Have you always dreamed of making money online but have never been able to wrap your head around it? Well, Opera News Hub is a platform you should consider.
In this article, we will be considering how to make money on Opera News Hub.
Opera News Hub is one of the best ways to make passive income online. It is an online media platform that allows content creators and bloggers to get exposure, social media followers, and ultimately have their contents reach a wider audience. It is different from the popular Opera browser which you may have been well aware of, but functions seamlessly with all Opera mobile products.
Opera has a wide range of products suite and here is a few:
Opera Mini – This is one of the most versatile web browsers on the planet. It helps it’s users save up to 90% of their data consumption.
Opera for Android – This browser is fast and safe for Android users.
Opera News – It is a totally personalized news app which helps users keep abreast with trending topics and issues. You can share on other platforms and also view current videos of events around you. The app is very popular in Africa.
You may have seen regular news stories update on your Opera web browser and wondered where they are coming from. A huge chunk of stories you see there are contents created on Opera News Hub! The other nice thing is that these content creators make money from creating those contents. And you can also be one of them!
You do not have to be very exceptional with writing. A bit of creativity with fascinating stories and consistent publishing will get your wallet happy with cash. You can create contents with as low as 150 words on Opera News Hub.
Still, it could be more than 150 words for news articles, and minimum of 500 words for analysis feature and opinion articles. A minimum of 500 words is acceptable but such content can be more if you have a lot of valuable notes to share with readers. Notwithstanding, people generally abhor long content especially one that is not technology or how-tos motivated article.
However, if you want to make more money with the platform, dish out more interesting and authentic contents as much as possible. You can be lucky to have just one article bringing in over N30,000 for you. Now what if you have several similar articles gaining momentum on the platform?
You just can’t imagine what your eventual payout could be!
But then, what if you can’t write or do not have enough time to commit to writing your articles yourself?
Then, hire a writer!
You can connect with inexpensive writers on blogging or writing groups on Facebook and give them the requirements of the kind of contents you expect and let them have the job done for you while you get busy with your regular engagements.
STEPS TO START MAKING MONEY WITH OPERA NEWS HUB
There are steps that you will be required to take before you can start bringing in your dream online cash from Opera News Hub. Here are the steps below:
1. Create An Account
Sign up on Opera News Hub by visiting opera news hub registration page.
Select your country and you’ll see the ‘Login or Sign up’ button displayed directly on the homepage to create your own account.
A notification will be displayed on the newly opened page requesting you to Login with Facebook or Google.
Chances are that you will have at least one of the accounts.
By using any of the accounts, you are quickly provided an instant Opera News Hub Account.
Click ‘Continue’ to grant facebook or google an access to quickly create an account for you.
Profile Photo: Put your personal picture here or probably a logo for your blog. It will appear with all your contents.
Country: Choose your country. On the list you will find Nigeria, South Africa, Cote d’voire, Kenya, Ghana and Egypt.
Username: The name here should represent the name you want your blog to be known with on Opera news hub.
Category: The category is the area you want your contents to focus on. But then, this doesn’t mean that your contents will be limited to your selected category. You can select the one that connects better.
Photo: Put a great picture to describe your personality.
Description: The description is an overview of what your blog represents. Tell your audience what they should be expecting from you.
Email: Your email address is one of the most important thing, it can be used to reset your password. It will also be used to send vital information about your contents, earnings and payments on opera news hub.
Verification: Opera news hub wants to know you are who you say you are, therefore you will need to provide a Valid ID Card Number. Any Government issued ID card like Drivers license, Voters Card, or National ID card will be accepted.
Phone Number: Your phone number is as important as your email address. You should endeavour to provide your main mobile phone number.
2. Account Information.
After concluding your account creation, you’ll be required to fill in some sensitive information. It should include how you want to be paid.
After concluding this part, you can get set to start creating contents for your prospective audience. However, since you are new to the platform, your account will be under review for a period of time before it gets fully activated for your contents.
3. Get Your Contents Published.
Once you have completed your account set-up and it has been activated, you have become a licensed content creator on Opera news hub! Login to your Opera News Hub Account and start dishing out those great stories of yours from your opera news hub dashboard.
You will have to input your article title first. Ensure to use very attractive titles for your stories. Your readers will first of all be attracted by your title before seeing whatever you have created as contents.
In the content area is where you’ll put in your creative stories. Use the required Htags within your contents. Use H1 and H2 headers accurately. After concluding your opera news hub article, you should go over it again as you will not be able to make amends once it is published.
TIPS TO GET YOUR CONTENTS APPROVED QUICKLY
The Opera news hub team doesn’t approve every post anyone puts out. This is necessary to keep the platform sane and also prevent your work from being plagiarized. Contents that are copied from other sources online and pasted for publication will not be approved.
Aside from that, they also screen contents with certain signal words or phrases. This includes contents with titles such as “SURPRISE”, “Shocking”, “unbelievable”, “Shock”, “OMG”, “Amazing”, “Twitter goes wild”, and so on.
Opera News Hub considers these words as ‘clickbait’. That is, they are used to lure people to click on an article. However, the Opera team wants a natural readership on your posts and also compensates you for it.
