By Bizna Brand Analyst
A lot of people ask if blogging pays.Well,it pays if you are actually take it seriously.There are several business ideas that Kenyan bloggers can embrace. Here are some of them.
If you want to get paid to blog, you can offer your services as a freelance blogger to other businesses and publications that will pay for your expertise.
2. Ghost writing
You could also offer your services as a ghost blogger, where you can essentially write content for other bloggers which they publish as their own.
3. Affiliate Marketer
Affiliate marketing can be a great way for bloggers to earn income. You can start a blog in basically any niche and use affiliate links to promote products or services from other brands and earn a percentage of each sale that you send their way.
If you’re able to build up a significant following and some influence with that following, you can work with brands to promote products or services as an influencer.
5, Blogger with advertisers
You can also earn an income as a blogger by offering visual advertising opportunities on your sidebar or other parts of your blog.
6. eBook Author
You can also use your writing skills to put together and publish ebooks. And you can use your blog as a way to showcase your talents for potential readers.
7. Online course creator
Online courses can also be a great way for bloggers to earn money. You can use blogging as a way to build your expertise and then host your courses on your website or email list.
8. Product reviewer
if you have good traffic, you can also review products from various companies on your blog in exchange for a fee.
9. Sponsored post writer
Or you could work with brands to put together sponsored posts on your blog as a way of earning an income from blogging..
10. Social media blogger
Similarly, you can start a blog about social media and use that as a way to market social media management or consulting services.
11. Event blogger
You can also cover different events on your blog and charge a fee to promote them or even use your blog to promote your own event planning services.
12. Fashion blogger
If fashion is your area of expertise, you can start a blog related to the subject and then work with fashion brands to facilitate ads or sponsored content opportunities.
13. Beauty blogger
Likewise, you can work with beauty brands by starting a blog about hair, makeup or other beauty related topics.
14. Tech blogger
For those whose expertise lies in the technology industry, you could start a blog about tech and then work with brands in that niche.
15. Industry news site creator
Or you could specialize in covering news related to a specific industry and market your content and marketing services to companies in that niche.
16. Comedy writer
If you have a great sense of humor, you could try to channel that into a humorous blog where you could sell ad space or earn income from affiliate programs.
If you’re a photographer, you can use blogging as a way to share your work so that you can gain clients. Or you can use it as a way to offer your own photos for sales as downloads.
18. Fitness blogger
Or if you specialize in fitness, you can use blogging to earn an income and to promote your services to potential clients.
19. Family blogger
It’s also possible to start a blog about your own family or one that offers tips on family related topics and then work with brands that want to market family related products.
20. Education blogger
Or you could specialize in blogging about educational topics and then work with educational institutions or companies that make educational materials.
21. Blogging coach
For those who have a lot of experience and success in blogging, you could start a business as a coach for other bloggers to help them get off the ground.
22. Industry thought leader
Or you could build a business as a thought leader in a specific niche or industry and use blogging as your main way of showcasing your expertise for hire as a consultant, coach or speaker.
23. Printables seller
If you’re a skilled designer, you could showcase your design skills on your blog and then use it as a place to sell printables of your work that customers can download.
You can also blog about a specific topic and then host workshops related to that topic, either in person or online, and earn an income from that.
Likewise, you could start your own video blog and then also have your own site where you can host ads or earn income in other ways.