Go read Alison Graham's hubs on making money. Follow her advice. You can't fail if you do it right. I know. I'm a prime example. Click on my name. Go to my hubbers I follow. Click on Alison Graham. Read. Learn. Apply. I was ranking in 1.53 cent a day with Adsense clicks. I stumbled on to Alison's hubs. Did the work. Now I'm ranking in 28.5 cent a day. Considering I joined 2 weeks ago and within the last 4 days my Adsense earnings skyrocketed from 1.53 to 28.5--I'd say Alison helped.
But be warned, take advantage of every earn trick.
Also, form an alliance of followers.