How To Write Content Online
Monetizing Hubs in the Begnning
First, I love HubPages.
I can, and do write for hours at a time for the sheer joy of writing. However I found myself struggling with aspects other than the writing when I first began writing on the HubPages site. Things like HubPages Earning Program, AdSense, Google, eBay and other means to monetize my account were very intimidating. Maybe I just wasn't getting it? How the heck does a Hubber gain all of the information and angles needed to get paid? I personally was more apt to spend my time finger dancing across my keyboard then I was searching for information regarding the 'how to' of making a buck writing online.
Am I lazy or just an artist?
I asked myself , "Am I lazy or just an artist?" Or are these synonyms for each other? Looking at things like I did, my brain wanted to go to one page that had a checklist of options to check or not to check. I was willing to fill in information windows and the likes, but it really was way to intimidating when I had to go from page to page, linking to this and to that, enter the URL information and all of the things I had no understanding for. It just seemed that if someone had very limited computer skills and needed to write, but also wanted to make a few shekels while doing so, that a check list would be available? I simply wanted to fill in 'yes' or 'no' and when done, KAZAM!! I would have monetize my account and all would have been good in online writing land.
What I found was this; it takes a little more then good writing to make a few dollars writing online articles.
Why Good Original Content is King
If your true goal is to make a few bucks by writing on HubPages or anywhere online, your first step is to remember: Good Original Content is King! Do your research, read everything you can, and write only from your own mind.
Researching For Content
10 Things To Consider When Researching An Online Article
1. You have to know what you're writing about, research it before writing it!
2. Write it in good form
3. Check spelling, facts, and grammar
Reading Everything Will Make You a Better Writer
4. Read articles by top hubbers to learn successful topics, word count, keywords, and flow.
5. To be a good writer you have to read what has been written.
6. By reading online works, you will learn the best way to get your facts into play, and whichpresentation styles work best.
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How To Earn Money While Writing Online Articles
Here is the thing, I work hard.
I keep my Hub Karma at a helpful score and my Hub score high enough to feel good about my day. So....correct me if I am wrong, but it is Hub Karma, right? So where is my good karma for my hub Karma? Know this: No one is going to find any Hub money laying around on a bad HubPages article no matter how high your HubKarma may be. And forget entering the contests here on HubPages, they won't render a single accolade, or an honorary mention if the article doesn't have the right stuff. Making money with online writing is a task designed to work only when you have the right formula and know-how. Using the right keywords, SEO, and above all good quality content, is just the tip of the online article writing iceberg.
The HubPages Success Formula Emerges!
In January of 2012, the HubPages team released information regarding a true formula for making the most successful online articles. It is clear and direct on just how to create something that will most likely serve to increase your income. It is all but a checklist for online article success! I recommend reading it and absorbing the techniques and criteria for writing a stellar hub immediately!
About the Writing Ideas Video Below
I have no affiliation with the video maker. The video presented below speaks of several writing ideas. My recommendation for online writing is the HubPages.com writing community. In my opinion the HubPages site offers a great ad share program and TOS agreement, while maintaining a very supportive writing community. I find the top seated writers on the HubPages site to be at the top of the online writing quality content heap. The video was chosen because it does have some really good tips for those writers looking to improve their online writing skills. Try reading some of the hubs on writing, done by the high quality content writers here on HubPages before you try anything else!
Writing Help and Ideas Video
Get Down To Some Real Facts
The truth is that true writers are artistic. We have a kind of "in our heads" approach to the world. We exude intellect (in most cases) and share needed data with the masses. Online writers:
- research so others don't have to
- tell stories so readers can imagine
- they reach inside themselves to recall deep-felt experiences so others can also feel
It is in our make-up and is usually what the writer does best. Why not make a little money at it, or even loads? Online writers deserve the reward for creating good quality work.
HELP ME FIND THE ANSWER!
Easiest way to monetize your Hub Pages?
Some Hubs have made me laugh, tear-up, and a few have even made me angry. All this emotion brought out by reading good quality content within many of the articles online. I have been truly amazed by this HubPages writer's community. This is truly the top of the heap when it comes to talented people compared to some other factory style writing sites. Many of the great writers here on HubPages deserve to get paid for their words; because theirs are the articles that will pay-off in the long run—or more accurately, the long tail—for the HubPages site. They have more to offer the company as a whole and thus, should make money for their online writing.
Tips For The New Online Writer
For those who are new, or struggle to make a little jingle writing online, it is imperative that you reach out to these proven authors by reading the outstanding hubs that pertain to the subject of making money with HubPages Ads, AdSense, Amazon, and the likes. These are the articles that will help you the most. But they have to be read, bookmarked, and understood in order for you to improve your own placement within the online writing community. By reading really good content articles you will see how important "good original content" truly is—for the lack of a better term—"content" is in fact, king!
Write first because you can, then write because 'baby needs new shoes'— if you will.