Advice for New Bloggers: What You Really Need to be a Money Making Business
I remember when I first decided to try to make some money blogging. I devoured everything I could find on blogging, all the advice for new bloggers I could find.
What to write about, social media tips, how to start an email list, content marketing. There is a ton to read about and I spent hours thinking about blog posts and page views.
When you are a new blogger it is easy to imagine writing a blog post and then the money rolling in, but once you get started you see it isn’t all guest posts and figuring out what you are going to be blogging about next. It’s real work.
Why is it work? Because if you want to be successful you are having to run the business side of your blog too. You can’t ignore your cash flow or the taxes that accompany it and expect to succeed.
There is a lot that goes into all of this, but for new bloggers, I have 5 big tips to help when you really start to turn your blog into a business., and 2 things you don’t need to do to be a real business.