There are many different ways to make money Blogging, but you must first build readership. How do you build readership? You must write, write, and write some more. The more "Unique" content that you have, the better. You can get ideas or areas to write about, but you ultimately have to write yourself. You need Tons of Unique content.
To make money Blogging, you have to give readers a reason to come read what you have to say. Why are you reading this? Because you want to make money online! I do know how and will walk you through it all, but you must First, Write content. If you are just now starting, you need to write for at least a month on a daily basis before you think of ways to monetize a Blog. This is just a starting point because it will take months of writing, if not years.
Do not get discouraged, because there are other reasons to write. It gets your mind off the everyday mundane and gives your brain exercise. Write because you like to write, not because you want to get rich. You never know when it may lead to more. Have patience, write, and check out these other areas that may help you get started.
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