Last Updated on July 12, 2022 by Rajeev Bagra
Irrespective of acting as an individual or a team, freelancer or a company, there is a need to be viable financially. For many of us, learning is a life-long journey. How if we can make that learning a part of our revenue model? The same should give more incentive to share knowledge.
While pursuing a learning course, come out with a website/blog that shares your learning experience. Monetize by ad programs such as pay per click AdSense by Google, affiliate marketing. Preparing your own content reinforces your own learning and understanding. You are also helping others by sharing your experience about the issues and problems faced and what you did to arrive at solutions.
There is an option to launch a paid learning program using learning management software such as Thinkific if you are confident that your content is original and authoritative.
While working on a project undergoing this course Introduction to Human-Centered Design by Acumen Academy, I posted article An observation after connecting with local businesses in and around Durgapur of West Bengal, India on this website monetized by affiliate marketing and awaiting AdSense approval.
When it comes to a technical subject like computer programming, it will be risky to post content that should be left to trained experts. A way can be to include threads of discussions raised on forums like Stack Exchange, Reddit, Quora.
While AdSense might not approve such websites since used for alerts, there is room to monetize with affiliate marketing. For pay-per-click programs other than AdSense, here is a list prepared by Hubspot: 22 Google AdSense Alternatives for Bloggers.