Tuesday, April 21, 2015

20 Legitimate Ways to Make Money Writing Online

Google AdSense is a major way of making money when you own a blog or website. Google AdSense is a very huge Ad network website. Google AdSense accepts writers from all over the world. Create content of about 30 to 40 pages and then sign up for the Google AdSense program. If accepted, AdSense will provide you with a code to place at certain pages of your blog or website. The payment will depend on per click, and on how much the advertisers are paying Google AdSense for ads placed on your website or blog pages. It could be between 0.02 to $15 per click.

 All the ads cost differently you know. Nobody could really tell except Google. It is not that hard to be accepted on the Google AdSense program. You have to have a Google or a Gmail account. If you don’t have it yet, sign up for Gmail account at www.Google.com. If you have a lot of content, maybe about 30 pages or more on your site and blog then you may apply and then start monetizing. The older your website or blog gets, the more clicks and thus more money.

2.    www.HubPages.com  

HubPages has a great reputation. They are similar to Squiidoo.They hire writers from all over the world. Create HubPages account at www.HubPages.com and start earning money online. It is free and very easy to create. You earn money by clicks on advertisements with Google AdSense and by being an Amazon and EBay Affiliate as well as through referrals. It’s easy becoming Amazon Associate and EBay Affiliate. You need to create an account on www.Amazon.com and after being accepted a few minutes later, you can start selling and promoting Amazon products on your HubPages and earn passive money. Passive earning means the money you get paid through clicks as the money adds up as time goes on.  You will be provided with a link ID for you to start earning money. 

The money is not much but it accumulates with time every time a buyer clicks on your links. With Ebay, you have to create a store for the products to be bid on and sold at Ebay EBay Partner Network . It has to be on 1 product niche. Once you have your EPN account, get your Campaign ID number and you are ready to roll. You will  earn between 50% and 75%  commission of their revenue on winning bids as well as by buy it now transactions. EBay also pays you between $25.00 and $35.00 for each new user that registers through your site, as well as affiliates performance rewards. All you have to do is build a lot of hubs and great content and watch them gain traffic whilst you earn money. Make sure you advertise your hubs so as to gain followers and traffic and remember that the best way is to provide very useful and great quality content.

3.    Chikita.com

 www.Chikita.com is a well reputable online advertising network and has more than 300 000 publishers around the world. They accept writers from all over the world. You can use Chikita in conjunction with Google AdSense. Create an account at Chikita.com and AdSense and start writing as soon as you get accepted and then start earning money online by advertising CPC ads on www.Chikita.com.  Just like Google AdSense, you put the code on your web pages and it will display targeted ads to your visitors.

4.    YahooVoices.com

www.Yahoo!Voices.com formerly known as Associated Content is a performance and upfront payment website that accepts everyone worldwide. You can write 200 words and up articles for Yahoo! Voices, about anything that you like and make money. There is no acceptance process. You will start to write your article immediately and submit it for upfront or performance payment or both and get paid between $2 and $5. International writers will get paid for every 1000 clicks not upfront payment. You will get paid $1.50 for over 1000 views. As you continue to have more traffic, Yahoo Voices will pay you passive payment as the money continues to accumulate.  The payment will be by PayPal.

5.    Wisegeek.com

www.WiseGeek.com  is a content site that provides information on many subjects like History, Science, “How To”, tech, writing etc. WiseGeek pays between $11 and $14 per article. WiseGeek hires international writers as well. The application process is simple; as long as you have 2 samples of at least 300 words and a resume/ CV you stand a chance of being accepted. You may claim about 10 articles at a time if you wish to. WiseGeek pays through PayPal.

6.    Textbroker.com

www.Textbroker.com  is free to register. They have simpler and shorter projects and pay lesser. They accept articles of about 200 words and up and almost every topic. You don’t need to have a Google AdSense account to be accepted. All you have to do is take on the assignment and do it on time. You get paid from $2 to $8 by PayPal as soon as the client pays your article. Textbroker only hires people from USA and recently have another one called www.textbroker.uk that hires people in UK.

7.    Squidoo.com

If you decide to be a writer at www.Squidoo.com, you are expected to have a Google AdSense and Amazon account. Squidoo is comparable to HubPages in the sense that it will get the Ad money from Google AdSense Ad program, Amazon Associates and EBay Affiliate programs. The affiliates will give Squidoo all the money and Squidoo will share with you 50%. With the Ad program Squidoo has tier payment system. If your lenses rank up to 2000 – 3000 you can earn from $60-$100+ per top lens, second rank tier-2000-8000  gets about $30 or less and the third tier gets lesser money.

8.     Brighthub.com

www.BrightHub.com is an upfront payment website. BrightHub.com pays only US citizens upfront payment and users from international countries are accepted for page view bonuses. They pay about $10 per article and $3 for 1000 page views. They pay through www.PayPal.com and their minimum payment is $20 monthly. It is difficult to be approved. You have to be an expert on technical and Science field of some sort. You have to apply and go through several channels and once accepted you will write by selecting topics form their dashboard.

9.    QualityGal.com

www.QualityGal.com hires international writers as well as US writers. They pay upfront payment. It has a long and detailed application procedure which requires you to send filled in and signed application, written sample, valid photo ID, a signed content release W-9 tax forms and confidentiality agreement forms. The articles are simple and you will have to research and place links as well. If you have about 29 links you can get paid $15 and the more links the more money.

10. DemandStudio.com

www.DemandStudio.com  hires title editors and article writers. The writers are paid from as much as $7.50 up to $20 for an article of 500 words and more. Demand studio hires people from USA and Canada only. They have guidelines to follow and a lot of articles to choose from. They pay bi weekly by PayPal.

11. Helium.com

www.Helium.com is good for new and inexperienced writers. You will create a new account and start writing. Helium accepts US residents and other countries as well and pays between $0.50 - $2.50 per article. They pay minimum of $25 by PayPal and $100 by check monthly. Helium is also an Ad revenue and referral money revenue website. The good thing with Helium is you don't need to have AdSense account.

www.WorkforceLogic.com, www.LionBridge.com,www.LeapForce.com and www.ButtlerHill.com are similar. They are search engine evaluation websites. They hire both Search Engine Researchers and Google Interface Raters. A Search Engine Researcher is one who does research on the internet. You get paid between $14 and $20 per hour at the end of the month by PayPal. Work as an independent contractor whether it’s part time or full time. Send your resume on their websites and if you get accepted you can work from 10 hours a week and no more than 30 hours per week. They don’t hire writers outside of USA except for Leap Force and Lion Bridge which hire internationally.

13. DemandMediaStudios.com

www.DemandMediaStudios.com controls sites such as www.eHow.com  and www.LiveStrong.com . You can write “How To”, short informational articles, and other topics such as science, fitness, home, garden, auto, careers etc, from $15 to $50 per article. The Payment is twice per week for accepted articles and done by PayPal and check. Demand Media Studios want qualifications, a bit of experience and writing skills. You will have to provide a 400+ words writing sample. If you are approved for a section, your first few articles will be thoroughly checked, but after that you will usually be able to choose as many of the suggested titles as you want to write about.

14. Guru.com

www.Guru.com  is an online job board sort of website. You apply for a free or premium membership account and then bid on jobs. The premium starts from a month to yearly subscription. Set up your profile, upload a resume with references and credentials as well as sample articles. Start bidding for work. Remember it takes time and effort. The pay depends on the client.

15. Bubblews.com

Bubblews is a network whereby one can earn by just writing posts. You can write anything from personal stuff to more professional posts. Whatever you feel like writing about. Bubblews pays about $0.10 each post and that usually adds up really fast though. Sign up for free and make sure you put your professional looking profile picture. Make sure you provide a link to your Facebook page or Blog if you have one. Bubblews pays through PayPal, check as well as gift cards. Bubblews also has this thing called "Buy Me This"-  where by you can ask Bubblews to buy you something you want in the net  instead of having  them send you real money.

16. Elance.com

www.Elance.com is a website that bloggers can make money writing, creating webpages, writing brochures or reports, making illustrations, photography, programming and other graphic design works. It is free and legit. Elance pays very well. They start from about $28 per hour and the good thing is that they hire people all around the world. You as a blogger/writer bids on a job and when the client chooses your creation and wants to learn about you before giving you a go ahead, you will be sent an email by Elance and email will be your means of communication with the client. The emails will go through Elance always. Elance pays through PayPal.

17. Tutor.com

Make money by tutoring and teaching students online through www.Tutor.com and www.EHomeWorkhelp.com . Tutor subjects such as Maths, English and Social Studies and get paid between $14 to $1400 per month.

18.  About.com

www.About.com is a website whereby if you get hired you will share tips in your expert field. There is a variety of topics to choose from and they pay per article. You could be a topic Guide and writer and get paid about $500+ per monthly. About.com has a long hiring process

19. Fliyxa.com

www.Fliyxa.com is one of the best 100% Google AdSense revenue sharing website. Make money by writing and sharing videos or photos. First you have to register for free. Just fill up the form, verify your email address and you are ready to start earning. By the way, you will need to have a Google AdSense account as well to start earning. Flixya will automatically place ads on your blog or website pages with lots of content and you will earn money with Google AdSense.

20.  CroudSource.com

CrowdSource is also known as write.com. they are a Content mills website and pay about $10 per 400 word article if you get a top tier qualification ions. First you will have to write a test and submit a written sample. You can write “how to” articles, recipes, Q&A, reviews etc. in 400 word length and get paid.


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