You don’t have to be a financial adviser to start a finance blog. All you really need to do from the beginning is to have a passion or vested interest in it and share your views about finance. Better yet, if you have any tips or methods to improve your finances, then your blog will grow popular very quickly if you have a lot of value to offer.
But how can you actually make money with a finance blog though? It’s really simple although there are several ways and variations of them.
The most obvious way to make money with a finance blog is of course, selling your own services. If you are already a financial adviser or financial planner, then all you need to do is post some sort of content on your blog that showcases your credibility in the field. A lot of financial advisers or brokers offer consultations through their content as they get found easily through different channels online.
This puts you at a huge advantage since the online world is vast and large which means plenty of opportunity to explore different segments of the market.
There are other ways to make money through a finance blog even if you’re not a financial expert of any kind. You can post content and sell a course or a service offered by someone else and get paid some referral bonuses or commissions. This is the concept of affiliate marketing and is often used with other blogs in different industries such as food, fashion or even travel.
You can even partner up or joint venture with a financial adviser and post content promoting them, while you take a commission from their referrals. It is just a simple concept really.
Another very popular ways to make money from a finance blog is advertising. Ever wonder how a lot of magazine, TV or any other press or media entities make a lot of money? Well they simple get a lot of audiences to see their material while have a bit of advertising and commercials on the side. You can do the same with a finance blog if you have ads everywhere related to your niche.
Google Adsense is such a method that is based on this concept. You basically allow Google to load up your blog with ads and then you get paid a little bit every time someone clicks on them. All you really need to do is drive traffic to your finance blog.
You don’t even have to write your own content. You can always hire writers who are financial experts or at least knowledgeable in that area to write for your finance blog while driving traffic to your site and services. You can just as easily set up a simple WordPress blog and start posting content and promoting it via social media or search engine traffic.