A few days ago I wrote a post where I mentioned if you want to…
One of the top concerns for us as bloggers is how to monetize our blogs. This is why I’m always researching new ways and ideas to do this. So, if you’re thinking that the #make money online #blogging arena has become too crowded for you, no problem. In this post I want to share with you a few ways you can easily make some extra income with your blogging skills, working with offline businesses.
Make Money Offline With Your Blogging Skills?
Now, you may be asking, “Can you really use your blogging skills to make some extra money offline?”
While this might look impracticable, it will interest you to know that I’m actually doing this presently. I run a digital marketing agency where I do most of what I will be showing you here. However, you don’t have to start an agency to start profiting with these ideas. For each of the ideas below I have suggested how you can go about it.
So, if you’re ready let’s get kicking!
Top 3 Ways to Make Money Offline With Your Blogging Skills
Off-line Strategy #1 – Offer Article Marketing Services To Local Businesses
Many local businesses are realizing that with the internet they can easily acquire targeted customers and clients but very few of them truly know how to go about it. As a blogger, generating traffic online definitely has become an every day thing to you, so why not turn this into an income stream?
Of course, article marketing is a proven method of generating traffic on the net. As a blogger you can easily earn some extra income by offering article marketing services for off-line businesses. What you need to do is seek out these businesses and explain to them the benefits of article marketing. Show them the possible traffic they would receive, the #business leads they could generate, the SEO benefits of these articles if they are running a business website, etc.
When compared to freelance article writing online, this is really a lucrative business. As a freelancer an average earning per article is between $#3-7 but with this service you could charge anywhere from $25-50 per article. The good thing is that those you’ll be rendering this service for would be more than happy when they see the results.
What more, you can also put a twist on this business. Once the results are favorable and you’re getting more clients, you may decide to outsource the article writing part to freelance writers online. Pay them from what you’re receiving and then concentrate on posting the articles to article directories and other methods you have chosen.
Off-line Strategy #2 – Offer To Set Up Blogs For Local Businesses
As a blogger you already know the value and benefits of a blog. If you’re able to sell these benefits to offline local businesses you’ll be on your way to making some good money helping them set up their own blogs.
One of the areas you’ll need to focus on when selling this type of service is the benefit of quickly and easily building a brand and establishing expertise through blogs. Even when the local business has no business website, a blog can be used to generate real targeted traffic which could lead to more leads and customers.
Show them how most major companies and multi million dollar businesses are using blogs to market online. This can serve as a great selling point when you’re pitching this service to offline businesses.
NOTE: If you are to go this route it is important to explain what is involved from the on-set. If you set up a blog for someone who has no idea of blogging and you leave them to manage it without proper enlightenment, they may turn around later to accuse you of being a cheat if they are not able to realize the benefits you promised. So putting them through what it takes to make the blog work as expected is important.
Off-line Strategy 3 – Offer Facebook Page Creation Services
Facebook is HOT right now! Many offline businesses are already on Facebook. The good news to those of us who have been online and using the internet to make some good money is that, most of these people do not really know the rudiments of using social networking sites like Facebook to promote their businesses.
This is where you can cash in as a blogger!
Making easy cash from offline businesses setting up Facebook business pages is a great potential. Again it all depends on how you’re able to sell the benefits to your potential clients. If the business owner already has a Facebook profile things could be more easier since such a one may already have some knowledge of how to work his way around the Facebook platform. However, you’ll need to emphasize what a Facebook Business Page will do for their business.
Others may already have a fan page but really do not know the nitty gritty of making it work for their benefits. You can offer to create a new one after studying the business and observing some ways to improve on things or redesign what they already have and then put them through what needs to be done.
If you’ve set up a Facebook fan page before you know how easy it is to set up. How many of these do you think you can do in a week? That really depends on how much you’re able to market your services!
There are indeed a lot of blogging income strategies that you can tap into to make money as a blogger. Unfortunately, not many are really looking in the area of these ones. But you can start today. You already have the experience and expertise.
So, why continue to struggle trying to compete with the big guys out there? You know most of what you’re being told about #making money blogging is not really working for the small guys again as it used to.
Think about this…
…you’ve been trying to drive traffic using all the methods you are told to but advertisers don’t want to advertise on your blog because you are not driving the type of traffic the big guns are driving.
…you’ve tried to build a list but over the years you’ve succeeded only to get a few hundred names in that list. Right now you’re fed up with paying the autoresponder fees!
Is it not time therefore that you try something different? Try put these offline blogging income ideas to use today and you will surely thank me later for showing you this!
Will love to hear of your success story once you start making money with these ideas!
