This article reveals how Linda Ikeji makes her money plus a whole lot more information about Linda Ikeji!
Linda Ikeji is reported to be making over N600 million every year. Now, that is HUGE!
Here is how successful blogger and netpreneur Linda Ikeji makes money from blogging:
Let us now look at how Linda Ikeji makes her money in greater detail.
Top on the list of the various ways Linda Ikeji makes money blogging is direct custom ads from her clients, be
they individuals, corporate organisations or ad agencies. According to the last available advert rates, to place
an ad on any of her blogs cost
N500,000 per month.
Another major income earner for Linda Ikeji is headline banners. She charges
N1 million per month for a
728 by 90 banner ad. You will see the ad at the top of the site where you have “Welcome To Linda Ikeji’s Blog”
placeholder when you visit the site. One of my sources revealed that Linda has collected N12 million at one time
for ad placement on the desktop version of the site all year round non-stop. Additionally, she has also collected
a minimum of N18 million for sharing of this same space from her clients.
Similarly, she also collects
N950, 000 monthly for leader board (header), N600,000 for sidebar ads (top),
N500,000 monthly for sidebar ads (all site wide), and N2,000,000 monthly for Page branding (background takeover).
One source puts Linda Ikeji’s income from custom adverts alone at N5,000,000 every month.
Another way that Linda Ikeji makes her money on her blog is through sponsored posts. She reportedly charges
N50,000 per sponsored post and it has been estimated that she does close to 10 of these sponsored posts in a day.
Multiply that by the amount she charges per post and you get close to N500,000 as her daily potential earnings
from this income source alone. That amounts to almost N15 million from doing sponsored posts alone on her blog.
Another HUGE income source for Linda Ikeji is Google AdSense. Google AdSense is a pay-per-click contextual ad-serving
programme by Google for website and blog publishers.
One of our sources revealed that Linda Ikeji earns over $70,000 on a monthly basis from the Google AdSense programme. Multiply that by the going rate of the dollar to the naira and you get over
N21 million in revenue from
Google on a monthly basis.
It is not difficult to understand why Linda would make that kind of money from Google AdSense.
Her blog, lindaikejisblog.com is the 13th most visited site in the country and 2,023rd most visited site in the world. She certainly has a stupendous amount of traffic and the traffic to her blog is earning her easy money in the highly respected dollars.
Frankly speaking, Linda Ikeji can surely go to sleep every night and wake up the next morning to check her AdSense account to see how many extra dollars have added to her account. This is a classical example of making money online while you sleep!
Site takeover involves putting a large background image on a site. This is prominent and obvious
when you visit lindaikejisblog.com. Linda Ikeji’s blog site takeover costs
N750,000 per week which
translates to N3 million in a month.
Some other ways that Linda Ikeji makes money are through Linda IkeJi Caller Tunes, Magazine makeover,
Talk shows and Events and LindaIkejisblog App.
Another major way that Linda Ikeji could have been making a lot of money is through affiliate / information marketing. But, it was unclear whether she is involved in any of these line of internet marketing as at the time of publishing this article.
Now, to the one billion naira question: how much is Linda Ikeji worth?
Well, According to ynaija.com…
“From just the things we can see on her site, Linda Ikeji has the capacity, on an average day to pull in 50 million naira through her blog.”
And according to WealthResults, "Linda Ikeji net worth has been something of debate on the internet over the years. Even Linda was so surprised to realize that her blog worth $1.2 million back in 2012, but I think she now knows better. "
However, you might be wondering to yourself right now:
"how long did it take Linda Ikeji to start making money blogging?" And "how does Linda Ikeji make her money?" Well, according to her biography posted on her site, it took her about four whole years of dedication and hard work to start making good cash from her blogging career.
Right now, Linda Ikeji is reportedly making over N600 million from her blog annually. The bulk of that money comes from Google AdSense and direct adverts placements on her blog. In a nutshell, here is how Linda Ikeji makes her money from her blog:
How does Linda Ikeji feel about this sudden rise to fame, stardom and wealth in just a few years?
Here is what she has to say about this: "I never for once even thought that I could make money from blogging. I didn’t begin blogging with the frame of mind that some day I would really make money from it. As a matter of fact, it never even crossed my mind. I never said to myself that, OK let me start blogging now and maybe in five years’ time, I would begin to see the dividends. I never anticipated that it would ever happen at all."
She continues: “In 2008, 2009, I was placing free ads on my blog, I was the one asking my blog readers to please give me their ads to place in my blog for them free of charge. Now in 2010, people began asking me about my advert rates and I was like ‘seriously?’ I didn’t even understand what it was not until I asked a few persons and they told me their own advert rates, so was how it all started for me.”
So far, Linda Ikeji has purchased two brand new cars. The first is her dream car, which is a 2008 Toyota Camry that she bought in 2011. She has also acquired an Infinity FX 35 SUV costing over N8 million. Similarly, she purchased a multi-million 5-bedroom duplex for her parents in Surulere, Lagos and bought a mansion at the Banana Island, Lagos, Nigeria for herself.
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