How to Write a Great Online Article


One of the easiest ways to make money online is by publishing articles on writing sites, social blogging sites and your own websites/blogs. However, if you think publishing on writing site is an easy way to earn quick money then you are wrong. Unless you are paid upfront by big media, or are hired to develop content, you will not earn quick money by writing online. In order to earn from your online article, your online article most be great. If you want to earn money from your online articles, you must write a great online article.

In order to write a great online article, you have to remember there important things: topic, title and keywords/key-phrase.


You can publish anything online. However, if you want to become a professional online writer, you have to write informative articles and always choose a topic people are searching online.

Let me exemplify. You want to write about rock music. You search online about this topic, you will find many good articles. However, you can still write on this topic and make your content successful. How do you do this? By focusing on certain aspect of rock music. For instance, you can write about Ten Great Rock Musicians in the 70s, or Ten Great Jim Morrison Songs.


If you see a title “My MacBook Laptop,” you will probably never click the title; however, if you are interested in Apple Products and see a title “MacBook Air Review,” it is likely that you will click the title.

If you review MacBook Air and publish your content, it will be lost in the World Wide Web because there are already good reviews. To make your review stand out you have to focus on the niche market. If you can title your content something like MacBook Air Vs Windows 8 PC: Price and Performance Comparisons,” your content can probably stand out.


Keywords are the words that people type on search engines to find information. More than two keywords make a key-phrase or long tail search terms.

About two years ago, when I searched online about benefits of rose petals, I did not find many articles. I focused on three long tail search terms, rose petal tea, rose petal wine and health benefits of rose petals, and published two articles. Today my articles Rose Petal Tea Recipe and Rose Petal Wine are doing well on search engines. If you search these two articles on Google, you will find them on the first page.

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    Peter B. Giblett

    I won’t agree that on-line writing is one of the best ways to make money on-line, but I agree with many of your other thoughts, writing informative articles is a must.

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      Vinaya Post author

      That’s my view. What do you think is the best way to make money online?

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      Vinaya Post author

      If we can write good articles on the topics that are searched online, we can earn good money from online articles.

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