Making a living from a blog isn’t easy. It takes hard work, determination, and planning.
People don’t wake up one day, launch a blog by the middle of the afternoon and start throwing cash into their bank account the following day. It’s just not as simple or easy as that. Despite the incredible success stories you read online.
To earn a living from a blog you have the right mindset. You must approach the process with one thought at the front of your mind – your blog is your business.
If you think of your blog as a business and look for the various ways it can generate leads and sales, and work on improving those channels to increase your turnover and profit, you’re half way to building a decent business for yourself.
This infographic by Hobby to Hot is a great starting point for putting together a business plan for your blog.
I love point number one: Remember that blogs don’t make money, businesses do. Very true!