WordCamp Orlando 2014 presentation. Also presented at Lady Blogger 2015.
So, you want to create a website, and make money, but don’t know where to begin? Or maybe you’ve got a site and dabbled a little, but still need more ideas on how to generate cash flow? Well, this is the presentation to be at.
We’ll be talking about:
1. Ways you can make money using WordPress
2. Tips to set you on the right path
3. WordPress plugins to assist you along the way
Hopefully by the time you walk away from this WordCamp, you’ll be able to start creating your own plan, implement some of the tips mentions in this talk, and begin making some money with your WordPress website.
Making Money Using
By Nile Flores - http://blondish.net
❏ Ways you can make money using
❏ Tips to set you on the right path
❏ WordPress plugins to assist you along the
I keep getting asked at
WordCamps on how can you
make money when WordPress
- Syed Balkhi http://wpbeginner.com
❏ Fast to set up
❏ Easy to learn
❏ Always updating and to try to keep on top of
❏ You can do anything you want with it…
… including making money with WordPress!
Content Creation & Social Engagement Truths
1. Regardless of what you want to do online to make
money, you’re going to be creating content.
2. Just because you built a website doesn’t mean, they’ll
come to your site in droves.
3. Google likes unique and quality content. Write what you
4. You’re going to need to talk with people.
Blogging is not required, but it
certainly is recommended in order
to build authority.
WordPress is what you want to make of
it. Using WordPress to make money
only needs to begins with an idea.
What Can You Do?
It’s depends on what you
want to do, but this
wouldn’t be a good
presentation if I didn’t give
you some leads, right?
Let’s break it down...
❏ Affiliate Marketing
❏ Service (Online or In store)
❏ Blogging and News
Obviously you’re selling something.
WooCommerce is a free and amazing shopping
cart right out of the box.
Other WordPress e-Commerce Plugins
❏ Exchange - https://ithemes.com/exchange/
❏ WP e-commerce - http://bit.ly/1q2F63w
❏ Easy Digital Downloads - http://bit.ly/1vYhA8y
You can literally create full websites or just
pages around a product (or more than one
product) that you don’t own.
There are programs out there that you can sign
up and earn a referral commission off of!!!
These services are dedicated to listing companies that
have affiliate programs.
Commission Junction - http://www.cj.com/
ShareASale - http://www.shareasale.com/
Amazon Associates - https://affiliate-program.amazon.com/
Some plugins on WordPress.org allow you to
integrate some affiliate programs with your web
site. For example- Amazon products. Below is
a link to peruse on affiliate plugins.
WordPress Affiliate Plugins
Make your own affiliate program
AffiliateWP - http://affiliatewp.com/
❏ It’s important to have an about page to let people know
who you are and what you’re offering.
❏ It’s important to have a means of contact and even a
❏ Return on investment is the name of the game.
Your goal is to gain subscribers,
commentators, engagement, and above
all, buyers, otherwise, you end up with a
bunch of window shoppers and empty
People who stumble upon your site, may not
always be immediately interested in what you’
Offering a newsletter allows you to keep
contact and maybe bring them back later.
Newsletter related plugins
More on Newsletter plugins
❏ MailChimp for WordPress http://bit.ly/mailchimpwp
❏ AWeber Web Form Plugin http://bit.ly/1zxbBqy
❏ Constant Contact for WordPress http://bit.ly/1sfaZ3i
❏ Mad Mimi for WordPress http://bit.ly/1vVZ13q
I beg you...
Please, if you just have a
simple service, and don’t
want any shopping cart or
you’re a local store front, add
a contact form!!!
WordPress Contact Form Plugins
Both are easy when using to create forms.
Ninja Forms (free) - http://bit.ly/ninjaformswp
Gravity Forms - http://www.gravityforms.com/
Blogging and News
Blogging and news based sites usually are going to use
several methods to make money using WordPress.
❏ Third Party Ads
❏ Affiliate advertising
❏ In-house Banner or text ads
❏ Sponsored Posts
❏ Become a brand ambassador
Third Party Ad Services
Many of these have WordPress plugins available at http:
//wordpress.org/plugins to integrate into your site.
❏ Google Adsense http://google.com/adsense
❏ Chitika https://www.chitika.com/
❏ BuySellAds https://buysellads.com
❏ AdEngage https://www.adengage.com/
Work with Brands to receive products and/or
Triberr - Influencer Marketing Campaigns
Get paid to blog!
Izea - https://izea.com/
Blogvertise - http://www.blogsvertise.com/
WordPress Banner Ad Plugins
❏ Ads by datafeedr.com http://bit.ly/1wJ5KRk
❏ WP125 http://bit.ly/1z7ntBh
I’ve got more to say that will help, like SEO and
motivational talk. The takeaway is the tools I’ve shared
here and throughout the presentation, and some tips.
❏ WordPress SEO: Getting Back to the Basics http://bit.
❏ Avoiding Bloggers Block http://bit.ly/1q7JSfU
❏ How Blogging Can Benefit Your Business http: