Monetization

The best way for an Asian blogger to monetize is via Adsense

In Asia countries such as Singapore, Malaysia and Thailand, the best way for an average blogger to monetize your blog would be via Adsense, that is featuring advertisement in your blog. Exceptions from this would be: 1. If you blogging to promote your small business- then the focus should be to advertise your own business [...]

Even if you only earn pennies from your blog, don’t give up

Don't give too soon on your blog

When you work and work on your blog and only earn pennies and cents… it is easy to want to give up. Perhaps the niche is not profitable, the keywords pay too low or it you are in an overcrowded niche. I want you to consider this…. that eventually, your blog may not be your [...]

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

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!

Don't give too soon on your blog

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

Don't give too soon on your blog

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

Involve Asia affiliate sign up and login page

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). Note: Please scroll down to the comments as some visitors provided feedback on Involve Asia.  However, if most of your traffic comes from Asia country, then you [...]

Learnings from YouTube Demonetization eff 20 Feb 18

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

When Adsense is better than Affiliate

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 [...]