My personal strategy to make money with squidoo. Today this powerful platform is very popular among authors, webmasters and internet marketers.
When I first created my lens, my main intention was to build high authority backlink to my blog. Today more than 6 of my squidlens have pagerank 5 and they all are directed to my internal pages.
But the question is, can you really make money on squidoo. Do you think it is really possible.
For me it’s really possible. Today I am making more than $30 to $50 with my account. Almost all of them rank on first or second page of Google and helps me manage my hosting cost. In this article I will share my tips on how I made my first $23 with squid lenses. I have also added the real proof.
How To Make Money On squidoo ?
So what will be your first step. I think your initial step is to create an outstanding lens. Ask a question to yourself and then give excellent answer to it. It’s that simple. Let me explain.. Squidoo is the place where everyone gets a chance to express themselves in any topic in which they feel comfortable.
You don’t need to be expert in any field. Just write what you want. You don’t need to spend even a dollar and even then you are eligible to make extra money over here. Every month this article database receives around 23 million visitors. Just think such a huge visitors on one single site. If you are able to come to front, you will make thousands of dollars every week.
So what are the rules ? ( I am explaining them in the simplest and in shortest list )
- Write only original articles
- Write content for humans, since they have ” squid likes ” based voting system
- Share your content
- Be commenter
- Like them and return get likes..
- Use tags in proper way ( squidoo use them for search )
- Use HTML to decorate your lens ( Use wordpress editor to write articles )
- Only two back links per domain
- Personally : Use them to their extent
So finally you know all the rules and regulation and you can now head-on to craft an elegant informative lens..
Get Ready to Make Money On Squidoo
Now in order to generate some extra income, you don’t need to have any website, any domain or hosting service. You don’t need to spend even a cent ( just your net connection ) and you are ready to be promoted over here. That’s it. You don’t require Google Adsense account, no infolinks ads, chitika account, amazon affiliate or eBay affiliate account.
What you just need is your focus to craft a great lens. Once you are able to establish trust among your readers, they will come to your lens every time. Trust is very important, and in-order to gain it you have to be very informative, descriptive and detailed. Remember that with every squid like and badges you earn. You build up your reputation in your area. The more old your account is, the more valuable it is. Just keep on writing and then promote it.
Here’s a list of modules and freedom from squidoo which can help you make few bucks..
- Link List
- Paid Reviews
- Affiliate Reviews
- Google Adsense
The income share rate is 60-40. Its means you get $60 and squidoo will keep $40 from your first $100. Here’s my income screen shot, I have darken the fields so as to prevent the competitions
Promoting Affiliate Product to Make Money With Squidoo
Conducting Research : You can promote clickbank’s, shareashale, commission junction, amazon, eBay’s or almost any type of product. In order to promote any of your affiliate product on this platform, you don’t have to conduct any research on Google, adwords and trend, insight. You have to conduct research on squidoo itself.
First see what is the product and in which category it falls.Then conduct a search to see if any lens maker is already promoting it, if yes then see the squid likes, tweets and Facebook likes it has received. You can use ahrefs or majestic SEO to see how many back links are present for that lens.
Now you have your information and you are ready to take-down your friendly squid member. Us this method to make money with squidoo every time. its simple and best to succeed.
How To write Detailed Review
Before writing any review on any product, you must know what other people are speaking about it. Search on google and read their reviews. Come to a conclusion and So if you don’t have that product you know its features and you can easily craft it and present it to your readers.
Always try to show its advantages. Always say you have used it and try to give them the examples ( you got the examples for other sites ). Use short sentences and write clearly and in direct method. Use proper images and HTML methods to enhance your lens to the best. Use custom themes for your lens. Try to include your own video. Download someones and edit it little bit, add your captions and sound effects and then re-upload it.
So in short you have to do follow these steps :
- Read the reviews and craft your won
- Give discount offers or your own gifts
- Use descriptive Title and Subtitles ( How To Description For Better SEO )
- Use images and Videos for better explanation and examples
- Use HTML to enhance your lens
- Use custom lens themes from squidoo gallery
- Ask people to leave suggestions
Setup Account For Maximum Income ( Trick )
I wish till now you have registered to squidoo. If you have done so, then you know that you have two options with your generated income. The very first is to get the cash and the second is to donate to charity. Now you just need to set up your account as given below
Remember that squidoo won’t transfer the money to charity until you allow them to do so.
- Click On setting
- Go to Payment option
- Set to donate to squidoo charity
- No you are done..
You must be thing why I did so. And the simplest answer it to maximize your income. When you set to account for charity, you unlock one more advertisement option, the one called ” ” . This will surely increase your income to at-least 20%. Why should anyone leave any method with which he can increase his income.
After doing so, change your account to get cask every alternative weeks. This will not let squidoo to put your money into the charity ( But you should surely give few bucks to charity )
Adding Attractive Banners & Graphics
This is the best way to grab attention of your reader to any particulate affiliate or referral product. For example after every text module, I add banner to it. I change the link with tiny URL and align the banner to either left or right, if they are of 300 X 250 size. And align them to center if they are of 468 X 60. Also try to add little description about the refereed product in quotations.
Using cools product discount offers works best for me. I usually create them manually and add the offers to them.
Traffic Explosion To Landing Page : Almost 10 of my lens are written such that people come to my landing pages to grab the bonus gifts and to buy the product. Squidoo is the best method to drive traffic to your money site and also to get bonus page rank 7 dofollow backlinks.
You can write about three or four different article spinners in one lens. Then give shot descriptions about all of them. Add the images and the link to image should be your custom landing page. After every description of every article spinner, ask your readers to visit your website to get more detailed review, bonus downloads, discount offers. You will see a real increase in your affiliate income.
Finally the most important job is to share your lens with friends, relatives. Tweet your lens and your own Facebook like, stumble it to get maximum reach. Add lens to Reddit, Digg and delicious to get back links.
You can even hire some one from fivver for just $5 and he will share your lens to different social sites. Just like you generate back links to your blogs, you have to build backlinks to your lens. the simplest way id to share links in article directories, forums.
I wish I was able to help you all to make money with squidoo. Please leave suggestions and question in comments.