Basics You Should Know By Now • You are not going to make money just by keeping a blog • Enjoy blogging! You will get burned out if you are on the “money hunt” all day long • Remember why you fell in love with blogging
Keypoints• How you can create an ebook?• What Thou Loves, Thou Will Teach!• Speaking• Creating Membership Sites• Selling A Blog• Sponsorship• Working With a Business• You Ready???
The Ebook• Free Ebook to Gain Trust and Prove Credibility • Pick a topic you are conﬁdent about AND are able to do extensive research on • Tap into what you love to write about and what you love to learn about • Time Management, How to Make Your Garden Grow, Chores For Toddlers, Cleaning Electronics… (Yeah!)
Complicated Yet Simple• First thing you need to do is write!• Organize• Proofread, Proofread, Proofread• Pull it together in a PDF• Create a fun cover• Voila!• Hardest part is writing!!!
Solo? No No! • You don’t have to write an Ebook by yourself! • Partner up with the blogger beside you and create something awesome!
Creating An Online Course• You have something valuable to share! • It doesn’t have to be fancy, but it has to be interesLng and well put together! • Online Courses – Video – Email Lists – Live Online Sessions – Local Events
Speaking Opportunities• Plenty of Speaking Opportunities• Trust Your Skills• Be Confident• Educate Yourself to Become Confident
Creating A Membership Site• Membership sites are a community• Build trust• Offer something worthy of time/Bang For Your Buck – Sessions with Experts – Downloads – Daily private content – Discounts, Perks, Incentives• Must offer unique content not found anywhere else
Membership Site Ideas• Weight loss• New Pet Owners• Mobile Bloggers• Women Photographers• Filmmakers Anonymous• Endless Ideas!!!
Selling Blogs• People pay money for blogs and social networks• Why Sell? – Lost passion – Moving on to bigger projects – New Direction• Why Do People Buy? – Solid content – Loyal Followers – SEO Ready – Have a vision to take it to the next level
Working With A Business• Warning: Some Businesses Will Not Know How To Work With You!• Write blog posts for the business on their blog or your blog• Represent them at events• Blog about Promotions• Get everything in writing and make sure expectations are clear on both ends
The Most Important Thing…• Maintain your blog and social media presence!• The more you interact with your audience and peers, the more you will appeal to people wanting to work with you
The Secret…• Mix & Match• Real revenue comes from multiple sources• Don’t be afraid to reach out – Email that business – Email that company – Don’t wait!