My Guest on the Show…
We get emails all the time about people wondering how to start their own blogs and how to make money from a blog.
The first thing I will tell them is it is definitely not a get-rich-quick business, it takes a ton of effort and a little bit (or a lot) of time.
Truth-be-told, I started Money Peach in March 2015 and didn’t see any revenue at all until December of that same year. I would imagine I put in close to 1,000 hours of blogging…not a great hourly rate in the beginning, right?!
Now, I definitely don’t share this to scare you away from blogging, because just like anything in life…the reward is often worth the wait! Today, I am extremely grateful that the newbie blogger in 2015 never gave up.
Today Money Peach provides a very incredible income for our family and it wouldn’t have ever happened with the labor of love in the very beginning.
But what about you and your blog, right?
This is why I am bringing on my good friend Pete McPherson – founder of “Do You Even Blog?” and an absolute expert and all-star when it comes to starting and monetizing your next blog idea.
Pete has been a blogger for over a decade and has literally had over 40 failed blogs before reaching a ton of success with Do You Even Blog?
Therefore, Pete knows a thing or two when it comes to starting a blog, growing a blog, and our favorite – MAKING MONEY through a blog. In fact, Pete is now generating just under $10,000 per month with his blog he started just 14 months ago.
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Mentioned in this Episode
How Pete got into blogging [2:32]
Starting as a journal and how it evolved [5:20]
Should you start a blog? [9:48]
It’s not a get rick quick scheme [13:03]
How Chris monetized Money Peach [16:54]