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: How to Start & Grow An Affiliate Income
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.
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
We've all read the stories of uber-bloggers making a killing from their blogs. Many of the stories are inspirational. Many of them have persuaded us to dip our toes into the blogging waters to try to earn a little (or a lot) extra side-income. However, it takes a long time to carve out substantial … [Read more...] about What is Google AdSense & Why Use It to Monetize?
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 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 Monetization
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 hustles (I’ll produce one for the US later). If you live and work in the UK but are not convinced you need … [Read more...] about The Best UK Side Hustles (Online & Offline)
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 UK Side Hustles and Why You Need One