I don’t believe in the saying that you “have to spend money before you get money”. No! You can actually make money (even more) without investing a dime.
Let me tell you something… You can make as much as $100 everyday online without investing anything.
Yes! I know you may not have the money to buy a custom domain for now.
I know you may not have enough money to pay someone to create a website or blog for you for now.
I also know that you may not have money to pay for any online advertisement.
These are ways people spend money when they create a blog or website.
But the good news is that you can actually make money online without any investment.
What I mean is that, you can make money online without paying any money. You don’t have to pay for anything.
Yes! So many successful bloggers have done that before here in Nigeria and elsewhere.
A typical example is Linda Ikeji, the owner of lindaikeji . blogspot . com. Let me tell you something! She has not bought a “PIN” to develop this blog. Everything on this blog is “FREE”. Absolutely FREE!
The domain name is FREE. The theme is FREE, the articles are FREE. Everything there is FREE! But she is the most popular blogger in Africa for now. Her blog makes money more than any other blog in Africa. Yes! I mean it.
Another blogs that were started completely free are Allgist . blogspot . com and KevinDjakpor .blogspot .com. Both of them were later upgraded to a custom domain blogs but still with FREE Hosting. Sure, they are spending a token of $15 or less to renew the domain name every year while they make $300+ everyday only from Google AdSense. These are big blogs but they were started FREE without any investment of any sort.
Yes, that’s the fact. In 2012, I created my first free blog on WordPress . com. I actually used that free blog to learn blogging. It might interest you to know that I first sold my information product on that free blog before migrating to paid version.
So, it’s not necessary that you spend money before you make money. You too can make money online without any investment. All you need is correct knowledge on how to start.
In the previous lesson, I thought how you can make money from Konga Affiliate marketing business. That post sparked a lot of conversations and interest. Sure, you can start Konga Affiliate marketing business without any investment. Someone asked about this in the comments section of that lesson.
Here is another important lesson – how to make money online without any investment using free blog.
What you will learn from this lesson.
In this lesson, you will learn;
- How to choose a good topic to blog
- How to create a blog for free using Blogger
- How to Customize the blog
- How to develop articles for your blog
- How to make money from your blog
WOW! That’s a lot to learn from one lesson. So, sit tight let’s row the rail. Please don’t skip any line. You can visit this page anytime to read and re-read it so that you can gain full understanding of what I mean. Again, if you have any question, scroll to the comments section and ask your question. I will endeavour to give incisive answers to them.
Let’s start the koko..
How to Choose a Good Topic to Blog on
Before you even think of starting a free blog, give yourself sometime to think about the topic you want to blog on. This is called blogging niche. It’s not all the topic that is profitable. Here, I am going to suggest few profitable blogging topics for you.
There are various sub-topics under those topics mentioned above that are still uncompetitive. So, you can make it fast if you explore more on these topics.
Also, they are other hidden profitable blogging topics that are still not written on yet. I will deal with this issue on another training session.
So, how do you choose a good topic to blog on?
The best way to choose a good blogging topic is through the use of your common senses. Watch out for these four cardinal features;
- Look for topic(s) that have lots of searches in Google
- Look for topic(s) that have physical products you can promote or sell
- Look for topic(s) that have less competition
- Look for topic (s) that you fully understand, love and can write original articles on them
If you can put all these into consideration, you will be able to come up with a killer blogging topic idea. This will become your blogging niche.
Ability to choose a good blogging niche determines your success rate.
WOW! I am done with that training; let’s fire on to the next point…
How to Create a Free Blog on Blogger
All those successful bloggers I mentioned before started blogging for free using blogger. Blogger is a free blogging platform owned by the big G – Google.
So, how do you create a free blog on Blogger?
Some of you might have known blogger before. But if you don’t know blogger, follow me carefully, because after this time, you should be able to create your own blog for free.
What you need to create a free blog.
To create a free blog, you need any of the following;
- Laptop and a modem,
- Desktop computer with modem
- Smartphone with internet connection
- Google Account (Gmail)
Any of these will do. In fact, you can do this in a cyber café. Although, you will need to spend much time to develop it to the stage in can make money.
If you are sure that you have all those things I mentioned above, go ahead and create your own free blog. Here are the steps (for absolute beginners).
How to Create a Free blog using Blogger
- Visit: Blogger.com
- Login with your Google account
- Click create a new blog
- Type in your Blog name
- Type in your blog URL
- Select the preferred theme
- Click on “Create Blog”
WOW, that’s very easy. If you have followed the steps above, you have successfully created your free blog using blogger.
Next… Starts customizing it
How to Customize your Blog
This is where you will have a little challenge if you are fairly new to blogging. But believe me, there are a thousand and one tips out there on how to customize your blogger blog to have a professional feel.
If you don’t know anything I am talking about, you can hire me to customize your blog for you. Next…Start publishing articles
How to create articles for your blog
Listen carefully! This is, and will be, the best advice you will ever hear if you want to make money online from blogging without any investment.
I earlier pointed out the features of a good blogging topic. I included good knowledge of the topic and passion. Why am I saying this?
If you choose a topic that you fully understand and have passion for, you will be able to create original articles without referring to any external source.
Why Original article Important?
If you are just starting your new blog, you may need to make money from it with Google AdSense. For me, I make at least $50 from Google AdSense every day. That’s a good money if you convert it to Naira.
Sure, you might have heard that it’s not easy to get Google AdSense account. Yes! It’s not easy. Google AdSense team need original and well resourced articles before they will approve your account.
So, there is not joke if you are just starting a new blog. You may have to start well with original articles so as to get the approval. After that, you can join the Ikeji’s way of life and do what they do online to increase your income. Don’t worry I will teach you more on this in subsequent training.
How to Make Money from your Blog
So far so good, you can see that you can actually create a blog for free. With this free blog, you can make money online without any investment.
There are various ways you can make money from your new blog. But make sure you grow it to the level it can actually make you money. Don’t quit too early. It takes time to grow a blog.
Blogging is not a get rich quick game. Blogging is a business and you need to build it up. Sure, with good effort it will bear good fruits for you in the future.
So, if you have followed my points above – choosing a good topic and publishing original post in the beginning is important. With that, you will have many options to make money from your blog without any investment. These are’
- Google AdSense: You can make serious money from Google AdSense and its very good source of income to new bloggers.
- Affiliate Marketing: based on your blog topic, you can promote products or services that are related to it. When your readers buy from your link, you are paid a commission.
- Sell your own products: Also, based on your blog topic, you can decide to create a product and sell them directly to your readers. Here you keep 100% if the sales and profit. You can sell various information products to many people who need them. I will teach you how to create profitable information products that sale like mad.
- Start a membership blog: If your blog is very valuable, you can create a paid membership section where people pay you to become members of your blog.
These are just few, there various ways you can make money from your blog. I will be revealing more of them to you in due course. In fact, that’s the essence of this training.
So, if you are not yet in my training list, consider registering yourself now. More training is on the way.
If you have any question on this topic, ask me in the comments section below. I will answer them asap.
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