how to create a blog from scratch and lead it to success.

Read the guide

What you need to get started

Before you start monetizing your blog… you must have a blog.

If you haven't done it yet, then I suggest you read my guide on how to create a blog in which I will explain step by step how to start a blog from scratch, even if you have never done it before and have no technical knowledge.

The first thing to do is to choose a niche, that is a topic around which all your communication will revolve. Once you've built your blog pages, you just have to start writing effective articles and start monetizing.

But can you really make money with a blog? Absolutely yes! Let's see how much.

How much can you earn with a blog?

The statistics on blogging speak for themselves: blogs are increasingly used in any marketing strategy and there are many who create blogs as real full-time businesses or to have an additional income. In this case, we speak from a business side.

But how much do you really earn with a blog?

There is no universal answer. Some do not earn anything (mostly because they do not know how to monetize their blog) while others earn hundreds of thousands of dollars a month.

Personally, I run blogs for clients that earn over 150,000 GBP a week selling physical or digital products. My personal blogs, on the other hand, those created by me, come to invoice a few thousand dollars per month (let's say between 2,000 and 5,000 USD on average).

These are some of my affiliate earnings: