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Whether it was the original intent or not, Twitter’s brief debut of a ‘Buy now’ button has created quite a buzz among the social media press. Was it a leak? Was it a test? Has Twitter finally figured out social media monetization?
Most people don't make very much money from their blogs, but this is partially because they don't know how to effectively monetize them. If you want to make money from your blog, take a look at these five options for making money—as long as you're willing to put in the time and effort to implement them.
“Bloggers know their niche inside and out. They can write with authority, build a loyal following and engage their readers. But monetization—turning a blog into a business—that’s a different ball game,” says Oliver Roup, founder and CEO of VigLink, a startup that hooks web publishers and bloggers up with affiliate advertising programs.
Monetizing content is one of the most effective ways to earn revenue from a website or blog. Discussed above are five relatively new monetization services that you may not know about. If used correctly, they can prove very effective for generating extra revenue from your website.