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Old 12-06-2015, 07:26 AM   #1
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i want to start a blog and eventually make money

please tell me where I can go to do this?

I just moved, we travel alot, we homeschool, we have infertility issues... I jst hav so much to say and want to do reviews also.

Im not sure where to start and google has WAY too much info. I need a server site to start it.

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Old 12-06-2015, 12:56 PM   #2
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If you want to have ads, you might want Blogger over WordPress. The only thing (the way I understand it) you can really do on a WordPress blog is Amazon Affiliate. So you pretty much just start blogging. People want to see a history, and that you post regularly - and Google Adsense wants to see that you have subscribers. So actively blogging and plugging your blog, to get subscribers, who will then visit your site. I should probably switch mine from WordPress to Blogger, but then again - I can't seem to stay regular on the actual posting at this point!
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Old 12-09-2015, 09:38 AM   #3
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I have a blog - http://livinthemomlife.blogspot.com/.

I have been a paid blogger on websites but never made money on my own blog. I know if I worked harder I could do so but it is a matter of time for me right now.

If you want to do reviews, I highly suggest getting into some fb review groups. I use lady luck on amazon.
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Old 12-09-2015, 09:42 AM   #4
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Do you like blogspot Whitney? I don't see any ads right off the bat, how do you monetize there?


Edit... or are Blogger and Blogspot the same thing?...
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Old 12-09-2015, 12:21 PM   #5
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I think blogging would be fun but have no idea how to make money with it. :/ Following this post to get info! Have you thought about direct sales? We're military and move a lot/ husband is gone/life lol so Perfectly Posh has been great to bring extra cash in when we need it but can take a back seat when I need it.
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Do you like blogspot Whitney? I don't see any ads right off the bat, how do you monetize there?


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I do like it for my personal blog.
You can add widgets and they have a widget for ads. You could have people pay you to put a small ad on your blog.
I used to let my friend advertise her scentsy there for free. Right now I don't have any ads because I have not been very active on my blog.
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good info gals. how about bluehost for a spot to blog? I may need to watch a few youtube videos to see how to make money tho.

I dont mind doing reviews on other peoples sites but mainly want to stick with one place vs being all over and crazy.
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Old 12-14-2015, 09:41 AM   #9
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good info gals. how about bluehost for a spot to blog? I may need to watch a few youtube videos to see how to make money tho.

I dont mind doing reviews on other peoples sites but mainly want to stick with one place vs being all over and crazy.
You write the reviews on amazon but you can blog about them. There are actually some opt ins that require a blog post.
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Re: i want to start a blog and eventually make money

I remember a while back, The Simple Dollar did a post about how to make money from blogging. You could do a search on the site. I don't blog, but I remember thinking that it had some really good information.
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