Earning Your Keep Through Photoblogging

make money photobloggingThe blogging phenomenon is big and growing by the minute, and you can surely be in it! However, if you are not a writer, do not be daunted. There are people who blog using music, as a way of releasing their emotions and showing off their musical artistry.

People even blog using photographs: photobloggers, as they are called, can better express themselves through images. Photoblogging can be a good way to let your emotions run wild especially if you have no time to sit down and think of what to write – and especially if you are a traveler who likes to take pictures of your tours.

How Can You Earn Money Through Photoblogging?

One way to earn residual income from photoblogging is to be an affiliate program member. Affiliate programs will post ads on your site. Whenever your site visitors click on these ads, you get commissions. All you need to do is to specify what kinds of products will appear on the ads posted on your site.

Another way for you to earn money through photoblogging is to provide visitors with smaller, lower-resolution versions of your images, but sell your images through digital photography marketplaces. You can also have a secure shopping cart software package installed on your site so that people can buy your pictures from you.

How Can You Earn More Money?

The key to getting people to buy your photos is to not only take good ones and high quality ones, but to take pictures that you know they might use. You have to be prepared, however to surrender your picture ownership rights.

Read more on the legalities surrounding selling and owning pictures, and do research on other ways that your photoblogging can be both an exciting and financially rewarding experience.

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  • job

    thank for sharing

  • I’ve been trying for the longest time to get my buddy to earn money via photoblogging. He’s one heck of a photographer and yet the pictures he’s taken are just wasting away in his hard drive. I hope to raise this article to his attention. Thanks Melo.

  • Pictures here “http://www.melovillareal.com/photoblog/” are so cool

  • thanks for sharing photoblogging, Melo

  • Thank you for this post; I am quite interested in photoblogging myself, but I have to get a new Photoshop since my last computer was stolen! Until then I will read your photoblog intently. :)

  • An interesting post! Being an inquisitive learner I am very much interested in photo blogging and this very post can help one learn the same very efficiently.

  • larry

    Thanks for the good info. Will have to look into this some more.

  • If you liked this blog and this photoblogging idea, be sure to check out the related posts as well. Getting started with the correct camera is important, so if you are starting from the ground up, be sure to read this post. Thanks for the advice-my only connection with photoblogging is on the social network sites, this was a good read.

  • “Hie Mello,

    Your writing has given me fresh idea to make money over my vacation trips. Thank you for writing about this”

  • Blogging with photos are wonderful idea. many ppl really can’t write but they have some nice other creativity of their own. the can use that and make some nice blog.

  • Thanks for the great idea!!

  • Thank you for good pieces of advice Melo.
    I have a number of rather good (as my friends say) photos. And now I have an idea what to do this them.

  • I thought blogging is just only for comments and making money through ads. But here now i got a new idea of photo blogging. Making money of your photo blog. It is really very fantastic idea.

  • Nice post .. most photography blogs don’t mention how to monetize your website.