Sunday, February 13, 2011

Making Money Online with a Squidoo Lens

Making money online today has a bit of controversy with the flooding of money making scams in the internet. The victims of these scams were the newbies who are just starting out finding ways to make money online. Most if not all were now confused where to start that many of them just tried to quit. But quitters will never win. There are still ways and even a legitimate way to make money online. With your determination to succeed, you can still find legitimate ways. In this article, I will discuss some bit of information on how to make money online with a Squidoo Lens.

What is Squidoo?

Squidoo is a web 2.0 site with an online community of professional writers. It is a popular publishing platform and community site that makes it easier for anyone to create a lens/lenses (refers to the article/s or post/s that a writer published at Squidoo) online. Squidoo is considered today as the best free marketing tool for an internet marketer to make money within the internet.

Squidoo Lenses are a kind of like an advertising flyer or page that in it is everything you know on a certain topic of interest and/or a product that you would like to publish and promote for a purpose. Building lenses in Squidoo is fun, easy and simple and is a powerful tool to share your interest online. Anyone can build his online identity with this site and have a great chance to connect with tons of readers and viewers.

Why make money online with Squidoo?

First, Squidoo is a place that has tons of traffic daily and is getting bigger and better. It cannot be explained but Google just loved squidoo wherein it’s easier that your lens be placed in first page ranking thus, easier to be searched from the search engines. It's easier to get a first page ranking with a squidoo lens than it is with anything else. It has to be the best place to make a name for yourself quick and easy.

Second, Squidoo can be used to generate traffic for your own website or blog by just placing links from your Squidoo lenses pointing to your own website or blog. If your lens that has links pointing to your own site or blog then placed in the first page ranking, it is just like having your blog placed in the first page ranking too.

Lastly, since Squidoo has tons of traffic and is a massive community base therefore you can easily find ways to make money online with it. It can be used by business owners and people who would like to make online for free. Yes, totally free. Some top Squidoo earners earn $500 a day. Earnings at Squidoo depend on the quality of lens you have and the way you will promote your lens. So, if you have a little knowledge on SEO that will work along with how much Google loves Squidoo there is no reason for you not to make money online with this.

How to make money online at Squidoo?

There are lots of ways of making money online at Squidoo but being a newby and with purpose that this article is also intended for newbies like me, I only choose to research and study some of the easiest way to make money online at Squidoo to start with and I came out with these 4 easy ways;

1. Affiliate marketing. If you are an affiliate of Amazon and eBay, Squidoo has a built in modules for these online shop giants where you can place your products to promote. After adding these modules, your lens will show Amazon and eBay products and everytime somebody buys from your modules then you will receive certain amounts of commission. The same thing for Clickbank, though it does not have a built in module for Squidoo but you can easily build a module for your Clickbank products to promote.

TIP: By writing a good product review and providing a few snapshots of the product you are promoting that will work along with how you will optimize your lens, your lens will rank high with Google and will receive a lot of organic traffic then you can expect more sales of your products.

2. Squidoo to generate traffic to your blog or site. Since Squidoo is the best place to promote a blog, you can use Squidoo by building lenses in it with links pointing to your blog thus; it will boost and generate traffic to your blog. Having more traffic to your site you can hope to get more clicks to your adsense advertising and your earnings from your blog will increase. This means that Squidoo can help you push your adsense earnings and other advertising revenues from your blog indirectly.

3. Ad revenue sharing. At Squidoo, revenues generated from ads will be shared by the writer and Squidoo. It has a payment scheme that governs within Squidoo. 50% from ad revenues goes to the writer while 45% of it will be kept by Squidoo and the remaining 5% will be donated to charities. So, if your Squidoo lenses ranks well in the search engines, you can expect more earnings generated from ad revenues alone.

4. Sell your own products. Even if you don’t like to sell products with market affiliation; at Squidoo you can promote your own online information products and stuffs. You can promote and sell any product that you want at Squidoo as long as it does not violate the terms and conditions within Squidoo. It is most beneficial to your part as the price of your product will all be yours. Just provide a good review and snapshots of your own product. Promote and optimize your lens or lenses then its cool money in your pocket.

If you know of some ways to make money online with a Squidoo Lens please share it with us here and it will help a lot of people. Please feel free using our comment box for any questions and feedbacks about this blog.

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yap. I already earn from squidoo lens. It was good and i like it. I hope to get paid again next time.

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