WordPress Autoblogging | Autoblogging 101
There is a new affiliate article marketing (or content marketing) model that is all the rage! If you haven’t heard about it, it is a system of mass producing small niche blogs and monetizing them with adsense, amazon, ebay, and other affiliate revenue. Content is typically “dripped” into the blogs automatically via plugins from RSS feeds and so it is a “set it and forget it” type of income model.
The key to success with autoblogging is that you must pick tiny, untapped niches and that you create a LOT of blogs because each one is only going to generate a very small amount of revenue (a few bucks a day). Yet if you can create many blogs that make a few dollars a day, the point is that it all adds up to a pretty decent amount of money per day.
Autoblogging – Pros
One thing that is absolutely attractive about autoblogging is the fact that you can set it up and forget it. You can simply leave it alone and let the affiliate income drip in.
Another great thing about autoblogging is that when you use it with WordPress, you can use some powerful WordPress plugins to automatically add content to your blog on a regular basis. Content like articles, reviews, and videos. This is what differentiates the autoblogging affiliate model of today from the old adsense html websites of the past. You are constantly adding fresh content to your blogs, which the search engines love, but you’re doing it automatically – -so you are not tied to adding fresh content to dozens of sites everyday.
Autoblogging – Cons
Of course if you are automatically adding content from other website sources to your blogs, you need to find a way to make that content unique. It doesn’t make sense to post duplicate content from bigger sites to your little, new, niche sites. No one will ever find your sites in a search because they will probably suffer from a Google content filter.
Another autoblogging issue is that the key to success is being able to produce a large number of blogs with the least amount of time/effort. And that’s where the autoblogging offers come in. There are companies out there who will sell you the “method” or their “system” for building and implementing autoblogs, but they really make their money by selling you the software needed to create a lot of WordPress blogs, with the same settings, and the same plugins at one time. Some call it batch processing. This cuts down on the time creating and setting up your blogs – tremendously.
How To Use Autoblogging
It’s important to understand that if you choose to create passive income from affiliate article marketing as I do, and so many other online entrepreneurs, that autoblogging is NOT your golden ticket! While I am sure there are many marketers who are going to claim that they make thousands of dollars a month autoblogging – this probably won’t be you. Nor is it most people. But what it is – is a nice source of passive income that you can create with just a little upfront effort. Niche selection, setting up the blogs, etc.
Getting Started With Autoblogging
There are many marketers out there who teach autoblogging, but if you know how to set up a blog on WordPress or on Blogger, then you can get started without any real investment.
1. Select your niche.
2. Make sure you can penetrate by doing solid keyword research
3. Set up your blog on a self-hosted WordPress blog or a Blogger blog.
4. Add a variety of content on your niche. Use automated WordPress plugins to help.
5. Monetize your blog.
6. Sit back and let the magic happen!