I went to my eHow account this past weekend to look it over for the purpose of improving my links to my 38 published articles and found out that every single article had at least earned something. I found it exciting and encouraging to see those results.
If you read about my goals for my second year online, you know that I am going to try and increase my earnings through continued publishing of content but also through improved efforts at linking and "marketing". I decided that I should start with eHow since I won't be tempted to write more content. Besides, the payments come via Paypal which I plan to use for funding the development of any niche sites.
My original goal was to start making money online without investing any of my own money. I could only invest my time and use whatever money I made to reinvest in the online venture. So far, I have done this. I used the money in the Paypal account (from eHow) to purchase Michelle Adams' Virtual Real Estate Development Guide for $57. (I am almost halfway through reading it. It is long and detailed, and I at times have to re-read a paragraph several times. But that is good for me as a novice.)
Anyway, I thought that I should begin with linking and marketing eHow so that I could increase my passive earnings there and use those funds to start making niche websites. Then I could continue to use AdSense checks for paying down debt. That is why I was looking over my eHow articles.
So far, I have created a link to each of my eHow articles on Xomba. This was done last fall. I also have about half done on SheToldMe which were again done last fall. But I have none on Redgage, Folkd, or Snipsly which I plan on completing over the next several weeks. It will be interesting to see if there will be any impact. Needless to say, I certainly hope so.
Once I have completed this task, finished reading the VRED guide, and made a little more for the Paypal account, I plan on starting a niche site. Don't worry, I will keep everyone posted. It won't be incredibly quick since I am a part-timer. But I'm OK with that. I am still having fun.
2 weeks ago