Weekend Reading: Make Money Blogging

I recently shared a collection of posts and resources on freelance blogging. This week I'd like to look at the other way you can make money blogging -- through blogs of your own. This is a big part of my own business models, owning nearly 100 blogs over the course of the years (pared down to just fewer than two dozen active ones now and several more blog setups waiting for me to take them to launch).

Below you can find a variety of articles and downloadable resources that can help you monetize your blog or explore new blog income streams. Enjoy!

  • Make Money Blogging Mindmap -- By Darren Rowse at ProBlogger
  • 7 Ways to Make Money From Blogging -- By Kelly Anderson at MintLife
  • The Ultimate Guide to Making an Affiliate Income From Your Blog -- By Glen at ViperChill
  • Why You Can't Make Money Blogging -- By Sonia Simone at Copyblogger
  • Assess Your Blog's Income Streams -- By Dan R. Morris at Savvy Blogging
  • Are You Maximizing Your Blog Income Potential? -- By Adrienne Smith at AdrienneSmith.net
  • How I Monetized a Blog in 30 Days: What Worked, and What Didn't -- By Tyler King at Less Annoying Software
  • Free Printable Blog Income / Expense Tracker -- By Katrina at Thinking Outside the Sandbox
  • Blog Product Income Tracker: Free Printable -- By Samantha at Simply Organized
  • Blog Income Tracker: Free Printable -- By Samantha at Simply Organized

Do you know of a great tutorial or resource that could help your fellow writers make money blogging? Share a link with us in the comments and tell us why you found it useful.

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Jennifer Mattern is a professional blogger, freelance business writer, consultant, and indie author. She runs numerous websites & blogs including All Freelance Writing, Freelance Writing Pros, NakedPR, and Kiss My Biz.

Jenn has 25 years' experience as a professional writer and editor and over 20 years' experience in marketing and PR (working heavily in digital PR, online marketing, social media, SEO, new media, and thought leadership publication). She also has 19 years' professional blogging and web publishing experience (including web development) and around 18 years of experience as an indie author / publisher.

Jenn also writes fiction under multiple pen names and is an Active member of the Horror Writers Association.

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6 thoughts on “Weekend Reading: Make Money Blogging”

  1. I agree Jennifer, great list and I appreciate you including my post as well. That definitely was written by someone having success himself and sharing how we all can jump on in.

    Thank you again and please do enjoy your weekend.


  2. Jennifer, thanks for a concise and inspirational post. It includes an excellent list of resources and financial tools.


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