All About Advertising Banners and Advertisement Networks

Blogging, Monetization, Traffic
Until a few years ago, displaying advertisement banners on blogs or websites was the primary source of income for most mommy bloggers. Banners would be found pasted across the header, footer, sidebar, within the post...basically, they would take up all the available white space on a website. What made them even more jarring to the eyes was that the advertisements were of poor design (color, font, etc.). Even today most websites (both personal and business) show advertisement banners that are either static and unobtrusive (such as text ad on the sidebar) or dynamic and intrusive (such as pop-ups, exit intents, etc.). Visit any online news website and you will know. But advertisement banners have come a long way. Not only have the aesthetics improved but the content is more targeted…
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The Truth About Earning a Passive Income Online From Your Blog

Blogging, Monetization, Other Thoughts
If you’ve started a self-hosted blog, chances are you want to earn from it. There are two types of income you can make from a self-hosted blog--active and passive. Yet somehow, the idea of earning a passive income online enchants new bloggers more than the idea of earning an active income. Active income refers to the earning that requires you to provide a service in real-time and continuously, such as from a membership site, coaching services, copywriting, etc.    Passive income refers to the earning that does not require you to market a product or provide a service in real-time or continuously, such as displaying third-party advertisement on your website. All you need to do is embed the code--a 5-minute job--and hope people will view/click the advertisement. Then, what about…
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How to Monetize Your Blog

Blogging, Monetization
“How to start a profitable blog” - I am sure you have seen these words floating around on search engines and social media platforms. And for good reason too! Take a look at this startling statistic: according to, “the internet influenced sales to the tune of $2.1 trillion in 2016.” $2.1 TRILLION! Being a business owner is not a dream reserved only for a handful of people anymore. Anyone with special skills can create and sell their products or services without even having to invest in a brick and mortar physical storefront. If you sit to think of at least five industries that aren’t online yet, you will just be wasting your time. Almost every industry in some way or the other has an online presence. And taking advantage…
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