If you are a creative writer and having good writing skills, then one of the best ways to earn online is by submitting articles. There are some genuine websites which allow you to signup for free and submit your articles. The earning would depend on the quality of article you submit and also the traffic being driven to your topic. Some sites pay for traffic to the article page and some pay only for the click on ads by visitors to your article.
The site pays for the ad revenue generated through the clicks on the advertisements by visitors on the articles pages.The site offers user to configure his account by adsense programs which include google-adsense, amazon, ebay etc.
You can visit the site by following link. http://www.hubpages.com
Helium.com is also a leading 'paid to write articles' site. The only difference of it from other sites is that there is heavy competition and also the quality of article shall be very high to get accepted. Authors with good English writing grammatically and worth content could definitely try for it.
The site link is http://www.helium.com
Triond is also a palce to invest your articles but the traffic is less and hence it takes longtime to reach minimum payment.
The link for the site is http://www.triond.com