If you don’t want to monetize your blog with ads.
You are not the only one, most bloggers and marketers out there don’t like to monetize their blog with ads.
The main reason why people don’t like to use ads it looks like spam on site affect user experience.
There are some better ways you can make money from a blog without ads.
In this article, I will share with you some of the many ways to monetize your content without having display ads on your blog.
9 Ways to Earn Money From a Blog Without Ads
1: Affiliate Marketing
Affiliate Marketing the best way to earn money online. There are lots of bloggers earn their 70% of money just from affiliate marketing.
It also helped me to earn handsome income every month from my blog.
If you don’t have a product to sell. You can sell a product of someone else through your blog. When someone buys through your referral link you’ll get commission.
The commission rate depends on the product, it can be $1 to $1000.
One affiliate sale can make a hell lot of money even if you have low traffic on your blog.
All you have to do is join affiliate programs and promote through blogging. There are lots of good affiliate programs like Amazon Associates, CJ, Flexoffers, ShareASale etc.
The amount of revenue you will generate depends on marketing strategy and skills.
If you don’t know about the affiliate marketing and how it works, read this guide.
If you are serious about making money blogging, you should start doing affiliate marketing from the first day. It has the potential to completely change your life.
2: Sponsored Content
Do you know you can get paid for writing content for others on your blog?
Companies pay bloggers to write about their products and services to catch more eyeballs.
Once your blog gets famous lot of companies offering sponsorship articles.
The payout is higher than the affiliate Commission it can be $100 to $1000 depending on how popular your blog is but the only drawback of sponsorship. it is not recurring like some affiliate programs.
Before accepting a proposal of some merchant to write Sponsorship posts, make sure it will be valuable for your blog readers and charge a reasonable amount that should be beneficial for both of you.
Before writing an article, make sure to clear everything in detail and handle everything carefully.
If you are good at copywriting then you can earn a good amount from every single article you write.
I have written Sponsorship on my blog for some famous companies like Optinmonster, MonsterInsight and WPmailSMTP and many more.
That helped me to make handsome money just from this blog.
3: Selling Digital Courses and Ebook
Do you know you can sell digital course through your blog?
It can be a video or ebook. Which help you to earn direct income, you don’t have to wait for 30 days to get paid like in affiliate marketing.
For example: If you create an ebook on Yoga and the cost of ebook is $10.
If you sell 100 ebooks in a month, you will make $1000, all the money goes to your bank account insistently.
There are some benefits of selling digital products.
• You can hike the price of the product.
• No need to wait for the payout dates.
• Unlimited income opportunity
• No earning share
You only need to create an ebook or video course on a particular topic that you think is useful for your blog readers.
Then, sell this course on your blog earning depends on how you market and sell your digital course.
You can also create an affiliate program of your product, so other people refer you more sells for a small commission.
4: Start A Membership Site
There are lots of blogs offer a premium membership site where readers get more quality content and communicate with like-minded people.
If you think your blog readers trust your content, want more from you and ready to invest in a membership site.
Then, you can start a membership blog and charge a one-time amount or create a subscription-based plan.
Here are the example of some paid membership blog smartblgger, thegamechanger, ladybossweightloss and more.
Mainly 3 reasons why you should build a membership site.
1: Leverage: membership sites allow you to leverage your time and content, you can create content once and sell it to hundreds of people at a time.
Membership sites work automatically, people get into your membership program while you are sleeping or enjoying holiday.
2: Value: You might be heard people’s value less free stuff overpaid.
So, when you run a paid membership blog content gets more valuable at the people than free information.
3: Tribe: People like to hang out with people just like them, common interests and hobbies.
So, people ready to invest in membership site.
5: Guest Posting
Do you know big blogs earn money from paid guest posting?
Some big blogs charge an amount for posting a guest post on their site. You could also earn money by paid guest posting.
Some of the big blogs charge $200 to $1500 for each guest post.
If you don’t know how to improve your blog domain authority then read this article.
6: Sell Products and Services
Selling products and services through blogging is one of the best ways to make money online.
If you have expertise in something and team of talented people then you can provide online services to your blog audience.
For Example: if you write about digital marketing and blogging on your blog then you can monetize your blog with services like content writing, website building, SEO optimization, social media marketing and etc.
If you own software, tools or any physical product. You can also sell it through blogging.
For selling these things you have to set up an automated sale funnel thorough people can buy it.
7: Email Marketing
Emails are the biggest assets of bloggers. A blogger can earn multiple times from email subscribers.
It is very easy to earn money from email marketing. You only need to send helpful contents, products, and services to blog subscribers so people come back to the blog and buy products.
It is very simple to start an email marketing first you have to signup with a paid or free lead generation tools the collect emails through providing free stuff.
So later you can monetize your email list.
You can start consulting services around your blog. If you think you are good enough to consult people then monetize your blog with consulting.
For example: If you are good at health niche, you can offer personal health tips and diet training services to your blog readers.
There are so many bloggers doing this and charge up to $500 for an hour consulting on video chat and personal meetings.
People always want to hear tips and suggestions from expert who already did that so ready to invest thousands of dollars.
9: Start a Podcast
Podcast is one of the fastest-growing industry. It’s the best way to connect with your loyal audience. It helps to improve your product sales and services.
You can easily monetize your podcast through Sponsorship, companies from your niche comes to you with Sponsorship offer.
You only need to mention the product and service of the brand in a podcast.
It just not help you to make easy money from a blog but also help to engage with audience.
There are so many ways to make money from a blog without ads. If you don’t like to monetize your blog with ads then you can above mentioned ways of monetization.
I recommend you to go with just 2 or 3 ways to monetize your blog in the beginning later you can try more.
You must do affiliate marketing, ebook selling, and email marketing. These are my favorite ways to earn money out of blogging.
I hope this post was helpful to you if you have any questions or suggestions let me know in comments.
Hi, I am Kundan Sharma Founder of this blog Blogging Spark. I’m a passionate Blogger and Digital Marketer. Who share useful content that helps you to build a profitable Blog to make passive income online.