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Making Money Writing Articles Online

Updated on December 18, 2016
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L.M.Reid is an Irish Writer who has published many articles in magazines and online.

Writing Online

This Blog Earns Money Online
This Blog Earns Money Online

Article Writing

How To Get paid for Writing articles Online.

If you want to make money from your articles, poetry and short stories then Joining a free Writing Site online is the best way.

  • In this article I explain how to join this writing site.
  • The advantages of joining writing sites for the writer.
  • How to write articles on Hubpages.
  • If you feel you are not ready to write full articles, stories or poetry then you can still make money writing online by posting blog posts on your own free blogs.

  • Affiliate programs that should be joined free so you can earn money from your writing.

  • Google Adsense, E Bay and Amazon allows the writer to join up to their affiliate programs.

Get Paid for Writing Online

Ways To Make Money Online
Ways To Make Money Online

Writing Online is Hard Work

It has never been easier but it takes time and hard work.

If you love writing articles, short stories or poetry then you can now turn your pastime into extra cash too. You write an article, short story or poem and you publish it online

Then after joining Google Adsense and Amazon as an affiliate the adverts are put on the page your article, poem or fiction is written on.

When people read your writing and they click on an advert then you get the money into your account.

List of Best Ideas for Articles

What can you write about to earn money writing online from home?

Just about anything with the usual rules of no porn or gambling subjects. What are you good at, what are your interests?

Are you good at explaining how things work, good at ‘do it yourself’ jobs. Then write an article on it.

'How to' Articles

It could be ‘how to fix a leaking pipe’, ‘how to grow your own vegetables’, ‘how to change a tyre’ etc.

I wrote a short article on how to dispose of broken glass safely and it is doing very well on the internet and making me money.

Reviews for New Products

HubPages makes it very easy to add the Amazon Product links to your articles.

Once you join Amazon as an affiliate you can pick a product and review it. Give all the advantages of owning this product and include the specs and photos.

Add the Amazon capsule to the review article and watch your readers buy the product. You will receive 7% commission from Amazon from every sale you make.

The Christmas Market

But be warned!

You need to write and publish an article on a Christmas gift or present well in advance. I would recommend to start to write these in August.

The writing sites provide the software and you provide the articles.

You both earn money from Google Adsense and Amazon writing articles online from home.

Write Articles Online
Write Articles Online

Get Paid for Writing Blog Posts

How to create a free Google Blog

If you are better at writing short articles or blog posts than you can still make money writing online.

The first step is to create a free Google Blog.

To make money from your blog it is best to keep your blog to one subject.

The Google Blogs are free and you can create as many blogs as you like.

Once you have picked a subject that your blog will concentrate on you can start to build up the content.

Google make it very easy to add Google Adsense and Amazon Capsules to your blog.

You will make money form blogging when your readers click on these advertisements on your blog.

I have written a more detailed article about how to create a free blog.

How To Create a Free Blog

Search Engine Optimization

If you want to earn some decent money from writing articles online then you really should know the Search Engine Optimization Rules for the Google Search Engine.

I know there are many more search engines on the internet but Google is by far the largest.

I have written an in dept article about all the things you need to do to have the best chance of your articles coming up on the first page of Google search

Click the link below to read

Search Engine Optimization

Writing Sites Online

Apart from making money on the writing sites you will get support and friendship

They really are a fantastic place to meet other writers. They have their own forums and writing community.

You can decide who they want to follow on the site with friendships and professional relationship developing. You are also able to read each others work and make comments on it.

I love writing, especially articles. That's why I joined Hubpages. To get my articles read by a wider audience and to be part of a writing community.

These writing sites are perfect for all new and established writers.

Once you have learned the rules of keywords, Search Engine Optimization and correct urls then you need only to produce a decent piece of work and you can then see the money coming in.

