8 Ways to Make Money Online with WordPress


I love to do blogging and enthusiast to earn money!!

It’s not just a fact but every human being need money as well as they all have passion to something that they are living for. If blogging is the fact for living or passion for you then we are going to do something for you.

YES!! The article will help you to know the methods to earn online by blogging 🙂

If you are new to blogging then check our previous article – “how to start a blog in wordpress”

There are several way to earn money online by blogging. Sometime, blogging is the cause but you may earn from other topics like Displaying ads, Selling ad space, Affiliate Links and Local marketing.

It’s important but a warning – It’s not a trick to earn huge money fast and rich within a month. You have to be passionate and success will knock you at the door 🙂

Here are The Best 8 Ways to Make Money Online with WordPress

Display Ads on your site

Earning by displaying ads is the easiest way to earn from your website. It’s easiest to understand and setup.

But also it’s need a lot of time and strategy to earn a good figure from this. If your website get 100-200 visitors per day then you may earn just $0.10 per day. Display Ads Make Money Online Blogging with WordPressSo, it’s very important that you need a TON of traffic to make good revenue from them.

You can sign up to advertising networks like Google Adsense, Bing Ads, and Amazon CPM and then they will provide you code or script. 

 It’s free to sign up on those advertising networks! You will get paid for every time a user clicks on the ad. These are called CPC ads.

All you have to do to grab a bit of code, place it on your specific website in a few strategic area, and they will serve up appropriate ads for visitors to your website. You get paid per click.

Sell Ads Space

You can sell ads space on your website. This is another method of earning money from a website and it’s also easy to understand.

Sell Ads Space Make Money Online Blogging with WordPressYou simply charge a specific amount of money for advertising a company ads or products on your website. Prices vary wildly from $5/month to $5,000+ per month, and everything in between. As we stated before, you need a lot of traffic or at least a trusted brand to earn good money doing this.

Although you probably want to charge a lot of money for allowing advertisers the privilege of displaying on your website, they are behind the scenes counting clicks and sales. If you can’t deliver either, it’s not a good investment for their dollars also.

When you have good amount of visitors then you may try this method and you can start here to get advertisers: buysellads.com.

Affiliate Marketing

One of the common and familiar matter to us. We see someone recommending a product or brand to use. So, that’s it.

You recommend a product or service to your audience by blogging using special tracking links, and then get a referral commission for every time someone buys after clicking your link. This is how most of the bloggers make the majority of my money online, and it’s the method that they really push on One More Cup of Coffee because it’s worked out so well for most of them.

So, it can be:
– Product reviews
– Product promotion
– how-to’s & tutorials

You can find a huge list of products to promote from different online companies like- Amazon, Commission Junction, ShareASale etc.
Once you have selected the products to promote, then you can use a WordPress plugin like “ThirstyAffiliates” to manage your affiliate links.

Create Personal Digital Product 

This is much easier than it sounds and you have to trust us! Actually, a personal digital product can be just a downloadable product like an ebook or set of videos, audios.
They can be publishing in many forms, including PDF, Kindle, YouTube videos, Vimeo videos, app, or software. Most people opt for publishing in written format because all you need is a laptop and a word processing program.
Create Digital Products Make Money Online Blogging with WordPressThe selling point is knowledge of course. So, If you are good at something and want to teach others how to do it, you can get paid for it! This goes for just about any subject you can think of. Seriously, anything you want.
– Best Ways to blog easily?
– Learn How to cook etc.
– How to dance?
– How to write article etc etc?

Anything you can do that enjoy doing, can do well, or want to learn how to do can be published and sold online. Things like where to publish and how to do it will take some time and research. One method is publishing a Kindle Ebook. Another is to go through Clickbank or JVZoo.

Create Personal Physical Product

You have digital product and online is a great place to spread the news or your product.

You can blog about your product and sell online. It’s kind of eCommerce business but you may start by blogging, writing about your product and reach to your audience, send to user easily and fast.

You can also create store on different website and advertisement that on your personal blog. Some great places to start a store would be Amazon, Etsy, eBay, Shopify, or CafePress (among others) and almost all are enough popular. You could even sell directly through your own web property by integrating Paypal or a credit card processing what you prefer. There are many plugins for WordPress that can allow you to add these features seamlessly.

Create Business Directory

There are several directories like yelp, yellowpages that gets a lot of traffic than any other blogs. You can add a good directory where users can search specifically using category or topic and then get contact info for businesses. Generic web directories are no longer necessary nowadays, but local or niche directories can be extremely useful. So, you can add your local business with contact info.
Directories might gather reviews of local businesses by user, share the best podcasts on a given topic, or list the best products in a certain category. You can easily create a web directory in WordPress following several tutorials from web. There are also plenty of directory plugins for WordPress you can choose from, many of which allow you to accept payments with submissions too. A good directory can be an asset as good traffic will hit and you can turn your directory for paid members only.

Local Marketing

If you own a local business on your area, having a website can be immensely helpful to increasing foot traffic, phone calls, and email inquiries about your products or services. Even if your competitors have websites too, by learning bit about WordPress your site can have a much better user experience. It still shocks me how many local businesses I search for online that do not have websites, or have something that looks like it’s left over from the 90’s. 

Google listings are out of date, there’s no pictures to sort through, and there’s broken links all over the place. It’s horrible! By doing just a few simple things to increase your online presence, it makes it easier for customers to get a hold of you, which means you make more money, get more reviews, and growth snowballs from there, it’s interesting, isn’t it? 🙂


Yes! Here’s one you didn’t think of. Podcasts can be extremely profitable if you can do well. This guy “Entrepreneur On Fire” generates millions of dollars from sponsors. Of course, not everyone will become a millionaire from a podcast, but the proof is there that you can make money with a podcast too. But again, we run into the issue of how to get your name out there so that sponsors way to pay you to advertise their products and services.
Podcast Make Money Online Blogging with WordPressOne very strong way to grow your brand is with a website. Since WordPress is so easy to set up, customize, and you can integrate your podcast directly into your posting, it’s a no-brainer that you need a website to accompany your new online radio show. You can also videotape your podcast recording, and put that on YouTube. Embed the video into your site, and tweet a link with a related hashtag. Now you have a social media strategy as well.

So, That’s it for today!
You may apply multiple methods if possible for you and let us know if you get any question, We are to answer your questions. Happy blogging!!

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