17 Easy Ways to Make Extra Money from Blogging


There is no doubt that blogging is going to take you to new heights in name, fame and financial status. You can be financially free, become your own boss and earn a lot more money. You may be having your blog(s) and there are chances that you are relying only on the conventional methods for income from your blog. Here I am going to tell you 17 Easy Ways to Make Extra Money from your Blog including the conventional and new money making methods.

I have interviewed some amazing bloggers who are earning amazingly from their blog. Before knowing the easy ways to make money online. Watch these bloggers who are doing this:

  1. $1 Million Target Set for 2016 by Kulwant Nagi of Blogging Cage
  2. Suresh Kashyap’s Journey from MLM Associate to a Successful Blogger
  3. A chat with “Manpreet Kaur” Blogger, Social Media Influencer & Founder of Finix Post
  4. Nikhil Saini :: Founder of “My Quick Idea” at Rusty Blogger

Let us move to money making methods & see how to make money blogging:

1. Adsense

Most of the bloggers start their first online income from Adsense. Adsense is Google Ad Network which provides you ads to put on your blog. Whenever someone visits your blog and click the ad. You are going to make money out of it. You will also make money when someone only sees your ad but that revenue will be very less than the revenue through clicks.

Adsense approval is not easy these days. You need to clear a lot of conditions before getting your adsense account approved.  Moreover your blog must be 6 months old to get your adsense approved. Whenever your adsense account is approved then it is a wow moment for every blogger.


2. Adsense Alternatives

Adsense is not the sole ad network that provide you display ads. There are Adsense alternatives which help you to earn money from your blog. Look at these Best Ad Networks for Bloggers in 2016.


3. Sponsored Posts

Sponsored Posts-Easy Ways to Make Extra Money from Blogging

When your blog becomes popular then many doors open up for you automatically. Companies and other bloggers start approaching you. Companies offer you to write for their products and services or they pay you to have their sponsored post on your blog. I made my first earning from a sponsored post offered by a Email Marketing Company.


4. By Providing Services

You can make your blog around the services and fetch clients and customers from your blog. Rusty Blogger is also a kind on Internet Marketing Services blog from where I used to fetch direct clients. I provide excellent Digital Marketing Services.


5. Affiliate Marketing

Affiliate marketing is also one of the wonderful source of income. Bloggers and affiliate marketers used to earn huge huge money from affiliate sales. All it happens when a reader has full trust on you. When you told them to go for services or the product, they buy and you get commissions out of them. There are millionaire and even billionaire bloggers from affiliate marketing. This is one of most amazing method of making money from blogging.


6. Selling your own products

Sell Own Products-Easy Ways to Make Extra Money from Blogging

If you own a production house and you have your own products. Why not sell them through your own blog. Create content around your product fetch loyal customers and then sell your unique awesome product from your website.  Must remind these 10 Tips for Writing Better Blog Posts around your niche.


7. Direct Advertisements

After becoming popular on web companies of your niche can contact you or you can contact the companies  to have their advertisement on your website. It can be a banner ad or sidebar ad. You can charge fix amount monthly or whatever the conditions are settled.


8. Freelance Writing

20 Types of Content to Get Traffic to your Website

Freelance writing is another emerging market in the world. As you must have heard that the content is the king? Content production for your clients can be a great option for you. Clients are ready to pay huge amount of money for proper high quality SEO optimized content. I also provide freelance writing services and you are not able to write for your website, I can help you to do that.


9. Online Courses/Workshops

If you are master of a jack then you should start online tutorials to the newbies of your field. This can be beneficial for both of the parties. You can charge them something or you can make them buy your product in exchange of providing them the training in free. You can hold a workshop with a nominal fees where you can train multiple students regarding your services.


10. Sell Images

If you are good at photography and has something that can attract the eyes of everyone then you can even sell your photos. Reach the potential customers by creating content around your pictures and add a price tag with them. There are free photo sharing websites where you can share your pictures with huge audiences. It may happen that any photographer may offer you some kind of package or hire you to shoot for them or buy images of yours.


11. Become a Niche Consultant

Suppose you are expert eye makeup artist and has every knowledge in this niche or field. You can setup a blog around the eye makeup accessories, how to’s and many other related activities. Build a community on social media and interact with people in real time. You can share some information for free and can charge for personal assistance or more detailed knowledge. This is going to make you huge money in your respective niche. You can also sell products related to your niche within your blog community.


