Daily thousands of blogs are launching and more than half of them are joining the blogosphere with the motive to make money via blogging. Blogging is now just like a business. You can earn lot of bucks via blogging. All you need is some dedication and smart work on your blog. Blogging can earn you more than your day job if you use it appropriately. With the help of SEO, traffic generation schemes and expertise in your niche you can earn money via blogging in no time. If you have a blog or planning to start a blog then here are top 5 ways to make money via blogging for you:

CPC/CPM Ads Networks:

CPC and CPM stands for cost per click and cost per m(m is a roman numeral for thousands) respectively. There are many ad networks available which pay according to CPC and CPM after placing the ads on your blog. It is one of the most popular and an easy monetization method among the bloggers. In this method advertisers will pay you for every click and every impression you get on ads. Method to earn from CPC/CPM is simple, just grab traffic to your blog. The more traffic you have more the money you will make. Some of most common CPC/CPM ad networks are Google Adsense, Chitika, Clicksor, Adbrite, Tribal Fusion etc.

Affiliate Marketing:

Affiliate marketing can earn you amazing figuresby recommending the relevant and useful products to the readers of your blog. You can recommend them ebooks to learn, themes to use, SEO software to increase rankings, gadgets and many other products which are related to your blog niche. Some of most popular sites you can use for affiliate marketing are clickbank, clicksure, commision Junction link share etc.

 Text Link Ads:

Text link ads are the paid text placed on a blog/website which is hyperlinked to the advertisers webpage. You will be paid for adding text links in between your content. If you have a blog with high pagerank and high alexa ranking then you can get good offer from advertisers to place their links in your content. Text link ads can earn you money via blogging but it can affect your Google ranking for passing the link juice hence make everything clear before going to have text link ads for your blog. Some sites on which you can apply to have text link ads are Text-link-ads, text link brokers etc.

Sponsored Posts/Reviews:

You can make money via blogging by writing a paid review for advertisers directly or by the means of some review sites like Reviewme, Sponsored Reviews, Payperpost etc. In this method of you will be asked to write a review or a post describing the advertiser’s products and services. If you have good writing skills that can attract advertisers as well as readers then you can make money by writing sponsored reviews/posts on your blog.

Direct Banner:

With direct banner ads you can make more money than CPM/ CPC ads. The best thing about direct banner ads is that you will get fixed income which will not be dependent on the clicks and impression. If you are blogging on wordpress platform then you can go with OIO publisher or Ad rotator plug in for showing the direct banner ads on your blog. These two are paid plugins but still worth to buy. You can also get good offers for banner advertising from sites like BuySellAds and it’s alternatives.

So, what are you waiting for try these methods and start making money via blogging.

Author’s  Bio: This post is written by Tarun Jaitely, He is a full time Blogger. He loves to write topics related to SEO, Blogging, make Money Online. He recently wrote an article about alternatives to buysellads on his blog TCLDaily.in.