How I Made $300 from Blog Engage in a month ?

I’m sure everyone here knows about the BlogEngage community. In fact, I remember Enstine wrote a post on Blog Engage about 3-4 months ago. But the real question is can you make money from it by being a part of this awesome Blog Community. The answer is a BIG YES. Here’s how I made $300 from Blog Engage in a month. 

Blog Engage Contest

If you didn’t know, Brian regularly hosts contest on BlogEngage. The prize money usually is a few hundred dollars. If you can win one of these contests you can really make some money. Abhi Balani, the Oddblogger (winner of 3 contests) made $750 and Justin Germino, the Dragonblogger won a massive $1000 last year from the contests alone.

I always wanted to earn money like that. That’s why, when Brian announced this year’s first contest, I knew I had to participate no matter what.

How the BlogEngage contest worked ?

The contest was the called $150 Blog Engage Affiliate Lights Contest. Basically, Brian had made an announcement that he needed 10 bloggers to write an awesome review about the Blog Engage community and it’s awesome features. The good thing about this contest was that Brian was going to make sure that everyone would get at least $50. And what sales we would make from our Affiliate Lights tracking code, we were going to earn the full commission instead of the regular 25% commission. Also, the one who makes the most sales would get a $100 bonus.

For the last 4 weeks, all 10 bloggers and especially Brian, marketed our posts heavily to get as much as sale as everyone could. This contest was therefore also an opportunity to increase my blog’s exposure to another level (the main reason why I participated) and it sure did.

After a couple of weeks, the most unexpected thing happened which I couldn’t believe.

Affiliate Lights

We were going to receive full commission for any sales. The most unexpected thing that happened was that I was able to sell a 99.99 GBP account from my article. Also, you’re going to love who love bought the account. It was none other than the famous Zac Johnson.

affiliate lights

I somehow knew that he bought it because in between the contest I started seeing all his posts on the front page. When I asked Brian and he confirmed it, I was happy beyond belief. I knew right then, that I was in for a chance to win the whole damn thing. I did make one more sale and eventually I won the whole contest and earned $250 from it. The announcement for the contest winners were made by Brian just a couple of days ago and I got my payment yesterday. :)

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In case you’re wondering, I wrote a post titled how Blog Engage can be the ultimate blogging community for any blogger. It’s worth checking out.

Blog Engage Job Board

The Blog Engage Job Board is a relatively new feature where a job is posted by Brian or by some other member of Blog Engage. The price for the article is mentioned in the job details. Some of the details like the number of words and the subject to write on are mentioned explicitly.

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What you have to do is apply for the job and if the job employer approves, you write that article and if he likes it you get your payment via paypal. I wrote 3-4 articles using the job board and I was able to make $50 very easily (I did write awesome content , don’t forget that ).

So, in total I was able to make $300 from Blog Engage alone.

So, what do you think about Blog Engage now. Share your views with us about Blog Engage in the comment section below.

Meet Lahaul Seth

Lahaul Seth has written 3 post in this blog.

Lahaul Seth is an engineering student who loves surfing the internet and loves to write articles on social media, seo, internet marketing, blogging tips and plugins. He is also a programmer and a web developer. He mostly writes on his blog - Blog Tips Codes. He has also recently launched a new WordPress blog - LionBlogger.

About Lahaul Seth

Lahaul Seth is an engineering student who loves surfing the internet and loves to write articles on social media, seo, internet marketing, blogging tips and plugins. He is also a programmer and a web developer. He mostly writes on his blog - Blog Tips Codes. He has also recently launched a new Wordpress blog - LionBlogger.

Comments

  1. Sounds like fun. Looks like I’m from ice age and haven’t hearв about Blog Engage Contest. Well, not that i will start writing review straight away, just good info to keep in mind)
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  2. Satish Patel says:

    Excellent! I didn’t know Blog Engage could be so useful. Had heard about it but haven’t used it yet.

  3. Lahaul, Congratulations on your successful winning of the Blogengage contest. I must say it is not always easy to win such contest especially when a lot of contestants are involved and there is prize money. More power to your elbows.
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  4. Antoni
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    Read about this Contest ishh but didnt take it seriously. Men, thats cool cash. Will take em serious next time. Congrats Bro.
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  5. I’m flabbergasted with you income, Brian does an amazing job of promoting the stuff.
    Thanks for sharing this with everyone.

    Sapna
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  6. anis
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    Awesome post here As I know BlogEngage is for driving traffic didn’t know that we could make some money with us thanks for sharing
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  7. Mosam Gor
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    Hi Lahaul Seth,

    Great Work!!
    Thanks for Sharing your Experience :)

    Mosam
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  8. Jason Mathes
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    Lahaul – that is fantastic! Of course it isn’t JUST about making money through BlogEngage’s affiliate program – there is so much more then just that!
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  9. Congrats Lahaul you did a great job bringing awareness to Blog Engage, congrats on winning the contest and getting the prize earnings.
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  10. I must say, congratulations Lahaul!, for winning a contest on Blog Engage (worth $250) plus $50 on doing some article jobs, earning a total of $300 from it. Glad to know about their Blog Engage Job Board as a lot of bloggers and non-bloggers are not aware of how to earn money in these kinds of blog communities. Before, we can only gain traffic, backlinks and a small amount of money, and we hope that somebody will buy off products, services, and affiliate links from our posts/blogs.

