Making money blogging is one of the hottest topics in the blogosphere currently. But when I started out blogging, about eleven year ago, we didn’t even know it was possible. How times have change… 

I work as a fulltime blogger and online entrepreneur so that’s how I earn money. If you wanna learn more how to start a blog, read my step by step tutorial on how to start a professionally WordPress blog you can monetize for as low as $3,49 per month.

Start making money by monetizing your blog, like this blogger who earns $50,000 per month with blogging. Woah! If you don’t know where to start when building a professional blog business, check out my article The tools I use to run my 5-figure automated business and blog and the Ultimate Guide To Blogging. The ultimate guide has all the information you need to get started with blogging or to become a professional strategic blogger that earns money to pay the bills.

Read more about improving your blog and becoming a professional, fulltime blogger:

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#2: How to use Tailwind Tribes to grow your blog traffic and make more sales on autopilot with automatic Pinterest scheduling

#3: Blog networks you should sign up to when you’re a blogger with a small following

#4: You should try to grow your traffic and followers organically for free with these automations

#5: 16 ways to drive traffic to old blog posts to double your blog income (+ free pdf checklist)

#6: The 25 tools I use to run my 5-figure automated business and blog – networks, plugins, software, tools and hosting

#7: 7 Smart strategies you don’t know yet that will prepare you for bad financial times as a blogger 

#8: The fail-proof way to quit your 9 – 5 job to become a full-time blogger

#9. Recurring income affiliate programs and the highest paying affiliate programs

#10. 6 Blog mistakes that are keeping you from making money

#11. 5 Reasons why you should build a profitable blog to make passive income online now, before even thinking about building an online business or going freelance (including free ‘passive income 101’ ebook)

#12. 3 Surprising business tasks for bloggers including free checklist

Of course, you can make money with sponsored content, banner ads, and company collaborations. But what if companies don’t approach you? You can approach them.

I created a free email course about this topic. You can sign up here. Or you can join one of the 50+ blogger networks I listed in this post.

A game changer for me? Contacting these companies yourself, introducing yourself the right way and get to know them, as much as they get to know you (and your stats!).

How you do that? I devoted a whole module about this in my online courses, see my school.

Most blogger networks work with ‘pitches’. They provide assignments from companies and you can pitch as a blogger to participate. Sometimes they pay you with products, sometimes with cash.

Other blogger networks or agencies work like model agencies: you join them and they’ll hook you up with assignments. These are the deals you wanna go for if you wanna make big money, but it’s hard if you’re just starting out or have a small following.

Other options are paid review websites, who’ll pay you in change for a review about something and affiliate networks, they’ll pay you as soon as somebody clicks your link and buys something from the site it’s linked to.

The following links in the guide are a mix of multicultural networks, mom networks, fashion networks, paid review websites, affiliate networks, paid social media posts networks, US only or Dutch only networks. Just check them all out and start making money today!  

Download the list here:

P.S. You will probably love my posts on how to make money blogging with a small audience, using these automation tools to drive traffic to your blog and to boost affiliate income and 25 tools I use for my five figure blog business. 

P.S.S. Also check out the updated version of the 20 highest paying influencer agencies and apps that landed me many sponsor deals here.

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