Blogging. It sounds like a secret club, or at least something you mess around with on the weekends. It could never provide full time income, right? Especially as a small business owner – it simply provides a few leads, but never income.
According to the State of the Blogosphere 2009 report, with 72 percent of respondents stating they blog as a hobby, that tends to be true.
But once you discover you can make money blogging, and you put a little effort into it, the sky is the limit. According to the survey, 54 percent of part timers, 32 percent of self employeds, and 14 percent of corporates have monitized their blogs in some manner. And among those bloggers that generate ad revenue from advertisers, the average numbers look pretty good:
And that’s just the start. Because your blog makes you an authority – a respected individual in your field or niche, the money can come from many different sources.
- Speaking at expos and industry events
- Book deals
But it all starts with becoming the expert by blogging. Again. And again. Don’t quit until you achieve success.
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