We know monetization is important for many site owners. I encourage and support, with some restrictions that many methods of monetizing the hard work you put into your blogs and sites. Learn on how you can turn your website into a source of income.
If you’d like to make money on your site with advertisements, WordAds is the advertising program available for site owners. The program features ads from external ad networks such as Google, Facebook, AOL, and more. Learn more about WordAds.
Who is eligible for WordAd? Everybody that has a website domain either you build by yourself or someone build for you. Some use WordPress.com, bluehost.com, have automatic access to the WordAds program and can set up advertising on their sites immediately.
Only sites with a custom or mapped domain can apply. If you’d like to use third-party ad networks like Google AdSense, OpenX, Lijit, BuySellAds, and Vibrant Media, those options are available depend on the website you build. There is some site that is not accepting them.
You can add affiliate links to your website content as long as the primary purpose of your blog is to create original content, and as long as the code for the ad is supported.
When blogging about books you’re reading, music you love, clothes that strike your fancy, gadgets you’re drooling over, or whatever interests you and your readers, feel free to post relevant affiliate links using either text or images.
There are a few restrictions in what affiliate programs are allowed. They do not allow affiliate links for gambling, get-rich-quick schemes, multi-level marketing programs, disreputable merchants, pornography, malware, or phishing-type scams. Also not allow sites that exist primarily to drive traffic to affiliate links.
You can publish sponsored posts on someone blog. I define a sponsored post as any content that promotes a specific product or service, which you were encouraged to post by the company or individual who makes/sells/provides it.
Including this type of content on your site typically results in some kind of compensation for you in the form of payment, freebies, etc.
Some do not allow sites where the vast majority of content is sponsored content. Sponsored posts also may not include any content that violates Terms of Service.
Woocommerce.com you can sell anything directly through your website. This lets you sell products like, handle shipping, collect taxes, and more.