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Earn money online on WebAnswers through Google Adsense

Updated on August 19, 2011

I know that there are many ways to earn money online and many articles about the various revenue sharing and revenue earning sites. I will like to share one such website with you - WebAnswers.

I am a housewife and in January 2010 I decided to experiment with ways to earn money online. Last year July 2009 I joined Helium and started writing articles online for the first time. I wrote about thirteen articles to date and I've earned about US$13.00. Not good at all. Keep in mind this has to do with the time and energy I put into the site as well. It works on a rating system. It is a good site to learn lots of new things as well. Anyways so whilst doing my recent research on how to earn money online I stumbled upon WebAnswers.

So what is WebAnswers?

WebAnswers is a question and answer website, just like the name suggests, that is free to join and it is pretty much self explanatory - you can ask questions and you can answer questions. 

After creating your free WebAnswers account you can jump right in and start answering questions from other users on a myriad of topics such as hobbies, relationships, entertainment and travel, just to name a few of my favorite categories. Here's a look at the broad categories (see to the right). These categories are further broken down into many sub-categories or sections but you will have to visit the site for more information. Trust me - there's a category for just about anybody. So rest assured - you'll find something there that is of interest to you and you can feel comfortable answering all about. Sharing knowledge - it's a great thing! I do not want this hub to be marked as 'overly promotional'. My aim is to tell you about a great revenue sharing site that I use. 

From WebAnswers - The Categories

How to earn money on WebAnswers?

Putting it simply, the more questions you answer - the more chances you have of making money through Google's Adsense contextual advertising program to generate revenue. I am not going to go into detail on signing up for Google Adsense. You earn the same way you earn on Hubpages by being paid when someone clicks on the Google Ads.

WebAnswers has a system where the person asking the question 'awards' the best answer to the response he/she thinks answer the question best. The person receiving the 'awarded answer' gains all the revenue for the ads on that page for that question. You get 60% and WebAnswers gets 40%. You can see one of my awarded answers here.

What is great about the WebAnswers site is that you not only earn revenue from 'award answers' but users on the site noted that they gain most of their revenue from unawarded answers (that is questions where not one individual person is awarded a best answer). This works because WebAnswers has a system where the responses to a question are rated based on a quality score (that us users are not privy to) so I cannot give details. What I can say is that this aims to drive users to provide quality answers. So if you try your best to consistently respond with well explained answers you will do great on the site. Off course - NO copy and pasting of other people's work is allowed. That's obvious - copyright laws.

Some advantages of Webanswers

These are just some of the Advantages of Webanswers according to me!

1) Firstly, you get to earn money through GoogleAdsense. I also blog and write for hubpages and webanswers is the best for bringing in a little revenue. There are lots of users on webanswers and a greater chance of getting clicks.

2) You challenge yourself to learn something new. I've answered questions here from various categories and I've learnt some things along the way. So it's a great site for learning little tidbits of information from a variety of topics.

3) You meet new people and make friends. For the regular/daily users on webanswers its a great way to meet new people online and become online friends.

4) Webanswers is fun! That is an advantage! I have fun here answering questions and I even ask a few myself.

5) If you have a question and you post it on webanswers you benefit from getting varied responses with different perspectives from the webanswers users. I find it very interesting to get responses with different views and for the more personal questions the advice here is pretty good! So please, join webanswers - it's free, you make money and you'd have a lot of fun!

You will see different user levels on the site. It's referred to as expert levels and its based on the number of postings you make. There is beginner (10), contributor (75), authority (180), expert (660), professor (1000) and brain (2000+). I recently got to the professor level and was really excited. Please keep in mind these are just names that the site uses. A person having a professor or expert level etc does not mean that person is the most intelligence person out there or knows everything etc.

Whilst using WebAnswers I kept reading about people blogging and using their blogs to promote their awarded answers so I decided to sign up for my own blog and realized I had a blog since 2008 but with zero postings. So I got right down to it and started blogging Leandraluv... Life's Moments about my life in Brazil and just everyday moments. It was meant for me to promote my awarded answers but I don't really do this and to be honest I have not made much money from my blog with Google Adsense program but I fell in love with blogging and I try to do it regularly. Also whilst on WebAnswers I found out about Hubpages! Someone asked a question about earning money online and one of the responses had about writing on hubpages and I decided to check out the site and here I am! Loving this as well!

