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How to Make Money Online Instantly From Scratch

Updated on August 7, 2011

Making Money Online

There is a huge potential of making money on the internet if you do a few easy things rite. Here in this article you can learn some great ways of making money online. You don't need any kind of basic investment if you follow my advice. All you have to do is spare a couple of hours every day and spend that time in front of your computer doing a few simple things.

To make money from the internet, you need to have a few pages of content, where you can display ads to earn money. You can set up your own site or a blog for this purpose, but that will cost you from about 5-10$ a month, and here we want to make money online from scratch so that does not comply with this article. Still if you want to set up a site of your own read this article: "How to set up your own website".

So, what other options do we have for creating content rich pages online. Given Below is a list of sites where you can create content pages to earn money online. Best thing about these sites is their power to rank you higher in SERPs(Search Engine Result Pages). If you start a site of your own, you will need to do SEO and other stuff to get traffic towards it. While writing on the sites mentioned below will start generating traffic to your content almost instantly.


Hubpages is is one of the top writing websites. All you have to do here is write, other things are taken care of by the HubPages itself, like placing ads etc. 60% of the times your ads will be displayed while other 40% ad credit goes to HubPages.

Some tips

Whenever you want to ask a question regarding this site or making money on the web, go to these forums. Participate in these forums actively.

Do not get impatient if you are not making money in the start. If you write 2-3 quality articles every day for a couple of weeks, you will start earning something from Adsense almost every day. I won't tell you what this site can do for you if you continue to write good content consistently, you got to try it for yourself.

Read FAQs before getting started.

Join HubPages


RitePad is a relatively new website as compared to others mentioned here. It is growing and looks promising. Authors get 80% of the ad impressions on their content which is much better than 60% ad impressions shared by HubPages. RitePad is still new, which means that you can easily choose a username of your choice.

Join RitePad!

Info Barrel

It is always the best idea to create multiple streams of income online. Info Barrel articles don't rank as high as hubs in SERPs, but it is no doubt a great place to write some content. It has its own benefits over HubPages. you get 70% ad impressions here as compared to 60% on HubPages. If you participate in different contests, you impression share rises and you can easily get reach 90% ad impression share. You get Amazon gift vouchers and other gifts for winning contests. The site is relatively new as compared to the HubPages and it is a good time to grab it now.

Join Info Barrel

You Say Too

You Say Too pages rank high in Google search results. You can submit your blog there or write a new one. They share 50% of the Ad impressions with you.

Join YouSayToo


Factoidz is a bit different from others when it comes down to earning money. They pay you anywhere between $1-$5 per 1000 impressions of your article, depending on the quality of the article. They use PayPal to send payments to you. 

You will need to have at least 3 articles written before you can earn anything at Factoidz, but if you join by clicking the link given below, you will start earning from the first article you write there.

Join Factoidz


Knol is a product of Google. Good thing about it is that 100% of the ad impressions are yours. It is new and rising. Despite being Google's property, my articles at knol do not rank high in SERPs. Getting internal traffic at Knol is also a tough task.

Join Knol

Promote the content you write here and earn

Here is a website where you can easily promote the content written on the sites mentioned above. Good thing about these sites is that they are also revenue sharing sites like the ones mentioned above. So as you promote your content on the and attract more readers to your article, at the same time you earn some cash. This also generated a Dofollow Backlink towards your article which helps you rank higher in SERPs

She Told Me also shares revenue and at the same time sends traffic to your article. They claim to do 100% revenue sharing with their members.

Join She Told Me


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      viatusinfotech 7 years ago

      One can easily make money online. It’s actually possible to make money online from scratch. You just need to know how to approach the task of doing so. One need to do or follow three easy steps to make online money..

      Set Yourself Up For Success, Find Your Passion, You Thought You Were The Only One?

      I think this will help you to get money online.

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      Ultimate Hubber 7 years ago

      Thanks Rockstarant!

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      Rock$tarant 7 years ago

      Good Advice. It was very helpful, and insightful.

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      Ultimate Hubber 7 years ago

      Thanka queen!

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      Roselyn Mendoza 7 years ago from Philippines

      You got a lot of encouraging info here. Thanks for sharing :D And--wow!--you got a distinguished title under your name...

