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Writers Wanted! : Make Easy Extra Income Writing Articles

Updated on June 4, 2015

How Can I Make Money Online?

How Can I Make Money Online? is one of the top searches on Google. Depending on your available time, resources and creativity there are millions of options to earn some extra money. If you are looking for a way to produce a steady reliable stream of income and you enjoy writing than Hub Pages might be a good option for you.

HubPages is one of the largest collectives of content available on the internet. It provides a tried and true publishing framework to public users to use as a platform to write on a variety of topics. As authors publish articles (Hubs) they can select a variety on sources for avaialble income generation. These range from pay per impression advertising space to commission on E-bay and Amazon sales.

HubPages provides templates and style guides to help you evaluate and improves your pages overall scores for content and layout therefore improving how it ranks in search engines. This frees up your time to focus on the quality of content and worry less about optimizing for search engine traffic.

How much money can I make?

The answer to this is pretty straight forward. How many articles can you write? The earnings on HubPages are not immediate and it does take some time to build up income momentum from traffic. But once articles are published the better ones will attract more traffic month over month. The lesser articles will generate a small but steady return month over month. You have to be patient enough to continue publishing new content in the early stages and allow it to build traffic over time.

For me I have some fantastic articles that earn over $40 a month each and they have been doing so consistently for a few months now. I have a a number medium grade articles that earn around $10 a month, each and every month. And a larger number of Articles that only earn between $1-$2 dollars a month. The key point here is that this income is fairly consistent month after month. As long as I keep adding to my article pool my monthly recurring income will continue to grow.

Starting out the first few months were slow to generate income and too be completely honest I almost gave up on writing articles for HubPages. Based on some wise advise from others in the HubPage community to stick with it and keep writing I pressed on. Eventually my articles started to get indexed higher in search engines and traffic started to grow steadily. With this so did my income. Now that I know what to expect with the earnings lag, I no longer worry about it at all; as I now know the article I publish today will be generating income in a few months, and that this income will continue for many months as recurring income.

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So what do you write about?

When I started writing for HubPages I started by writing about what I knew best. I used these articles to explore my writing voice and personality as well as refining what layouts worked well for my style. The articles flowed easily in the beginning. I eventually reached a point where I was out of obvious ideas. This was somewhat frustrating as I found that I could no longer come up with ideas on-demand. However my solution for overcoming this was a pretty simple one. I started keeping a list of potential topics. When an Idea popped into my head I would write it down for later. I made it a point to review this list of topics every day. Sometimes I would just choose to start on a topic and then later abandon it for a few weeks, picking it back up as inspiration stirred. In a short period of time I had a variety of articles in various states that I could continue to complete and publish as they were completed.

Amazon Income

When writing articles for HubPages you have the opportunity to create and link and Amazon affiliate account to your HubPage account. With this account you can place adds for products on Amazon that relate to the contents of your article. You can generate additional income from this in two ways.

1st - You earn a commission if this listing leads to a sale. If a user clicks on the ad and purchases that item a percentage of that sale is placed in you affiliate account though Hub Pages.

2nd - You earn a smaller income for impressions from the advertising space. Each time the ad is viewed by an end user counts as an impression. Each impression can earn you a few cents. While this is not a large amount from any single impression over time spread across a wide number of articles it can add up.

E Bay Income

When writing articles for HubPages you have the opportunity to create and link an E Bay affiliate account to your HubPage account. With this account you can place adds for products on E Bay that relate to the contents of your article. You can generate additional income from this in two ways.

1st - You earn a commission if this listing leads to a sale. If a user clicks on the ad and purchases that item a percentage of that sale is placed in you affiliate account though Hub Pages.

2nd - You earn a smaller income for impressions from the advertising space. Each time the ad is viewed by an end user counts as an impression. Each impression can earn you a few cents. While this is not a large amount from any single impression over time spread across a wide number of articles it can add up.

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Advertising Income

The default way to earn income in HubPages is revenue from selling advertising. As your pages are viewed by the public HubPages will place advertising mixed in with the content. For each ad that is shown you are paid for the impression. In addition if someone clicks on that advertisement then you are paid more for the click. Again this in not a huge amount per click or impression but over time and views these small numbers add up. If you have a large number of articles they can add up to a sizable paycheck every month. Again as I mentioned above this is recurring income for articles you had invested time to write one time. Each article as it's traffic grows will continue to pay for months or years to come.

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Social Media Works

Today it is easy to build a small but reliable following on certain topics using social media. HubPages makes it easy to tap into and spread the word to these communities. Once an articles is published you can Like, Tweet or Pin to you new or existing social networks. In addition HubPages has their own community of reader that can follow you should they like your content. These have been valuable tools that have allowed me to build a reliable social media base to build a following.

Referral Income

HubPages offers a simple yet effective referral program. Within your account you can create referral tracker ID. You can take this ID and add it to links to your articles. Should someone decide to create a HubPage account and start writing articles. Hubpages will pay you a bonus percentage based on their earnings over time for the lifetime of that account. The nice thing about this program is that the bonus is paid from HubPages not from the account how signed up. They keep 100% of their earnings.

People often overlook the potential this program has to offer. But by investing a little time and spreading the work the supplemental income generated can be a nice addition to your account.

Ready to get started?

If you are ready to get started you can CLICK HERE to sign up and create an account. There is no cost or membership fee to join. Sign up and try writing a few articles and watch what happens.

Remember:

  1. It takes time to build up enough articles to generate consistent income
  2. There is a delay from publishing to availability in search engines
  3. While volume of articles is good, You still want to submit quality work
  4. Just keep writing!

Are you still wondering if this will work for you? Just by viewing this article you generated revenue for me from multiple add sources. This income for me is for work that I already completed and do not need to do any more work on if I choose.

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      Latasha 2 years ago

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      Eiddwen 3 years ago from Wales

      Interesting very useful and thank you for sharing.

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