So, You Want To Earn Some Money Online

Last Update: October 25, 2016

So, you want to earn some money online. Well, this is much easier said than done. The Internet is gargantuan. To make money online from a single website is definitely possible, however, you must have an ENORMOUS amount of content. Even when you generate an enormous amount of content, you must continue to produce large volumes of information on a daily basis. The reason you need a ridiculously large amount of content is because you need to carve out a large enough area of cyberspace to get significant attention. If you are not generating at least one thousand visitors to your site on a daily basis, the chances that you will make any money are extremely low. There are exceptions to this, however, the exceptions are few. The reason you need to produce large volumes of content on a REGULAR BASIS is because the amount of content on the Internet is growing exponentially every minute. If you want to generate money consistently from your online endeavors, you must keep up with the production rate. View it as a foot race. If you don't at least keep pace with the other runners, you are certain to fall behind. So, if you have decided that you want to make money online, you ABSOLUTELY MUST be busy generating content. A typical full time job requires 40 hours a week of work. If you want to succeed online, you need to be working on your website and producing content for at least 40 hours each week. Don’t burn out, just put in consistent effort.

Thanks for reading this short article. Feel free to leave comments, concerns, questions, grievances, rants, off the wall musings, etc., below.

CLARIFICATION:
The information in this post applies to websites that are primarily blog sites.

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nyaaba Premium
Thank you, for everything you said is the absolute truth about making money online. content is king meaning for one to make online then one should be willing to write and write on a daily basis so as to attract more visitors. Really love your article.
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ecomtom Premium
What you profess is what I am trying to do. Good to know I am on the right rack at least. Thanks. Tom
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debzo Premium
I agree with you if that traffic is all organic SEO traffic but there ways of attracting targeted traffic via things like solo ads, banner ads etc. I mean of course you are right, traffic is crucial but if you're targeting bigger commissions you can afford to do some targeted advertising whie your traffic streams are building.

Just saying :)

Deb
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Widmayer Premium
You're so right!!! The Super Affiliates out there are all making paid advertising...specially retargeting ads...
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kikege Premium
Buen post, gracias por compartir
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JewelCarol Premium
Yes, quality contents daily or at least once or twice a week is critical, the top internet guys are doing it 1-3 times daily, lol. Thanks for sharing, electrobot!:)
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Widmayer Premium
Nice comment Jewel....Quality contents is crucial!!!
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terrycarroll Premium
I think you were probably correct in your assumptions - 10 YEARS AGO!!!
Things have moved on so much that a highly targeted niche, together with a large and loyal e-mail marketing list, social media promos and other up-to-date measures have all significantly increased the audience potential.
I hope people on here are not put off or discouraged by such negative thoughts!
Terry
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electrobot Premium
@terrycarroll. The truth is never negative. Thanks for your comment. :)
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Kerryanne Premium
You are so right!
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StepChook Premium
Content on a DAILY basis?? Oh boy! That'll be tough for me.
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WilliamBH Premium
You are correct I suspect .. saying it and doing it is another thing! Cheers, William
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ebm47 Premium
When you don't have 40 hours (because you also have a FT job) then the next best thing is landing page(s) and PPC. That eliminates SEO
Ed
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BeatrizS Premium
This sounds so stressful but logic haaaaaaa
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GaryJr Premium
Thanks for sharing.
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ArmaniTol Premium
You're right in posting this. Content is KING.
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JeffDolson Premium
Thanks for the info.
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ScottM2 Premium
I like your post but sadly to say I'm one of those guys that work 60 hrs week job. I put about 10 hours a week working on WA. NOT MUCH TIME. I do the best I can with the time I have.even though I can't spend 40 hours a week on this I still think it's possible to make an income part time. It's important for me to stay positive.
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electrobot Premium
That is impressive. 10 hours beyond your 60 hour work week is significant. If those 10 hours are devoted to content creation, I believe you will do well.
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ScottM2 Premium
Thanks but I'm moving slow but if I stay consistent I'm sure I'll be okay
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JReinbold Premium
Great info. Thanks
Joe
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VRudio Premium
Hi! Thanks for the information. Best wishes.
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MPollock Premium
Thanks, for sharing and it should be an everyday project
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TitaWorks Premium
My experiences on this journey of mine does seem to validate your musings. (Sigh!) Working on it....one-step, one-step, one-step. Sheesh! (Don't mind me. I'm just whining....)
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CarolE1 Premium
Your post was very helpful and truthful. A blog website must be full of content and not full of words.
Thanks,
CAROL
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electrobot Premium
Actually, most of my content is words. That is how I generate interest. I enjoy writing. I really don't care about the images, videos, etc.
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CarolE1 Premium
Yes I get that I meant that when people are just writing to fill pages and not have meaningful and authentic content. That is what I meant when I said words.My site also has mainly words. So I didn't mean it in an offensive way . I just wanted you to know that. Thanks again for the post.
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JwYach Premium
I understand the generating content part, but you will bill able to make a lot of money from your residual income which you aren't thinking about. the more you write the faster you get and if that doesn't work sub it out to someone like fiverr. Burn out is not an option for me.
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rflagler Premium
Great post. I know this is going to take hard work, I've stopped thinking so much about making money, I'm concentrating on building my site.
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CarolE1 Premium
Hi I love your comment and that's exactly what I am doing. I feel if I am focused on money only then my site will not be authentic. Yes,this goes for blog sites as well. If you are just selling a product then your focus is to sell the product but when you are more of a blog website than that means it's a little more personal so if you are focused on money I feel like you won't make any.

CAROL
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StefanC Premium
If you don't want to burn out but still want to keep the production, I think outsourcing is a good strategy. Especially for those still trapped in the 9-5...

When you start making some money online, take a percentage to reinvest and make more content work for you.

Many times the content will be rubbish of course, but then you need to fix and increase quality. Or, throw it all away and move on, until you find a reliable freelancer.
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reanna1 Premium
Thanks for the information!
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Widmayer Premium
So true!!!!thanks for the advice
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MRispress Premium
Thanks for the information and push. I needed that
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CaJe51 Premium
I'm sure you're right about producing large volumes of content, but not many people just starting out have 40 hours a week to devote to this in the beginning.
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electrobot Premium
It will take time to build.
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Jah-li7 Premium
I'm in a process of growing every advice is more than gold to me ! Thank you appreciate it!
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DennisD1 Premium
I am not going to argue with you, I'm sure there are stats to back your points.

However for me, less is better.

When I come to sites with pictures, banners, pop-ups galore and page after page of content, I move on.

Of course I'm not the person most marketers are targeting either.
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electrobot Premium
I do not view that as quality content. Perhaps, I need to clarify my post with the words "quality content". Thanks.
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IMc Premium
How about a site like 10beasts.com that has 9 main posts and makes $4000 + per month after just 6 months online?

There is always more than one way to do something. There is no perfect way.
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electrobot Premium
If you are making that much money from your site, you have nothing to worry about. :)
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kasage00 Premium
That is very true
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