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Yes, I did it.
I made money with my blog.
Granted it’s only half a dollar.
I can tell you exactly how I did it, and it will become obvious that in the beginning of making money blogging it’s a labor of love.
Because that’s where I am in the stages of making money blogging. The very painful beginning. If you would like to support me you can do so by signing up for a Convertkit membership and building your own business. That would be a huge victory for me and one that I’ve waited a very long time for.
But enough with the handouts. I want to work for your money. I’ll be unapologetic for earning your money, but at the same time I’ll be doing my best to be of value to you and enhance your life. You can believe me when I tell you I enhance my wife and two kid’s lives. Those are the most important people in the world to me, so I start there and I expand my reach to you good folks of the internet.
What’s the value here? What can you get out of this that is going to expand your life? It’s that you can do your creative work and get paid fifty cents for it. You have monetized your efforts. People care about what you think.
50 cents is only the beginning. From there you can make dollars, and fives, and tens, and twenties. Then hundreds. Then thousands. Then tens of thousands, then hundreds of tens of thousands, then millions. That’s the logical progression when your doing what you know you need to be doing.
So I already have a blogging income. The vision is to expand that into 7 different income streams and pull in a million dollars a year. I’m a long ways off, but I know I can do it, so I’m working everyday to become a more successful content marketer.
And what I’m marketing is a Convertkit business. The act of you getting paid for people to start businesses of their own. Where they do the work of creating their own business, while you do the work of creating yours.
I don’t think a professional blog could ever get you fired from your job, so it’s safe to do when your working. This way you can pay the bills while your blogging income gets up and running.
I’m telling you this marketing thing is amazing. You could sell anything you want. Whatever you believe in. You get to pick your product with your blog. It couldn’t be better because you are in charge. You are your own boss. I jump for joy when I make $.58 like I just made my first $1,000 a month income. I am incredibly grateful for the money. I feel like I’ve pleased God. And I want to please God, and You even more and earn even more money.
So here goes, here’s the value. If you can write, you can make money on the internet. That’s the value. If you have a brain you can make money on the internet with your own self hosted blog. I hope the repetition serves you here. Think of it as affirmations.
Read my stuff and you’ll transform into a writer who makes money off his words. That’s my message. I’ve made other money off my writing besides the Adsense money. In fact I’ve made a lot more off Textbroker.com than I have off my blog. Doing freelance writing. Maybe I should be spending my time on Textbroker.com instead of writing this blog that isn’t really paying me anything. Not that textbroker.com pays a lot, it’s only a few dollars, and I make exponentially more at my job. Still, I like doing things, and one of those things I like doing is getting paid for writing.
That’s it for this post. If you want to make 50 cents off your blog, just write 100+ articles and put adsense on your site. You’ll have it in a few weeks. Just think where you’ll be able to take it from there. Think big and think millions.