Are blogs still profitable?
Does blogging still make money?
Is blogging still relevant in 2022?
If these questions are coming to your mind, don’t worry you’re not alone. Most people looking to make money online from blogging come across such questions and frustrations.
But the good news is that your search for answers will end here. The below article will answer all these questions in detail.
It will not only answer these questions but also share the future of blogging with you.
So, What are we waiting for? Let’s dive into and understand why blogs are still relevant online.
- Are blogs still profitable?
- Do blogs actually make money?
- 1. Increase in the number of Internet Users
- 2. Increase in Social Media Users
- 3. Online Product and Service Reviews
- 4. Cost of starting a profitable blog
- 5. SEO is not dead in 2022
- How much can you make from a blog?
- Future of Blogging
- Frequently Asked Questions (FAQs)
- Over to You for a profitable blog
Are blogs still profitable?
If you’re running short of time and looking for a straight answer. My answer will be a big ‘Yes’.
Yes, blogs are still profitable and you can still make money online from blogging in 2022.
However, it is not as easy as it sounds. It requires lots of hard work, dedication, and patience to make it successful.
For every 1 successful blogger, there are thousands of failed bloggers. Do you know? Why is this so?
This is because being profitable does not mean every single blog will get successful.
You will need some research and knowledge on how to start a blog and make money online. I already had a detailed article written on this. Please refer to the below article to learn how to start a blog and make money.
I know you may wonder. If only 1 out of thousands gets successful then how it could be still profitable?
The below paragraph has the answer for you. It includes various reasons ‘Why are blogs profitable?’
Do blogs actually make money?
With monetization enabled, you will get paid for every visit and conversion that happened on your blog.
In simple words, you will get paid for showing online ads to them. Furthermore, you will also get paid more if you get them converted into successful leads online.
But, a question may still arise. Why does blogging still make money?
In this tough competition, can you actually make money blogging? If yes then how?
In order to understand how you need to understand why you can still make money with a brand-new blog in 2022.
So, let’s get started
1. Increase in the number of Internet Users
Do you know? In the last 5 years (2019-2022), the number of internet users got increased by 41%.
The below-attached graph clearly shows that the number of internet users got increased by 1588 million from 2019 to 2022.
With this exponential increase in the number of internet users, people spending time on Internet also got increased.
Furthermore, the number of online transactions and purchases also got increased.
This provides a great opportunity for bloggers to influence a big number of consumers easily.
2. Increase in Social Media Users
Like Internet Users, the number of people using Social Networking sites also got increased.
Today, more than 59% of the world’s population is using Social Media online.
And, the good news is that these sites are free to use. You can join and promote your products and services free on it.
Promoting products and services to more users means getting more leads. And, thereby making more money from your blog online.
3. Online Product and Service Reviews
Shoppers consider online reviews, suggestions, and ratings now before they buy.
According to one study conducted by online review statistics, 90% of shoppers read online reviews and ratings before buying anything.
This provides a great opportunity for bloggers to make money through affiliate sales.
You can write about these products and services and when users buy anything using your affiliate link you will get paid a commission for it.
4. Cost of starting a profitable blog
Depending upon the type of blog you wants to start, the cost of starting a blog will range between $15 to $60 per year only.
Now, even if you make $100 per month from your blog, don’t you think it’s still a profitable business only?
$100 per month means $1200 per year. And, this will make 95% more revenue than the cost of starting a blog online.
5. SEO is not dead in 2022
I know after reading point no. 4, some of you may argue that the above cost of starting a blog does not include the cost of marketing and promotions.
But, let me tell you. Search Engine Optimization is not dead yet. If you know how to do SEO then you don’t require to spend money on marketing and promoting your blog online.
Next, you may get more lead conversions and make money from your blog.
How much can you make from a blog?
On average, a blogger can make around $300 to $400 per month. In the case of Indian bloggers, they can make around Rs. 10000 to 20000 per month.
However, this amount will get increase with online users to start noticing your blog online.
In simple words, the more popular your blog is, the more money you will make from it.
There are even bloggers making 6 figure incomes from blogging. Yes, it’s not a lie. You can check it yourself by Googling ‘6 figure income earning bloggers‘ online.
Future of Blogging
The future of blogging is very bright and clear. With this exponential increase in the number of internet users and shoppers, you can really make money from your blog.
Always remember, blogging is still profitable in 2022 and will continue. There is no doubt about it.
However, the only change will be:- It started with the written formats and but video blogging (vlogs) will play an important role.
You may refer to this article to learn more about blogging vs vlogging online.
Frequently Asked Questions (FAQs)
If you running short of time and looking for a summarized questions and answers type summary for the above post, the below FAQs can help you.
A. Trust me, it’s never too late to start a blog online. Even today, blogging is relevant and will continue to be profitable. If you are to start an online blog, start immediately without thinking too much. Just do it.
A. According to me, below are a few different types of blogging niches that are most profitable online.
a. Digital Marketing
b. Health & Fitness
c. Insurance and Investment
d. Personal Financing and
e. Making Money Online
A. There is no doubt that a blog can still be successful. If you publish great content online and continue to blog for at least a year, chances are there that you can create a successful blog online.
A. Less than 1% of blogs are successful when it comes to 6-figure earnings blogs. However, around 70% of blogs are successful if you’re looking for bloggers who make living out of it. Though 70% of bloggers don’t make 6 figure incomes they consider themselves successful because they are at least making more than their respective jobs.
A. Yes, most bloggers fail in the first year only. Within a year, most of them started feeling demotivated and losing interest in their blog.
A. Publishing great content, Staying motivated and Driving traffic to blog posts are three difficult parts of blogging online
A. Actually starting a blog is an easy task but making it successful is a difficult task online.
Over to You for a profitable blog
It is only ‘You’, who can decide whether you can make money from a blog or not.
If you’re brand new to the profession and don’t have any expertise in marketing or writing, then you’ll need at least a year before earning a reasonable income.
But, this does not mean blogging is dead.
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