Wednesday, September 30, 2009

My first $400 month

Hey all,

Just wanted to share that I had my first $400 month from writing online and selling on ebay. I was a frequent seller on ebay, so I was making much more than that but i stopped selling and got a real job, so I am proud to say most of this money came from writing. I am hoping to double this in the next few months and use it to pay off my debts and be deb gree. It can be done!

Monday, September 28, 2009

Suite101 - another make money for writing site

Hey all,

I know not everyone wants to hear about affiliate marketing, so while i will keep adding hits and sites to get affiliate accounts, I am going to also keep adding sites that pay money.

So if you have been writing and are ready to dedicate some more time to being an online writer, check out Suite101. Suite101 offers the ability to write as an expert in category that is offered on their site. While you won't get rich quick, they are a proven company that does pays its writers.

Monday, September 21, 2009

Affiliate programs - Part 2

Ok so you are ready to make some money for your blog. You need ads. While affiliate marketing can be challenging if you build up a good following to your blog - the ads will eventually get clicks.

Here are a few affiliate marketing programs to start with.

Google Adsense - you can sign up it takes up to a month to review your account so this is a little slow going but will be worth it in the end.

Make money from your Website or Blog with BidVertiser - Sign up with Bidvertiser it is similar to Adwords and you can also earn referral income.

More to come next time.

Thursday, September 17, 2009

Ehow - the consistent moneymaker

Hey Welcome back everyone.

Today's great money making site is Ehow. pays you to write how to articles. They don't pay you per article but the do pay based on a secret formula of views and advertising revenue. Consistent earners at Ehow write articles and as those articles build readers, you make more mony. My first month I made $2.86 but this month I am set to make $80 - the trick is to build at least a 100 article library and they you let those articles make consistent money or you can keep writing to make more money.

Check it out at

When we discuss affiliate we will give tips on how to incorporate into your ehow articles to make more money.

Wednesday, September 16, 2009

Blogging to make money Part 1

Blogging to make money can be tough...ok it is tough. So far I have not monetize my four blogs yet, but it depends on who you are so people put those ads up right away. So how do you make money with your blog. A few things you will need

1. Traffic - if no one reads your blog, why even have advertising on it. This why in some cases it is better to build your up your traffic before adding the ads.

2. Advertisers - this is not to hard to get through affiliate marketing programs - which will discuss in more detail later

3. Niche - You can have a blog on being a mom - but if you are a work at home mom, or a homeschooling mom, you have a more specialized topic leading to more viewers.

Next time we will discuss some affliate marketing programs.

Monday, September 14, 2009

More ways to make money from your art - part 3

This is the final segment to making money from your art, at least until we find more ways to do it.

Open a store offers free webstores that you can personalize. I would suggest if you are serious about this your should buy a domain name, and get webhosting you can point to your store. WebzPro has hosting for as little as $5.95 per month and they are a great host - with a sitebuilder should you decide to go further with your site.

Thursday, September 10, 2009

Making money from your art Part 2

Ok so you are still looking for ways to make money from your art? Well if it is photography, your in luck.

You can sell your pictures and photos at a few places - I will add more as I find them.





You can find even more if you try, but the best thing to do is start with one or two and focus on them before adding others.

Wednesday, September 9, 2009

Another way to make money online - places to sell your art part 1

So your a starving artist? Well maybe not starving, but you want to sell your art, be it photography, writing, drawing or painting or something else. This three part entry will give tips on where to sell your art.



Both CafePress and Zazzle allow you to upload your art and sell it on a variety of products. Have a great photo that would sell a ton of postcards or a funny cartoon to put on a t-shirt? Both Zazzle and CafePress are the places make money selling your art and buying a piece for yourself to keep as a piece of your history.