Blogging ROI: 15 Ways Blogs Make Money

Blogging well takes time, effort and skill to keep up with the latest trends and news, craft strong blog posts, promote your blog articles and engage in the conversation related to your posts. Therefore many bloggers think “What’s in it for me?” (aka WIIFM.) Whether you’re blogging for yourself, you’re a solopreneur or you’re writing for a business (B2B, B2C or NFP (Not-For-Profit)), you want to see measurable results from your efforts.

Blogging ROI stands for Return-On-Investment from blogging. Since it can be difficult to measure your blog’s results as well as the value of your investment, here’s help. Includes 15 ways to generate revenue.  Source: Heidi Cohen’s Actionable Marketing Blog

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Social Media: Where Are The Business Results? [Research]

Social media is important to over 80% of businesses based on the finding of Social Media Examiner’s 2012 Social Media Marketing Industry Report How Marketers Are Using Social Media To Grow Their Businesses. This finding is consistent with other research that shows businesses continue to increase social media marketing spend. Yet despite this support, marketers still have a difficult time proving social media’s contribution to the bottom line.

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Content Marketing: 5 Ways to Make Money [Chart]

Creating compelling content requires resources. If you’re a media company or solopreneur, you need ways to get compensated for your efforts. Here are 5 ways to monetize your content marketing or media platform. Chart included to show description, pricing model and examples.

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