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      Ultimate Hubber 8 years ago

      Glad to see your comment Crystal Hart!

      This article is more about making money online than promotion of websites, however these web 2.0 properties can be used to promote one's work. Read my hub on backlinks for promotion etc.

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      Crystal Hart 8 years ago

      I'm currently seeking out other ways to promote my articles/websites and I appreciate the above tips. I plan on implementing a few of them. Thanks!

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      Ultimate Hubber 8 years ago

      Thanks myownworld, I will really recommend following my advice on backlinking in that other article, that will give you a bulk of backlinks. And thank you for bookmarking my hub and posting this wonderful comment.

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      Ultimate Hubber 8 years ago

      You're welcome Ethel.

      Crazybeanrider, YouSayToo is cool but nothing is cooler than the HubPages at the moment.

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      myownworld 8 years ago from uk

      Have bookmarked this hub of yours as well as the other one on backlinks. Great information and will definitely be checking some of these sites out. There is really so much to learn, and one can never really get enough of these useful tips!

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      Boo McCourt 8 years ago from Washington MI

      Good information, I haven't heard of You Say Too. I am going to check it out. Thanks for the good writing.

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      Eileen Kersey 8 years ago from Kingston-Upon-Hull

      Thanks for sharing the sites info

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      Ultimate Hubber 8 years ago

      So at least you learned something new here. In fact you learned about a couple of new websites. :)

      Thank you for commenting Cashmere.

      Thank you for commenting samsoft. Glad you found it good.

      You are giving them the rite suggestion easypeak. :)

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      cashmere 8 years ago from India

      Knol and Factoid are new to me. the rest i knew about. thanks for sharing

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      samsoft 8 years ago from NIGERIA

      Thanks for the How, its good to read this

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      easyspeak 8 years ago from Vancouver

      Hey man, another great hub. Most people think they have to invest a lot of money to make money online when you just need to invest some time.

      I tell people they shouldn't spend money to make money online unless they've done it successfully first on a free resource like hubpages.

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      Ultimate Hubber 8 years ago

      Tony, if you are writing for sites like HubPages, you don't need to work hard on your articles' marketing SEO etc. These sites have already done a lot of hard work.

      Thanx for commenting. :)

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      tony0724 8 years ago from san diego calif

      I know nothing about marketing and promotion. And I just barely learned how to turn a computer on a couple of years ago. Thank you for the tips !

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      emievil 8 years ago from Philippines

      I'll go for BH :).

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      Ultimate Hubber 8 years ago

      Thanks for commenting Madison. Glad you liked it.

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      Madison 8 years ago from NYC

      Thank you so much, awesome tips!

    • Ultimate Hubber profile image

      Ultimate Hubber 8 years ago

      Just select a hosting out of those and I will send you a link. :) :)

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      emievil 8 years ago from Philippines

      I just did! Thanks for the very quick response. I remember you mentioning your web host before but just can't remember the name :). I'll use your referral but how will I do that?

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      Ultimate Hubber 8 years ago

      Hey Emie!

      Glad you liked my hub and happy to read that you are now setting up a blog of your own which is the coolest thing ever!

      Check your mail for details about web hosting. :)

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      emievil 8 years ago from Philippines

      Hey UH thanks for your hub. Some very good tips here. I'm going to devote the last week of this year to putting up a new blog. Can you refer me to where I can get a not-so-expensive but good web hosting package?

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      Ultimate Hubber 8 years ago

      Thank you all for commenting. Glad you liked my article.

      Dohn! Happy to see your comment like always. I am also a member of EzineArticles but haven't written anything there lately. I would have loved to mention the site here but unfortunately they don't share Adsense revenue with us, so we can't earn there, thus the site doesn't fit in here. But as you said, it is the rite place if you need some quality backlinks.

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      Chris Eke 8 years ago

      Very useful tips,got to try them out.

      Thanks for being there.

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      dohn121 8 years ago from Hudson Valley, New York

      Awesome advice, UH! One great site I joined solely for backlinks is EzineArticles. I only wish that I had more time to write more articles period! I hope you are well, my friend :D

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      suziecat7 8 years ago from Asheville, NC

      Great tips - thanks.