Tuesday, March 24, 2009

Making Money from Web Publishing dont happen overnight

New web publishers usually think that making money from web publishing involves publishing a few contents and seating back and waiting for money to roll in. However, usually no money or very little money is made initially. This is usually frustrating for new web publishers. For losers, the next move is to run before poor earnings break their heart further. For winners, however, the approach is to face reality and learn how successful content publishers make money online.

Soon new web publishers learn that making money from web publishing is not a get rich quick scheme. This is when the gamblers exit.

Usually, you would not make lots of money from web publishing during the first month, or even your second month. It takes between three to 12 months to make reasonable monthly income from web publishing. For some publishers it may even take a longer time.

Not all successful web publishers made money from their first website. It took several failures before success was achieved. However, they all understood that it was possible to make money from web publishing and they kept trying. They kept learning new tricks that made each new try better than the previous one. Therefore, if you are currently earning very little money monthly, this is not a time to quite, it is a time to learn.

There are a number of reasons why making money from web publishing takes some time. One is that it takes time to build a content rich website. Of course, to make money from content, you need to have a content rich website. A website with one or two pages of content will not make much money. Then you have to inform the web community about your new website. The first place to start are search engines. Most of the traffic to your website will come from search engines. Of course, lots of traffic usually means lot of money.

It takes time before search engine robots index your web pages. Even when they are indexed and included on the index, it takes time before they are ranked where you want them on the index. Poor ranking on your major keywords will always result in low traffic to your website, which means little money.

Note that some websites are already on top and some of them are consciously doing everything to remain there. It also seems that search engines usually reward publishers who are first to provide contents relevant to certain keywords. Although traffic may be low initially due to your low ranking and poor brand reputation, your ranking will usually rise over time. What is important is to ensure you are doing everything right. If all is well you will eventually make good money, it is only a matter of time before the money starts rolling in.

To make money from content publishing your website need to be purposeful. Each page will focus on a keyword. You should also look for emerging keywords in your industry and target them early. Search engines reward early birds. You also have to regularly update your contents. Monitor your progress.

Note also that the amount of money you make does not depend on the number of websites. One well-built website with useful and relevant contents will usually make more money than several websites full of irrelevant contents. Focus on developing one content rich website first before starting a new one.

To make money from content, you need a content rich website. Then register your site with search engines and other relevant platforms. This drives traffic to your website. The more traffic your drive to your site the more money you can make. You then need to find a way of making money from your traffic. The most popular method is Advertising. Advertise products that will interest your visitors, and watch the money role in.

You can make money from web publishing, but it will take time.

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1 comment:

  1. To be honest, you just said the bitter truth. hardwork (in the right direction) plus focus and patience will win at the end.

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