Earn Money Online Writing For HubPages

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"I have been writing for Hub Pages for over four years and I have become very wealthy. No, not wealthy in cash, but in many other things just as important. For one, I have made new friends. That may not seem like a big deal, but after the past couple years, it is a wonderful feeling. Second, I have learned so much more about writing, content, keywords and back links than I ever thought possible. I still have much to learn, but I am confident that I will find what I need here. Everyone is so helpful and friendly, that I thought I would pass on what I have learned, like many of the others have done."

I wrote this almost three years ago and I have to say that there have been many changes on HubPages since then. I still look at the site almost every day, but have not been writing much. One reason is that I am learning all over again what is considered quality writing. Other reasons are personal. I often do not understand why one of my hubs is no longer featured and can only revise and revise.


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I have made a little money, which is a bonus for me. Writing is what I am here for, I trust that I will earn more money as time goes by, as long as I put into practice all the tips I have picked up. Google appears to be the foundation of earning for this site. Because it is pay-per-click, I seem to make money easier than from Amazon. So, for anyone who is new, I would advise them to sign up for Adsense right away. In addition, there are many other sites that use Adsense and you can you use the same account.

I am also involved in HubPages own ad revenue which seems to earn a little money everyday. My earnings are very low to date, but I have not given up hope yet. I know that there are people that make a living writing and I am determined to do the same. I also would like to say that just because Google changes it's algorithms and rules frequently, it is futile to blame the website. I actually appreciate the fact that HubPages is trying to teach us to stay within Googles new parameters each time that they change.



I have read hundreds of articles online and I think each one makes my next one better. Also, I have been the recipient of constructive criticism ( I asked for it), and that was very helpful. I will probably ask for more in the future. That is my number one way to make money from this site: listen to the people who know more than I!

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Back Links

Oh, the more I learn about back links, the more that I realize how little I know. I do know that back links are important for incoming traffic. Since I don't have a website per se,only a blog, they are extremely important to me. I try and read all the hubs on traffic and I try almost every site suggested, as long as they are free. So far, I have used zomba and found it to be user friendly. Others that I have tried, I didn't like as well, for various reasons. I no longer write for e-how because they have become a stagnant site. They seem to hide their light under a bushel, so I haven't figured it out yet. I have received most of my traffic from Hub Pages so far, and for that, I thank you. Some of you must be reading my hubs. If you are the one, please leave a comment, even if it is just to say that you read it. Thank you, it makes me giggle when I get a comment. As I learn more, I will pass it on.

Payouts

I have been writing on Hubpages for about a year, and have finally made payout. I have made a little more money and my traffic has increased marginally, but not enough for my second payout. I am getting frustrated with it, but I will not give up. I am determined to find a way to earn an income that I can rely on. I have been doing the hubmobs, and while I do get more traffic with them, it is mainly internal traffic. I am going to find more hubs about adsense and see what I am doing wrong. Here are a few links to what I have found. It has now been two years and I am still waiting for Google payout number two. I have had two or three HubPages ad program payouts. Come on, give it a try.

Below is an excellent hub about effective keyword usage!

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If you believe that you would like to give writing a try, please sign up under this link: You can make a little or a lot of money depending on how much work you are willing to do.

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Tell Me What You Think! 14 comments

carol wilson 6 years ago

I thought you did a good job on this article...now are you going to giggle for me...


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janiek13 6 years ago from Florida's Space Coast Author

I will giggle for you anytime, dahlin...


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probyte2u 6 years ago

I have been trying to sell Amazon products for more than 6 month still has not made one conversion from the clicks. Looks like I have write few more hundreds articles. With Adsense, the result is much more encouraging :)

Good luck with you janiek13 !


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janiek13 6 years ago from Florida's Space Coast Author

Yes, I do marginally better with adsense also. 250 clicks with amazon, 2 sales, hmmm.


cathinfrance 6 years ago

I agree about the backlink stuff. Important for traffic, but it seems kind of itty and bitty to get links here and there - I haven't really gone into all that. I don't really understand the Xombas and Pings and Technoratis - don't know what they actually do. Ditto Digg. I've got a toe in the water; you're in up to your knees!


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janiek13 6 years ago from Florida's Space Coast Author

I am still learning, but I try to submit my article links wherever I can. Digg is another social network where people submit their favorite articles to, I submit mostly mine, but I have submitted others that I like.


Roezer 6 years ago

Amazon is not a Good earner because they have the 24 hour Cookie


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janiek13 6 years ago from Florida's Space Coast Author

What is a 24 hour cookie and how does it affect sales?


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Grant's World 6 years ago from Canada

Good article. I am also trying to sign up with e-bay but am left scratching my head wondering how. Would anyone be so kind as to walk Janiek13 and I threw the steps to make that happen?

Good luck with your hubs Janiek13, I am new here myself and still trying to learn all of the terminology and how it all works. I love the idea of writing a blog for free and attaching links to it and no matter how small of an amount you can make money while you sleep.

Cheers.


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janiek13 6 years ago from Florida's Space Coast Author

Thank you, Grant. I have a good friend that is named Grant, as well. E-Bay seems to be a little stuck up.


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Raybear 6 years ago from 100 Mile House

Good article, Janiek, I think you are not alone in trying to make money through adsense and amazon and so on! As far as i know, Hubpages is important like Squidoo for backlinks, but I haven't read anywhere that Hub itself is a money maker.

I am on the Warrior Forum and word there is that EBay is no longer worth dealing with. I am just starting with Amazon but have a ways to go. Keyword research is, well, key!

You're a good writer, do you write articles? I am writing for suite101 because it is more real articles than just how-to drivel. The general formula is to find a niche with high search and low competition, then write using keywords, and get lots of backlinks.

Anyhoo, you probably know all that. I liked your article on the elderly, I have been helping my sisters care for my mom who has recently been hit by pneumonia.

take care!

bill


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janiek13 6 years ago from Florida's Space Coast Author

No, I haven't tried suite 101, but they are on my list of things to do. I also heard that ebay is more difficult to get approved. Good luck to you also.


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Thandie 6 years ago from Canada

Brilliant hub Janiek. Advice duly noted!


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janiek13 6 years ago from Florida's Space Coast Author

Thanks so much, I have enjoyed learning about this topic.

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