I am thinking about this for some time now. I have plenty of ideas to monetize but not all of them are coming to the fruition. And this makes you wonder what can be done in such case to keep thee revenue going. I think ads are something that many people want to avoid. But they don’t want to tell you about what you like and dislike. You have to just understand the fact that not everyone can block using the readers who are running adblock. Most of the web requires some sort of a way to make money. As they are running ads on their blog, they will understand how hard it is to make money when adblocker is on. So let’s take a look at some of the alternative ways one can use for monetizing the blog.
Many people who want to make money are locking their content. So they ask users to either pay or use some ways to help them recover the effort. There are some who make you complete the survey. Some type of content lock make you complete the registration. Some even make you buy stuff. So you can see you have to give something for that lock to open. Otherwise there is no way it can let anyone have access to the lock. And that is in itself makes content lock a good option for people to make money. I have seen a lot of blogs going in that direction. And usually it does work out if the content is good enough.
Getting people past the content lock is not an easy task. You have to find desperate people who can do just that. Finding traffic that can fill out the forms is the hardest task. And more people spending time on such leads is even harder. I wish to find an option just for that. I havee tried content locker such as leadbolt and all. But with time, such content is harder to block and also it’s going to be not so easy to bypass them. So lead generation is going to be one of the hardest part about the content locking. And you need to surely work on some of such aspects in order to generate traffic and respectively make money.
I think content locking definitely has some future. With more and more people use the adblockers, it’s safe to say that there are going to bee paywall for content creators. I think apart from the regular passive income, you have to consider the possibility for the people. I am also sure that going through content locking is the only way people are going to pay for the stuff. So one has to consider the possibility and then decide themselves what can be done in such condition. I am sure with time there are other ways to monetize your hobbies. But for now,it seems the content locking is the way to go.
What are your observtion about monetizing? And what you think is a good idea? Share in comments.
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