You might be working very hard and creating quality content but you don’t make a substantial amount of money blogging. Many people would ask why but the answer is very simple, the continued wrong doing of things.
The well-known Albert Einstein once stated that doing something over and over again cannot bear different results. This is what many bloggers have been doing and it shows that they are just not getting the crucial tips that would earn them what they really desire.
There are many new bloggers who dream to make good money from blogging to finance a high lifestyle that they hope to achieve. It is every bloggers dream to be able to traverse the world and spend quality time in the high-end hotels eating all those expensive meals.
This dream is very possible to achieve, however, nothing good comes easy, you can be very sure that it would take you a lot of courage and time to achieve tremendously.
Content is Not King :
People and self acclaimed SEO gurus keep saying ‘Content is King’. No. I don’t agree with them.
Your business is the King.
Content writing will become much easier if your business has demand in market and has definite set of principles. Good content supports your business and makes the life of your business easy.
So, I would call content as ‘The Queen’.
SEO + (Digital) Marketing is the brain that leads the way to success of your business. So, I would call it ‘The Minister’
Can Blogging Really Get You Money ?
Daniel Lyons (Fake Steve Jobs), a talented blogger said that he learned the hard way. He actually stated with assurance that, “While many blogs can do many awesome things, making lots of money isn’t one of them.”
All bloggers should understand that a blog isn’t a money printing machine but rather an essential instrument that is used for conveying valuable information on products and services to the world… in the process the bloggers can possibly make money.
Success comes to those who are willing to patiently put a lot of work and dedication to the whole process. If you’re not willing to do this then you should expect something different from success.
Related : 5 Google Search Hacks for Bloggers
One of the best inspiring quotes by Whitney Young Jr, “It’s better to be prepared for an opportunity and not to have one than to have an opportunity and not be prepared for it.”
This quote greatly sheds light on a typical blogging state. A blogger might be having a great chance at becoming excellent ate his work and becoming one of the most looked up to people in the world but ends up losing out due to unpreparedness.
This post is meant to uncover the points that you are losing out on in making money from blogging in 2019. In addition, this post will also reveal how you can change this to your advantage in order to establish a blog that is making money good money for you today.
Let’s immerse ourselves into it!
Major Reasons Why You Will Never Make Money Blogging
Lack of a concrete business model
Every blogger wants to make money, therefore blogging is a business like any other. All businesses require a good business model to keep things moving towards the right direction.
Lack of a business model is to a major extent a contributing factor to the failure of your blog in making money. Why? Without a well-organized system or a plan of action that motivates you to make the right decisions in your business, you are staging yourself up failure since you will lose your interest and passion that is required in going about your business.
What is a business model?
The term business model can be defined in various ways, but for the sake of this post a business model can be defined as a systematic framework for the successful running of a business, ways in which the business will generate revenue, the planned customer base, products or services, and ways to finance the business.
Bloggers should understand that a business is not just a saying that you want to make money. Most of them make this crucial mistake and this doesn’t work for anyone.
The primary objective of any blogger should not be to make money. The main focus should be on generating systems that include creating sufficient and quality content that takes a reader to the right place or to where they ought to be from where they are.
With a good business model you are able to:
- Accurately identify your target audience.
- Establish your sources of revenue.
- Identify the best way to serve your clients, for example with text, videos, audios info graphics among others
- Establish the products to create that will be of value to your audience related to what you currently educate them through your blog posts.
- Come up with sources of funds and how you will continue to finance your business to have a strong presence in the marketplace.
- Seek the best promotional strategy that that will make your business known.
These are actually some of the factors that you should consider when building a model for your blogging business.
Creating a business model is a crucial step that must be given a lot of attention when starting out as a blogger.
Lack of concern about value
As aforementioned your major focus should not be on making money. If this is the case then you won’t make your blogging business make sense and you will never make any money.
In order to make money from blogging, it takes a lot of patience from the blogger who is focused on value. There are some deceiving adverts on the internet that someone made lots of dollars within unreasonably short period, say 48 hours of launching a business. This doesn’t happen in this real world. You need to be diligent and patient. Nothing can replace hard work, dedication and patience if you want the scale the heights to tremendous success.
Things that you should pay attention to:
- In order to make real money in the real world you need to find solutions for real problems.
As a start out blogger you’re probably very serious about making real money, if this is so you need to learn to focus on creating a lot of value to your readers. For your own sake just don’t focus on overnight success.
Value will help your business make sense by selling you and your products and that’s what will absolutely help you reach your money-making goals.
In order to make money you need to offer your customers something that dearly want.
Failure to ask the right questions
Questions that are constantly asked by the bloggers are not wrong but the phrasing.
Here are some of the wrongly phrased questioned that are constantly asked by bloggers:
- How do I make money blogging?
- How can I get traffic to my blog?
- How can I get influence and get blog engagements?
Here is an example of how you can phrase a question properly:
Wrong: “How can I get traffic to my blog?”
Well phrased: “Is my blog capable of getting traffic?”
Many new bloggers are lost in making lots of money. What they don’t understand is that blogging is more than just creating blogs, publishing poor quality content and having a myriad of ads all over their sites.
Blogging entails a lot and to make money you need to do a lot.
To generate traffic to your blog you need to do things in the right way. By asking the right questions and doing the right things you will attract the right people to your blog and probably make real money.
Doing the right thing involves creating a very engaging and compelling enough article headline that every visitor would want to stop over to read the article. Also, you need to create great content that would make any reader engage with your blog.
In order to stay ahead of your competitor you really have to give people a sufficient reason why they should leave your competitor’s site to read yours.
Here’s how you can do that:
The primary idea is to create informative and engaging content that every reader will want to read.
Do something different from the others. Readers want something different and unique therefore, it would be wise to write in your own unique voice and soon enough people will start paying attention to your outstanding work. Their liking will develop into falling in love with you and make your blog the place that they will always want to be.
How to achieve tremendous success blogging?
This post has highlighted all the important aspects that every blogger should pay attention to. This is a post worthy your time in order to reach the highest peaks of success in blogging.
There are great respected bloggers already on the top of the game and they are already making real money. You too can achieve greatly blogging.
The tools that you need to pursue your purpose and achieve success blogging are hard work and dedication and learning how to do right things in the right way.
Show people that you are enthusiastic and passionate about your work, they will learn that you care about your work and eventually they will respect and fall in love with your blog.
Your continued provision of value to your readers will make them make your blog a place to be. When that happens, you can be sure of making real money.