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Month: September 2010

Why blogging will not make you money

If you are into blogging to make money, you do not need to read the rest of the post, as the following 6-worded sentence will suffice: You will not make any money. Now, if you are into money making, and then decide that you are going to ‘use’ a blog to make money, then read on. Blogging for fame or for money? So you want to start a blog to make money. You sure? Maybe, you want to be famous as you happen to (wrongly) associate being famous with earning money. As luck would have it, being famous is not easy, and to top it all, making money has NOTHING to do with being famous. But it is easy to confuse ‘being famous’ and ‘making money’. After all, the holy grail of blogging is traffic. The more people that come to your website, all the more chances that they will either click on an ad (if you have Google Adsense, for example) or they would buy a product you are promoting (via Amazon Affiliates or Clickbank etc). Right? Well, no. I know, you keep hearing it all the time, but you are not being told the full story. You do not need a lot of traffic to generate money, but you need a lot of ‘qualified’ traffic to generate money. Getting a lot of traffic to your blog will...

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