How Do Bloggers Get Paid? Here’s How To Actually Make Money With Your Blog

a female blogger sitting at her laptop with mobile phone at an outside desk in exotic location

In my eyes, blogging is the dream job!

You set your own hours, you don’t have to answer to anyone, and your earning potential is pretty much unlimited.

Perhaps you already have a blog, but it’s not earning anything yet.

(If you haven’t started yet, here’s my tutorial on how to get your blog up and running.)

Or maybe you’ve just heard that people make money blogging, and you’re curious: how do bloggers get paid?

Blogging opens the door to literally dozens of different revenue streams. But in the beginning, let’s keep things simple.

Here are the four most common ways to make money with your blog – even …

Genius Blogger’s Toolkit 2020 Review and FULL LIST of Contents

These last few months have really shaken up the way most of us think about work.

I know people who’ve lost their jobs, people who’ve started working 100% at home, and many people who’ve had to figure out how to balance childcare and homeschooling with earning a living.

In 2020 more than ever, I am so grateful to have my own online business which is 100% flexible. 

I can take time off whenever I need to, whether that’s to look after my son or to take a break for my own mental health.

I still earn money even when I take a break, because I have passive income from the …

Genius Blogger’s Toolkit 2019 Review (My #1 Blogging Purchase!)

Genius Blogger's Toolkit 2019 Review

As I sat down to write this post, it occurred to me that it’s nearly my three year blogging anniversary. 

Three years is not that long in the scheme of things – it’s the same as the average university degree course, for example – but it’s enough to build a business that has changed my life.

About a year ago, I started earning more from my blog than in my day job. Since then, my blog has allowed me to spend time abroad, fund my own maternity leave and work part time, flexible hours from home, while still earning great money.

When I reflect back on my blogging journey

Blogging as a Side Hustle [Side Hustle Case Study]

blogging as a side hustle

Here’s the next installment in our side hustle case study series, where real people share how they make extra money in their spare time!

This week, Clare from My Money Cottage is sharing how she makes a great extra income from blogging – alongside three children, a part time job and other side hustles!

I love this interview because Clare is living proof that it’s possible to make a life-changing income from your side hustle, even if you only have limited time.…

Blogging Hack: How to Write Blog Posts Super Fast

Blogging Hack_ How to Write Blog Posts Super Fast

I love being a blogger. There are so many advantages to the flexible, work-at-home lifestyle.  

But as you’ll know if you’re a blogger too, it can be a tough job! Contrary to popular opinion, we’re not all making money at the click of a button from our hammocks on the beach 😉 

In particular, I struggle with the fact that it takes me a loooong time to write each blog post.

I tend to write pretty long posts – usually 2,000+ words. This is partly because I naturally write a lot, but also because long posts tend to do better in Google!

Of course, writing a blog post is