Bloggers Income in South Africa 2021


It’s important to know how much bloggers earn per month in South Africa in order to determine whether blogging is lucrative or not. In Africa, South Africa has the following AdSense rates, which makes it more appealing for bloggers. On average, bloggers earn R5, per month in South Africa—but there are some bloggers pulling in more than R100,000 every month. The income of bloggers is determined by the number of visitors each one of them receives.

South African bloggers earn money through:

  1. AdSense
  2. AdSense alternatives
  3. Affiliate marketing
  4. Selling products online
  5. Direct banner ads
  6. Sponsored articles
  7. Social media marketing
  8. Buying and selling of domains
  9. Offering web hosting services
  10. Buying and selling of domains

To become a blogger, one requires a capital of R1,000 and R3,000. A domain name, hosting space and WordPress template is needed. But there are some hosting providers that give free domains to new bloggers, one of them being Bluehost.If you want to create your own blog,click here to visit Bluehost and register one

Creating a blog takes less than one week. Thereafter, start posting content and register for AdSense.

Meanwhile, below is the income of bloggers in South Africa 2021:

  • IOL South Africa—R500,000 per month
  • Briefly South Africa—R700,000 per month
  • Glamour—R10,000 per month
  • Times Live—R300,000 per month
  • Soweto Live—R5,000 per month
  • All 4 Women—-R20,000 per month
  • The South African—R100,000 per month
  • Mail & Guardian—R100,000 per month
  • Business Live—R300,000 per month
  • Money Web—R150,000 per month
  • Business Tech—R300,000 per month
  • Business Insider—R350,000 per month

Majority of the blogs mentioned above get over 1 million monthly visitors. They generate their income through AdSense and paid content.