how to make money blogging: I was thinking of what type of advice I could give to Hire My Mum readers and being a blogger myself I would like to “reveal” blogging as a way to earn money. But you can’t earn money unless you blog on good websites. You need them for two reasons: They give you credibility as an author SOME of them pay. They look great on your blogging portfolio. If you have a blog they could send some traffic your way. So how do you approach them?