|Written by Harris Dy|
Info Barrel is sort of â€śthe new kid in townâ€ť when it comes to making passive or residual income online. Although the site was developed early in 2008, it is growing rapidly due to its very generous 75% Google ads revenue shared to publishers for each contributed contents. Now is the right time to join Info Barrel and grow with this great shared revenue social media community.
Step 1: SIGN-UP FOR FREE. Sign upÂ by simply filling in a simple form and you can start writing right away. Once you have signed up and filled in your profile, you can add your Google AdSense Publisher ID to your account to start earning money through Googleâ€™s AdSense program.
Step 2: After signing up, you will be assigned an account manager who will review you contents before it gets published on the site. This is a good thing because itâ€™s making sure that trashy articles do not get published. However, you can get pre approved on Info Barrel for article submission if you have met certain criteria: 10 approved articles, member for at least 14 days, articles must not be for sole purpose of promoting external sites, articles must be diversified, and minimal denials due to bad English.
Step 3: SOCIALIZE. Add friends to your list, read, rate, and participate in forums to help you become visible to the site. Info Barrel also have regular contest that you can join to win prizes or additional Google AdSense percentage on selected topics. Stay active and socialize with Info Barrel community.
Step 4: START WRITING. Articles submitted to Info Barrel do not have to be â€śHow toâ€ť contents. You can write freely on what ever topics you think will have wider audience. Start your draft on Wordpad or Notepad and then you can copy and paste it to Info Barrel when you are ready to submit. Click on â€śCreateâ€ť when you are ready to compose your article and enter the title to check availability. Simply paste your articles from the Wordpad or Notepad onto the Info Barrel editor and start arranging it. You can add images to your articles by clicking â€śBrowseâ€ť buttonâ€¦ enter a title and click â€śAddâ€ť to upload the file. After that, you can click and drag the image anywhere on the article where you want it to appear. Choose the category, add keyword tags, and hit publish to send your articles for review or publish if you are already pre approved.
Info Barrel requires original contents and not published anywhere on the internet. The article should be 250 words minimum but only 400+ words article will be indexed.
Step 5: PROMOTE YOUR ARTICLES. Info Barrels provide share buttons that allows you to promote your articles to social bookmarking sites like Yahoo Buzz, Facebook, StumbleUpon, Digg, Twitter, Mixx, Delicious, and Reddit. These are highly indexed sites that will surely boost your article views. Another great thing about Info Barrel is that it allows you to put hyperlinks in the body of your articles which really helps a lot in creating back-links to your other articles. You also need to focus on Search Engine Optimization or SEO to improve your article ranking on search engines like Google, Yahoo, and Bing.
Step 6: REFERRALS. Submitting articles is not the only way to make money on Info Barrel. For every referral, you will receive 2% of the Google AdSense earning of that member. So this is a great thing for those who happen to know a lot of people interested in writing. If you have a lot of referrals, then the referral earnings add up to those times when you have writerâ€™s block or too busy to publish new contents.
Info Barrel provides a great opportunity to writers, experienced or newbies, to make the most out of their hard work and knowledge share to the social media community. Although the site still needs a lot of improvement, it sure has potential to become huge. It is a good experience to make money online writing for Info Barrel.
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