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How to Instantly Make More Cash from Your Blog Articles

Updated on February 8, 2013

How to make more money with your blog now

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Make More Cash from Your Blog Articles

Making more cash from your blog you may have found is hard to pin down and results all over the map. What makes one article take off and another not perform at all despite pouring your heart into it? Sometimes the focus is too narrow but other times, well who knows? According to Yaro Starak who’s blog is called www.blogmastermind.com you need several pillar articles to prop up your blog and get traffic flowing. A pillar article is one that is wildly successful and will make you more cash. Once you are recognized in the blog community traffic and linking will start to happen and turn your traffic from a trickle to a flood. And it doesn’t hurt to recognize others as I have done here and provided a link to Yaro’s site. Yaro has obviously built authority as a blogger.

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What Makes an Irresistible Blog Post or Article?

You will see from the plethora of articles out there that are making more cash for their blogger, that they are often “how to” articles. These are the most popular form of post. The title matters too. Would you read: “How To Make Yourself Totally Irresistible To The Opposite Sex” or “How To Get A Date” (I hope you said the first title or I’m in trouble) However there’s nothing wrong with writing two similar articles with different titles as a form of A:B testing.

I have also seen list articles do well too. These articles list points. For instance “Five Things You Must Do On A First Date”. This article could be spun into another form of training article titled “Why She’ll Never Give You A Second Date

Business articles, to be read, must solve a problem. These articles will need to be brief and to the point. Remember though that a very short article will not be indexed by Google so keep the article to about 500 words or more. (Google doesn’t release the exact number of words but you will be safe at about 500) Having said that don’t leave your readers thinking there was so little your article wasn’t worth the read.

Try to use bullet points in your articles to increase readability. The longer someone is reading your article the more likely an ad will be clicked.

Business people being busy, will not take the time to research the topic unless it is crucial to their business therefore your article must end up on page one of Google and never more than page 2. I use a product called Inbound Writer (online) to search engine optimize (SEO) my articles. You get 4 free articles per month per email address and then the price gets way too high for any hubber to use. The nice thing about this product for hubbers is that it gives you instant feedback on what is good and what doesn’t help. You get to understand what SEO is all about when using it and you can become less dependent on it. All of my active hubs have had Inbound Writer help or I have used my own intuition developed from using this product.

I also think business owners want answers to specific questions with step by step reading for clarity. There are too many marketing articles that have no real outcome. (Just like so many SEO articles as well). You can try a title like "5 Ways to Get Other Business Owners in your Neighbourhood Buying from You" and then follow through with 5 specific strategies for business owners to use.

And since I mentioned irresistible titles earlier how could you resist a Hub titled "Gain 20% more market share by tonight?”

Finally keep writing in your area(s) of specialty. Once you have several articles under your belt you begin to gain authority. Other writers on the internet will start linking to you. You can interlink your articles where possible and build up more readership.

So just a brief recap:

  • Pillar (hot) articles bring traffic regularly
  • Use “list” or “how to” articles
  • Have articles that are easy to read and to the point but keep to 500-1000 words
  • Have irresistible titles and introductory phrases
  • Write good content with SEO qualities so people find you and come back
  • Build authority by not being too scattered.

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      passionate77 

      4 years ago

      another great post by you janmaklak, just worth bookmarking, almost i am going through many of your hubs right now and bookmarked almost all of them as found sooo helpful and fully informative, great work dear, blessings!

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      5 years ago

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      Reza Vergara 

      5 years ago from Orange County, CA.

      Hey Jan, you're articles are all very informative, precise, and inspiring i only wish that i can write as well as you do with conviction and with ease in the future. Thank you for all the information and much continued success.

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      Reza Vergara 

      5 years ago from Orange County, CA.

      Hey Jan, you're articles are all very informative, precise, and inspiring i only wish that i can write as well as you do with conviction and with ease in the future. Thank you for all the information and much continued success.

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      Ray Devlin 

      5 years ago from Houston, Texas

      This is a great article Jan - great advice!

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      Athlyn Green 

      5 years ago from West Kootenays

      An additional strategy is to interlink your articles on-site, which means your readers stay on your site longer, reducing bounce rate.

      It is a good rule of thumb to develop an SEO formula for each post. Those familiar with the keyword Z-pattern will know what I'm referring to. Once mastered, it is very easy to produce SEO-optimized blog posts that may fare better with the search engines.

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      JanMaklak 

      5 years ago from Canada

      Thanks Marlene. I do my research and I am finding my views are increasing. I'm still fairly new here, writing my first real hub at the beginning of November but my numbers are picking up all the time. I know some people here are having hundreds of thousands of views monthly. I am at about 7000 monthly already and have been watching the numbers grow along with a small increase in $$$

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      Marlene Bertrand 

      5 years ago from USA

      You write with such authority and provide very useful tips. I especially like the tip about Inbound Writer.

    • JanMaklak profile imageAUTHOR

      JanMaklak 

      5 years ago from Canada

      Hi Kathi: Just to let you know I've the most views on this article (over the others) in just one day

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      Kathi 

      5 years ago from Saugatuck Michigan

      Appreciate the helpful hints as always Jan!

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      JanMaklak 

      5 years ago from Canada

      Your welcome Vicki and thanks for stopping by

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      Vickiw 

      5 years ago

      Hello Jan, interesting article, and even I understand it! Thanks for writing. I think it will be helpful.

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