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 as a beginner! Many successful bloggers utilise all of them, but if you’re just starting out I recommend you pick one and master it before moving on.

Let’s break it down:

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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.

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