Hello Friends & Happy New Year Monday
By now you’ve probably read a Business Report that listed some of the top jobs in Social Media for 2014. If not, here’s a list of just a few:
- SEO Specialist
- Social Media Strategist
- Online Community Manager
- Social Media Marketing Manager
- Social Media Coordination
So what does that mean to you and I – it’s GOOD NEWS!!! We may be in a position to write our own ticket if we stick to the 3-P’s:
Blogging is no longer just a hobby for many nor is it a get-rich-scheme. Advertisers are looking to put their money somewhere – so why not with you and your blog?
In order to monetize a blog not only do you have to stick with the 3-P’s, you also have to remember the 3-C’s:
No man is an island and neither is a blogger – we can’t survive alone. Our content must be great – ABC (Always Be Creating). Advertisers are looking for blogs with good numbers, check your ratings, use analytics, email marketing, social media and keep current with your stats.
Share, comment, meet and greet and join a community – ABC (Always Be Creating). My experience has shown that bloggers are very willing to share their knowledge, we are all experts in our own niche. Join a community like Sverve, be active, participate, hangout and share. Respond to your comments and comment on other blogs, learn, read and stay current, it will help to increase your numbers. You don’t need to join every social media site out there, just pick one or two but be very active on them.
Collaborate, support each other, follow up don’t just comment and run, stay paired up and shared up. Blogging is not a sprint, it’s a marathon and the pot is big – envy and jealousy has no place! “Congratulate ~ Don’t Hate” when others get opportunities, follow them to learn how they did it.
There is no magic bullet…no one size fits all or only one way way to monetize your blog. Try out different methods – do what works best for you – mind your P’s and C’s but remember to have fun – everything else will fall into place.
What have you done to successfully grow your blogging business?
Stay Blessed – No Stress in the New Year!