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Five Fabulous Ways To Monetize Your Blog

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					You've heard about the blog and ping strategy to drive traffic to your main
website, right? It is for this reason that blogs have had a level of prominence in
the world of online marketing tools as powerful - even more - weapons that can help
any successful Internet marketer in this industry.

Blogs by their very nature, are the easiest, the content management systems more
accessible on the World Wide Web. And because they are easy to update, search
engines love it! Just run a search for any topic at any search engine and you will
be greeted by the blogs that occupy the top places in the results pages.

Blogs also have a connectivity feature that is unmatched in cyberspace. Other
owners of blogs link to you, even if you never invited. Also, submit your blog to a
directory of blogs and more people link to your blog.

Blog entries can also be converted into RSS feeds automatically. This means that
the syndication is easier if you use your blog for the launch of its contents.

But blogs are not only the weapon of an internet marketer to make your business
thrive.

Blogs also can be monetized. They   can become a revenue stream on their own, and one
affects that. Taking into account   the traffic and page rank blogs that command, it
is easy to imagine the revenue       potential of these wonderful creations, while
optimizing a well for purposes of   monetization.

Here are 5 great ways by which you can gain directly from your blog.

1. Use your blog, instead of your sales page. You can actually pre-sale, or even
directly sell their products through your blog entries. This may be in the form of
an advertisement or even a positive review or make a firm recommendation. Since
people are expected to come on his blog, might as well create a channel through
which you can immediately convert those visitors into paying customers.

2. Not having your own products to sell? No problem. Register with any affiliate
program more www.clickbank.com, www.cj.com, www.linkshare.com or www.paydotcom.com
and given an appropriate affiliate link. You can promote this affiliate link
through your blog entries and you can earn a little generous commission for each
sale which shall be referenced. Best of all, you can join as many affiliate
programs as you wish. You are not limited to a single program. Each affiliate
program that will join to provide a revenue stream for web log.

3. Integrating a PPC program to your blog. Sign up for AdSense or any other hosting
service announcements. You will be paid each time a visitor of yours, click on the
ads that the service will appear on your blog. And we are sure to generate a large
volume of traffic to your blog, you will be able to win a lot of clicks and lots of
dollars to boot.

4. Find sponsors. If you want a secure income, build the reputation of your blog
entries are regularly posting quality. Once you have reached at least 50,000 unique
visitors per month, and a page rank of at least 4 (very easy for today's
standards), you can sell valuable real estate on his blog some willing sponsors. An
easy way of sourcing out some sponsors is www.adbrite.com advertising and display
statistics relevant to your blog.

5. Once you have achieved the reputation mentioned earlier, you can also sell links
to other webmasters. Because the number of unique visitors will be high and your
page rank will be desirable, your blog will be an important product for webmasters
who are looking for quality links.