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Earn money writing articles for hubpages

By Edited Aug 1, 2015 4 18

Writing articles and earning money
How can I earn money writing articles you ask? No it is not easy it takes hard work. Be honest, if the sun is shining outside and your friends are out surfing why would you want to sit in front of a computer screen, tapping away on a keyboard? I know it does not make sense, although thousands of people cannot be wrong. Or can they?

If you think you can write a few articles and make a fortune, again, that is not true. It takes dedication and hard work and there are good sides to the hard work too. You meet and make lots of great friends. You learn something new nearly every day, no matter how old or uneducated you may be.

Earn money writing articles for hubpages will not require any high end education. That is no a requirement. You do need to be able to write in English. And of course be able to read and write, so if you are reading this you can earn money online.

Earning money online

I have been writing online for over two years, although I just wrote for the sake of writing because I loved it. It was not until a few months ago that I realized I was missing something. I was not helping myself to earn money. Sure I read about others earning and didn't realize it takes a little more than putting a collection of words on a page. It takes hard work and after three years this old dog is still learning new tricks.

Keywords

Before you get serious about writing, you need to read and study what others have to say about earning money. The more you read the more you learn, this is the best way to achieve success in earning money.

Keywords are a big part of achieving success with earning money online. You will need to do some research on the best words to use for each article that you write. When searching for anything on the net most people type into Google search engine something like "growing potatoes" it searches and comes up with hundreds of answers. Those words you typed in are keywords.

Before choosing a title for your masterpiece, do a keyword search on the words you will use. There are many keyword tools available. Although, why pay for one when you can use one for free. AddMe is one of the free keyword tools.

Selecting the highest words searched for is not always the best. To give you a classic example; for a laugh I noticed the words "how to give good head" it had an extraordinary response. No again you are wrong. This article of mine is explaining how to get give good head on a glass of beer. Within a few days of writing that article, 2000 other people were fooled too. Yes I had lots of people click on the article, but on the downside, it does not pay, no one clicks on adverts or stays to read the whole page. Therefore it may be more beneficial to choose one without as high a response.

What is SEO?

As there are so many articles already written on this subject, I will tell you what it is, and leave you to do a search and learn more about it as I haven't studied that as yet. SEO stands for Search Engine Optimization.

What is Hubpages?

This is a very helpful site where you can join many other writers hoping to earn more money. They write about their experiences in life, how to articles, DIY articles. There are many great recipes, there for you to experiment with. There are articles on just about anything at all. Helpful articles, to even get you started on writing for hubpages.

They have a forum, where if you are in doubt about how to do something or have a query or problem you can ask for help. You can also add pictures to your articles.

Earn money with Adsense on hubpages

Once you have joined and written a few articles, you can then apply to Google Adsense for an account. When people click on the ads on your article you will earn money. Do not get too excited it takes time for these pennies to add up. Be assured they will and do add up eventually. Although again I have to remind you not to become discouraged it will happen if you put in the hard work and keep writing good quality articles.

In fact, once you have written many articles with good content, you may find that while you are sleeping you are actually earning money with Adsense. And the important thing is articles will continue to earn money for as long as the articles are on the internet for ten years or more.

Joining Hubpages

First you will need to join as a member. This is free. Once you have joined and written several articles you can also join other writing sites.

Writing for two or more sites

If you write articles with similar topics for different writing sites, you can link from one site to the other. This helps you achieve more links for people to read and find your articles. The more clicks and impressions you get, the more you earn from Adsense. Each site has different rules regarding links, so read these before posting articles and adding links to them.

Would you like to start writing articles and earn money?

If you would like to start writing with hubpages then feel free to join me here now. You are welcome to join with my referral or without my referral the choice is entirely up to you. I have to admit that I would really love you to use my one.

As you are reading this and haven't joined info barrel then feel welcome to join with my referral

or without my referral again, the choice is entirely up to you, although I would really love you to use my one.

Good luck with your writing and I hope you do earn lots of money.

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Comments

Dec 14, 2009 8:50am
ethelsmith
Good info Eileen as always. I like HubPages too
Dec 17, 2009 2:49am
poetlorraine
is this site totally different to hubpages then
Dec 14, 2009 9:04am
eileen
Yes I like both hubs and info
Dec 14, 2009 10:46am
ethelsmith
Me too. I still like Helium though I am not quite up to speed with the recent changes.
Dec 15, 2009 10:49pm
jcmayer777
Very nice Eileen. I've been meaning to diversify, but I always tend to gravitate to Info Barrel. One of these days.....
Dec 16, 2009 2:24am
eileen
You and howie are just too busy writing your ebook, its amazing you have time to give us so much help as well. thanks and good luck with ebook.
Dec 17, 2009 2:49am
poetlorraine
hi just been directed over by, whilst on hub pages, so i am totally and utterly new...... going to look around, nice to meet you all
Dec 17, 2009 3:04am
eileen
poetlorraine, thanks for coming to have a look, hope you like it here as well as hubpages. thanks
Dec 19, 2009 2:19pm
ljbinkop
I wish I had time to write for all of these sites. I looked into Hubpages, but it seemed a bit overwhelming to me at the time. I write for eHow and I just found Xomba, which has been fun, but I don't know if it will make me any money! I also have a bunch on Hellium and a few on Associated Content.
Dec 19, 2009 7:04pm
eileen
ljbinkop, yes I know how you feel. ehow is not a popular site from what I have heard, but no experience with them at all. I just write here, hubpages, and it was helium that got me started in writing again after many years of giving up. have fun and a great xmas
Jan 7, 2010 10:11am
thinkwrite17
Hi eileen - I've only just begun to explore InfoBarrel, having been on other sites like HubPages and eHow for about 6 months. Once I get used to the differences here I think it will be grand. The other How-to site has many glitches that don't seem to get resolved so I'm happy to have found a new place. Hope to read more of your work!
Jan 14, 2010 12:29am
eileen
thinkwrite, It is so easy to upload your articles here all done with one click except for th images. so it ia easy.
Jan 13, 2010 7:48pm
homedesigner
Great Info, Eileen. I think I'm going to go ahead and sign up for Hubpages, too.. with your referral of course :)Thank you!
Jan 14, 2010 12:31am
eileen
homedesign, thanks for that, I think you will like it. like here very friendly and it will give you a way to put backlinks for similar articles to the ones you write here at infobarrel good luck and thanks for commenting
Jan 22, 2010 9:18pm
lindylou
I write on Hubpages also. I enjoyed your article and your knowledge.
Thanks
Jan 23, 2010 1:45am
eileen
lindylou, Oh ok these are both 2 great sites to write for dont you agree.
May 3, 2010 1:08pm
agrant10
You write really well.
May 3, 2010 7:11pm
eileen
Agrant thanks for stopping by to read
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