An example is Amazon.com. If your blog mentions a book in passing (maybe you were doing a review), the affiliate program provides a means for your readers to click directly from your blog to Amazon to get more information on the book. If a sale is made, you get a commission.
Your blog may solicit contribution from readers for support of causes or issues you are championing in your blog. Your readers may become very loyal to you as to underwrite a little something to whatever your cause is.
PayPal makes it easy to put up an on site contribution collection button on your site.
Personal service marketing
Some bloggers write their blogs like journals and in depth essays regarding issues of their groups. Sometimes, these blogs can demonstrate to readers your expertise and abilities in your line of work.
In turn, readers may seek your paid professional advice or outright professional help. This is an add on advantage (and benefit) while writing your blog.
After doing your blogs for sometime, you will have deepened your customer relations in your business. Your blog can help bridge closer your relations with your customers.
These better customer relations have the promise of being translated into cash for your business later. This might be intangible at first, but it is almost priceless. Making money from your blogs is not that hard, although it needs constant work. There are more and more blogs out there so getting go examples can be tough. Check out this travel blog, disorganized traveler for more best travel tips and how to start a blog.