If you’re looking for a way to make extra cash, you’ve probably considered looking for a job or starting a business. However, if you want to keep your assets for long-term savings or want to create multiple streams of income, you might want to consider creating a fun business instead.
The key to making money online is to find a way to create a platform that connects advertisers with customers. You can use your website to build a list of audiences who are likely to be interested in your product or service (e.g., an affiliate program). After building your audience, you can use a tool like Google Adsense to begin earning money from display ads.
You don’t need a website to make money online. In fact, starting a business without a website can be more profitable than starting one with just a domain name. Why? When you have a business with no website, you’re able to use paid advertisements to gain customers. In other words, you’re able to connect with potential customers without having to rely on word of mouth.
How to Create a Fun Business With a Free Website
If you want to create a fun business, you don’t necessarily need to start from scratch. You can use a service like WordPress to create a free website in no time.
Why is a free website so advantageous? First, you don’t need to worry about hosting fees. Second, you’re not bound to a single device. Finally, having a free website means you have a platform to build upon and profit from in the future. You can use the same platform to create additional websites or revenue-generating content (e.g., an app or online store).
With a free website, you can literally start a business in an afternoon. Once you have your website up and running, you can use a service like WordPress to begin creating content. From building a small audience to creating content and attracting paid customers, you can use your free website to test out various strategies and see which one works best for you.
Growing a Small Audience With Content
If you’ve ever attempted to grow your following on social media, you’ll know the struggle. Especially since you’re bound to follow the same old popular formulas that your peers deem “successful.””Content is king,” they say, “and you need to pump out content to grow your audience.””But is that true? Do you really need to produce amazing content to succeed on social media? Can’t you just do the same old thing and expect different results?”
While there’s no denying that content is extremely important for any content-based business or website, there’s more than one way to grow a small audience. In fact, you don’t need to produce amazing content to succeed on social media. All you need is a small amount of high-quality content curated from different platforms to prove that you’re a skilled curator.
Take a look at the growth of a small audience on our blog over the years. We’ve used various platforms to grow our audience, including blogging, Youtube, and TikTok, but the catch is that we’ve always kept the content consistent. Even today, you’ll still find the same high-level of content on our blog because we believe in the value of consistent content, even if it’s not amazing. We publish content regularly and consistently build on that small base to curate content for our readers.
The Growth of Our Blog
In our case, we’ve found that consistently producing high-quality content helped us build a small yet loyal audience. Here’s a look at the growth of our blog, Generation Next. As you can see, we started off with just a few readers, but now our blog boasts over 16,000 followers across different platforms.
In order to gain more readers, we focused on establishing our credibility as an authoritative figure in our industry by showcasing our in-house expertise. Rather than just using statistics to support our claims, we were able to provide real examples of how we’re successfully using our product to generate revenue and grow our business. We were also able to build on our existing network of friends and followers on social media to encourage them to visit our site.
Ultimately, producing high-quality content was key to establishing our blog as a legitimate source of information for our target audience. Consistent, high-quality content has helped us build a small audience, and now we’re able to consistently make money online through monetized content.
Monetizing a Small Audience
Once you’ve built a small audience using high-quality content, the next step is to start monetizing that audience. To do this, you can use various affiliate marketing techniques, such as earning a commission from any sales that you make. For example, let’s say you sell a fitness product and you’re an affiliate for a brand that specializes in weight loss. If a customer buys that product using your affiliate link, you’ll earn a commission.
However, rather than just relying on affiliate marketing for your business’ income, you can use various platforms to completely monetize your audience. For example, if you have a small audience of fitness enthusiasts, you could turn your blog into a fitness brand. Under this strategy, you could integrate your blog into social media platforms like Facebook and use your blog to promote various products and brands related to fitness. In this way, you’re not simply relying on one source of income; instead, you’re creating multiple streams of income from a variety of sources.
If you decide that this is the direction your blog is heading, you can use a tool like Revzilla to instantly turn your blog into a fully functioning e-commerce store. With Revzilla, you’re not limited to just selling fitness products. Instead, you can sell anything online with a single click of a button.
Throwing a Virtual Party With Your Guests
If you’ve ever been to a party with friends, you know that sometimes it’s hard to keep track of who’s talking to whom and what’s going on. Since conversations tend to flow easily in circles, it can be hard to figure out who’s invested in what and who’s just there for superficial reasons. For that matter, even when you manage to pull off an excellent conversation, you never really know if what you’re saying is making any difference or if you’re just talking for the sake of it.
In our experience, having a small, intimate audience made it easier for us to connect with our readers in a way that was effective and relevant. For instance, if you have a topic that you think may be interesting to your existing audience, you can use social media to invite your friends and followers to an online party that you’ll host. With social media, you can create an event that happens virtually, where your friends and followers can interact with you one-on-one. This way, even when you have a lot of talking going on, you’ll always know that you’re having an impact because it’s happening face-to-face.
Speaking of parties, another way to create value for your customers is to offer them an experience that’s similar to a face-to-face conversation. After all, what good is an online party if you can’t actually meet your friends in-person?
Since we already mentioned Zoom, one of the most popular platforms for online conferences, you might be wondering if you can use this tool to create virtual get-togethers with your friends. To do this, you can use Zoom to connect with friends and followers and create live video calls where you can engage with your audience in real time. As a result, you can have conversations with your friends that feel like actual in-person meetings. Even if you’re in another state or country, you can have a video conference with someone near you.
In our experience, having virtual meetings with our friends was such a valuable tool for staying in touch and showing us what was going on with our businesses. In today’s world, where many of our interactions happen remotely, being able to speak with our friends and colleagues in real-time has completely changed the way we operate.
Content Sharing Platforms
With content sharing platforms, like TikTok and YouTube, users can create short-form videos that often showcase personal experiences with the goal of encouraging others to follow their lead.
Since these videos can be a quick and easy way to engage with an audience, many creators use this platform to try out various tactics, seeing which ones work best for them.