Top 2 Blog-Related Business Ideas – What Can Work For You

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I love blogging. Beside offline consulting, blogging is the other best business ideas that anyone can easily start from home.

In fact, if you have been reading the news about Google Penguin update, there has been a lot of worries and guesses what still work and what no longer work. Still, most people are still trying out blogging because there are so many millions of sub niches to make money from. Use this free tool – Google Keyword tool to find your sub niches.

By now, you should know what blogging is and how it can make money. These are a few ways
– Adsense
– Amazon affiliate
– Clickbank affiliate
– Private ad sale

Blogger Gary Sieling put together this graph of the most-mentioned revenue generating partners for 76,000 Flippa auctions.

So in this blog post, I want to share with you the big picture of 2 niche business ideas in 2012.
(I will also be sharing some very specific numbers so you can work on your first blog or improve your blogs right after reading this blog post.)

1. Small Niche Sites

In case you are wondering what a small niche site is, this is what a small niche site is made up of.
– 1 Primary article consisting of 800 words.
– 5 Secondary articles consisting of 500 words
– 1 Contact me page
– 1 Privacy Policy page
– 1 Sitemap

Objective: To rank one keyword of the Primary article on first page of Google and to earn money through Adsense or selling affilitate products in Amazon or Clickbank.

Keyword criteria:
1000 or more exact match
$1 or more CPC (for Adsense)

What you can use a niche site for:

– To flip it for a higher price. Normally, the selling price is at least 20x its earning value. If it has an earning revenue of $50 per month, it’s selling price should be around $1000 (50 x 20) Sometimes, the selling price may be higher if you are selling to small medium companies which are in the same niche as your blog.

If your blog is in drug rehabilitation niche, a drug rehabilitation centre may be interested in buying your site.

– To grow your blog further. You can continue to add more articles, capture opt-ins to grow your subscribers list and to build a social community such as creating a Facebook fan page. Naturally, with more subscribers, traffic and probably more revenue, your site’s value will definitely increase. And your small niche site will grow into a very big website called an authority site.

2. Authority site

As mentioned, authority sites are very big sites with lots of content. However, having lots of content is not enough. It must have good quality content so that your readers will return to your site. With higher traffic, you can consider selling advertising space in the form of banner ad or text link ad in the blogroll or in the content.

Objective: To build and grow it into a mega monster so that it can bring you a monthly stream of passive income either through selling of ad space or selling products (affiliate or personal)

In the next blog post, I will be reporting the exact steps our team has taken to build our small niche sites. We have been always wanted to start something from scratch so that anyone, including you can easily duplicate our strategies and take action instantly.

Yes, I know most of you may be thinking of “Not another blogging topic.

However, this series of blog posts is going to be different because we are going to do it differently next time.
Criteria 1 – Build a clusters of money-earning sites which we will want to sell to our customers

Criteria 2 – We will be building our sites as a team (no more one man show and we will be showing you where you can get yours.)

Criteria 3 – Using a proven strategy to get maximum result within the shortest possible time (3 to 5 months)

Criteria 4 – Generating a continuous passive income stream using this one business model

What do you think of these 2 business ideas? How useful are they? Do you think it is easy for you to implement? I love to hear from you.

If you have any question regarding any of the steps, do leave your questions below and I will get back to you within a day.


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