I get a dozen of mails every week from people asking “how can I make money from my WordPress blog”. Making money online isn’t an easy task but it’s not hard either.
Most of the people start blogging in the hope of making some money, but more than half of them end up without making a dime. I’m not saying making money online isn’t possible, it just takes a lot of efforts that many people aren’t willing to do.
In this post I am going to share some quick ways to start making a few dollars with WordPress in 2013.
1. Freelance Writing
If you have good knowledge of WordPress, PHP, HTML & CSS, than you can start writing tutorials for paid sites like WPTuts+. People like Tom McFarlin, Pippin Williamson & Barış Ünver are already making a good money by writing quality articles.
One thing I love about freelance writing is that the barriers to entry are very low. You can start making money within a week or 2.
2. Start a Membership site
Creating a membership site is very effective way to make money on the internet and works really well in the long run. With WordPress, it’s super easy to setup a membership site.
If you’re just starting out, I’d suggest you to wait for a month or 2 and learn more about your niche. And then build relationship with the experts in your industry.
Here’s a list of some plugins that you can use to start a membership site with WordPress