You are looking at white hat stuff, right. People say that content is the king. If you have a dream of getting sufficient income from the web, you should truly look at yourself and see what potential you have. If you are good at designing stuff and have good technical skills you might do the Senukes etc. and get quick cash, and if you have good writing skills you just put up a wordpress blog and write stuff there. So the key is to find what you are good at, not only about what is the fastest way to push content and get followers. After you know what you are interested in and what you are good at, start looking at keywords and SEO etc. What have been your mistakes in learning the web stuff?