I get it.
You’ve heard about blogging and decided to have a go yourself. All you have to do is post regularly, wait for some traffic, stick some ads on it along with the odd affiliate link, and then the money starts rolling in.
Sort of. It could work. Well, at least to some extent.
Let’s just say while you’ll probably earn something (eventually), the money won’t exactly be rolling in.
The truth is, this model only achieves a fraction of what your blog could earn if it was monetized more effectively.
Worse, with changes in the way we all access the web, any income you might achieve when using this model is only going down. (More on this below…)
But… if you want to know how to monetize a blog the right way, and maximize your earnings from it (rather than bring in just pocket change along with an unhealthy dose of disillusionment), read on.