There are many money making opportunities for work at home parents, students, entrepreneurs, in fact anyone with a little bit of determination and hard work.
Depending on how much time you have, your own individual goals and ambitions, not to mention drive, it really is possible to earn money on the internet.
I have broken down, just a few ways in which you can make money on the internet below, to help you in your quest.
Affiliate Marketing This is where you promote other peoples products, in return for a percentage of the sales price.
You can set up a free blog and write product reviews for the companies you wish to promote.
A link is usually placed on your site, specific to yourself and a percentage of the sale is made to you, once a sale is made.
Time is your biggest cost here, as opposed to actual monetary costs Selling Your Own Products Many people either make or buy wholesale products in which they can sell through their own websites.
Setting up a website is not difficult, if you know which software to use and can spend a little time learning how to use it.
Again there is an investment of time and there will be some costs initially for your domain name and also to host (store) your website and it's information.
The rewards can be significantly higher as all the profits from the sales will be yours.
If it's a tangible product you will also have to ensure safe delivery of your goods to your customer.
You can also sell digital downloads of items like ebooks or software, which cuts down on the shipping aspect of your business.
Freelance Writing If you are able to type, then you can possibly try your hand at freelance writing.
You could set up an account with a company like Elance or Rent-A-Coder and offer yourself as an article writer, blog writer, forum poster, web content writer.
Ebook Publisher If you are good at writing, then publishing your own ebook, could be the best avenue to take, as the profit margins are much higher.
It will take time to create your ebook, which can be published in PDF format to be read on many computer platforms.
The more you write, the better you get at it and the easier it will become.
People from all walks of life are looking for information you have and are willing to pay for it.
It could be a guide on places to visit where you live, which restaurants to visit, walks in the country or anything else which you have an interest in.
You could upload it to lulu.
com and sell it from there, or create your own sales page, to sell your ebook, either way it's something I'd definitely recommend trying.
These are all great money making opportunities for someone with time available and the willingness to work.