HOW EXACTLY DO YOU EARN ON OPERA NEWS HUB PLATFORM?
Here is the breakdown:
When your article receives a single click, you’ll receive a traffic bonus of ₦0.036.
₦3.6 traffic bonus is paid for 100 clicks.
₦36 traffic bonus is paid for 1,000 clicks
₦360 traffic bonus is paid for 10,000
₦900 traffic bonus is paid for 25,000.
It is easy to compare the compensation rate with the number of clicks required and get discouraged. But the way the platform works is much more than that!
The Opera news hub is a platform with a massive traffic already, so you don’t need to do so much trying to grow your traffic.
You can get more than 100,000 clicks on a single post that people find emotionally attached to and very interesting.
Engagement Bonus have been cancelled, but it indirectly still increase your revenue.
For instance, comments and shares will increase your user reading time and clicks, therefore also leading to an increase in your revenue.
So, at first, you’d need to do some work to grow your presence on the platform and grow your readers. It becomes more interesting as you continue.
THE SECRET TO SUCCEED WITH OPERA NEWS
There is a secret to increase your earnings with Opera News Hub. If you want to earn more on the platform, post at least six articles every month. This will provide you a fixed recurring amount of income.
If you have a huge audience on other platforms like your social media pages, you can share your contents on different platforms to increase your engagements and ultimately increase earnings.
Ensure to also create attractive titles for your contents and use interlinking seamlessly. Insert links to previous articles on the platform and even link out to your blog.
Then, leverage on viral topics! Viral topics or contents are such that are shareable. Some posts get easily shared on social media because of their relevance, educational feature, originality, and proximity. Usually when a post is fascinating to a reader, they want their friends or members of their family to know about it, and they share!
HOW TO ADD YOUR WEBSITE TO OPERA NEWS FEED
Adding your blog or website to the Opera news feed can be a huge plus for your efforts. You’ll have come across several articles being regularly updated on the Opera news feed, but many of these articles generated from external sources through RSS feed. While you’ll need lots of work to get this done, here are a few things you should consider:
- Ensure that your site is AMP configured.
- Publish authentic and interesting articles everyday on your website.
- Ensure your traffic is able to generate between 500 to 1000 traffic everyday from diverse sources.
- Apply to the Opera news team through [email protected]
Be patient for them to give you a reply. It may take a few days or up to 2 weeks to get approval. However, ensure that you follow all protocols required.
After your site gets added, you’ll enjoy increased traffic from the platform to your blog!
OPERA NEWS HUB: FREQUENTLY ASKED QUESTIONS (FAQ)
My reach/clicks is too low – How do I increase the reach and clicks on my article?
As a content creator on Opera News Hub, the first thing you want to get right is your Title. If no one is clicking through, how would they know what lies therein.
Therefore, you will need to find how best to make the title attractive, yet not deceiving. Articles with a good click through rate (CTR) are boosted up the ranks and shown to more users.
Also, content has always been king. However, since opera news hub has been mostly known to be a site where you get the latest breaking new, you will want to keep your content light. No one has the time to read an entertainment article with over 2000 words counts. What you should priotize on is the quality of the article.
Another reason why your clicks might be too low is the cover image. One of the first things that captures the mind is wha message the cover image is trying to pass. Pick something that is at least readable, and at best appealing.
What happens if my post is rejected on Opera News Hub?
Every post must first go through the Opera News Review System before it can reach the audience. If at all you find out that your article is not approved, then the question you need to ask yourself is why your article was rejected.
If misleading headlines, vulgar content, advertisements or low-quality content are found in your article, your article may be rejected or flagged so it can go through proper review. The opera news hub will have to assess the artilce manually.
When do Opera pay me on Opera News Hub?
Opera News Hub pays on the 30th of the following month for any article(s) that has been approved to receive payments. For instance, if your article is published and approved in January, all the earnings in January will be paid in February. Articles published in February will be paid for on or before the 30th of March.
Does Opera pay for video content?
No Opera does not pay for video content. This may be considered in the future but at the moment Opera does not pay for video content.
Do I still need to secure a TIN (Tax Identification Number) on Opera News Hub to get paid?
For now, you do not need to bother yourself about TIN. In the nearest future, this may be one of the requirements for your payments to be processed.
How to get more clicks on Opera News Hub?
You can get more clicks on Opera News Hub by sharing your articles to social media platforms like facebook, Twitter, or Pinterest. However, if you want to get more clicks and still retain your new audience. The best way to do that is to ensure that articles are captivating and of premium value. Junk content or confusing logic will be considered low quality and therefore send visitors away.
Also, Make use of captivating titles, and most at times, people love viral content. Writing on that could bring in more clicks which will no doubt increase your revenue. Most importantly, avoid copy and paste.
What Does It Mean When Posts on My Opera News Hub Account says ‘Testing Online?
If your post status says ‘Testing Online’, it means your contents are under review. Content that does not meet Opera News Community Standards of quality or performance will be removed and may lead to further actions.
Frequent offenders of Opera News’ content policies will have their ‘Conduct Point’ score reduced and may even have their account suspended.