How to Maximize Your Earning Potential on Revenue Share Sites

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Revenue share sites like Yahoo! Contributor Network, Hubpages, and Squidoo can be a great way to make extra income writing, because they allow you to write on topics that you're passionate about, rather than topics that someone else wants you to write about. But the question is how do you go about making money on these sites, especially when most of them pay so little?  This blog post will provide some tips for making money on revenue share sites. Interact Read and comment on other people's articles - When you write on revenue share sites, you also want to be sure to read other people's work as well.  The reason for this is that when you read other people's work, they'll most likely return the favor - as a result, you may gain a new follower. Spread the Work Don't limit yourself to one revenue share site - Don't just write for one site exclusively, try to find a few different sites you can write on.  I write articles for Yahoo! Voices, as well as Hubpages, and I also … [Read more...]

A Review of Helium

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Written By: Erica Martin I've been doing some writing off and on for Helium for a few months now.  Though I have yet to make enough to get paid, I thought I'd go ahead and write a review about them.  I can't remember how I found Helium - probably through the Workplace Like Home message board.  In this review I'll  provide some more information about the Helium website.   What is Helium? Helium is a writing website where you can write articles on various topics.   Helium is similar to Yahoo Contributor Network in that you can choose writing assignments that will pay you a flat amount if your article is selected for publication, or you can choose articles that pay revenue share income, which of course means you'll have to advertise your articles and/or Helium "About Me" page in order to earn any income.  You can also earn money by participating in writing contests and writing how-to guides on subjects that you're an expert in.  If you enjoy writing News articles, you can … [Read more...]

How to Write for the Yahoo! Contributor Network

Yahoo! Contributor Network is one of the few places online that will allow you to publish what you want while giving you upfront payments as well as page view or performance pay. I love writing articles, but when it comes to writing for companies like Textbroker or The Content Authority, I struggle to find words to fill the screen on the most mundane topics. While it is a great way to make money and assure I meet my monthly goal, it is like pulling my eyelashes out trying to actually do the work! I have found that I much prefer to write what I want without worrying about the expectations of others. Of course, this is why I prefer to write blogs and earn from the advertising. However, there are often times I want to write something unrelated to my blogs or things I wrote for a college course that I could take advantage of. Here is more about Yahoo! Contributing Network and how it is one place you cannot afford to forget about. … [Read more...]

What is Adsense?

We have talked many times here at Work at Home Adventures about websites where you can earn money by writing articles and sharing information. Many times these companies, like WonderHowTo.com, Hubpages.com and Bukisa.com, pay through Google's Adsense. But if you are not already familiar with Adsense you are probably feeling a bit confused and lost in regards to how these sites work!   When you are browsing the web I am sure you have noticed plenty of advertising. Even watching YouTube videos will flood you with it. Just take a quick glance around this page here and you will quickly see several places where I have placed advertising. These are all a part of Google Adsense. … [Read more...]

WonderHowTo.com- Write Instructional How-To Articles or Make Videos!

WonderHowTo.com is a public sharing site that allows you to create step-by-step instructional guides that can earn you money! Sounds like a great alternative to eHow.com, but my main question is---does it pay enough to make it worth the time? Let's investigate a little more into WonderHowTo to determine if it could be a nice egg for your work at home basket.   What Kinds of Things Can You Do at WonderHowTo.com? There are two ways to contribute to WonderHowTo. You can write individual How-To articles, where you can walk the reader step-by-step through a process. Or you can create a WonderHowTo World. By creating a world you write many articles or videos on the same subject. They are all related and you have more control and options for things like group forums. It is sort of like creating a mini-blog, without the hassle of learning how to set up a blog! … [Read more...]