If you love nothing more than chilling on the sofa with a good film, launching a movie review blog could be a wise move. It is possible to make thousands of dollars each and every year if you can point enough traffic in your direction. We will go through the process with you in this post in the hope of making your life a little easier. There are also many other benefits to creating a website of that nature. If it becomes very popular, film promotion companies might get in touch with you to see if you would like to attend premiers, etc. That could mean you find yourself rubbing shoulders with some of the most popular actors of our generation. However, you’ll have to work hard to reach that stage.
Think of a catchy title
Your blog is going to require a catchy title if you want it to attract lots of traffic. Just take a moment to look at some of the most established movie review sites around at the moment. Rotten Tomatoes probably has the best brand name, and you should aim to select something just as memorable.
Get the right equipment
As a movie blogger, you will have to spend a lot of time watching films. Many people choose to do that online these days, and so you will need to choose from the many affordable high-speed internet plans. You’re also going to want a fast computer as there is nothing worse than a system crash during one of the most important scenes. On top of that, you will have to edit your site and publish new posts on a daily basis. So, it doesn’t make sense to use a slow, old machine.
Promote using Google Adwords
Google Adwords in the best advertising tool online for reaching new audiences. You need to use it wisely to attract lots of visits from all over the world. Luckily, that is easy thanks to the amazing targeting options. You just need to make sure your ads are only placed in front of people who like to watch movies. So long as you perform some basic market research, that shouldn’t be too difficult.
Place advertising on your site
Now it’s time to make some money. You can do that by adding codes to your website that allow advertisers to display banners. Again, Google offers the best service around for that, but there are plenty of others you might like to consider. Just search for pay-per-click or pay-per-impression tools online.
So long as you have managed to follow those simple steps, you should have a profitable movie blog on your hands. Just remember that any content you publish needs to be impartial. You need to review every film with an open mind as if you are one of your readers. You can’t give the latest Adam Sandler film a bad rap simply because you don’t like the leading actor. We hope you make a success of the idea, and we look forward to visiting your site and reading reviews. Don’t forget to send us the link when it is all up and running.
Thank you to Roisin Byrne for contributing this article, you can catch Roisin on Twitter or Facebook here.
This article has been provided by Theodore Thomas as part of his cheaper home series.