Monetization

Is It Worth It To Pay For Izea?

Is It Worth It To Pay For Izea?

If you’ve been blogging for over a year, and have been working to monetize your site, then you’re probably in the same boat I was – sad to see the end of Sponsered Tweets and Social Spark. IZEA decided to merge everything together under one platform. But not only did they merge everything, making it more difficult […]

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How To Set Up Rafflecopter For Giveaways

How To Set Up Rafflecopter For Giveaways

Here I show you step by step how to set up and use Rafflecopter and embed it on your blog so that you can run a successful giveaway. And here’s an example paragraph I typically use for the Terms and Conditions (since you have to pay to use theirs): No purchase necessary. Odds of winning […]

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Tips For Linqia Campaigns

Tips For Linqia Campaigns

Last week I told you all about Linqia.  One of the many companies that I work with to get sponsored posts.  Well, today I want to give you tips that will help you have successful campaigns with them.  If you read my post then you know that one of the big things about working with Linqia […]

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Use Liniqia To Get Sponsored Posts

Use Linqia To Get Sponsored Posts

I often have bloggers ask me, “Where do you find sponsored posts?”  There are a number of sites that I actually use.  One that I added only a few months ago is a site called Linqia.  Carrie actually started working with them first and after her first successful campaign, she told Sarah and me that we […]

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How To Write A Sponsored Post

How To Write A Sponsored Post

If you decide to start including sponsored content on your blog, you’re going to want to make sure it’s stellar. Here’s why – you’re taking up valuable space on your site to tell someone about a product, event, or service – you want it to be amazing so your readers will read it and your […]

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Make Money Blogging

Make Money Blogging: How To Make An Affiliate Link A Pretty Link

The easiest way to start making a little bit of money on your blog is by using affiliate links. The concept of affiliate marketing is very easy, you put up an affiliate link for people and when they purchase through it, you get paid. When you sign up or register for an affiliate program you are given a link. […]

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Using ShareASale For Affiliate Marketing

Using ShareASale For Affiliate Marketing

Affiliate marketing is an easy way to make some extra income from your blog.  You find a product or company, you’d like to work with and then you put an affiliate link to them on your blog.  If someone clicks on the link and buys the product you’re recommending you’ll get a percentage of the sale.  […]

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How To Join The Amazon Affiliate Program

How To Join The Amazon Affiliate Program

There are a lot of different affiliate programs out there.  One of my favorites is the Amazon Affiliate program.  If you don’t have a lot of traffic then you probably won’t make much at first (they say you should average one sale for every one hundred clicks), but that doesn’t mean you shouldn’t get started now.  The […]

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What Is An Affiliate Link

What Is An Affiliate Link?

One of the simplest ways to make money blogging is to use affiliate links.  I can hear you saying, “Elizabeth, I’m new to this whole blogging thing.  What on Earth are affiliate links?”  Glad you asked.  The definition for an affiliate link on Webopedia is: Affiliate Link – A special URL that contains the ID […]

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How To Design An Adsense AD

How To Design An Adsense AD

So you know what Google AdSense is, you’ve signed up for an account, and now you’re ready to put AdSense ads onto your blog.  You log into your account, all ready to go, and you’re stuck.  Where do you go?  What do you do?  There are so many choices! First things first, log into your Google AdSense […]

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