There are literally thousands of food blogs on the web, but only a handful of them are successful. But, how successful can one food blog really be? Can you make a living off of curating recipes and taking pictures of pretty food? One food blog is proving that you can do much more than that. [Read more…]
When it comes to a for-profit blog, what is most important is the bottom line, and how your visitors contribute to this. Not every visitor may directly generate profit or even contribute to the bottom line. In fact, if you use a metered hosting service and spend money acquiring them, they can actually result in a loss. Many blogs have determined a way in which they may effectively measure the profit per visitor, at least at the aggregate level.
The most effective blogs are able to calibrate their marketing campaigns and adjust their website accordingly in order to maximize the profit per visitor in a constantly improving way. This brief guide is designed to provide you with the information needed to begin maximizing the profit from your blog visitors, beginning by analyzing your current profit per user, and what you may do to improve upon it. [Read more…]
Editor’s note: This post was written by Seb Atkinson, a search marketer at Selesti, a multi-award winning creative digital agency. Seb has helped a range of clients grow their online presence, from start-ups and small businesses to large international corporations. Follow him on Twitter.
Setting prices for your freelance and writing services is a very important part of the sales process, and if done correctly can earn you great profits, or on the other hand leave you little to show for your work. If you’re freelance writing job boards but struggling to close deals at the right price for you and your client, then read on to discover how to improve profitability using the power of emotion. [Read more…]
It seems like everyone has a blog these days. If you’ve thought about starting a blog of your own (and maybe making some extra money from it), you’ll want to choose the right topic for the site.
You want a topic you care about other people will want to read about. Finding your niche can be hard, but once you do, you’ll see your blog grow in popularity right before your eyes.
Why choose a niche blog
The Internet is full of advice when it comes to starting a blog. Some might say you have to keep your website broad to attract as many readers as possible, while others argue that you should choose a specific topic and be one of the only websites that addresses that particular area of interest.
If you’re thinking about starting a blog that you hope to profit from, you’re likely to find more success if you find a niche. Here’s why: [Read more…]