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Monday, November 26, 2007

Blogging Tips for Beginners - Steps Closer to Making Money

Hordes of wannabe bloggers around the globe are now venturing into blogging as a business either full-time or part-time. The buzzwords on the current trend are increasing as we speak: 'blogging to riches', 'monetize your blog', 'blogging to the bank', 'blog & make money online', and so on and so forth. By the look of it, one can generalize that blogs are moving away from being purely personal journal or diaries and are now increasingly becoming money making machines.

For newbies trying to break into the biz, especially those not too IT savvy, the starting line can be a scary place to be. But the money is just too tempting! Luckily, there are hundreds of sites out there sharing and give out tips and guidelines for beginners for free. Not purely out of the goodness of the heart but more to lure in traffic, of course, because that is the bloodline for this type of business. Irrespective, beginners can't be choosers and have to start from scratch... somewhere. I found a good starting point on Wikibooks which I would recommend for beginners:

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Adding on to your wealth of knowledge especially on how bloggers can earn money, Problogger gives helpful tips:


I'd like to particularly mention a very helpful website - Blogger Tips and Tricks - by Peter Chen who gives a very easy to follow instructions. Beginners might find it easy to follow:

Blogger Tips and Tricks

There are hundreds other sites to learn from and purchase information from. But newbies should take it slow. Learn one thing at a time and just enjoy the process of learning, knowing that at the end of the day, we can sit back and watch the money flow in.