How to Make Money with Your Blog

Characteristics Of This Class:

If you're already blogging, and you want to build traffic, write better content, and monetize your blog, this workshop is for you.

There are LOTS of ways to make money from your blog (above and beyond selling traditional ads on your site). We'll discuss what your monetization options are, and how to choose which one is right for you.

We'll also talk about how to attract more traffic to your website by writing great content and promoting your posts. By the time we're done, you'll be able to write a plan for growing your blog and turning it into a real asset.

This workshop will cover:

  • The best ways to monetize your blog (and how to choose the right one for you)
  • What is "great content," and how do you create it?
  • The main types of blog posts, and how and when to use them
  • How to promote your blog posts (and get lots of traffic) by networking with other influencers, guest blogging, and using smart social media practices
  • What bloggers really need to know about SEO (Search Engine Optimization)
  • How to use email marketing in conjunction with your blog

Who Should Take This:

Bloggers and content creators who already know the Basics of Blogging and want to learn how to grow their traffic and monetize their sites.

Beth Hayden

Beth Hayden

Beth Hayden is a blogging and social media consultant who specializes in using technology to give women a voice in the world. She is the owner of Blogging with Beth, a WordPress development and social media consulting company. Beth is known for her fun, relaxed, engaging teaching style, and she has provided training, consulting, blog coaching and development services for New York Times bestselling authors, political commentators, artists, and personal development coaches all across the United States. Beth has been a guest blogger with,, and

"She was great and really helped me think creatively."

Caitlin, 10/16/2014

The best instructor - very informative and engaging. Very refreshing!

Dugglas, 10/13/2014

Great information - very helpful. Chris is engaging and comfortable to listen too!

Pamela, 10/7/2014

Beth Hayden is one of my favorite presenters. She is so knowledgeable and clear about such complicated topics. Her presentations are well organized, incredibly informative and extremely useful. If you haven't experienced her as an instructor, you will be delighted by how much you receive!

Kathleen, 10/2/2014

It was terrific!

Kathleen, 10/1/2014

Instructor was engaging!

Kym, 10/1/2014

Beth (the instructor) rocks!

Denise, 5/16/2014

This class was informative and fun!

Brenda H, 5/16/2014

I would definitely take it again, and recommend it to my co-workers & friends & colleagues. And... my head is exploding there's so much information and ideas!

Nadia Eve, 5/14/2013

Great! Content-rich! Accessible and knowledgeable teacher.

Madelyn, 5/14/2013

Excellent, sparked a ton of ideas!

Jen, 9/25/2012

Beth is awesome, really knows her stuff and is able to communicate it well!

Kyle, 3/21/2012

Covered lots of areas, all of which were very helpful!

Kriste, 12/8/2011

Very useful to see subjects applied to existing blogs...really get to see how they work and what the capabilities are. Beth has a great, inclusive teaching style. She demonstrates how everything works and takes many questions.

Ingrid, 9/21/2010

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Optional Payment Plan for In-Depth Intensives:

We want to make our training as accessible as possible so we offer a simple payment plan for our In-Depth Intensives. Each of the 4 payments is 25% of the total registration fee with no finance charges or other costs. The first payment will be taken when you register and the remaining 3 payments are paid every month for the following 3 months (detailed payment information in the table below). It's easy to take advantage of this option and we encourage you to sign up early since these programs often fill up fast! If you're interested, don't register online. Instead, please contact BDA staff at 303-800-4647 or email us with the name and start date of the intensive you wish to attend ( and we'll get you setup, take your first payment, and confirm your registration.


Payment Program Details

  BDA Member Non-Member
Payment 1
Paid at time of registration.
$17.25 $22.25
Payment 2
Due one month after registration.
$17.25 $22.25
Payment 3
Due two months after registration.
$17.25 $22.25
Payment 4
Due three months after registration.
$17.25 $22.25
Note: registrants using the payment plan are not eligible for the early registration discount and always pay the standard registration fee ($69.00 for BDA members and $89.00 for non-members).

Registration Fees

BDA Members: $59.00

Non-Members: $79.00
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