This is the step we all wait for. Because I believe for a happy life money plays an important role. There are many factors which impact on your happy life but money is very important to run the life cycle. After creating a website, all of us look forward towards making money. Monetizing a website is such kind of inspiration which force us to work more and hard to make our website more attractive.
There are many ways to earn money through your website. You can earn money through placing ads on your website, referring towards affiliate networks, direct sales of your ads etc. etc.
Earning Money through placing ads on your website
This is one of the best options available online to start making money with your website. Best part of the advertisements is it’s easy to install on your website and whenever people click on the ads you earn money. There are two types of ads. CMP (cost per mile) and CPC (cost per click).
But the most important thing is which company you should choose for making the good returns of your traffic and content, there are many companies which are providing the advertisement solutions, but the best option is Google Adsense. Other options are Chitika, Harrenmedia, Adstract, Clicksor, etc.
There are many ad sizes available as per your requirements, most common are: Leaderboard 728 x 90, Square: 250 x 250 or 300 x 250, Skyscraper 160 x 600 or 120 x 600, banner 468 x 60, small square 125 x 125, 150 x 180 etc.
Most common and recommended ad sizes are: 300 x 250, 160 x 600 & 728 x 90.
Affiliate marketing is something in which you place the ads of merchants on your website through the affiliate ad network and you get the commission whenever someone referred from your website buys something from the merchant’s website. Affiliate marketing is a time taking but you can get big commissions.
Key of success in affiliate marketing is placing the right ads on your website, for example, you have a blog of health information so your traffic is related to health and if you place the ads of technology on your website none of the visitors will click, in case anyone clicks there is no chance of sales. So you will have to place the ads related to your content and traffic.
Types of Affiliate Marketing:
There are many types of affiliate marketing, some of them are pay per click, pay per sales, pay per performance, pay per lead etc.
Pay Per Click (PPC):
In this type whenever any visitor clicks on the ad you get paid, weather he buys something or not.
Pay Per Sales or Lead:
In this type you will get the commission whenever you refereed visitor will buy something from merchant’s website.
Earning through writing a review:
You can earn money by writing a review about different products. But this only possible when you have big no. of followers and readers. So vender could get some sales through your review.
For writing a review you should use the products first of all and then write the pros and cons of the product and refer your visitors to vendors website through a link.
Selling Your Services:
You can earn money through selling your services like, if you are a good writer you can offer your writing skills. If you are a designer, you can sell your designing skills through your website. You can sell eBooks through your website.
You can sell the advertisement space directly to the advertisers by placing a “Advertise here” banner on any place of your website with your own sizes. In this way you will get the whole amount in your pocket instead of giving the commission to ad networks.