Hi, are you looking for how to start a blog on Facebook and earn money from it? Well, we will talk about that in this article. And I will also show you how much money you can make from a Facebook page
Facebook is one of the largest social media platforms in the globe with an estimate of over 1 billion daily users.
Indeed, a lot of people have keyed into the idea of making money via Facebook blog posts, and this is why I will be educating you on how you can do just that.
However Facebook is not my preferred social media platform to blog on and make real money from and that’s because Mark, the founder of Facebook wants you to spend money on the platform before you make anything from it.
On the other hand, YouTube and Pinterest is my preferred option because, these 2 platforms will organically promote your content to users who are already in the platform without you buying traffic
Or struggling to get in the eyes of those who are ready following and like your content..
So if you want my personal advice I will say, you should invest the energy on Pinterest and use it to drive traffic to your website or blog, You can learn how to start Blog from scratch in this post on blogging for beginners.
Or you can start a YouTube channel. I own a YouTube here and this channel even after 7 months of not uploading videos on YouTube, I still make money on videos I created 3years ago.
That’s real passive income, though the money has dropped now that I has not been uploading frequently.
Facebook cannot give you this. Even when you are frequent creating content, you still will have struggle to get paid from your content.
If I have been able to talk you into changing your mind and you decided to go with YouTube, then this article here will show you how to create a YouTube channel.
For Pinterest, you might want to consider this article here, but you have decided to still go with Facebook, then I will show below how to create a blog on Facebook and earn money from it.
How to Create a Blog On Facebook and Earn Money
The most popular method of starting a blog on Facebook so as to earn money is by using Facebook pages. We will be educating you on detailed step by step instructions on how you can create your own blog on Facebook.
1. Create a Facebook page
The first step in creating a blog on Facebook is to create a Facebook page for your blog. This Facebook page would serve as a special area for you to connect with your potential fans and readers.
2. Access Your Page
After creating your Facebook page, you can access it by simply clicking the small download pointing arrow that is close to the top right corner of the page.
3. Upload a Cover Image
Next, you have to select a captivating photo to use as your cover image. Here, you ought to be creative in selecting because the cover image will appear along the top of your Facebook page and this will play a role in influencing potential readers. To upload a cover image, click on the “Add a Cover” button.
4. Add a Profile Photo
After uploading your cover image, select a photo, either of yourself or a brand logo for your blog and upload it as your profile image. To do this, click on the “+” button and add a profile photo.
5. Explore and Customize Your Page
In order to explore different options for your page, click on “Settings”. You would find that there are numerous ways by which you can customize your page on Facebook.
For instance, if you are not yet ready to launch your page, you can click the “Edit” button, then click on “Page Visibility” and set it to “Page Unpublished”.
However, be sure to change the settings to publish your page, whenever you are finally ready to make your page go public.
In addition, you can customize your page with the available themes and templates by clicking on “Templates and Tab” on the left panel.
6. Create Your First Post
Now that you have successfully created your Facebook blog page, it is time to write your first post. In order to begin this, you would click the “Write a post” button that is near the top of your page, but below your cover image.
7. Create Your Blog Post
The box for writing your post could be quite small, so you may resort to creating your actual post in a word processing or text editing platform such as Notepad, Pages, or Microsoft Word. After creating the blog post, you can copy and paste it into the box.
8. Share Your Post
After writing your post, it is time to share it with your audience. All you have to do here is click the “Share Now” button to share your post.
After your post has been uploaded, you would see it on your page. In fact, you can configure a particular time you want your post to be shared with the public.
All you have to do is click the “Share Now” menu, click on “Schedule”, and then select the specific time you want your blog post to go live.
9. Share Your Post With Others
You can also share your post with other individuals such as your friends, colleagues and family members.
To do this, click on “Share” button which is located at the top of your page. After clicking on it, it would give you different options to share the link to your page with others which include “Share in a private message” and “Share on Your Timeline”.
10. Like Your Post
Likes are necessary, when it comes to Facebook posts. In order to make sure other viewers like your post, you have to be the first to do so.
All you have to do is click on the “Like” icon on your page and remind your viewers to do the same.
11. Monitor Your Blog Progress
The last step is to monitor the progress of your blog. This means you have to click the “Insights” button to have an overview of your blog’s stats.
Here, you would get information such as how many people have read your posts, as well as how many your readers are interacting with your posts.
Now that you have learnt how to create a blog on Facebook, the next thing is how you can actually earn income from it.
Here is how you can make money from your Facebook Blog:
1. Promote Affiliate Products
This involves advertising brands that offer similar services related to your blog niche. If you are a skin care blogger, promoting a body lotion brand would be just perfect. You can earn about $60 to $130 per sign up.
2. Sell Ad Space
You can rent out the space on your pop-up box, social media headers etc. to interested businesses.
3. Provide Consultancy Services
As a writer in a particular niche it means you have a sound knowledge of the field. Hence, you can charge to offer consulting services by the hour for every email, phone call, or Skype consultation.
4. Create an E-book
Since you are an expert in your niche, you can make more money from your blog by writing an e-book concerning your niche and then putting it up for sale on your blog.
5. Write SponsoredPosts and ProductReviews
Another interesting and very lucrative way of making money from your Facebook blog is by writing paid or sponsored contents and product reviews for individuals on your blog.
As a beginner, you may not receive these offers yet, but as you build up your blog, you can be sure to expect numerous sponsored post requests on a daily basis.
How Much Money Can You Make From a Facebook Page
The amount that can be made from a Facebook page varies. However, if you would be posting links like Diply or The Chive, then you can make about $7 – $10 per US clicks.
On average, you can earn about $30 – $60 per day by posting 4 links a day with an audience base of 500k.
How to Earn money from Facebook Page likes?
So this is one question a lot of people ask me. Abigail, how to earn money from Facebook page likes?
Well, I simply say to them, you can’t directly make money from Facebook page likes; however, you can either share a blog post on the page and have those who have liked the page visit your blog where you can monetize with ads, affiliate product, ebook and any services you choose to offer on your blog.
So basically that is how to earn money from facebook page likes.
Conclusion on this Post on How to Start a Blog on Facebook and Earn Money
Well this is all there is to know about how you can create a Facebook blog and earn money from it.
I hope this post helped you? My final words to you is, if you decide to blog on Facebook, just make sure you share your content also on YouTube or Pinterest depending on the kind of content you wish to create. Be it text or video content.