I know spending money on your blog is the last thing you’d want to do because generally, all bloggers are busy looking for how to make money with their blog without waiting some second to think about how they can invest on their blog. As you may have already known that money invested in your blog is not going to the garbage, your blog is your business and you must invest in it to make MORE money – Do I really need to be shouting about what is vivid and you probably already know? Definitely not.
So now you have a handful of money and you want to invest and spend it on your blog in the very best way but your are stuck on how to spend the money or what to spend it on. Let me show you around to the most important angle you must invest your money into to make the most out of your blog and sit down to watch your income grow every month.
Search Engine Optimization
You can’t take SEO lightly! It’s the backbone of your site, If you want to spend money on your blog and sit back to watch your income grow, then invest on your SEO. The following are ways you can spend money on your SEO wisely.
- Premium SEO plugins
- Premium SEO software
- SEO experts.
Your Blog Design
One of the thing I will urge you to spend money on is your site design, I know you must have started with a free theme/template and free platform; no one is blaming you for that! Most successful bloggers started from there too, but it’s now time to invest on your blog. The following are list of where and how you can spend money on your blog design.
- Get premium theme
- Use necessary premium plugins
- Hire a professional web designer.
You can see that am not asking you buy those useless plugins,right? Don’t buy plugins which you don’t know how to use or a plugin that will not have any improvement on your site.
Good Web Hosting
The most frustrating issue many bloggers face now is web hosting . If you’re having a lot of traffic, I think it’s time to move from shared hosting plan to a VPS. Aren’t you tired of moving from one host company to another? Get a reliable host company that will not take down your site when your traffic starts going up, it doesn’t matter if you’re switching from one hosting company to the other, you main target should be….”The Best Hosting company”.
Build and Grow A Team
Blogging is fun, you can stay up all night writing posts but hey! You can’t do it all alone, you need writers, representatives, contributors and editors. if truly you mean business with your blog and you want to take it to next level, yes of course it will require money to build a loyal and trustworthy team but it’s worth it.
Promote Your Website
You must promote your business with everything you’ve got, money, or no money. Deciding to spend money on promoting your website is a great idea for both new and successful blogs, there are numerous of ways you can promote your blog with your money and they include:
- Link building
- Social Media Marketing
- Content and Giveaways
- Site Advertisement (Google Adword).
Focus and spend more on Branding
The last but most important point if you want to really spend enough money on your blog is focusing on branding. Don’t just use your earnings so far to buy Smartphones or some other accessories you’re found of, you can direct such money to brand your blog, here are few steps to get started.
- Have an affordable office
- Register your company Name
- Get a business card for yourself and your team (yeah..your blog is your business).
- Must have a business logo
Okay, I think I’ve managed to cover the most necessary ways you can spend money on your blog – how far did I go? Please not that all the things I said above are just my opinion and guides that might be useful to someone down the line. Yeah, you have total control of your expense and how you spend it. It’s not really my business, right?
Am not trying to be George Williams here who help and advise Craig to squander his first income (it’s a movie, lol). I’m a lavish spender? Wait, do you have better ways to spend money on a website? Let me just know in the comment box below.