We continue our series on how to make money by focusing on your WordPress blog. If you have a blog and are starting to get some good traffic there are many ways to make some extra income. One of the easiest ways to make money is to sell sponsored content. Not ad banners, or graphics, but actual content on your blog.
Sponsored content is how some of the largest websites you visit on a daily basis keep the lights on. Their business model’s foundation is sponsored content.
Now, you may think this is a bad thing, and we’ll address the “sponsored content as news” however, ethics aside, sponsored content is a great way to add a revenue stream to your blog.
There will always be someone who will be willing to pay for sponsored content on a site with traffic, however it is important to keep a few things in mind:
What do you think of Sponsored Content?
Do you think it can be done well? If so, what criteria do you have for good sponsored content?
Do you think it can be done poorly? If so, what makes it cross the line?