Make a simple decision to create a page or lens on Squidoo and earn extra money free of charge. Squidoo works with a variety of affiliate programs giving you an opportunity to match your topic with an affiliate program offering products or services that are compatible with your business.
If you know a lot about candles you can create a lens on Squidoo
that will educate your readers about the difference between soy candles and wax candles. You can write about the ones that are most fragrant or that offer the sound of burning wood. Once you’ve written your content, click on the button for affiliate links and select a link or links of affiliates that offer candles. You can choose from popular sites like Amazon.com or eBay and many others. There are no additional forms to fill out, nothing to pay up front and no inventory to purchase.
After completing your content and affiliate links, you are ready to promote your lens. The first thing is to go through your address book and send out an announcement about your site. Tell your friends that they can learn about candles and easily order candles from your site. Let them know that you will add new items a couple times a week so that they will expect fresh information when they visit your lens.
I love necklaces so I decided to make a lens called Around Your Neckfeaturing a variety of necklaces from casual to formal.
Another way to drive traffic to your new money making lens is to go to Technorati.com and send out a ping. This will cause your site to get views from those searching the web for candles. You will earn money on a portion of each sale that is made from a referral from your site. Many affiliate links will keep a record for 30-60 days of customers referred from your site. If those customers make a purchase during that time, you will receive the referral credit.
This is a good and easy way to make a little extra money. It may take you a while to get going but stay the course and it will pay off in the end.
There are many tips and resources on the Squidoo site that will help you design the best lens possible.