One of the easiest ways to make money with your blog is by selling advertising space. It is easy in a sense that all you have to do is put up the ad and get paid for it. And that is one of the reasons why blogging is one of the simplest ways to make money. However, attracting advertisers and giving them reasons to believe your blog is the right choice for them to advertiser on is not so easy. While you can not force anyone to advertise on your blog, there are things you can do to make your blog more attractive to advertisers.
Here are 5 ways to attract advertisers to advertise on your blog:
If you want to make money with your blog, you must have an “advertise here” page. An “Advertise Here” page is the simple yet most effective thing you can do to attract advertisers to advertise on your blog. One of the basic rules of running a successful business is to make it easy for customer. Don’t just assume people will already know they can advertise on your blog. Include all the details, plans, pricing and anything else your advertisers need to know and make it easy for them to advertise on your site.
“Advertise Here” Banner
A simple “Advertise here” or ‘Your Ad Here” banner can go a long way. Place the banners right where you want to sell advertising space. That way, your potential advertises will know where their ad will be displayed.
Focus on a Specific Niche
Advertise are always looking for sites that are related to what they are offering. By focusing on a specific niche, you will have a better chance of attracting the right kind of advertisers.
Traffic and More Traffic
Lets be honest, I am not gonna waste my money and advertise on your site, if you are not getting much traffic. By paying you to advertise on your site, an advertiser is making an investment and like any good investment, he or she is looking for a good ROI(return of investment). The more traffic you get, the more likely you are to attract bigger and higher paying advertisers.
You can find many techniques to get more traffic to your website. Keep track of your statistics as proof of your success so you can present a compelling reason for advertisers to chose your site.
Advertisers like working with professionals. Advertisers wouldn’t want to place their ad on a blog with an awful layout and look. No advertiser wants to wait fro weeks fro you to reply to their advertising questions. So, whether its the look of your blog, the way you set prices for your ad spaces or the way you communicate with the interested (potential)advertisers, show professionalism.
The above techniques are easy and you dont have to spend too much time or money implementing them, but they can make the conditions right for you to make even more money from your blog by attracting advertisers to buy advertising space on your blog.