Welcome to my Money Making Blogger interview series where I interview bloggers who are making money from their blogs!
Read on to discover how they make money from blogging and the steps they took to monetize their blogs. Feel inspired and learn something new from this series! Also learn how many hours they spend on their blogs per week and what sort of income this provides.
I get to write every day and make money by doing what I love. It’s amazing and still amazes me each day, even two years into making money from my website. It’s not without a lot of hard work though, so don’t be fooled into thinking you simply set up a website and voila, income starts rolling in. If only! I work 30-40 hours per week currently and my blog is my life!
In this series I am going to interview other bloggers who also make money from their blogs to hopefully inspire people to start a blog if they wish or to make that leap to monetizing content. I also find it so interesting to learn what other bloggers are up to and even us full time bloggers can learn from each other and inspire one another.
Hello, please introduce yourself and tell us all about your money making blog.
My name is Liza and I run a travel and lifestyle blog for young adventurous professionals - Tripsget
How long have you been blogging for and when did you begin to monetize?
I’ve been blogging for almost 3 years now, however, I only started to monetise 1.5 years ago.
What's your monthly blog income like?
It’s relatively small, I’d say in the £500 range, but I work full-time, so I don’t accept many sponsored posts and don’t do massive outreach.
How exactly do you make money from your blog?
My favourite method is definitely advertising. I love Mediavine and I think it’s a great way to monetise your blog. I also get affiliate income and sponsored posts, but it’s less reliable and depends on the season.
Were there any steps you took to prep your blog for making money?
Not really, I just started producing better quality content.
Has it been an easy process to make money from your blog?
Definitely not - I had to learn a lot about SEO and spend a lot of time on social media as well. However, once I reached 25,000 sessions a month, it got easier.
How many hours per week do you work on your blog?
I work 10-15 hours a week on the blog.
What are your aims for your blog in the future?
I would like to grow it more and reach at least 100,000 page views in the next couple of years.
If someone is totally new to blogging, what should they concentrate on most to start making money?
High-quality content and keyword research
What inspires you to blog and what is the best thing about blogging?
The fact that my content is useful to people and I get a lot of positive feedback! Also, free trips and stays, of course.
Would you still blog even if you couldn’t make money doing it and why?
I would still blog, but I wouldn’t write my posts around keywords, I would just use it more as a diary.
Do you think blogging is here to stay and why?
It’s definitely here to stay. It always existed in different forms, so why should it go?
Thank you so much for taking part in my Money Making Blogger interview series and best of luck with your blog!
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