In one of my recent posts here on Shoemoney, I discussed blogging in detail. Specifically, how bloggers get paid. It sounds like a dream come true, doesn’t it? You live your life however you want, document the journey, and get paid for it. Sure, this is great. And the reason it sounds like a dream is because it usually is. Fortunately, there are other ways to make money that use your blog as a foundation. And here are a few ideas that have actually worked for people. Freelance Writing Do you think I started off as a marketing professional? No.