Monetization

Why write for other sites when you can write for your own blog?

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At times when you are doing freelance writing for others, you may be tempted to ask yourself: why not I just write for my blog instead of writing for others? This is something I am sharing from personal experience because of my blogs, I have been approached by individuals/companies to write content for them. I [...]

New blog takes time to rank- don’t give up too soon!

New blog takes time to rank- don’t give up too soon! thumbnail

Nowadays, it takes time to get your blog indexed and ranked in Google. When you start a new blog or a new subdomain, you would have done all the recommended actions such as submitting to Webmaster Tools, sharing in social media and telling your friends, family, colleagues or basically anyone who listens. It may take [...]

Why do you not earn enough to cover for your site’s hosting

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I have operate almost 10 blogs including this blog. 2 of my blogs made more than 90% of my income. The rest do not make enough to cover my hosting. If I had only those site, I would have to either give up, or fight on (but pay hosting out of my own pocket). Why [...]

Involve Asia Review- affiliate network for bloggers from Asia

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If your blog gets most of its traffic from US, then you would sign up for Amazon Affiliate program or affiliate networks under Shareasale and Commission Junction (CJ). However, if most of your traffic comes from Asia country, then you may perform better by signing up with affiliate network or programs that features merchants/companies from [...]

Learnings from YouTube Demonetization eff 20 Feb 18

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In January 2018, YouTube announced the new policy that would take place effective 20 February 2018 whereby the following YouTube channels that do not meet the guidelines below would be removed from monetizing their ads with Google Adsense (the ads that play before or sometimes in between the video): 1000 subscribers, AND 4000 hours of [...]

When Adsense is better than Affiliate marketing

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About 10 years ago, the top bloggers relied on Adsense as the main income source for their blogs. Then slowly many bloggers moved towards affiliate marketing and a few became very rich through selling their own products. Today when you search around for blog monetization, most bloggers would talk about either affiliate or selling your [...]