We have written many articles on how to make money from your blog or website using third party managed Advertisement Companies like Google AdSense or others and we also have written on how to make money using affiliate marketing, Make Money from product selling etc. We got several requests to write a post on Make Money from the starting – that means, some readers needs to know right from the beginning how to Make Money, unlike others who are optimizing AdSense to get more make money from the blog.
So, it is a big chapter itself. That is why, we have divided the thing, Make Money with Google AdSense Guide for Dummies, in to several pieces. Today is the first part of the series.
Is it really possible to make money from a blog or website ?
If you open a shop in real life, will not it make money? You are wrongly thinking it is hard to make three or four digits in USD per month from a blog or website.
The the thing is just the reverse – it is less risky to make money online using Adsense than from your real shop. Simply because :
- You need not invest a huge to rent a server, unlike a real shop.
- No one will physically come and abuse you if you do something right or wrong, unlike a real shop.
- You can make money from from your website 24 hours a day.
- No boss is on your head, you can make money without caring your boss.
Imagine you can make money
Imagine that you can make money while sleeping, while in latrine, while watching a movie, while doing some work in the bed – the cash cow on your website is really as if printing the bank notes in an automated way.
What you need to make money from your blog
You need a server first, where you will run your website or blog. Do not worry, we have lot of articles on web hosting. We recommend to start with a shared hosting, as it will cost very little at the beginning.
Some knowledge of Computer. Again, we have many Windows 7 tutorials here.
You need WordPress. You can download it from wordpress.org (not wordpress.com), which is actually a kind of software for making blogs and websites, WordPress is easy to use, its free and its really beautiful. You can install WordPress on your computer – you can test as you will do on the server, here is how you can install and run WordPress on your Windows 7 PC.
In order to make money, you need to know few things – like CPC, CPM etc. Advertisement related terminologies.
Writing about anything can not make money – you need to know which topics can really has a good promise to make money. The reason is that – for many areas, there will be almost no Advertisers, so you will not able to make money.
Health and Technology are two big fields which has big opportunity to make money. You will get surprised to hear, a single click can earn up to $ 65 (depends on other things) for a blog on Mesothelioma. Most of these Mesothelioma blogs or websites actually are not written by any doctor or health professionals – they are designed to make money – these are a kind of so called Made for AdSense (MFA) sites. So, if you are really a Chest Specialist, you can create a more informative website and it will make money. It will make money regardless of whether you are in your office or sleeping. Beside it is helping you to make money, it is really delivering good informative articles to the Internet users.
What ever you have some knowledge, can be used to make money. Definitely, with time you will learn more about both the topics and ways to make money.
So, in this Part 1 of Make Money with Google AdSense Guide for Dummies
In this first part of Make Money with Google AdSense Guide for Dummies post, we have understood that it is possible to make money if we follow some methods rightly.
We have done the first step of making money – we have understood, we need a server and need to Install WordPress.
In the next parts on Make Money with Google AdSense Guide for Dummies, we will proceed further ahead.