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      money maker 5 years ago

      Anybody that has access to the Internet can start to make money by creating their own blog. For those of you that are unaware of the idea of a blog (there can't be many of you as they have become so popular in the past few years) but a blog is basically a website which has a simple interface and allows the owner to upload simple updates ' in the form of 'posts'. You can get various templates and interfaces for your blog, but this is mainly the only way blogs vary as they are quite limited in this sense. With your own website you can code the pages exactly the way you like, but with a blog you tend to have to use an already available layout style.Overall a blog is a simple website which allows the owner to post updates at any set interval ' could be every hour, every day, every week, etc. A blog provides a good platform for a regular website-poster or active person to give feedback on a certain project or experience.Blogs are usually quite specific in terms of content ' someone will pick a topic, for example how to make money on the Internet. Then they will regularly post updates to the blog, giving their experiences or news about their findings, all relating to making money on the Internet.Most blogs are hosted on free web space, with a free URL domain name. Therefore they are completely free to set up (as long as you don't mind having a 'sponsored' domain name). This is partly the reason that there are so many blogs on the Internet at the moment; they are free and so quick to set up and use. Within a few minutes anyone can have their own blog online and up and running.Before you can start making any kind of money from blogging you will need to create some interesting, unique content to use on the blog itself. Try and be completely original and try and focus on a specific topic, otherwise you will find that your blog is one of many in an already highly saturated market. If you can make an interesting and entertaining blog then you will find it so much easier to make money from blogging.How To Make Money From A Blog There are several ways of making money from your blog once you have added some of your own content, and preferably have a steady amount of web-traffic on a regular basis. The first money making opportunity is from content based advertisements. You can join free programs like Google Ad sense, Kontera and Ad engage, or any others that you can find ' and then implement their advert code on to your blog. Now every time a visitor to your blog clicks on one of your adverts you will earn a certain amount of money. Obviously it helps if you can get a lot of traffic to your blog, and is beneficial if you try and blend the adverts in to the rest of the website as best as you can.Another good way of monetizing your blog is by joining an affiliate program and adding some affiliate links. This way you can earn commission every time a visitor to your blog clicks on to the affiliate link and then goes on to purchase an item or perform a specific action on the affiliate's site. For example if you had a blog about computers then you might want to have an affiliate link to a computer retailer. Then if someone clicks the link and purchases an item, you could earn a nice amount of money as a commission. Again it would help if you can get a lot of website visitors, preferably targeted visitors too who would be interested in your blog topic.If you manage to create a really successful blog and manage to get ranked highly in the Google search engine, you can start to profit from this success by selling text links on your site. Page Rank gets assigned by Google to all of the websites that are ranked by the search engine, and goes from 0 (bad) to 10 (amazing). If you can get a good Page Rank, then other websites will want you to add their link to your page (they will get a better Page Rank and more website visitors from doing this).Therefore if you manage to get a good Page Rank to your blog then you can easily start making money by selling text links on your site.These are just a few of the ways to make money online from your blog ' although they are easy to implement and easy enough to follow, the real challenge will be in getting people to regularly visit your blog and hope that they click the adverts too.

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      ByeVideo 5 years ago

      Thanks for your generous links and explanation and it proves at usual that if you really want to earn money you will find ways to do it.

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      minnu 5 years ago

      this is really a great idea

      can i also start writing online to earn money iam 15 year old.

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      rex 5 years ago

      cool dude

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      L M Reid 5 years ago from Ireland

      Hello minnu. On the writing site HubPages you have to be 18 years old and over to join, sorry. You could see if other writing sites allows younger people to join by reading their rules.

      Thank you for reading and taking the time to leave a comment.

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      petertebin 4 years ago from Maryland

      Great Hub!!! A lot to look at but very informational!

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      L M Reid 4 years ago from Ireland

      Writing online is not a way to earn money quickly but once you have learnt how best to use SEO and other necessary skills then you can make good money every month.

      Thank you petertebinfor taking the time to leave a comment

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      Satendra Kumar 3 years ago from India

      hello how! This is really very nice hub.

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      kikalina 3 years ago from Europe

      You need to have a lot of time to dedicate to writing full time if you really want to make money from writing.

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      L M Reid 3 years ago from Ireland

      Writing online to make money does take time and patience kikalina I do agree. The best thing about writing articles is that once you have put in the hard work and written a good one it will earn you money every month.

      It is not for those who want to earn money online quickly but I do not believe there is such a thing.

      ieschiefengineer Thank you for taking the time to leave a comment, much appreciated.

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      L M Reid 2 years ago from Ireland

      Writing articles online is very time consuming but if it is something you enjoy doing it is worth the effort. Then when you get paid for this work every month it encourages you to continue

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