I’m sure you’re just as excited as I am to start making money from your blogs.
You’ve probably been Googling and Pinteresting your butt off trying to figure out ways to monetize your blog. Even subscribed to popular bloggers, re-pinning and saving monetizing posts to your Pinterest boards, and joining FB and Pinterest groups to learn the secrets of their ways.
It’s not hard to monetize your blog nor do you have to wait to do so. In my opinion, it’s better to start making money from the very beginning. That way, you can make all your mistakes as you grow and by the time your blog is gaining traction, you’ll know exactly what you’re doing and won’t be missing out on any money.
Creating your own services, digital products, working with brands, or ads may seem complicated to you, You may feel as though you’re not ready to do either one. The perfect option to help you get started with creating an online income from home is affiliate marketing.
Affiliate marketing is when you get paid to promote someone’s products and services. There are all sorts of affiliate marketing programs to work with. Having trouble finding what affiliate programs to signup for? Go for the tools and services you use to run your blog.
What platform and hosting site do you use to build your blog on? What tools and resources do you use to run your blog? For me, I’m hosting my blog with Siteground and my email marketing service is Convertkit so I am an affiliate of both programs. If you’re still not sure, here is a list of affiliate programs I am an affiliate of. If you see any of the programs you use to run your blog, feel free to sign up!!
Here Are Affiliate Programs I Started With:
Email Marketing: Convertkit
Blog URL: NameCheap
Stock Photos: Color U Bold, Styled Stock Society, Ivorymix
Blog Theme & Landing Pages Templates: Bluchic
Automated Pinning Tool: BoardBooster
Graphic Design Tool: Canva
Entrepreneur Mindset Practices: Manifestation Babe
Course Creation Platform: Teachable
Digital Product Delivery: SendOwl
Most of the fashion and beauty affiliate programs such as Forever 21 and Target are ran by a third party, affiliate networks. Affiliate networks are where the big companies outsource their affiliate programs. Here are some major affiliate networks below you may have heard about:
Affiliates Networks For Beginning Bloggers
- Google Adsense
- Amazon Affiliates
- Flex Offers
- Click Bank
- Commission Junction
- Rakuten Affiliate Network
Affiliate marketing, like I said, is a great and easy way to start earning money online. If you’re ready to dive head first into affiliate marketing, click here for a HUGE masterlist (aff link) of affiliate companies and networks you can join now!
So far, I’ve been able to earn over $1k in passive income blogging in just 4-6 short months with affiliate marketing being one of the methods I used to make money online. If you’d like to learn more about passive income and other ways to make money blogging, read this beginner guide on how you can get started.
If you’re ready to make your first $1k, grab your free Passive Income Planner to help you create your $1k income plan!
Good luck on your affiliate journey! Do you have any programs I should add to the list for beginners?
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