12. Ask for Donations

Donations-Easy Ways to Make Extra Money from Blogging

Now you know that you put a lot of time, money and energy to set up a blog. You spent hours in creating quality content and publish it for free. Lots and lots of people get benefit from the content you write. Many people get their problems solved from your blog. You can politely ask them for a cup of coffee or donation in the end of the post. People who might got a wonderful solution from your blog post can order a cup of coffee. If this kind of generous people come in huge numbers then you can earn a decent amount of money. Many established bloggers do this and make money blogging.


13. Write an eBook and Sell

Sell EBook-Easy Ways to Make Extra Money from Blogging

It is a time to pen down your knowledge in the form of an eBook. Create a well formatted eBook and fill it with all the knowledge you have about the particular topic you want to share. Add value to it so that people can be benefited from it. Promote it on your blog and set an attractive affordable price for it. Sell it on your blog and earn extra dollars from your blog. It is a very effective way of make money blogging.


14. Paid Reviews

When you become popular in your niche then you will start getting requests for the paid reviews. In this product companies will ask you to write a sponsored or paid review for their product. You can charge the companies according to your blog’s worth and popularity. You can also set affiliate links in the same review post which will let you to get commissions out of each sale through your blog. Learn SEO Content writing.


15. App Marketing

This is world of apps and now you can make money from blogging through marketing a particular app or marketing apps of a single niche. Suppose you have a good hand in writing about dating, love and relationship material, then you can promote dating apps on your sites. You can tie up with dating apps or affiliate networks to set up links for you. With each app install from your blog, you are going to earn affiliate commission.


16. Sell Community Memberships

Grow your blog and build a loyal readership. Now to make money from your blog, you can make a dedicated community around your niche. Give free memberships to some of the top mentors in niche and rest you can charge from other people to enter in the premium community to interact with the other real time mentors of your niche.


17. Become a Public Speaker

DomainX Domain Name Awareness, Cyber Law & Blogging Workshop at ACET Amritsar
Me Speaking at DomainX Event in ACET Amritsar

This is my personal favorite. It is a condition when you are master of all the jacks in your niche. The time will come when companies, organizations will start calling you to speak at the events. You can charge them huge to represent there. There are a lot many speakers such as Neil Patel who used to charge huge huge amount of money from the organizers to speak at the events.

I had been to an event as a speaker and here is the wonderful speaking experience of mine at  DomainX Workshop 2016 at ACET Amritsar

There is a long way to reach to the speaker level but there are other 16 ways by which you can make money from your blog. Hope you have find this post interesting and would like to share in your social network. If you are earning from from your blog from other than these methods. Then please let me know I ll update the post with your reference. GO MAKE MONEY BLOGGING.

You must not forget these wonderful posts:

  1. Free Long Tail Keyword Research Formula
  2. 10 Best Tips for Writing Better Blog Posts
  3. How to create a blog for free?
  4. Free Search Engine Optimisation Guide
17 Easy Ways to Make Extra Money from Blogging
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17 Easy Ways to Make Extra Money from Blogging
This post helps you to know 17 different methods to make money from blogging.
Rusty Blogger

Abhishek Jain

Abhishek is a Blogger and Digital Marketing Consultant with over 5+ years of experience in Digital Space. He is one of the director at the Best SEO Company in Noida, India.

8 thoughts on “17 Easy Ways to Make Extra Money from Blogging

  • May 31, 2016 at 5:07 am

    Hi Abhishek,
    First of all very good post, you almost covered all the topics and tricks for earning money online. And secondly congrats for speaking on an event in ACET in Amritsar.
    Keep up the Good work man.
    And lastly thanks for sharing.

  • May 31, 2016 at 6:21 pm

    Hi Abhishek,
    You have come you with an amazing post. And mainly its really good to see you here in Amritsar’s ACET college. Good job bro.
    And Keep up the good sites.

  • June 2, 2016 at 7:30 am

    Hi Abhishek,

    Great ideas on earning extra money from blogging. I think you have great time at ACET.

    Keep it up bro!!!!!!

  • June 6, 2016 at 5:55 am

    Blogging is the best way to make money online while many off soures are available . Thanks for a knowledge full article sir.

  • June 19, 2016 at 7:32 am

    Hi Abhishek,
    Thanks for the awesome post. Earn money from blogging is really an awesome experience.

  • July 25, 2016 at 1:38 pm

    Great article Abhishek bro..
    I have been tried some of these and making money from it.
    Thanks for the sharing with others.. 🙂

  • September 6, 2016 at 11:13 pm

    This is an awesome site.Ive just started out on trying to make money online and i am just doing up my website now.You have given me so many ideas and i thank you for showing me this site.
    Swapnil Kharche

  • January 25, 2017 at 3:51 pm

    Great article bro..
    I have been tried some of these and making money from it.
    Thanks for the sharing with others.


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