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:

By the way, this post contains affiliate and referral links. That means that if you make a purchase or sign up for some of the opportunities listed below, I may earn a commission – at no cost to you. Thanks for supporting my site! 

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Making Money Online With Affiliate Marketing [Side Hustle Case Study]

Making Money Online With Affiliate Marketing

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, Michelle from Time and Pence is talking about how to make money online with affiliate marketing.

I love this interview because most people associate affiliate marketing with blogging, but Michelle uses a variety of different social media channels, and shows how it is possible to make money affiliate marketing without a blog!

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How We Make $15,000 a Month with a Small Blog [Guest Post]

How We Make $15,000 a Month with a Small Blog

This week I’m excited to introduce an incredibly inspirational guest post from Russell and Maleah of Unconventional Prosperity. Russell and Maleah make an impressive full-time income from their small blogs, proving that traffic isn’t the be-all and end-all as a blogger. Whether you already have your own blog or you’re thinking of getting started, this post will … Read more