So, you started the blog and have already published a few blog posts on it? If yes, then it’s time to take your blog to the next level.
This blog post will recommend you the best strategies to scale your blog to the next level easily.
In short, it will tell you how to create a money-making blog online?
But, before else let us first discuss the basic blog requirements for moving to the next level.
- You must own a self-hosted blog with a custom domain name
- You should have already published a few blog posts on your blog
- Have at least 100 followers on each social media site
- Build as many backlinks as you can
- Optimized On-Page SEO for the content created
- Published a few guest posts on high authoritative sites and
- Have a beginner level of knowledge of SEO.
If you and your blog qualified for the above requirements then it’s time to take your blog to the next level.
How to take the blog to the next level
Once you achieved the above milestones, you can’t process further with the same current approach.
The next stage requires more dedication, hard work, and focus to build a money-making blog online.
For example, You must have a proper mechanism to respond to other emails. Professionally, you should not miss out on any important email to respond to.
Similarly, now you can’t rely fully on free services. You need to keep aside some money for the paid services and advertisements.
So, it’s time to go a little in advance to build a successful blog online. Below, I had 6 simple but proven strategies to take your blog to the next level.
1. Publish BlogPosts Consistently
Once you gain few followers and subscribers, you can’t publish the blogposts at irregular intervals.
Just imagine, you published 3 blog posts in the first week of the month and then published another blog post after 2 months.
What do you think? Your followers or subscribers will like this? Obviously ‘Not’.
Similarly, search engine algorithms will also don’t like this.
Always remember, whether it is a user or search engine, a blog with consistent publishing history will perform better.
Instead of publishing at a regular interval, it is better to publish one blog post per month.
At least, your subscriber and search engine algorithm will be aware of it.
2. Monetize your blog in every possible way
A simple blog without monetization is a hobby. If your blog does not have monetization enabled then you can’t say it is a ‘Professional blog’.
Professional Bloggers earn bread and butter from their blogs. A money-making blog can only capability be a successful blog online.
So, it is very important that you start monetizing your blog content in every possible way like Affiliate Marketing, Google Adsense or its alternatives, Sponsored Guest Posting, etc.
Wondering? How to monetize your blog? No Problem, the below article will share 10 pro ways to start monetizing on your blog.
3. Start Promoting your Blog
If you’re under the assumption that you will start writing on your blog and online users will find you automatically then you’re wrong.
Currently, there are more than 600 million blogs available online.
In short, the competition is so high that a normal user will never reach your blog online at this birth.
Blog Promotion plays a critical role here. You need to advertise and market your blog online to make it successful.
Various techniques that you can implement online to promote your blog are as follow:-
- Paid Advertising like Google Ads etc.
- Social Media Sharing
- Content Repurposing
- Take the help of Influencers
- Email Marketing
- Get Networking and
- Word of mouth etc
Once you start advertising and marketing your blog online you will start traffic to your blog.
Next, this traffic will make your blog popular and you will make more money from your blog.
4. Start Search Engine Optimization
Search Engine Optimization is as important as any other factor. Without SEO, your blog will struggle to rank higher in the search engine.
Do you know? The best place to hide your dead body is the second page of the Google Search Engine. So, if your content is not ranking on the first page then it is of no use.
This problem can be resolved by optimizing your site for Search Engines.
You can refer to the below article for the complete SEO checklist for your blog.
5. Include other forms of content in your blog
I’m sure, the written blog post will be the only thing that will come to your mind when someone will tell you about ‘Starting the blog online’.
However, this is not true. Besides written blog posts, there are many other ways as well. Many studies indicate that nowadays people like visual content most.
This includes content like infographics, videos, audio, etc.
So, you should start including other forms of content in your blog to take it to the next level.
Wrapping Up For Blog to the next level
Unlike amateur blogs, a professional blog focuses more on promoting its content, driving more traffic, and thereby increasing revenue from it.
So, once you achieve the first level, It’s time to move your blog to the next level by implementing the above tips on your blog.
Trust me, once you implemented the above methods, you will start seeing the difference in your blog.
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