Is it possible to make real money as a blogger?
If you’re looking to make some extra money aside from your full-time job, or if you’re interested in making a full-time income working online working from home, blogging may seem like a dream come true.
Or… it could seem like a hyped-up fantasy that’s not really possible.
I’ve been working online since 2007, and full-time since 2008. Over the past decade I’ve made more than $1 million thanks to my blogs. After working as a blogger for so long I can tell you that it is possible to make a good income with a blog. But the truth is, building a successful blog takes a lot of work and takes some patience. The same can be said about any type of business. No business is easy or else we would all be doing it.
In this article I want to talk about a few things that have been key in allowing me to make money with blogs.Continue reading
Many people today want to make some money on the side. This could be a part-time job or business on top of your full-time job.
Or maybe you’re a stay-at-home parent and you want to make a little something to help out with covering the necessary expenses.
In any situation, a side hustle is a great way to improve your financial situation and give yourself the possibility of paying down debt, saving more money, or simply making ends meet.
There are tons of possibilities when it comes to side hustles, but not all of them offer the same potential. While there are several side hustles that I really like and often recommend to others, my favorite side hustle is definitely blogging.
Back in 2007 I started blogging as a side hustle, and in 2008 it turned into a full-time business. For the past decade I’ve been able to work from home and earn a nice income.
In this article I’d like to share 11 reasons why blogging is a great opportunity if you’re looking to make some money on the side, and to have the opportunity to turn it into something bigger in the future.Continue reading
Making money online is a dream scenario for most people. Who wouldn’t want to make money and have the flexibility that can go along with an internet-based business?
Although many people would love to make money online, most people simply don’t know where to start or how to go about it. If you’ve been discouraged because of a lack of results from your own efforts to build an online business, or because you’re not even sure where to start, you’ve probably read about all different types of ways to make money online, with none of them really standing out as the right approach for you.
If that’s the case, you may want to consider creating a niche website. While there are a lot of different possible side hustles and ways to make money online, creating niche websites is one of the most realistic and practical for most people. As a result, it’s one of the first things I recommend if you are just getting started and looking for a way to make some money online.
That being said, creating a successful niche website is not easy. It takes work and some patience. In this guide I’ll cover all the basic steps that you need to take to give yourself a great chance at creating a site that generates income for you.Continue reading
If you’ve just installed WordPress for the first time you may be a little confused or even overwhelmed.
Don’t worry, WordPress is pretty easy to use and you’ll learn quickly. But there are a few things you should do after installing WordPress, and I want to go over them in this article.
This article assumes you’ve already installed WordPress on your own domain, but if that’s not the case please see my page on How to Start a Blog, which walks you through the process of setting up a web hosting account and installing WordPress.
Now, here are 11 things that I recommend you do after installing WordPress.Continue reading
My goal with VitalDollar.com is to help people who want to improve their own financial situation through saving more money, making more money, or (ideally) both. My own financial situation changed drastically after I discovered the power of blogging and how a blog can be used to generate income while working from home.
When I started my first blog I didn’t have any clue what I was doing. Fast forward several years later and I’ve now been working full-time in my blogging-based business for almost a decade. It’s truly been a life-changing experience for me and my family. I’ve been able to earn a good income, work on things that I enjoy, and avoid commuting to a job that I don’t like. The #1 factor in all of that has been blogging. I’ve even been able to sell several different blogs for as much as $500,000.
So when other people ask me about ways to make money online or from home, blogging is one of my first recommendations. If you’re on this page, chances are you are at least considering start a blog of your own. On this page I’ll show you how simple it is to get your own blog set up.Continue reading