There are several ways to get your character involved in plots around the Realm and earn gold. The easiest way, of course, is to get a job! You can always check the forums for information on the most up to date employment opportunities available for your character. Also, the more you play, the more creative the plots, and the more interaction and involvement with other players, the faster the promotions!
Here are a few other tips for character advancement!
1. Greet those who enter the site
2. Be respectful. Call royalty by their title, as would be fitting ICly.
3. Participate and create new and interesting RPs
4. Help out the new members!
5. Use your skills/powers to assist others
6. Obey all the rules