Skimlinks is without a doubt one of the easiest ways that you can earn money on your blog. All it requires you to do once you’ve set up your account is install a WordPress plugin and it will then start turning relevant words on your site into clickable links. So, for example, the word ‘Argos’ or ‘TopCashBack‘ on your blog post would automatically be turned into a link to that merchant so if the reader clicks on it and buys anything you will earn a %!
No coding, just an easy sign up mean the words on your blog can be earning you money within seconds!
Step 1 : Get Signed Up!
Go to Skimlinks and create an account. Now they do have some rules that you need to abide by before you can sign up to make sure that you meet all the follow requirements.
Signing up is simply a case of putting in some details about yourself and the blog you are running and from there they will generate you a Skimlinks Code to use.
Step 2 : Install the WordPress Plugin.
You can either download the Skimlinks Plugin directly from here or go to your WordPress dashboard and go to Plugins > Add New and search for it in there and then install.
As you can see from the picture above it’s then just a case of putting in your Skimlinks Code that you were given earlier and the plugin will do all the magic for you!
Step 3 : Sit back and GET PAID!
The beauty of Skimlinks is in its simplicity in that it uses your existing content to create money for you. Once you have everything setup and running make sure you check out the reports section as it can give you some fantastic details about which merchants or blog posts are earning you the most.