Blogging has become the trend of the day and you can find every one of the politicians, actors, actresses, and pop stars blogging. Statistics say that President Obama’s blogging had a very positive impact in the recent US presidential elections, which gave him an edge over his rival senator McCain. Even the corporate world views blogs as the reliable source for customer views on products and services. Today’s web technology has made it possible for anyone to own a blog without having to spend a dime. You can for example create your blog site for free with blogger.com or wordpress.com just by registering yourself with these organizations.
While these free blogs can be used as an online diary, it can also be an excellent source to make money online. Here are some of the time-tested methods used by professionals to make money online. The most popular of all the methods to make money online is the Google’s adsense program. You just have to sign up an account and include the codes in your blog and you will be paid for every click received on the ads placed by Google.
There are various other similar programs that pay you for the clicks or number of impressions. One other popular strategy that generates passive income is the selling of ad space to other product sites. There are also people that are willing to buy text links from high ranking blogs. Writing reviews are yet another method to make money online. Here, you have to join the organizations that provide certain product details about which you will post reviews on your blogs and get paid for the posts. A simple research on the topic will reveal a number of other lucrative ways to make money online.
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This guest post is written by Joe Parker, a dear friend of mine and the designer of Brochure Templates.