5 proven techniques to increase Web traffic and make money from your blog that you should’ve tried, like “yesterdoodles”!

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One of the most popular articles on The Idea Hunters.net is an article I wrote in the summer of 2013 about how to make money writing for freelance blogging websites.

Judging by the sheer volume of the number of hits that post receives and the Web traffic it generates on a daily basis, it is safe to say that many people are interested in making money online with blogging.

That’s why I wrote another article about blogging and how to make money from your blog, entitled:

5 proven techniques to increase Web traffic and make money from your blog that you should’ve tried, like “yesterdoodles”!


5. Use your blog to sell your product online.

This is a very common method for making money from your blogs. The myriad of opportunities for awesome blog content are endless.

Your blog can feature tried-and-true known heavy traffic spikers including:

Your blog will help your business make more money by offering useful content that your customers are Web searching when they are making a buying decision.


4. Post affiliate marketing links on your blog and earn a commission on sales.

Affiliate marketing is basically using your blog to promote traffic and sales to another website.

When you direct sales to a website via affiliate links posted on your blog, you earn a commission percentage from the sale.

Consider it your “finder’s fee” for directing business to the site.

Not bad a bad way to earn some coin using just words and links typed on your keyboard from the convenience of your own home!

The Idea Hunters.net features a number of revenue-producing affiliate marketing income streams.

The most well-known and popular amongst bloggers doing affiliate marketing is Amazon.com’s popular Amazon Associates affiliate marketing program.

Here’s an example of an Amazon Associates affiliate link:

You can use affiliate marketing on your blog to generate “passive income”, which is income you are earning without actively doing anything (besides writing useful blog posts).

With the opportunity to make potentially tens of thousands of dollars online with affiliate marketing sales makes affiliate marketing an easy thing to get set up on your blog, but that’s where the easy ends and the hard begins.

You will need to be on your Grind and generating useful and meaningful content for your blog’s readers pretty much on the daily if you want to see much if any sort of income from affiliate marketing.

If you want something worthwhile in life, then you put in work for it, homie.

And that’s just how The Game is played.


3. Create an audience-based business with your blog.

Another potentially lucrative and popular way make money from your blog is by creating an audience-based business.

This is where you charge a fee for subscribers to get access to exclusive content, such as a class you will teach via Skype or an eBook only available to paying customers.

This model is also very popular but will require a lot of hustle and setup to make your audience-based business a rip-roaring success.

To learn more about how to create a successful audience-based business, then check out Danny Iny’s “Audience Business Masterclass“.

I have not taken this Masterclass course myself, however I’ve been a Danny “The Freddy Krueger of Blogging” Iny fan for quite sometime and I’m a graduate of his first-ever Business Ignition Bootcamp.

I can honestly say without the shadow of a doubt that when it comes to the blogging game, Danny Iny is 2 legit 2 quit.

Danny Iny, creator of the infamous Write Like Freddy online blogging course, clearly knows what he’s talking about when it comes to creating a highly successful online business.

And while we’re on the topic of all things 2 legit 2 quit, do yourself a flavor and check out the long-version (almost 15 minutes in length) of MC Hammer’s 2 Legit 2 Quit video starring Jim Belushi and a boatload of old school hip hop artists from the OG days of hip hop.

Know your history, son and peep this:


2. Sell your blog to another company.

Since blogs take a lot of time, effort, and commitment, then it makes sense to make your blog about something meaningful and important in your life, such as cooking or how to start a business.

As you continue creating awesome content and telling amazing stories from this important facet of your life, then you may create a large community of loyal readers, email list subscribers, and customers.

Once you reach this level of popularity, then a company may be interested in purchasing your blog, content, and subscriber list.

For more information on how to sell your blog for money, check out this article on Daily Blog Tips

Where And How Can I Sell My Blog?


1. Try to create content that is useful and informative for your readers. (With an extra emphasis on “Try”)

This is the #1 proven method to make money with your blog online.

You simply try to make money with your blog.

Because if you don’t try, then you will definitely NOT succeed.

Not just in life, but in making money with your blog.

Is it worth it to “put in work” and try to make money with your blog?

I cannot answer that question for you. But you can.

And you can also try it for yourself and find your answer.

It could mean a good source of income and a new path to a life you never imagined was possible.



There are 5 ways to make money online from your blog.

However, there is only ONE way to NOT make money online from your blog.

And that is by not even having a blog.

Want to learn how to blog? Then you’ve come to the right place. 

I write useful articles about how to blog in order to help others learn how to blog and make it a reliable source of passive income.

Why do I blog?

I simply enjoy using my knowledge and experience to help others succeed. I figured, if it works for me, then maybe some of this stuff could work for you, too.

For more helpful content on the art of blogging and making money doing it, please visit The Idea Hunters.net How to Blog archives here.

How do you make money online with your blog? 

Leave your thoughts in the Comments below and let’s share our collective knowledge!

Posting Comments on blog posts is an EASY way to dramatically increase traffic to your blog.


PS- Here’s a random yet awesome online business I found on ClickBank, another popular Internet affiliate marketing company that generates revenue for The Idea Hunters.net. Do you have a corn roaster? Then you can use it to make a business.


Check it out:

Ever wanted to start your own corn roasting business? Now is your chance to make that dream a reality. Unlock the mysteries to creating a successful business. All it takes is a corn roaster, a dream, and a willingness to work hard and stay on your corn roasting Grind.
Ever wanted to start your own corn roasting business? Now is your chance to make that dream a reality. Unlock the mysteries to creating a successful business. All it takes is a corn roaster, a dream, and a willingness to work hard and stay on your corn roasting Grind.


James K. Kim About James K. Kim
James K. Kim (Jim) is a commercial real estate advisor with Pyramid Brokerage Company of Albany, Inc. in the Capital Region of New York, specializing in helping business owners expand into new locations or sell/lease a commercial retail, office, industrial, or investment property.

3 thoughts on “5 proven techniques to increase Web traffic and make money from your blog that you should’ve tried, like “yesterdoodles”!

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