Let us say that you have gain enough site traffic for your blog, now the other thing is how you will let the user visit your affiliated ads or links? This is where the layout and the ad’s style takes roles of having the user take a quick actions on clicking your advertisements.
Here are some few tips on the layout:
1.) Use a Blog template that have a very nice layout and somehow related to your topics.
2.) If possible choose a template that would be harsh to eyes, considering the fonts, color combination.
3.) Add only usable and informative widgets on your blog, if your using a Blogger host try to use Followers widget, Recent Post, Labels, and an Archive. You can add more widgets depending on your blogs functionality.
4.) Try to place widgets that using Java Script at the end of your page, because they take some time to load, in this way your page will load much faster.
5.) If you have modified the script of your template, try to test it on every browser like IE, Firefox, etc. Because some time it works fine with IE but not in Mozilla.
Now let us talks on the Ads Placing, here are the tips on placing your banner ads and links ads;
1.) If you are using Link Ads try to make the font, background, and border colors of your ads be like what your layout looks like, this will create a camouflage effects. Somehow this will be more useful for Pay Per Clicks Links Ads.
2.) Try to align your Link Ads to be like menus and shortcuts for your blogs.
3.) Place banner ads on topmost part or lowermost part of your blag or square banners at sidebars for more eye catching effects.
This are few tips that I know will helps on making money online with your blog sites.