No, you don’t need Google AdSense to make money online!
If you are a person who thinks AdSense is mandatory to earn decent income via online, you are dead wrong. There are many ways through which you can make a handful of money without using AdSense.
I know you have no idea what I am talking about. That’s why I have coined all the AdSense-less methods together in this post.
So, are you ready to find out how to make money without AdSense? Here you go!
Not getting enough with Google AdSense check out these articles:
- 9 Best Ad Networks for New Bloggers or Small Publishers
- How To Make Money From Your Blog – Possible Ways To Earn
Make Money without AdSense
I have listed out all the methods below to help you earn a decent monthly income.
#1. Affiliate Marketing
One of the best (if not, the best) methods to make money online is affiliate marketing. Unlike AdSense, you won’t need massive traffic to earn decent money. With right kind of targeting, you can make $$$$ with a few daily visits.
Finding it difficult to choose a Profitable Niche for Affiliate Marketing?
The idea is you use your own blog or other publishing media to promote others’ products. Once anyone buys from your referral link, you will get a specific percentage of their revenue as the commission. Most of the digital products and e-commerce vendors have affiliate programs.
You can also join affiliate marketplaces like ShareASale and CommissionJunction.
#2. Sponsored Reviews
Have you heard of sponsored reviews? You can use them to make money without AdSense.
First, you need a popular blog to get started with sponsored reviews. Brands will reach out to you for getting their products reviewed on your blog. If you don’t have a popular site, they will never do it.
Most of the times, they will ask you for a do-follow a link. I don’t think there will be any adverse effects for giving occasional do-follow links. Beside do-follow and Nofollow links prices vary, as an only do-follow link has a value as the backlink.
The price of sponsored post solely depends on your site traffic and matrices like Alexa Rank and DA.
#3. Sell Services
Do you have any specific skill like writing or designing? If you have, you can sell them appropriately to make a ransom.
Say you are a writer. Then, you can promote your service on your blog and, design a Hire Me page to acknowledge you give writing service. But make sure you write high-quality content lest no one will give a damn about you.
You can also go for SEO, coaching and consulting services to make a good amount of money. The trick is the way you promote your service. It is possible to promote services inside your blog posts effectively. But don’t overdo it.
#4. Provide Links
Do you know? Even a single backlink can do wonders in search results. That’s why people are always willing to pay $$$ for a single backlink from a high-quality site.
When you think your blog has become an authority and you don’t want to earn from AdSense, you can try your hands on contextual and sitewide links.
Beware! Giving massive and not-relevant links regularly will bring your blog to danger. So, you must weave proper content to back up the link. Moreover, I don’t recommend you should go behind sitewide.
#5. Sell Products
You can sell anything online. Have you got a new cell phone? What about selling your old one?
Maybe, you can set up an e-commerce site and sell something (maybe, customized T-Shirts). In case you are a blogger, you can write an e-book on the strategies you use to popularize your blog. Don’t price ebook vigorously, though.
Amazon and Ebay are two good places using which you can sell goods. They will take some processing fees. But overall, they are profitable.
#6. Create a Membership Section
Many authority blogs successfully earn a lot of money by giving exclusive membership to their audience. You can also try the same.
Once you make your mind create a membership part, make sure you have enough content to provide the members. If you don’t have any exclusive and valuable materials, you will feel it hard to earn something over time.
For WordPress, you can make the process of creating the membership section easier with the help of dedicated plugins.
#7. Use AdSense Alternatives
If you think advertisement is the best-earning method and you are not able to create Google AdSense account, you should try out its alternatives. Though the CPC and earning potential are less than that of the Google product, you won’t be disappointed.
Make sure you don’t integrate pop-up and pop-over ads because they disturb your visitors and, they will never come back to your site.
You are a single Google search away from many alternatives. They will help you make money without AdSense.
#8. Write and Sell an Ebook
Do you have a flair for writing? Then, you can write an ebook on any of your favorite topics and sell the same via your blog.
As I said earlier, the success stays in the way you promote the ebook. You can use any methods to bring sales. One of the best ways I think is to have an affiliate program. And then, tell about your ebook to your fellow bloggers. Maybe, you can give them a review copy as well.
#9. Sell Ad Spaces on Your Website
Did Adsense ban your website?
Don’t worry! You can also earn money from your blog by selling ad spaces on your blog.
You need to show ‘display your ads here’ banners on your sidebars. You can also create an ‘Advertise’ page with the terms and conditions for advertisers.
Given that your website gets a decent number of daily page views, you will get people pay to you within no time.
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You have got nine ways to make money without AdSense.
I don’t mean you should follow each method. Just read them and decide which one is the best for you. Maybe, you can concentrate on multiple ways. But you should be good at them.
Do you make money online? If you do, share your method here in the comment section down below.