If there’s any one obstacle indie band members face in launching their music careers, it’s finding a way to promote their music on a penny-pinching budget. Hey, they’re not called “starving artists” for nothing. Between paying that outrageous bill for a couple of disappointing recording sessions and scraping pennies to afford the cost of producing CD’s and album covers, there’s not much left over to put towards their food, let alone their music promotion. So that raises the question, was all the stress really worth it? If nobody knows about a band’s music, did they just waste all of their time and money on stress and production costs? There must be a better way.
Their remarks encouraged me and I started stealing time from sleep in order to write a lone entry to a lone reader two or three times a year. In the mid 80s, I started sending out an annual blog entry at Christmas. My list of thirty readers had grown to over 100 and ten years later I had almost 300. Some of them started their own holiday get inspired using a duplicated newsletter, but I continued to handwrite a personalized message on for each reader until it became impossible to keep up. usPOD blogging’s time had passed.
“How much money can I make online blogs”? Well, being perfectly honest, you can become quite wealthy from your online endeavors. The possibilities are literally endless. But, just as in the real physical world, you will get out of it whatever you put into it. If someone tells you that you can make thousands of dollars a day and you only have to work an hour a day to do it, well, chances are good that they are lying to you. But if you work hard, learn how everything works and apply what you have learned, you can honestly expect to make a good living while working from the comfort of your home.
Some other specifics to consider in your titles are in regards to the nature of your post. If your post is a “how to” or a tutorial, then you should say so in your title. If your post is a little more personal, include something that suggests that. Lastly, if your post is formatted as a breakdown of points, than indicate that in your post title. Lists and bullet points help the reader digest information in an organized manner, so your title should include something that would tell them that your post will offer those organized thoughts.
Once you start earning some money online, you may want to test out other methods of advertising. Google AdWords allows you to pay for an advertisement to be shown on Google. The more you’re willing to pay, the higher your advertisement will be displayed. The cost you pay ultimately depends on the keywords you choose. Some keywords can be very expensive and some can be very cheap. It will just take doing a little research using the Google AdWords Keyword tool to figure it out. It is a free tool to use.
Let your loved ones know whenever you are working so that they will not interrupt you. Explain these rules of work nicely to friends and relatives that like to drop in a little too often. If they arrive during your work hours, ask them to go somewhere else in the house and read a magazine or watch television until it’s your break time.
As was mentioned earlier in this article, a home business can be both appealing and intimidating. Hopefully you have gleaned some good information and advice from the tips shared in this article. Put that advice into action, and watch as things begin to work more smoothly for your home business.