My name is Emily Robbins and I have been happily and successfully self-employed and making money online since 1996. I earn my living doing a wide variety of Internet Marketing including Affiliate Marketing , SEO (search engine optimization), Social Media Marketing, Keyword Research, setting up and configuring search engine optimized blogs for others, and other forms of consulting, contract work, etc (I did a complete redesign for ExpertVillage.com which contributed to its being sold for $16 million dollars — it was the largest how-to video site on the internet and is now incorporated into eHow.com). I have contributed to two books (“The Secret Power of Blogging: How to Promote and Market Your Business, Organization, or Cause with Free Blogs” and “The Complete Guide to Affiliate Marketing on the Web: How to Use and Profit from Affiliate Marketing Programs” , both by Bruce Brown).
You, too, can make money from blogging!
In fact, there are even a number of WordPress Plugins that are specifically designed to help bloggers earn money more efficiently. First I would recommend signing up for a number of Affiliate Programs like so you can earn commissions for promoting other people’s products or services online. These affiliate programs will give you a good start with access to a very wide variety of merchants:
Use WordPress Plugins to help drive affiliate sales!