You really stepped outside of the box (blog?) on this one mate!
Brilliant brilliant and more brilliant is all I can add my friend. I am currently negotiating a contract to provide link building services to a bricks and mortar business so I definitely agree with and see the potential in this approach
Thanks for sharing
Wow Alex, you took it out of my hands! Within minutes of clicking “publish” you got your comment right in. Not only that you are already negotiating something that has to do with this topic? Truly love to hear that. And thanks for sharing with us.
Very good information. Cheers.
Another sweet post just like the one MK Akan submitted to my site last week. It goes to show that they are many untapped avenues for making money online/offline. This one goes straight to my Facebook Fan Page as well 😉
Yea the more you get engaged with this thing the more you get to know what possibilities are there. Thanks for sharing this with your fans, truly appreciate.
A wise man will make more opportunities than he finds. : – )
Well it is usually nice to see something truly valuable on-line that’s not spammed to death. I put my hat down to you for not comercializing in every possible technique and actually helping someone.
In today’s economy a lot of people are wondering how to make money online. The secrets to making money online are the same as making money in the “real world”: Hard work, creativity, innovation and knowledge. The Internet is the real world, it just has some aspects that allow a person of lesser means compete with people with much deeper pockets. That is its biggest draw.
After the creators the people who make the most money online are the innovators. These can be those who come with a new idea or those who have the courage to try and implement a new idea. If an innovator sees something new that looks like a big money maker they try it, they adapt it and they start doing it. In many cases innovators simply take somebody else’s idea and run with it. Next time you see a really great money making idea don’t just try to figure out how you can get in on it. Instead, try to figure out how to do it better. That will make you an innovator. It was Henry Ford who realized cars could be made efficiently with an assembly line process. That innovation changed the way cars are built.
I am extremely impressed with your writing skills and also with the layout on your blog. Is this a paid theme or did you customize it yourself? Either way keep up the nice quality writing, it’s rare to see a nice blog like this one these days.. 🙂
This is a great article. I have now left the rat race, never to look back. You’re right that the only way to make any decent money is by running your own business!
I would like to say thanks for the time you took writing this article. You have been an inspiration for me. I have passed this on to a friend of mine.
Every time I see a really great post I go ahead and do a few things:1.Show it to all the close contacts.2.Bookmark it in some of the favorite social sharing websites.3.Make sure to visit the site where I first read the post.After reading this post I am seriously concidering doing all 3.
Sweet article, thanks. I’ve been intending on doing a post along these lines for months, do you mind if I quote you? I’ll link back to you naturally.
Of course you’re free to quote article as long as you link back! 🙂 Thanks for stopping by.
Great job! I know you have done your research here.
Eventually the web is going to be filled with crappy spun content and poorly writen articles
I would have to agree with you. Article Marketing is an effective way to drive traffic to your site and attract your potential buyers. There are a lot of article directory sites out there and one site that would really give you tons of traffic is associated content from Yahoo. However, i just want to emphasize though that you have to be careful about duplicate content. It’s really a big NO in article marketing. Not only in article marketing but also in optimization.
I’m always interested in learning how other people make money on the Internet. And your advice in this article – is really very good. BUT all they – (mwy be) will bring some o=money somewhen in future If we could manage to convince business owners to create a blog or a FB group. However, people are looking for simple and clear tips – how to make some money tomorrow ..
Really don’t understand what you mean when you say, “how to make some money tomorrow!” I’ve always advised that we treat everything as a business. Making money online is not get quick rich adventure. If you treat this as a business you will want to take some time to make a list of businesses to approach, draw up a plan of how to approach these businesses, what to say when you contact them, etc.
Commit yourself to approach 10 – 15 on your list and you will definitely have one or two respond positively to you. Frankly, even if you’re able to sign up only one client in a month it will more lucrative than creating content on your blog everyday waiting for advertisers to come to you. From what I have seen on the blogosphere many bloggers hardly make any thing for years. But simply doing this can bring in result beyond expectation.
Any way thanks for the comment.
GREAT POST. There are indeed a lot of blogging income strategies that you can tap into to make money as a blogger…but one never to be careful in order not to fall for scamer
Article and SEO is a very effective tools and you made it very nicely as now I strongly got so many tips from your article as how to use article marketing for seo
As you start delivering valuable content, you should simultaneously need to make efforts in building your audience.The money will come only when you have a large audience who are interested in what you say. So, you should start building your audience.
This is an opportunity to make money easy with our blogging skill. I will surely implement the three ways given in this blog to make money offline blogging skill. Thanks for the info.
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