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Friday, December 18, 2009

How to Create Additional Income Stream through a Newsletter?

Guest Post by Anil Gupta

Did you know that you can also earn money online from newsletters which you send to your readers? If you have readers who follow your blog with great interest then you could even get them to sign up for your newsletter.

Most pro-bloggers on the internet gain additional revenue from newsletters. However, many bloggers have a question on how to attract readers to sign up for newsletters.

What are the Advantages of having a newsletter?

Having a newsletter is a great way to have readers keep returning to your blog. This will also create a sense of community which all bloggers should try to achieve. The main benefit of a newsletter is that it allows the webmaster to create an additional revenue stream apart from his main blog. Newsletters are becoming very important to propel the overall growth of a blog after a certain stage.

How to get readers to sign up for Newsletters?

The best way to lure your readers to subscribe to your newsletters is by offering them extra content which they will not find usually in your blog. That content should be useful and unique. So when your readers see that there is more content which is only accessible when you subscribe then they sign up for it. This is possible provided you provide good content. If the content in your blog are useful then chances are readers will know that your newsletter will be even more useful. Basically, newsletter

How to make money from Newsletter?

There are various ways to make money from a newsletter. The conventional ways to make money such as Adsense ads etc. are not possible to implement in newsletters. But there are more effective ways to monetize newsletters:

Direct Advertisement Space: If you have a nice number of readerships then you can opt for showing direct ads and sponsored links on your newsletter. This will be a far better paying than a Pay-Per-Click campaign.

Sell your Merchandise: If you have anything to sell relevant to the niche of your blog then you can use your newsletter to market your products.

Affiliate Marketing: This another lucrative way to make money from newsletters as you will be able to promote content to a more trusting audience therefore your chances of sale increase. However, be careful not to overdo it as this may harm your readership count and may cause them to unsubscribe.

Eventually, once you create a brand for your blog you can switch over to the paid version of newsletters but that is at a higher level.

It is worth considering this different stream of making money online. Have you tried providing newsletters on your blog, if so how successful were you to generate revenue from it? You can drop down the answers below.

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