Make More Money: The Best Ad Platforms for New Bloggers

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Make More Money: The Best Ad Platforms for New Bloggers

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**If you need to set up your own blog, check out my guide to building a blog here!**

When I first started blogging, I had NO idea that you could earn money from writing it let a lone how to do it. I was the only one of my friends that had a blog & the blogs I read were huge so I assumed they only had sponsorships.

After seeing bloggers leave their full time jobs to blog, I knew I had to be missing something so I researched. And researched and researched. And found there are many ways to earn a solid & dignified income.

The first and the absolute easiest way is with display ads.

I’ve broken this into two parts:
DISPLAY ADS 101
HOW TO START EARNING

Feel free to skip to how to start earning if you are familiar with all of this already!

11 Must Join Facebook Groups for Bloggers & Entrepreneurs

11 Must Join Facebook Groups for Bloggers & Entrepreneurs
One of the best decisions I made when I started to turn my blog into a a business was joining Facebook groups. Really! It is free to join and if you pick the right groups, you will have people from all over the world sharing their expertise and tips on subjects that mean the most to you.

Another great thing I get from Facebook groups is website traffic! Most groups will allow a self-promotion day which works great to drive traffic to certain blog posts or social media accounts. Also, just be being an active member of a group, you are getting your name and expertise out there which will translate into followers & traffic.

When I get accepted to a group, I first add the group to my favorites list – this way I can easily click and get into the group. Second, I will look for a pinned post to read any of the rules associated with the group. Group rules is also a great way to reduce spam. Third I’ll look for an introduction post or see if it’s ok to write a post in order to introduce myself. You’ll want to do this so people check you out! Then start commenting, liking and having fun!

Not all groups are created equally though. Pick boards that specific to your passions & goals – I picked mine based on entrepreneurs, bloggers, & online-based businesses. Pick groups that have active and enthusiastic members. Without that, it’s kind of a waste to join right?

I’ve done some work, and here is a list of my favorite groups with the BEST admins and members.

The Easiest Way to Make an Extra $150 a Month!

The Easiest Way to Make an Extra $150 a Month!

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The Easiest Way to Make an Extra $150 A Month!

Getting paid to take online surveys seems like an easy way to generate some extra cash right? It is, as long as you properly vet ALL sites before using them. Some sites have you do the work then don’t pay up – how frustrating!
But have no fear, I have vetted the following sites + countless others to bring you the holy grail of paid survey sites. These have all been tested, researched and then tested again and they all check out!

11 Sites that Pay You to Blog!

(If you are looking to create your own blog, check out my step-by-step guide here!)
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That’s the dream isn’t it? Being paid to creatively write your own blog posts? Well that dream could very well become your reality!

You created a blog (yay, congrats!) & now want to generate some extra money from it. Brands have realized how influential bloggers can be to sell their product or services & are now paying top dollar to get you to be a part of their team. How cool is that?

The confusing part is how to get into contact with these brands. Eliminate the confusion and sign up with blogger-to-brand platforms! These platforms will put you in direct contact with brands looking for talent (that’s you!). I have outlined some of my favorite platforms that I have used while making money blogging.

Signing up with different platforms will allow you to get your name & blog out there while also being opened to many different offers. It may seem overwhelming at first, but once you set up your profiles on each, you will be able to manage easily.