The three most popular ways to monetize your site
So, you have a site with a lot of unique visitors and constantly updated content. Now let’s look at possible strategies for monetizing your site.
1. Affiliate Marketing
The fastest and truly the most effective way to monetize is affiliate marketing.
The only thing that is required of you is to decide what you want to advertise on your site and choose the real product or service that will be presented in the advertising fields of your site.
The method of monetization through affiliate marketing is very simple: when a user visits your site, follows an affiliate link and performs the required actions (purchase / subscription), you get a commission for this.
Such a commission may vary from 30% to 100% of the total value of the goods.
Thus, you can earn money without creating a product and without investing in its advertising. You simply provide a place to sell someone else’s product on your website and get a commission for this!
2. Make paid access to content
Another way to make money on a site is by selling access to it.
Digital photos, e-books, desktop screensavers, articles, research reports, and so on.
There are many sites that have paid access.
For example, Shutterstock (photos and images), Elegant Themes (WordPress theme store), Questia (online library) and so on.
3. Sale of ad space
It may not be just an affiliate link.
You have the opportunity to get good money if you find direct sponsors for your site.
Payouts are usually based on CPM.
It can be a lot of traffic.
How do i get started?
First, you need to evaluate the traffic of your site and the profile of your users: their interests, age, gender and place of residence.
In addition, you must be sure that your content is good enough to attract more and more new users.
When these tasks are resolved, choose one or more ways to monetize your site from the list above, and we hope that these tips will help you get the most out of your site!