Blogging is online content, derived from the words web log, that is updated on regular basis by an individual or even a group of people. Topics range from gardening, celebrity gossip to pet supplies and are made available to the internet population to read and even comment on. Corporate companies have too discovered the appeal using them as a tool to give members of staff, potential and existing customers further insight into their company.

Whether choosing to write a blog for fun or for existing business purposes, there are ways in which you can make money from them. Google blog money can be had by learning certain skills.

Look at US blogger Perez Hilton, he burst onto the online scene in 2005 with his controversial blog that contains images of Britain's and Americas favorite celebrities, complimented with witty and brash gossip. He now makes an average of 24 posts a day and has thousands of regular readers. Additionally he includes adverts on his website which generate a healthy income of approximately $111,000 each month.

There are several other high profile bloggers, which have started off small and maintained and progressed their blogs thus reaching the extraordinary level of income they have today.

However, if you have never blogged before you can still make money, here's how to get started.

Once you've determined your main subject you wish to write about you need somewhere to get noticed. The great thing is the start up costs of blogging are literally zero for beginners. Start with free blogging sites such as, register for an account and simply insert your content. Google loves blogs because of their content, and if the content is good, then you can certainly generate Google blog money while you sleep.

Free sites are a great way to practice your blogging skills and build your confidence. Once you have more understanding of blogging you can then take the next step to start making money and obtain a domain name along with a web-server in which you will host your blog. This is very cheap to do and sufficient Google searching online can find you deals from as little as $5 a month.

Now you have a home for your blog you can look at ways to start and make some extra cash. The following are great places to start:

Affiliates. Containing links to other sites such as Amazon will see you gain cash every-time a visitor to your blog clicks that specific link. Some affiliates require the customer buys an item from their website others just need them to visit the site then you get paid. Adsense is another great way to make blog money, by allowing Adsense ads on your blog.

You can make money by submitting a blog on another website, some popular choices include

Utilizing social networking sites such as Facebook or Myspace by creating groups, pages and profiles is a quick and fun way to increase traffic to your blog and raise awareness. These few techniques are great start for making Google blog money.