There are many possibilities to make money with sponsored posts. Monetizing WordPress website or blog is very challenging today but not much difficult if you work smart.
In this post, I’m going to give you some very important ideas and tips which will explain how to make money with sponsored posts on your blog. You will get tips how to make money from sponsorship, how much should you charge for a sponsored post and how do you get paid. That’s it.
Before pointing out to main topic, I would like to introduce you…
What is a sponsored post?
Sponsored post are articles which is commissioned by third-party agencies where you write your point of view and experience of specific products or services.
Mainly a potential advertiser offering to write a review on a specific topic or product which is called the sponsored post.
A sponsored post is one kind of article that a blogger or website owner is paid to publish.
A sponsored post can be written by blog owner itself or provided by the company, business or brand. If you’re hired to write a review on any product or service and be asked to publish on your blog so you will charge rate more.
Sponsored posts might be a variety of formats such as reviews. videos and more.
Tips to make money with sponsored post
Making money with a sponsored posts, you must have a professional website or blog including a nice layout and design with the personalized theme.
Make sure you have a unique and original logo. Also focus on your blog sidebar is filled with important things like subscription box or social accounts bar.
If you’ve done all of these, then set up an advertising page (with your media kit) to explain potential advertisers about your blog statistics. Also, you should showcase the best of your website so be sure to write your strong points like your website monthly impressions and visits, etc. You can add more stats to showcase how your website is all about.
There are different networks (act as third-party) where you can start creating a profile to be found by a brand or company (advertisers). I will explain and suggest to you below about the advantages and disadvantages of using a third-party agency’s website.
Advantages and Dis-advantage between Third-Party Agencies and Your Own Blog Media Kit
If you’re a brand new website or blog (if you don’t have a blog create one here) then third-party agencies website is a great option to be found by advertiser or brand that offering to write a review for them and publish your own blog to get paid. You can create a profile, add a blog linked in their website including all detailed statistics (via Google Analytics), setting a price for each article /or review and it’s super easy.
But your own blog media kit is even better to showcase your website statistics to be found by the advertiser. And the advantage of being directly contacted by the advertiser means you will get paid what price you set for them if they accept. And there is no price deduction.
But if you work via third-party agency site so you will be charged up to 30% from your earnings paid by the advertiser as well other difficulties as most of the time they pay in 7 to 14 days which is dis-advantages for a blogger while being paid directly is so simple.
So I’d recommend to write some unique content on your blog, do SEO for that, promote it and rank your site in a search engine to get better result or you can easily find an advertiser via a third-party site like coobis.com.
Here are the Coobis review, read it to learn more how to earn money with sponsored post.
How much should I charge for a sponsored post?
As a blogger, you must remember the first thing which is setting a price for a review depending on your website rank on Google and other search engines mainly unique web traffic that comes through search. It is very important to set your review price for an advertiser.
If you have a large audience based website which has really good traffic (more than 1 million per month), you can simply charge from $500 to $1000 or even more. If your site has traffic less than 10,000 visits per month then you might set from $30 to $75 dollars.
These above price settings idea is given based on my own research as I am regularly writing sponsored posts for brands and companies too. Your advertiser might be interested in your site topic or niche related to their brand, business or keywords. So it depends on your website or blog niche type too.
You can simply negotiate to price for review or article posting with your advertiser. Above pricing ideas given based on writing a review or article. If your advertiser provides the content then your pricing should be reduced.
Once you set reasonable pricing for your site, it’s important to follow Google guideline to avoid site termination from Google rank which is as follows:
Not all paid links violate our guidelines. Buying and selling links is a normal part of the economy of the web when done for advertising purposes, and not for manipulation of search results. Links purchased for advertising should be designated as such. This can be done in several ways, such as:
How do I get paid for Sponsored post?
If you showcasing your offer on your own blog or website, then you can set which payment method is simplest to get paid for your work.
If you’re using a third-party site, then you will only be able to set the payment method available in their platform. Most of the site mainly pay via PayPal.
Think before you accept the advertiser proposal as always accept the proposal which is related to your website or blog niche. This is all about how to make money with Sponsored Posts. I hope you have learned how things work. Now implement yourself to make money from sponsorship. You will surely earn good amount of money and it might be bigger than you think.