I Want a Way to Earn Money From Article Writing

Can you actually make money online writing articles? Yes. Can you make a decent second income writing online articles? Yes

There are so many Get Rich Quick scams on the Internet that people are understandably wary. Lock your wallet away and engage “Cynic Mode”. Read and learn.

Can You Actually Make Money Online?

The Internet gives you access to 1000 million people all over the world. If you have something they need you can make money.

Get Rich Quick?

People want get rich quick schemes so gurus sell them get rich quick schemes. The schemes don’t ever work, but that is the way of the free market. Sellers materialise to meet demand. There are so many buyers of get rich quick schemes that there will always be new ones emerging. Lock your wallet away, they don’t work, they will never work.

The Make $345,000 a Day Plan might have worked for the person selling it, because he or she had access to 250,000 email addresses of people with open wallets looking to buy get rich quick schemes. You do not have those email lists. You do not have the network of affiliates who are going to promote your content for you.

The same people buy “Plan” after “Plan”. They assume they have done something wrong and buy the next one, thinking that will suit them better. The “investment” is small compared to the potential rewards, but they would be better off buying lottery tickets!

Is There a Free Lunch?

There are no free lunches online or offline. If someone gives you something they want at least your email address in exchange. They then bombard you with very persuasive emails and eventually a lot of people end up buying a $30 ebook. Then comes the upsell to a $100 course. This is followed by a $900 upsell to a conference. . .

Can You Actually Make ANY Money Online?

Yes, and you can do it without spending a penny. (Remember lock your wallet away)

Can I Make Money Online Quickly?

No. It will take a few years.

Can I Make Money Online By Hard Work?

Yes, definitely.


You can provide information by writing articles that people need. Websites need new content articles every day. Google ™ and other search engines actively look for new web content every day.

You can write articles on your own account and either post them at sites like Info Barrel or you can start your own website and put your articles on there.

Whether on a third party site like Info Barrel, or on your own site, your articles are surrounded by ads from Google’s Adsense ™ pay per click advertising program.

It is a simple matter to set up your own website and put advertising onto it.

How Much Can I Actually Make Money Online Writing Articles?

It depends on what you write about, how much you promote your articles and how many articles you write. There is no simple straightforward answer.

If you write on evergreen topics your articles will earn money for you for many years and that is the beauty of this way of earning a second income online.

How Long Will It Take To See My First Check?

This is a slow burn solution to making money on the Internet. There is zero upfront cost. If you write two 1000 word articles a day, six days a week (about 18 hours work) you should have your first $100 in six months. As your articles and websites age and as you build more links to them they will earn significantly more.

Is There A Way of Speeding Up The Earnings?

Write more articles, spend twelve hours a day writing, instead of three and build more links to your articles.

You can outsource your article writing, immediately if you have a bit of cash put by.

Is Writing Online Articles an Honest Way to Make Money?

Yes. It involves work (or hire a writer to do the work) and it takes time. You can start writing in your spare time, but you never have to pay a penny to some self-styled “guru”.

Written by Phil Turner, an ex-teacher from Ireland. Phil believes that to succeed in anything you have to help others and share your own knowledge. He makes a living mostly by writing on his own sites, which include HowToMakeExtraMoneyWriting.com and 21CWoman.com.

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Mels articles January 11, 2012 at 10:24

Doing research when writing an article is important but it’s more important to make your article different from the rest. People read several articles on a subject they are interested in. Having different engaging content will help you build your credibility and your profits.


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