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Posted on January 28, 2017

So You Want to Make Money Blogging? It’s Possible. Here’s How:

Make Money Blogging

This is one of those posts.  I can just feel it.  You know the posts I’m talking about, right?  The ones that I have been writing in my head for years and finally get typed out for you to read.  When I first started this blog in 2009, I didn’t really think it was possible to make money blogging.  In fact, I didn’t really understand how anyone made money running a non-retail website.  Oh sure, I knew that if you were lucky enough to buy a domain that a big company wanted to buy, you could make some bank by selling the dot com.  But how did everyday average people like you and I tap into the internet’s wealth of advertising and affiliate revenue?  I’m happy to tell you that the rumors are true – you absolutely can make money blogging.   But after 8 long years of running this blog, as well as a few side blogs, I have learned lots of tips and tricks.  I have also learned (many times the hard way) so many things NOT to do.  I want to share them with you so you don’t make the same mistakes I did.

A little background for those that haven’t been with me since the start:  In my pre-kid life I was a teacher.  I absolutely adored teaching!  Student teaching and my first teaching job were amazing experiences!  I was so happy when I was teaching and making lessons come alive for my students.  I was sure I had picked the perfect career path for my future. Read more..

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