If you are a person who has been trying to make money blogging, then be sure to face a few obstacles on the way. A blog needs to over come a few road blogs before it becomes a money-making machine (I am sure the expression sounds desirable). Here is a list of road blocks that are faced while making money online.
Poor Traffic: To make any amount of money your fundamental requirement is traffic. Advertisements and affiliates only perform when there is an ample amount of traffic. If your site has a very poor everyday traffic then advertisers will not be ready to advertise since ads will not get much exposure. On the other hand, affiliate marketing is very traffic intensive. If you want to see good results in affiliate sales then traffic is important.
Wrong Niche: This is a big road block while trying to make money online from blogging. There are many blogs that get a huge amount of traffic but are unable to monetize it in any way because of a weak niche. On the other hand, blogs with lesser traffic are earning much more than those high-traffic sites because their niche is much more powerful. Generally, niche related to technology and health perform very well while earning money online.
Unprofessional/Irregular: If your blog is supposed to make money, then advertisers need to be sure that they are dealing with some one serious about his site. This means that your blog should give a very professional feel and should be updated regularly. Most blogs that are unprofessional and are updated once in a blue moon will rarely be able to make money.
These are a few road blocks that even experienced bloggers have been facing whenever they want to monetize their blog. Hope you found this post useful and can work on tackling these road blocks.
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