What is a blog and why do you need one? Well, a blog is nothing but a website that contains articles and posts. It is actually more of an online dairy into which you can pen down your thoughts on a regular basis. There are many people who use blogs to express their opinions and views on a wide range of subjects. These opinions can be positive or negative. In the initial stages blogs were more like maintaining your personal dairy without any commercial angle attached to it. However, after a period of time a few business oriented people realized that blogs had the potential to help you earn money while working from home directly.
Successful blog sites are those that attract a lot of visitors to its site. For every successful blog there are seven other blogs that fail to take off. There are a number of reasons for this. However, you can work from home directly and earn from your blogs. There are a couple of ways you can work from home and earn money.
The most common way of generating money from your blog is by selling advertising online. You can think of associating with Google’s Ad Sense or Blog Ads since Ad Sense allows you to choose a number of ads that are relevant to the content of your blog. In fact Ad Sense pays you based on the number of readers who have clicked on the ads seeking more information about the product. Blog Ads helps you link up with potential advertisers and charge a commission in exchange for ad placements.
Another way of working from and making your blogs earn revenue is by selling other affiliate products. There are a number of affiliate programs where your blog is a go between your readers and other online sites that offer a wide range of products and services. Every time a reader buys a product through your website you get paid a handsome amount.