How to Make Money on the Internet for (almost) Free
Making Money online
Everyone would love to make money on line!! Who wouldn't want to have all the free time in the world, not have a job and be able to do what they want? I am sure if you are reading this article you have seen lots of those get rich schemes and those programs where you click links for hours just to earn pennies. Well I am going to tell you one of the easiest ways to make money online. With what I will tell you you will be able to create a life long residual income. However, I will tell you it will take time, effort and a little bit of money.
What to do?
In my experience one of the best and easiest ways to make a residual income on the internet is to create your own website. Now before you freak out and say " I don't know how to make a website' or "I can't do coding' or ' I don't know what kid of website to make' or even 'I don't want to sell anything' just take a deep breath and I will explain everything. First of all creating the type of website I am discussing is pretty easy and I will explain that later. If you can type you can do this. All you have to do is post articles every day on your website just like you do here on hub pages. The beauty is you can write about anything you want! You can review home business. You can review products. You can write about anything you want. But the key is to make sure you are writing about topics or things where you can include links to the program or service or product that you are talking about where you will get money for the person joining the program or buying the product or service. It is super easy! And like I said you can write about all the things that may violate terms of service of other websites like hub pages. Its your own website to do what ever you want with.
But I know nothing about Websites!!
Don't worry its easy. There are tons of sites out there that can provide you with templates that are almost plug and play. Word Press is one of the easiest. But first you have to come up with a Domain name (web site name you like). Then you have to buy that name as well as hosting ( where the website lives) This is the part that will generally cost you the most money. You can buy/ register a domain name through a whole host of companies and the price ranges from a few dollars per year to probably around $15 a year. Now for hosting the sky is the limit for cost, however, you can also find some really cheap hosting that is quality and reliable. Unless you know what you are doing I suggest using the same website to both get your website name from and have your hosting because it makes it easier. I personally recommend 1dollar webhosting . They are cheap, easy to use and reliable. Plus they have some great tutorials. My site, which I can't name or refer to because of the TOS on hub pages, only cost $23 per year. That includes the domain name and hosting. That's only $2 a day!!
I have a name and website now what?
Once you have your domain name and hosting it can take up to 96 hours before the website is visible online. Don't worry about that you can start working on your site immediately. Like I said most hosting will have tutorials what to do. If you can follow them they are a wealth of information but if they are too technical don;t worry about them. Unless you are good at coding the next thing you need to do is install word press. With 1dollar webhosting its just a push of a button and it will install itself. However, if you have a specific template you want it can be a little more complicated. If you have any problems with this there is a great site called fiverr. People will do almost anything on that site for $5 including getting your word press site installed and running for you. Once that is done all you have to do is start writing articles on your site. If you need help with figuring out how to use word press there are tons of videos that explain everything. However, really all you do is click 'posts' then click 'add new' and that's it. it really is that easy. Plus that is all the money you really need to spend!!
How do I make money with my website?
The best way is to write about products, services or programs you already use. Just write an article about the product/service/program discussing what it is, how it works and why you like it. Then add links in the article to that product/service/program. That's it! You can even write about why you don't like something and add a link to an alternative that is better. Just make sure all your links are links that will earn you money from the sales of that product/service/program. If you are involved in different online businesses or affiliate programs your website is a great place to write about them and promote them. You can also add advertising to your site!
Once you are up and running and have some content on your site you can start promoting your site to drive more traffic to it. There are tons of programs out there to help you do it and it can cost any where from FREE to the skyis the limit. If you have written good articles about things people are looking for and start getting traffic you will start and continue to make money off your website. Driving traffic to your site can be one of the most difficult parts of all of this and it will take some time, but there are lots of ways to do it and lots of programs and articles out there that explain how to do it.
From this point all you have to do is keep writing and keep driving traffic. It will take time but eventually you will start making money from your site. Like I said the basic set up is only $2 a month and that in (almost) free! There are plenty of products/service and business out there that will pay you for referrals/sales. That's all you have to do!! It is a lot easier then you think. All the people that make a living online do the same thing I am talking about now. So get out there get your website up and start writing!!
As always thanks for reading my article I hope it helps you out!
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