I have a feeling this post will be a popular one! Blog monetization continues to be a growing trend, and it’s one of the main reasons people visit ProBlogger – to find out how to get started, what kinds of income to explore, and how to make more money!

These were the monetization posts that resonated the most across 2016, and you can find the most popular content creation posts here. Don’t forget to come back tomorrow to see our best social media tips!


My Blogging Income Breakdown for the First Half of 2016

The most popular post of the year was the one where Darren drilled down into each of his income streams to demonstrate which ones work best, and what is possible. Inspiring, huh?

Read it here.


How to Get Entrepreneurial Ideas out of Your Head and Into Reality

Pat Flynn from Smart Passive Income is a huge favourite in the world of blogging, and Darren sat down with him at the start of the year to find out the hows and whys and whens of Pat’s rise to online entrepreneurial stardom.

Read/listen here.

Are you making these 26 Blogging Mistakes That Are Costing You Time, Money, and Credibility

26 Blogging Mistakes That Are Costing You Time, Money, and Credibility

And nobody wants to lose money, let alone time and credibility. Are you making these mistakes? Were you?!

Read it here.

Lauren in Maafushi, The Maldives

How I Got a Book Deal Through My Travel Blog

Travel blogger Lauren Juliff from Never Ending Footsteps made us all jealous with her exotic stories, stunning location photography, and of course, the ever-elusive book deal. Lauren really breaks down why she was chosen and how you can be attractive to prospective publishers too.

Read it here.

3 blogger monetisation lessons from FB branded content policy

3 Blogger Monetisation Lessons from Facebook’s Branded Content Policy Update

This post came off the back of Facebook changes to influencers and what they’re allowed to share online. The changes scared a whole bunch of folk, so I’m not surprised they flocked to this post in droves!

Read it here.

What stood out to you? What kind of monetization method did you try? Was it your lucky year for a book deal?