Blogging for cash

Preamble

Wanna make money from your blog?

Links and Clicks

  1. How To Make Money From WordPress.com Blog?
    1. My Experience with WordAds
    2. My WordAds Review
  2. How To Make Money From WordPress.com Blog?
    1. WordPress.com vs. WordPress.org: Which Blog Platform to Use
      1. How To Move Your WordPress-com Blog To WordPress-org
  3. 8 Reasons to Convert Your WordPress.com Blog to WordPress.org
  4. How to Monetize Self-Hosted WordPress Blogs
  5. How to Make Money with WordPress – Don’t rely on WordAds, use BuySellAds.

Hosts

Shared

Managed

WordPress.com vs Self-Hosted

Whilst WordPress.com is free, it offers somewhat restricted advertising possibilities, as you are only allowed to use WordAds, and therefore the revenue stream of a WordPress.com site is somewhat constrained. Using a self-hosted solution allows you to take advantage of a number of advertising services:

However, the costs quickly mount up. Taking BlueHost’s Basic subscription monthly charges as an example:

  • $2.95 – Hosting (normally $7.99, will rise to $7.99 after the initial term of 1/12/24/36/60 months expires)
  • £0.99 – Domain Privacy Protection
  • $2.99 – Site backup pro
  • $2.99 – Search engine jumpstart
  • $1.99 – SiteLock security – Find
  • Primary Domain Registration is free

Now this adds up to $392.16 for a 60 month initial term.

Given that, on WordPress.com, using WordAds, you can make

On WordPress.org, using Google AdSense, you can make:

 

 

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