Did you once think that monetizing your blog meant slapping up spammy ads?Have you ever wondered how smart bloggers and site owners sell without turning off their readers?Are you interested in earning money from your blog by only promoting things that are really useful and can help your … [Read more...] about How to Monetize Your WordPress Blog. An In-Depth Guide.
Monetizing your WordPress blog or website can be very challenging. In this collection of posts we look at the various ways to monetize your WordPress site without looking like one big sales ad.
As another way to monetize you blog, you may have considered writing sponsored posts.There are two options when it comes to sponsored posts:You publish a post on your blog that someone else has written about their product or service. You create a post about someone else's … [Read more...] about Should You Consider Sponsored Posts for Your Blog?
If you are like me, you have a fair number of affiliate links. In fact, that is a large chunk of our income here at BobWP. And if you do this, it's best to have a way to manage and change them easily.If you are already using WooCommerce, you can sell affiliate products and services just like you … [Read more...] about Managing WooCommerce Affiliate Links with Thirsty Affiliates
When someone expects a theme to help with ad conversions, well, they don't understand the role of their WordPress theme.Listen to it...Will Your Theme Help You With Conversions? Awhile back I got a comment on a post that I did on a theme. Here it is paraphrased: I'm using this theme … [Read more...] about Your WordPress Theme: A Tool for Monetization
I recently needed to add both the payment options of Stripe and PayPal to a single Gravity Forms. I did a bit of research, made a couple of small mistakes, and contacted their extremely helpful support. Got it all working and I thought I would share the solution with you.If you know me, I am a … [Read more...] about How to Add Stripe and PayPal Payments on a Single Gravity Form
eCommerce. For some it's a scary word or simply misunderstood. Let's talk about how you may already be part of the eCommerce world. Watch...Listen...Read... Over the last one or two years here on the blog, we've been talking about eCommerce and selling stuff on your WordPress site. This is … [Read more...] about Does the Word eCommerce Scare You or Are You Just Misunderstanding It?
There are a a lot of different perspectives around how people view affiliate marketing. And I just wanted to touch on one of the core reasons some look at it negatively. Watch...Listen...Read... Years ago, there was a skit on Saturday Night Live, a talk show called Ruining It For … [Read more...] about Affiliate Marketing: People Who Ruin It for Other People
Just recently, Jetpack added a new feature to their premium and professional plans that lets you easily add a payment button, with a nice format of product or service image, and information. Watch...Listen...Read... If you use WordPress.com and have paid for one of their plans you may have … [Read more...] about How to Create a Simple Payment Button Using Jetpack
Yes, we can set up ways for people to purchase our services easily on our WordPress site. But are you ready for that moment when they want to buy now. An easy page where they can pay you the amount you have agreed upon. That is what we are talking about … [Read more...] about Make It Easy for Your Clients to Pay You for Your Services When They Are Ready
This podcast is full of monetizing tips, but this episode I thought I would go over just five of them briefly. Watch...Listen...Read... I always hear from people asking me about monetizing their WordPress site or blog. Some are totally stumped, while others have tons of ideas but don't … [Read more...] about 5 Quick Tips For Monetizing Your WordPress Site
There is a saying in the marketing and sales world: No one wants to be sold to but everyone wants to buy. If that is true, how do we capture the readers who land on our eCommerce site? How do we make them want to know more about our products? How do we motivate them to buy without pushing hard … [Read more...] about How to Sell Your Products Online With ‘Sticky’ Stories
I love content marketing. Really, I do. I adore giving my readers tips, tools and advice.Building relationships with them.But will your readers jump ship if you try to sell to them?Selling your readers things they need and want will not send them away.Not if you make your offers in … [Read more...] about Why It’s Okay to Sell Stuff on Your Blog—and 8 Ways to Do It Right