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Starting A Blog And Making Money From Sponsored Reviews

August 7, 2015

If you are thinking of becoming a blogger you should know a few things about blogging before stepping onto the field. Blogging is not as easy as it might sound when you look at its particulars. You will often be told that you can create a blog for free, give a basic theme and write about stuff that interests you. These things sound great and easy in writing but when you start to launch your first blog you find out that reality is different from theory. Things that sound easiest are probably the most challenging ones in running a blog.

First, a free blog does not look professional so eventually you will have to spend some money and get a paid blog platform to work for you. You have to go for a domain name that is purely yours and how you want it to be without the name of your service provider included in it. Secondly, talking and writing about the stuff that interests you is not that easy. You have to consistently produce material that is interesting and attractive for your readers. The more you write the more attention you will get. The longer your take in updating your blog the more traffic you will lose.

The theme of your blog should be pleasing to the eyes and also coincide with what you write about. The look and feel of a blog does matter. Now, when you have a blog up and running you need to get more traffic. In addition to that, you want to earn some money from your blog because if your blog could become a constant source of money you become an entrepreneur too. You have to be active on all the major social networking platforms such as Twitter, Facebook, Instagram, LinkedIn, Google+ etc.

First, the social networking platforms are going to become the sources from where you will bring in some traffic. Later on, these social networking platforms are going to become the places where you will not only market your ideas and posts, but will also get reviewed. We have mentioned sponsored reviews specifically because they are going to become your most solid marketing tools. To make money through blogs you have to go for advertising. You have to advertise products made by companies on your blog and as more people click on those product links and buy them, you get to bag some commission from those sales.

However, on each sale you get nothing more than a few cents. On the other hand, your sponsored reviews can pay you enough to not only keep your blog running but also fill you with passion to write more. When you review products you will gain attention of your traffic right away. You will be paid by the advertisers for your sponsored reviews. You will receive free items from the advertisers for writing reviews. Not to mention, there are several online platforms that let you get in touch with thousands of advertisers with varying payment rates and terms. You can pick the one that you think would be best for you.

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Mariia is an entrepreneur, blogger and freelance writer. CEO and Founder at several internet projects like blogger outreach service and blog advertising network.

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