MBA2035 Q&A Wednesday: How much money do I need to start an affiliate travel blog?


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Blogging: it’s still one of the best ways to start a business!

All you really need to get started is your own experience, decent writing ability, and the time to put your insights down on (digital) paper. But of course, there are a few other costs.

It’s Q&A Wednesday, and we’ve got a well-traveled listener who wants to start a blog, with the ultimate goal of monetizing it through affiliate commissions. Wisely, this listener wants to know how much an aspiring blogger needs to budget in order to get their website off the ground.

From hosting to design and more, starting a blog is one of the cheapest ways to launch a business — but it’s not free.

Today, we discuss a few ways to monetize a blog, and outline exactly what you’d have to pay for, and where you should (and shouldn’t) invest a little more to give your blog the best chance to build an audience. Click Play!

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