How to Monetize Blogging with Internet Advertising

If you’re really passionate about blogging, the dream is to make money doing it. Being able to work when you want and how you want while doing what you love makes work no longer feel like work. As Noel Coward once said, “work is more fun than fun.” For full-time bloggers who love to blog, those words ring truer than ever.

How to Monetize Blogging with Internet Advertising

There are many ways to monetize a blog, but advertising remains the most popular because of the reliability and predictability that the income stream provides. Here’s a guide to making sure you do it right.
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How do I get everything done?

Something that I get asked, quite frequently, is ‘How do I get everything done?’. I assume that most of the time people mean working on my blog, running an allotment, looking after my home/family, baking, cooking, seeing the people I love regularly and making time for hobbies too. I don’t have a magic formula. I’m also not better than anyone else at these things, that I know of. However, today I thought I would write a post to share with you just how I get everything done. This post isn’t designed to show that I’m awesome, or make anyone else feel inadequate.

I am hoping that by sharing some insights into my average week I might give someone a few tips. Or some motivation to change their own life. Alternatively, I might make someone else feel that they ARE rocking their own life. Which I think most of us are. If you want to skip this 2,500 word monstrosity just scroll on down near the bottom. I’ve made a few small lists!

How do I get everything done - motivational quote

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I’m going to Blog On! Read my ice-breaker questions now

This weekend I will be leaving my family behind and heading off to Manchester for the Blog On Conference. My daughter is quite poorly at the moment so it is going to be a bit of a hard time for me. However, I’m really looking forward to meeting up with lots of friends I’ve met through blogging including Chammy from ChammyIRL. Also, not waking up at 5am will be nice! I’m hoping that answering the Blog On ice breaker questions will help people learn a little more about me.

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I'm going to Blog On - read my ice breaker questions!

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My tips for chasing unpaid invoices

*This is a collaborative post. One of the hardest things about being self-employed is the varied money. I may have months where I receive 2 or 3 times more than other months. This is partly due to working harder some month and partly due to unpaid invoices. There are times when I will sit down and concentrate on chasing those invoices. Other times I just let them fall by the wayside for a few weeks in the hope that things will rectify themselves. This isn’t the best strategy, admittedly, and therefore I’ve been working on this recently. Today I want to share with you my tips for chasing unpaid invoices.

My tips for chasing unpaid invoices

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I trademarked my blog name – How to trademark a blog name

Let me start by saying that this post is going to be based solely on my own personal opinion. I AM the owner of an approved trademark and I did not consult a trademark lawyer, or anybody else. Instead I did my own research online and then I went ahead with it. I’m not an expert, by any stretch of the imagination. However, I did receive approval for my trademark so presumably I did something right! This is my guide to trademark a blog name.

How to trademark a blog name

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