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Hey guys! This is a question I keep getting constantly through email. And I think it deserves a proper answer.

The short answer is yes, you can make money from blogging. The real question is: in what terms?

I’m sure you’ve heard how people make money from blogging. They either sell merch, ebooks or courses, or they are getting paid by sponsors to do posts about specific topics (which is harder to do because you need a bigger brand to notice you), or through affiliate marketing, or through donations, or through displaying ads (Google Adsense, WordPress Ads,  Ezoic etc), or even through guest posts.

The only real way to make money through blogging is by providing value to your readers. This is either through the content you’re posting (better content attracts more viewers), or through the products you’re promoting.

If you really believe in a product (a book from Amazon for example) and you want to tell that to people, you can earn commissions through Amazon’s Affiliate Program. However, this doesn’t mean your readers will jump into buying that. Maybe they don’t find value in it.

Overall, when you think about money through blogging, you need to think about your readers. What would they want?

For me, the money I make are through donations. And with this occasion, I want to thank every single one of my supporters on Buy Me A Coffee. You’re amazing people!

Are there any other ways you make money through blogging?



PS: If you enjoy my content, I will think of you while drinking my coffee. – BuyMeACoffee

My son, this blog and coffee is what keeps me alive and going while fighting alcoholism!