In order to begin making money from a blog, you first need a blog that much is obvious. Secondly, you need to sign up along with an advertising source. Several different advertising sources exist. Several require an application to be filled out before advertisements start popping up on your blog. If you think that having ads on your blog is not your cup of tea, relax several blog hosting sites offer a pay per view option. This means you are paid a set amount per page loads or readers. This is usually a set payment amount per one thousand page views or so. Before choosing a site to publish your blog on, you should shop around and see what payment options the different hosting companies offer. Eventually you will find one that fits your needs.
The last thing you will need to make money from a blog is readers. Family and friends are a great way to start, but do not expect to write one post and get rich. Blogging for money is a marathon and the process of gaining readership and notoriety can take months or years. Patience is the very best asset you can have actually in a trying to make money from a blog. The rewards are out there, and by setting realistic monthly goals you can assure yourself of success. Blogging for money is gaining popularity, and is a great way to achieve the financial independence we all strive to have.