Before starting a blog, you need to make sure that you will be able to monetize it. Monetizing a blog entails that you place ads on your blog or on your website and that the ads will relate to the content of your blog. This is the most basic of all steps when it comes to making money with a blog and is one of the first things that you need to do if you are just starting out. Of course, you also have the option of not putting any ads on your blog but this may not be worth the time if you are still building your page.
Once you are ready to start monetizing your blog, you need to find an effective way to advertise your site and this can take time but it can be worth it in the end. One way to do this is to use AdSense. Google AdSense is a Content Network program that has made a lot of bloggers very wealthy and if you sign up for their free account you can quickly begin to see the benefits. The reason why AdSense works so well is because every time a blogger clicks on one of the ads posted by Google, they get paid. Most bloggers have several sites and make money from their individual sites, so it only makes sense to place AdSense ads on all of them.
Another way to make money with a blog is to sell advertising on it. Again, you have to find a way to advertise your blog before starting a blog and this takes a great deal of time but it is well worth it. You can either choose to hold a blog carnival where you invite people to come and post ads on your blog or you can set up a site where people will bid on ads based on the content of your blog. Either way, it is going to take time and effort but it will be worth it. Soon enough you will find that you have a great source of passive income that will continue to come in even when you are not working.