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Making Money From Blogs Takes Time
Many people started blogging for the sole purpose of making money out of it. This goal is definitely possible to achieve especially for someone with average intelligence, a willingness to work hard, and a basic grasp of blogging technology.
For many reasons, however, most people who intend to make money with blogging do not succeed. Maybe that’s why many people whine that blogs don’t really make money. And the stark reality is only few people manage to reap the profits they want from their blog.
One reason is that many bloggers have unrealistic expectations of how fast their traffic and readership will come and how much money they will make in a very short time. Naturally when these expectations are not met the disappointment can crush the desire to continue blogging.
Just like the big guys who are making money from blogging, one needs a large readership to be able to succeed. It is a common law in the field of blogging, although there are some exceptions, that the higher your traffic the more advertisers you will get to pay you.
Another reason that many bloggers fail to make money online has something to do with lack of planning. If you want to make money online through blogs the key to success is to make a realistic plan and stick with it.
Attracting a large blog readership and regular visitors which you will need in order to make money isn’t easy. This is because more and more blogs appear each day and the field becomes very competitive. Just having a great idea or a wonderful writing style is no longer enough to get attention. You should to be able to market your blog effectively.
Most bloggers spend all of their time crafting posts and almost neglect to market their blog. Of course, updating your blog as often as you can is a great way to keep it high on blogrolls and high in blog search engines like Technorati. Also if your readers notice that you update frequently they will certainly come for more.
On the contrary, it does not matter how often you update if there’s no one to read your every post so don’t skimp on the time that you spend drawing visitors to your site. If you really want to gain more readers, try decreasing the frequency of your posting and use some of that time to draw new visitors by setting up link exchanges with other bloggers, making contacts in the blog community such as commenting on other blogs, joining network sites, participating in forums, and advertising your blog on advertising boards.
It takes time.
Blogging for profit takes time before achieving the success that you want. It really doesn’t happen overnight. Even if the marrketer is a genius or have a really great idea for a blog, it takes time for them to really make considerable success. Just try to to stay committed to your blogging endeavor especially during the initial rough period.