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4 Unexpected Ways Your Website Could Be Making More Money Ask yourself if you're targeting the right audience and offering a relevant product.

By Neil Patel Edited by Dan Bova

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Are you confused why your website is not making money? You may not be targeting the correct audience, or perhaps aren't presenting the right market offering to appeal to them.

In this video, Entrepreneur Network partner Neil Patel cautions that simply plastering your website with ads will not translate into instant dollars. More likely, the ads take a larger chunk of the profits than you've bargained for. So, using third-party services and hoping they will equate to profit, probably won't happen.

Furthermore, Patel also stresses how the true way to make money from your website, is to create your own product or service. When pinpointing what this may be, you can consider your audience's needs as well as your personal passions. Figure out what your audience is interested in by sending out a survey and get to the root of what they need help with.

Click the video to hear more ways to monetize your website.

Related: Growing Your Business Internationally? Reinvest Every Dollar to See Results.

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Neil Patel

Co-founder of NP Digital

Neil Patel is the co-founder of NP Digital. The Wall Street Journal calls him a top influencer on the web, Forbes says he is one of the top 10 marketers, and Entrepreneur Magazine says he created one of the 100 most brilliant companies. Neil is a New York Times bestselling author and was recognized as a top 100 entrepreneur under the age of 30 by President Obama and a top 100 entrepreneur under the age of 35 by the United Nations.

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