Giving away content for free is a good way to bring in readers but making money from advertisements alone, might not be enough to make a successful business out of your website. Many of the top bloggers are selling their own content products and services right alongside advertisements, with good results.
Many people try to sell their products online and most do not succeed. The idea that selling online is "free" is one of the biggest myths out there. Nothing is free and selling online is no exception. But there are some low cost ways of getting your products online. I'll go over 5 of the ones I recommend for beginners.