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Now that you've created a website,

how do you make money from it? There are at least two ways in which sites can make money:





Advertising Revenue

Selling Goods and Services

I will address the issue of how your site can actually make money from advertising.






Making Money From Advertising




If you look at many websites, you will probably notice that there are banner advertisements

displayed on most pages. If you are a newcomer to the scene, you might think that you must

either be a company or that your site must be famous before you can get advertisers, just as it

is the case in hardcopy publications.






In reality, anyone with a website can get advertisers. While it is true that if your site is

well-known, you may get companies contacting you to offer to advertise on your site,

you can get advertising revenue even if you are just starting out and your site is

relatively unknown.






The way to do this is to join as an "affiliate" of various sites, either directly, or through an

affiliate network. An affiliate network is simply an intermediary where you can select from a

variety of advertisers.






Payment Schemes




Before joining any program, you should probably be aware of the different payment schemes






Pay Per Impression (CPM)



Here, you are paid according to the number of times the advertiser's banner is displayed

on your site. The amount you earn is typically calculated based on the number of

thousand impressions of the banner (impressions = number of times the banner is

displayed), often abbreviated CPM (cost per thousand, with the M being the Latin numeral for

thousand). That is, $5 CPM means that you get paid $5 for 1,000 displays of the banner.

In general, the amount paid is usually small, but it is easy to earn since

everytime a visitor loads the page, you earn. This is known as a "high conversion rate".

Needless to say, this method will allow you to automatically earn more if your site attracts

a lot of visitors.





Pay Per Click (PPC)



When you are paid per click, you are only paid when visitors click the advertiser's banner on

your site. The amount paid is usually higher than the pay per impression scheme. Whether you get

a high conversion rate here depends on the banner (whether it attracts people to click it),

although in general, it has a higher conversion rate than the pay per sale method. A high

traffic site will probably enjoy a higher click rate than a lower traffic site, although

you will probably get better results if your banners are carefully selected to suit the

target audience of your site.





Pay Per Sale or Lead



While you will probably get the highest payment rates with this method, it has the

lowest conversion rate of the three schemes. You will only earn if your visitors click through

the banner and either purchase an item from the advertiser or take some other prescribed action

(eg, sign up for a service). Like the Pay Per Click method, you get much better

results if you carefully select your advertisers to suit the target audience of your site.

In general, to avoid wasting resources in issuing cheques for very small amounts,

advertisers will usually accrue the amount owing to you until it reaches a certain level

(such as $25) before they pay you.



How To Choose An Affiliate Program




How should you choose an affiliate program? My suggestion is not to choose a program according

to the payment scheme, but rather according to the kind of people who are likely to visit your

website. For example, if you are targeting parents on your site, links to affiliates with

educational software, books and the like may generate more revenue than banners that link to

web hosting companies. The most important rule of choosing an affiliate program is to know your

target audience.






Another point to consider is whether you really want to join every single affiliate program that

comes your way. Some studies suggest that sites that make the most money from

affiliate programs are affiliates of only a small handful of programs. Furthermore,

concentrating your advertisements from one network may allow you to be paid faster.

If you advertise for hundreds of different affiliate networks on your site,

you may wind up earning only (say) a few dollars per month from each network. If your

advertiser's minimum payment amount is higher than what you can earn each month, it may

take you a long time before you accrue enough to be paid.






On the other hand, that formula does not necessarily hold true for every site (or every page

on your site, for that matter). For example, if your site has a particular theme, and an

affiliate network only supports one or two suitable advertisers,

you might want to sign up for a few affiliate networks so as to get a greater number of

relevant advertisers. After all, advertisements that are relevant to

your audience are more likely to be taken up than general advertisements. (What's the point of

putting banners from only one affiliate if nobody is going to click them?)






Automated Context-Sensitive Advertising




One of the latest trends in website sponsorship is to

sign up with an advertising network like Google AdSense

The advertising network automatically checks your web page and determines the most relevant advertisement for the page.

As a result, without much additional effort from you, you get advertisements targeted at the interests of your visitors.

As mentioned earlier, targeted ads tend to result in better performance and returns.

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Edited by hfbvm (see edit history)

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Thanks, very interesting, and very useful for most of us.
Just a small remark : You forgot the most important part as mentionned in the original article :

Please Do Not Reprint This Article
This article is copyrighted. Please do not reproduce this article in whole or part, in any form, without obtaining my written permission.

and of course you forgot to mention that your post is copied, probably from https://www.thesitewizard.com/archive/makemoney.shtml
Please remember that some of us hate plagiarism, so when you need to post copied text, plese do not forget the "quote" tags. :o

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oh sometimes i forget to remember what you said lol.I hope you use copyscape...

If you cannot remember, please, try and try again. :o
Also take care, some admins around here hate plagiarism and you can be banned.

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The best way to earn money from a website is to actually sell a product of some sort e.g. Wordpres themes. Earning money from ads is very difficult unless you have a high traffic site like a popular blog.

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I agree with you Atomic0, its difficult to earn with a low traffic website. And earning through other ways is more profitable in the beginning. Showing ads in a newborn website makes it look like a cheap scam website. It is the content which drives the website. There are many paid to blog sites which pay bloggers to write about advertisers products in their own blogs.For a relatively new website, earning through affiliate doesn't help either. Somebody would buy products through another website only if they trust that website. Selling own products online is most profitable but one needs good skills/experience in whatever product he/she is trying to sell. If a person makes a very popular application/script then their are always people who donate generously to these projects. On the whole, earning money through website is not very hard as long as the person is skilled in at least one area.

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good ......... but i thinks that i had read it before somewhere else.. it's copy?
ok... see my site.. to earn from site.. u will get many linx of ptc. put these link in ur site... see ur-self ...... http://forums.xisto.com/no_longer_exists/

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do you sell out from your website i always wanted to make out money but i m not able to get traffic out to my blog so i need such stuff the topic you posted was good thanks and keep posting such stuff

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