Making money from (or monetising) your blog involves quite a few
o A willingness to work hard
o An entrepreneurial/businesslike approach
o Knowledge of/willingness to learn relevant web technologies
o A monetising strategy
o Consistently implementing the strategy
All these ingredients are crucial to turning your blog from a non-paying though passionate source of personal expression to a solid revenue stream.
To motivate you in this direction you can consider the fact that many bloggers earn upwards of $100 (about Rs. 4,500) per day and some even cross the $1000 per day mark. Moreover, these figures have been achieved with little-or no startup costs other than the time spent in writing and maintaining their blogs. Just as importantly, also consider the fact that for every successful blogger, 99 others are not.
In these Articles, we look at both the 'soft* skills required as well as the techniques that you can use to extract revenue from your blog.
Some of the concepts in this section are covered in greater depth in other Articles. It is being included here again as these techniques and attitudes are crucial in creating and maintaining a successful blog. Only if your blog is a success—that is with hundreds and thousands of daily visitors—can you then focus on deriving money from it.
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