    I’ve also read your post “Blog Engage – The Ultimate Blogging Community for Any Blogger”. The plans and pricing you’ve mentioned about Blog Engage is really reasonable and affordable! I know about Blog Engage before but I only knew that it has guest posting contests. The Affiliate Lights seems like a great affiliate program, and it even gives out free $10 just by signing up!

    Thank you very much for writing this article. It surely made me excited to take a look once more on Blog Engage.

  11. Jennifer Cunningham says:

    That’s an awesome post. I enjoyed reading this success story. Wow, talk about being at the right place at the right time. I feel inspired. Thanks for sharing.

  12. MNB Achari says:

    Great success story. It motivates many people like me to participate and win contests like this. Thank you.

  13. Kimsea
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    Thanks for sharing! I heard some people talk about this on basicblogtips.com as well but I never interested about this contest. Your review is great about the blog engage maybe I have to spend some time to learn more about this.
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  14. Hi Lahaul,
    Congratulations for winning $300. Hope to win next time and thanks for sharing your ideas with us.
    God bless you

  15. Khaja Moin says:

    HI Lahaul,
    That`s awesome mate.
    Congrats!
    I never tried BlogEngage, seems have to try it once.
    Thanks for great review on your blog and also thank you for sharing it on this blog.

    ~@Khajamoin1

  16. Hi Lahaul,
    I want to start by saying congratulations. I have not been lucky enough to win any contest yet, but I firmly believe I will. I am not working with BlogEngage, but it is in my plans. Thanks for sharing!
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  17. Sai Kumar
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    Hi Lahaul Seth, Congrats on winning $300 bro. Blog Engage is really an awesome Community where we can connect with many bloggers and i am soon going to join it! Thanks Lahaul Seth for sharing your Great experience :)
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  18. Hi Lahaul,
    Kudos for that much dough. I’ve heard so much about blog engage but have never taken the time to explore them.

    From what I’ve read, its a nice place for bloggers to promote themselves and gain more expossure too. I will check them out ASAP to see what i will get from it.

    Thanks for sharing man.
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  19. Divyansh Peswani says:

    hey Mehul, your writing is very good and I will definitely try to win this contest.

  20. Koj T. Tajo
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    Hey Lahaul, Great to know that you have earn that amount. I too have never explored blogengage. You seems very active in such contest and then you are there in bloggingcage too, though that is different game altogether. I have just dropped a valuable comments there for you.
    Thanks for sharing
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  21. Corina Ramos says:

    Thanks for sharing your experience with us and congratulations! I’ll definitely be looking out for the next opportunity.

    Brian is awesome!

  22. Congrats Seth, $300 are good money and i am sure that this is not the only amount that you will be making using Brian’s Network. I haven’t established my internet marketing blog but it’s work in progress and maybe i will join these contest myself.

  23. Joe Hart says:

    Hi Lahaul..Congrats on your achievement..It’s true that persistence pays off eventually…It’s also great to see a community like Blog engage grow in such a rapid pace..The job board thing has surely got a bright future ahead..More gigs there and a lot of bloggers will be able to earn some passive income with ease.

  24. That’s great let me try to try be on blogengage & hope i could be the winner!. :) :D
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  25. That’s all are great posts for make money from blog engage. Thanks.
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  26. Amanda Adams says:

    Yeah…i would also like to try and see whether i can get that lucky…Thanks for sharing.

  27. Adrienne
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    Congratulations Lahaul and thanks for sharing your story with us here at Enstine’s place. I know that must have been so exciting for you. You were so eager to join the contest and then to win it. What a great feeling.

    Sounds like you are on a roll now. Good for you!

    I wish you the best of luck.

    ~Adrienne
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    • Lahaul Seth
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      Thanks for commenting, Adrienne.
      It really was exciting. To be honest, I participated in the contest to get some exposure for my blog and Brian was going to make sure that we earn $50 at least. So, I thought why not. I never thought I would eventually win the thing especially when there were some great bloggers in the contest. I was lucky and I promoted the article very heavily with Brian. In the end my persistence paid off. Felt really good when I won. :)
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  28. Taswir Haider says:

    I was using Blogengage earlier but for some reason I skipped this. But Blogengage is a fine portal and Brian is very much supportive and quick to reply, so hope to start the service again. Heard some good words about the contest and seen a person making thousand dollars from it.
    Your earnings have inspired me again! Hope I will also participate in the contest one day! Great sharing buddy.

  29. deco_slim
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    you are making me motivated! thanks for sharing your success with us
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  30. Deepak Mehra says:

    Hi,

    It is the good way to making money online and really much needed to me. I hope these type of useful post share with me again.

    Thanks for share with me!!

  31. Jack Ahmad says:

    Well, thanks for sharing your experience and it makes me work hard for trying yo get the result like yours.

  32. Very cool, blogengage seems to have a lot of potential if you use it often enough

  33. Jijin Mohan
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    Sounds interesting man! I have an account in BlogEngage but never used to check that for contests and job offerings. Thanks for sharing your success story.

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