How to Make Money from Your Blog. Yes. Seriously.
Ever wondered how people make money blogging…even when they aren’t selling anything? It’s a simple
trick called monetization. At Valkeryie Consulting, we specialize in monetizing blogs 10–15 different
ways and we are ready to share our secrets with you in this exclusive guide that will take you through
the steps required to make money from your blog! How much? That’s up to you, but the average person
who utilizes our system earns $1,000 or more per month.
And we don’t think $1,000 or more per month (per blog) would hurt your feelings any, right?
So? Here we go!
Here are the first three steps you NEED to take in order to get your blog up and running.
Step 1: Get a webhost
Step 2: Select a domain name
Step 3: Choose a theme
How WE do it:
Go to BLUEHOST and sign up for their ultra-cheap monthly hosting plans and get a FREE domain name. Then, install the Wordpress plug in, log into the Wordpress control panel and pick a theme.
***Side note: Most themes available for free are cute, but not that professional looking in nature. We
You will also likely need to hire someone to customize and build the theme for you, another investment of anywhere from $40 to $200.
How WE do it:
Download a copy of our FREE website set up check list to get some ideas on the static pages you need for your site as well as some other useful information.
After that, you’re ready to start blogging! It’s important to have content up and running on your site PRIOR to applying for any affiliate site. Ensure you have at least 10–20 posts on your site before you start applying for paid gigs from sponsors or for affiliate programs.
But what do you write about? You should focus on information that is educational, or that tells readers a story. If you need a little nudge, you can check out these title helpers.
2. Hub Spot
3. Inbound Now
Once your site is up and running, it’s time to monetize it. We have provided you with a comprehensive list of just some of the sites we have successfully worked with, but if you think we missed one, please let us know in the comments!
PAY PER CLICK SITES — YOU ARE PAID WHEN SOMEONE CLICKS YOUR UNIQUE AFFILIATE LINK OR SIGNS UP AS A LEAD FOR THAT AFFILIATE SITE
PAY PER LEAD/SALE SITES
As many of these are affiliate banks (meaning they house and host thousands of affiliate programs from
across the web), all you have to do is log in, fill out your profile and then select ads that would be a good
“fit” for your website. Apply to each advertiser program, get approved and install the ad code on your
Of course, some of your favorite sites might offer up affiliate programs all their own, and administer them directly, so it’s worth it to check and see if your favorite programs and products are on affiliate programs — because passion always sells!
Then, place links targeted to the demographics of your readers.
HINT: Don’t know what your demographics are? Install Google Analytics on your pages and select
weekly reports to your email. If you don’t know how to do this, no problem, we can do this for you for
For example, if your demographic is women between 18 and 36, it would be smart to have ads that
would be attractive to that audience, i.e. shoes. Starting to get it now?
It’s really THAT simple.
Then, keep writing, reviewing and driving traffic to your website like the rockstar you are. But that’s another blog for another day. For now, please check us out on our social media channels, subscribe to us for regular updates or leave us a comment below!