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Make Money Online With These Long Term Plans

Updated on March 24, 2014

Internet Money Making

The internet is a great new way for people to make money. Whether it be through blogging, YouTube, social media marketing, affiliate marketing or something else, there are always new ways to earn money on the internet.

The trick is though, that a lot of people think making money online is quick and easy. Has making money every been quick and easy? The answer to that question is no. Making money online is possible. A lot of people actually make a great, livable income from their online work. What most people fail to realize is that these individuals have often put in the hard yards.

Making money on the internet takes time and effort. Say for instance, you want to start a blog. Your blog will not be making money straight away. You won't go viral within the first week and miraculously start making lots of money. A blog takes a lot of time, a lot of effort and a lot of motivation.

Is this what you want?

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Make Money Blogging?

Blogging is one of the best ways to make money online. You can register for a domain name and hosting plan, then install something like WordPress. This will let you write and publish articles. You can also insert ads into your articles. Ad-sense is a popular program that lets you earn money from getting clicks for ads on your site. There are also affiliate programs that can be used to make referrals and conversions, where you will get a commission of the sale.

The problem is, you can't just start up a blog, insert some ads and expect the money to start rolling in. You will need to put in time and effort. Create unique content that attracts visitors. Maybe then you will start to see some clicks, but probably not even any real money. Only when your site reaches a level where your visitors are engaging with your content will you start seeing any real money. And this takes time.

What else is there?

So what about other techniques to make money online?

Well, you could try social media marketing. Start up a social media account, build a following and then start promoting links. But this takes time too! Followers don't pop out of nowhere. Building a strong follower base takes time and you will need to be constantly active on your account.

You could also try starting up a forum. Forums a great way to create a community. But, forums take time to grow and chances are won't earn you money for some time.

When it comes down to it, while there are options for earning money online, all of them take time and effort. Just like a real job, you can't expect money to find its way into your back account without you putting in the work.

If you want to make money online and you are willing to put in the hard yards, you might just be able to do it. But don't rely on luck to get you by.


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