How to Make A Living as A Blogger or Influencer in Singapore

make a living online as a professional blogger or influencer in singapore

It is estimated that in the 7.7 billion people in the entire world, a population of around 100 million people own blogs. Every blogger aims to immerse in their hobby while raking in cash in the process. Blogging is an employment source these days thanks to mushrooming of numerous digital platforms for sharing insights on someone’s life or a blog could be acting as a means for sharing third-party information. Thus, blogs are avenues people share their experiences and expertise and stand a chance of reaping big while sharing what is close to their heart and getting money.

How Blogs Generate Money

When you begin blogging, it is recommended that you register your blog with advertising websites to lace your blog with advert links so that any moment a user visits your blog and views the advertisement display on your blog or buy an advertised product; you get guaranteed a fraction of the proceeding. For you to maximise the potential of your blog, it is essential to register your blog with advertising sites like Google AdSense, Chitika, and Kontera to consolidate your revenue stream.

As time passes, you can work with your blog closely to ensure the code is lodged on your blog to display advertisements legibly. It is critical to abide by Google’s terms of use to consolidate the ranking of your blog. This article examines tips for making a living while blogging.

  1. Substantial Ads

Ads are a good way for generating that extra cash online. Using your blogging platform as a marketing tool for other businesses, align your blog as a go-to concerning the quality marketing of products and services in Singapore, and be paid for it.

  1. Vend Advertising Lot on Your Blog

Your blog is like a digital billboard where people or companies pays you to advertise their products. Availing your blog for advertisement is preceded by you being offered a certain amount of fee for your troubles, which in this case is, providing space on your blog to other companies for advertising their merchandise for a certain price.

This method of branding is preferable to that provided on Google platforms. Google AdSense which is a product of Google exclusively pays when a user clicks unlike when you directly lease the space on your blog to a particular company. Vending advertising spots on your blog is an assured way of generating extra income monthly.

Working with remunerating blog networks is possible. Paid blog networks allow as a blogger to broaden financial scope because you can work for other bloggers while marketing their merchandise online. These blogs will pay flat rate tariff for displaying their links on your blog, and when your advert assents, you are.

PayPerPost, Blogvertise and, Blogtive are websites that focus on such amenities. Customizing your blog with these websites is only possible if your blog gets indexed by search engine operators.

  1. Affiliate Marketing

Affiliate marketing is a digital marketing agreement where an online merchant enumerates a percentage of their commission to a blog owner for traffic their website experience from the recommendation of the blogger.

The blog owner, who is the Affiliate, in this case, canvass the internet and physical world for substantive products and familiarise with the product and its owner to acquire a link to market their merchandise. Whenever your affiliate link from the product creator is used to purchase a product, you are automatically guaranteed a portion of the sale as commission.

Amazon and Chikita Mini Malls are recommended programs for marketing a blog to prospective clients.

Affiliate marketing helps you develop a reliable customer list, which allows you to consolidate your customer base while keeping you abreast with new emerging services and products. Hence, it reinforces the faith you clients have on your product. Achieving this is not any mean feat. Therefore, it is essential to implore your customers to subscribe to newsletters and free offerings with high stimulus to convince them part with their email address.

  1. Sell Own Products and Services

When your blog is well-established, it is possible to market and vend your products to your dependable clients. Establishing your brand to sell on your website requires your blog to have constant high traffic from visitors. Traffic is information acquire or disseminated by users of a blog or web page.

There is no unique way to achieve this. As the blogger, it is your role to foster a productive tie with your customers. A strong bond with your buyers allows you to avail your skills to them for a specific cost. These services could include online writing, web design, and more.

These competencies have led to the establishment of renowned bloggers in Singapore and everywhere on the globe. Blogging has enhanced the careers of several bloggers to an extent, they are recognised alongside established household names in Singapore. The bloggers with a lot of pull power and influence in Singapore include:

  • Ladyironchef a.k.a Brad Lau

He is a cuisine-oriented blogger with a specialty on Singaporean food. If you are in Singapore and spoilt for choices due to the variety of cuisines offered in Singapore, then Ladyironchef is what you need. The blog diversifies on its offerings to include intercontinental cuisines. The blog also reviews eateries from all over the world.

Quality and reliability of the facts from the blog have generated immense traffic for this blog. The blog boasts of around a million visitors monthly. The ability to command such masses underlines the influence Brad Lau commands.

  • Andrea Chong Fashion Blogger and Influencer

Andrea Chong is a fashion with a focus on cheap but classy looks. Chong believes that confidence determines your general outlook despite the price of the garment. She is also the founder of a digital marketing firm known as DC Creative. Her proficiency in fashion has made her an influencer for many young people in Singapore and the world as a whole. Her suggestions on fashion are spot-on earning her the Fashion Icon of the year at the Singapore Social Media Award in 2015.

In conclusion, social media provide a platform for people to generate income while using the charisma and leadership attributes to influence the lives of their visitors.

About the Author

Tom Koh

Tom is the CEO and Principal Consultant of MediaOne, a leading digital marketing agency. He has consulted for MNCs like Canon, Maybank, Capitaland, SingTel, ST Engineering, WWF, Cambridge University, as well as Government organisations like Enterprise Singapore, Ministry of Law, National Galleries, NTUC, e2i, SingHealth. His articles are published and referenced in CNA, Straits Times, MoneyFM, Financial Times, Yahoo! Finance, Hubspot, Zendesk, CIO Advisor.


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