How To Make Money From Websites? (A True Story)
Back in the early days of the ‘net, people would publish and manage Web sites out of the sheer joy of sharing information and knowledge. Knowing you had readers — and if it was a blog — garnering comments and feedback from visitors was just the proverbial icing on the cake. The imperative was share, share! Information wants to be free! So how long did it take me to make money from websites that I built?
As the Internet and the World Wide Web grew up, information publishers found themselves turning into budding entrepreneurs and asking the fundamental business question: how do I make money from my website, ad how do websites make money… IN GENERAL???
The drive to generate revenue — to “monetize” — your site and site traffic requires making some changes to your site architecture, publishing schedule, and even the topics you cover, and that’s been a stumbling block for many. The greatest obstacle; however, has been persistence — setting realistic expectations of what kind of revenue you can see in 30 days, 90 days, 6 months and even 12 months after starting your efforts to produce online income. This is what I experienced and what you might be able to expect…