With Webanswers, I've noticed that after answering about 800 questions I started getting a bit more revenue. It's just a couple of dollars a day so far but it's getting better and I have fun on webanswers so I am happy with it. So I would recommend that whilst watching television or if you find that you have a little time to kill, join webanswers and start helping people out there. Off course, do not let it get in the way of you hub writing time!


After reading this hub, will you consider joining WebAnswers?

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      HRoger 6 years ago from Online where I can be!

      Hi friends! I just wanted to share with all of you that I am making more than $10 from WebAnswers on daily basis! Just yesterday and today together I made over $22! Check out the Hub I just finished writing it! It's short, but explains some great information!

      Thanks Everyone!

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      Leandraluv 6 years ago from Houston, Texas

      hey valene,

      honestly it's been a while since i've been on webanswers. I started a job teaching and I no longer have the time to spend on webanswers like I used to when I was at home. However, you need to answer more questions than those. I use to make one hundred a month. Sometimes not so much and then it accumulates and I get the money the following month. However, like I said it"S been a while. So now it's taking me longer to accumulate the 100 to get paid. Good luck and stick with it.

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      Valene 6 years ago from Missouri

      How much do you usually make on WebAnswers? I joined it recently and have only about 60 answers and 1 awarded answer from last week, so I haven't made any money yet.

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      Leandraluv 6 years ago from Houston, Texas

      hey emilclemons6757 thanks for your comment. I will check out your hubs for help with SEO because i'm really clueless on that topic. Thanks!

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      emilclemons6757 6 years ago from FLORIDA

      Hi, nice hub. I started making money right away when I joined. It wasn't a fluke, I studied SEO techniques and I now share them with other hubbers. Take a look at my hubs they may help you.

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      110211 7 years ago from United Kingdom

      I too also like the challenges of learning something new webanswers has given.

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      bob 7 years ago

      great article.

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      Leandraluv 7 years ago from Houston, Texas

      Thanks wsupaul88!

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      wsupaul88 7 years ago from Seattle, WA

      I like the Hub! I just finished a similar one that I encourage everyone to check out. Great Hub and good job attracting new members to WebAnswers!

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      L M Reid 7 years ago from Ireland

      Yes I too have joined this answer site and i am having great fun. Very interesting questions to answer on it too

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      Leandraluv 7 years ago from Houston, Texas

      Hey Lain... It will be worth it .. and stick to question topics that you enjoy so it won't get frustrating or seem like "work". Good luck!

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      lain 7 years ago from London

      Thanks for the article, I've just joined WA. So far so good :)

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      Ella90 7 years ago

      Sounds like an interesting site, definetly going to have a look :)

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      Leandraluv 7 years ago from Houston, Texas

      Hey Madama thanks. I joined a few months ago and I love hubpages. Yeah I took a little break - I'm on vacation. Won't be back on until August.

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      Madama 7 years ago from Harrisburg PA

      Nice to see you here Leandraluv. We do not see you a lot in webanswers these days. Great Hub about Webanswers!

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      Leandraluv 7 years ago from Houston, Texas

      Very funny SimeyC.. WA number one question asker :-) That sounds weird. But you rock on WA! Keep up the good work

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      Simon Cook 7 years ago from NJ, USA

      Webanswers? never heard of it! *grin* OK so maybe I have written a few questions and answers on there!!! Great information about the site though - hopefully it'll attract a lot of new members!

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      Leandraluv 7 years ago from Houston, Texas

      Hey Asley, I'm sorry to hear that you are experiencing trouble getting through with the site. I know in the past sometimes the site can be down but usually it's not for hours (only once I think) .. don't give up - try again. This doesn't happen often and it's a great place to earn money and learn and help others.

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      Ashley 7 years ago

      This sounds great! except i been trying to get onto web answers for hours now and CANT!!! its too bad too because i would be a VERY productive member, however if i can't easily access the site.. im not interested

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      Leandraluv 7 years ago from Houston, Texas

      Hey Donna...Thanks!!! I love webanswers...I'm on vacation at the moment so I've been missing in action for 2 weeks thus far...but I'll be back soon! Enjoy.

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      Donna Wallace 7 years ago from North Carolina

      Great article on WebAnswers! I saw your link over there and clicked over. It's nice to see a fellow professor over here!

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      Leandraluv 8 years ago from Houston, Texas

      I would definitely recommend it! Good luck!

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      Peter 8 years ago from Australia

      Sounds very interesting I will have a look at this Webanswers:-)