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SIX SIMPLE WAYS TO MAKE MONEY FROM YOUR BLOG IN NIGERIA

Are you a blogger in Nigeria or you are just thinking of starting a Blog? Whichever category you fall into, this article will surely be useful to you.

I always advise people that as rule, you should never set out to create a Blog with the aim of making Money. If you do, failure is certain.

To make money from a Blog, you should first have a concept, think of that niche very well, and develop your concept into a good Blog design for people and Search Engines. Add your content and build traffic gradually. If you have all this factors in place, making money with your Blog will automatically fall in place as people will start approaching you to place ads on you blog. That’s how it works.

Note that this article is not teaching you on how to create your own Blog but how to make money with your Blog irrespective of the blog platform you decide to use- Blogger, WordPress, Typepad, Blog, etc.

Here are 6 simple ways you can make money with your blog:

  1. Google Adsense                    
  2. Other CPC/CPM Networks                 
  3. Text Adlinks
  4. Monetization Widgets         
  5. Sponsored Reviews                               
  6. In-text Advertising

Now, let’s take them one after the other.

  1. Google Adsense:it is also CPC/CPM ad network but I’m taking it separately because of its simplicity and popularity. You can register by going to www.google.com/adsense

To earn very high in the Google Adsense program, follow these useful tips. They have been tried a lot and found to be effective.

Ads placed at the top of the page or blended with content get high Click-Through Rate.

Mortgages, Financial Products and College Education get high Cost per Click (CPC)

Tech-related Topics receive lower CPC.

  1. Other Cost Per Click (CPC) and Cost per Thousand Impressions Ads Networks:
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You will earn money from CPC Programmes when people click on the ads you place on your site from these networks.

There are also networks that pay you by impressions (CPM Networks). They include:

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  1. Text Link Marketplace and Networks:
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  1. Monetization widgets:
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  1. Sponsored Reviews:
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  1. In-text advertising:
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The scope of this article is just to show you the available means by which you can monetize your blog. By visiting each ad network website, you will find out how each works.

All the best and see you at the top.