Blog Money Failure: Here Is Why Most Bloggers Fail To Make Money

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Some people opt to blog for entertainment purposes only. For others, the goal is simply to make a living doing what they enjoy. The problem is that many bloggers who start out with this goal never see their blog earn them any financial reward. As a blogger this might concern you. You want to earn revenue from your blog and you want to avoid what causes those other blogs to fail at doing so. The fact is that there are a few common reasons why bloggers do not make money with their site. Understanding them will help you avoid them with your own blog.

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The absolute biggest pitfall that traps most bloggers is giving up. Monetizing your blog is not something that happens overnight. You have to develop a readership and steady content. There has to be some value to your blog before it can truly become profitable. Because of the fact that it takes some time, many bloggers give up before they ever really try. If you truly want to blog and make money at it then you have to be willing to stick it out. It is not something that will produce a significant income right away. Like any other business, you will be operating on a loss for some time.

Those who do persevere often do not put in what it takes. Monetization takes more than time. It takes effort on the part of a blogger. You have to find the right ways to monetize your blog. You have to work at making them work for you. Each blog will be different. The ways that one blogger brings in an income may not work for your blog. You must be willing to expend some effort on your part if you want to reap the benefits of a blog that pays your living expenses. Many bloggers just do not give that much energy into the process.

Even when you have a blogger than puts in the time and effort they may be sabotaging their own blog with their content. It could be as simple as inconsistent topics that lose readers or even that they do not post regularly. When you continuously lose your audience you are not going to be profiting from your blog. That is why it is important to develop a theme for your blog and stick to it. It is also important to set a schedule and post regularly. Your readers should know what to expect.

Developing an income from your blog is possible. That does not mean it is easy. There is far more to the process than creating the site and posting a few things. You have to develop it and increase its value, keep your readers interested and stick with it until the revenue starts coming in. If you cannot do those things then you are going to see it fail and you will never have an income from your blog. If you can do them, you will be able to build a substantial cash flow that could end up supporting you in the long term.

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  1. Thank you so much for the insight. I was really trying to figure out why most bloggers fail and I guess you hit the bull’s eye! I’ll be coming back for more tips. Thanks again :)

    1. Thank you for your comment Jocelyn, looking forward for the next one ;)

  2. Eric

    Good tips here as well as the other posts I read recently. My blog is brand new and has a small amount of content right now. I think most people do not realize how time consuming writing editing and finding good visuals for posts can be. What do readers and bloggers think is the best frequency to post?

    1. I’ve already written numerous posts about blogging frequency Eric ;)

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