Money is one of the most important things in our lives. Money helps us to buy things to survive such as food, shelter, and clothes and also the internet. 😛 There are many ways to earn money; you can find a job and work there; you can start a business; also if you have certain skills and expertise you can be a freelancer and work from your home. Being a teenager or a student, you can’t do the above things right away. So how would an Indian teenager or student earn money online? Keep reading to know that.
Many of us have seen or heard about someone who earns a huge amount of money online. Most of them are scams but there are some ways by which you can earn money online by sitting at your home. In this article, I am gonna tell you how to earn money by starting a website or blog. So let’s get started.
How to Earn Money Online by Starting a Website? 💰💻
Starting a website or blog is no big deal. All that matters is how many people visit your website and how much money you are earning through your website or blog. Here I have given some steps, tips to start a website and earn money from your home. All you need is a desktop computer or laptop and an internet connection. Then you are good to go. So, let’s get started.
Here is a step by step guide on how to start a website or blog and earn money from it.
Choose a niche.
Before starting to go crazy about how am I gonna make the website, how to register for free domain, how to earn money from your blog, think about what type of blog you are going to create.
A niche is a small category in which you can create your blog. So to choose what type of nice you want to create a blog first think about what you can write about and decide a niche for your blog.
There is various kind of niches available from which you can choose a niche you like. For example clothing, pet care, fitness, technology, entertainment, science, campus Lifestyle, occasion etc. Now that you have decided about the niche of your blog, it’s time to choose a name for your blog.
Choosing a name for your blog
Your blog name should be telling your visitors about what kind of blog you have. Your blog name should be related to the niche of your blog. Suppose you want to create a blog in education niche, then you can choose names such as eduFriend.com, myeducation.com etc.
So now you have decided the name of your blog it’s time to find a domain name for your blog.
Choosing a domain name for your blog
When you visit a website you type the website name into the browser let’s say you type www.google.com then google.com is the website domain name. Like this, you need to choose a domain name for your site.
There are various domain name service providers, such as wix.com.
If you are using a free blogging service you will get to pick your own domain name. But it will have the company’s name attached to it. Then you are domain name will look like this. Yoursitename.wixsite.com
If you want to start a serious blog then this type of domain name doesn’t create a seriousness around your name. If you want your visitors to take you seriously then you need to buy and register a domain name with a minimal amount and start your blog on it.
All you have to do is visit their website and search for your desired domain name. You need to make sure that the domain name you are looking for and want to register is available for registration. You can do a domain name search on their website and check if your desired domain name is available or not.
Choosing a Hosting Provider
Now that you have chosen and registered a domain name you will need to register for a hosting provider and for that you have to find a blog hosting service. Before going forward you should know what is website hosting?
If you are using a free blogging service provider then you would not need to register for the hosting provider. But if you are going for the self-managed blog then you need to register with hosting provider. To make your website or blog accessible to other people on the Internet, you need a host. That host keeps all your website files safe, secure and makes sure people can access your site.
There are various web hosting service providers such as Hostgator web hosting, GoDaddy web hosting, Bluehost web hosting, Wix web hosting, Weebly web hosting etc. Now all you have to do is choose the right kind of website hosting provider for you as per your requirements.
Choosing the Theme for Your Blog
So now that you have taken care of all the technical work it’s time to put colors on the blank canvas of your blog. Now you have to choose the appropriate for your love and do the necessary customization of the theme. If you have chosen a self-hosted WordPress site then there are thousands of free and paid themes available for you.
And once you by him that he will be available for you for the rest of your life you will also get the benefits of this support and customization options which come with that premium WordPress theme you have bought.
Creating the Content
So now that you have taken care of all the necessary things it’s time to create for your blog or website but before that, you need to find related keywords about your blog, such as if you are creating a blog about pet care then the related keywords for your blog will be, pet care, dogs, cats, pet care products, vets, pet shampoo, etc.
Create necessary pages on your blog such as contact us, about us, my shop, etc. So that the visitor can navigate easily on your blog.
Make the list of keywords related to your blog and write articles, blog posts on similar topics such as how to take care of your pet? things needed to take care of your pet, pet Care Centres near me, best pet care products on Amazon etc.
Post content regularly on your website and learn about Search Engine Optimisation to optimize your content so that it will appear higher in the search results of search engines. Your content should be unique, plagiarism free and informative to create value for the visitor.
Earning Money from the Blog
After all this work it’s time to earn money from your blog. There are various ways of earning money through your blog such as running programmatic ads on your blog, affiliate, sponsored post, direct advertising,
selling your own product on your site, etc. Now let’s take a closer look at all these options by which you can earn money from your blog.
Programmatic Ads / Joining Ad Networks
The primary source of earning money from your blog is through advertising. There are various at publishers such as Google AdSense, Taboola, media.net etc. Compare and choose and as publisher as per your requirements. Google AdSense is a preferred ad network for the beginners to earn money through their blog.
There are many businesses who provide affiliate services to blog. When you register for an affiliate for business, you get a unique affiliate link. Now you have to promote the product or service of that business and embed that unique affiliate link. So now whenever a visitor from a website clicks on that affiliate link, goes to the website of the business and buys something, you will get an affiliate commission for every purchase which is done through your affiliate link.
You can publish sponsored posts for the businesses who want to reach to your audience. You can earn money by charging them for the sponsored posts.
Selling own products or services
if your blog gets a large number of visitors then you can sell your own products or services to your visitors and earn from it.
So this was it, guys! I have given you a step-by-step guide to earning money by making a website cost and earning money through it. If you like this article then please let us know your comments also share the article with your friends who want to earn money online. Thank you.