Google AdSense is often the monetization starting point for many new bloggers. It’s a tried and tested way to bring in some blogging revenue as it's been around since 2003. In this post I’m going to outline the pros and cons of Google AdSense to help those thinking about taking their first tentative … [Read more...] about The Pros and Cons of Google AdSense – Is AdSense Right for You?
Some ideas about how to make money. Most of the articles here relate to making money online, but the aim of SideGains is to consider any way to make a little (or a lot) extra.
It's no surprise that people are looking for hustles and earning opportunities outside of traditional "9 to 5s" currently. This has inspired me to create this ultimate guide on how to make money blogging in 2021. My plan is to walk you through what I would do if I was starting a blog right … [Read more...] about How Can You Make Money Blogging in 2021? Ultimate Guide
So you have a blog, or maybe you don't just yet, but regardless you want to make money from blogging. There are a lot of ways you can go to make money from a blog: if you've visited SideGains before you may have read my previous posts on the subject. In this post I'm going to focus on affiliate … [Read more...] about Affiliate Marketing for Bloggers: An A-Z Guide
Google Adsense is one of the first monetization learning stops that most new bloggers make. For most bloggers, it's their introduction to making money through blogging. It's easy to set up and starts working almost immediately. I'm going to show you how to create a Google Adsense account from … [Read more...] about How to Create a Google AdSense Account
The notion of passive income has long been the prized goal of the affiliate marketing and blogger community. It's the holy grail. Something dreamed about and searched for but more often than not seldom achieved. I'm going to compare passive income vs active income. I'll also explain why the blogging … [Read more...] about Passive Income vs Active Income & Blogging Nirvana
Google AdSense is a great way to start monetizing your blog, in particular if you're a blogging newbie. But what IS Google AdSense, how does it work and why is it particularly suited to new bloggers? We've all read the stories of uber-bloggers making a killing from their blogs. Many of the … [Read more...] about What is Google AdSense and How Does it Work? A New Blogger’s Guide
Someone asked me recently in terms of Google AdSense vs Google Ads... which is best? I answered as best I could without wishing to be condescending because it's an absurd comparison really. In a way it's like asking if fish are better than helicopters? I'm going to explain why Google AdSense vs … [Read more...] about Google AdSense vs Google Ads… An Absurd Comparison
This is an easy question to answer if you blog for someone as an employee… you get paid by your finance department! However, if you're considering blogging as a career outside of the employer / employee structure, the answer to how bloggers get paid is a little more nebulous. My intention in this … [Read more...] about How Bloggers Get Paid: An Introduction to Monetizing Blogs
As SideGains is a site about blogging and side hustles, I thought I’d take on the mammoth task of documenting simple ways to make money online. This one is specifically for the best UK side hustle ideas (I’ll produce one for the US later). If you live and work in the UK but are not convinced you … [Read more...] about The Best UK Side Hustle Ideas to Bring in Some Extra Readies
Why bother with UK side hustles? You live in the UK and have a good job. Work is steady and life is good. You don't need more responsibility as your time is precious, right? Hmm... personally I'm not so sure. I'm going to explain why UK side hustles are absolutely vital to protect you against … [Read more...] about Why Do You Need Side Hustles if You Live in the UK?