The Internet is a fast growing medium, trancending the personal ,geographical, political and cultural barriers. Because of its popularity and diversity, for an ambitious and hard working person, it is the right medium to make unlimited wealth th the only thing is that you should know how to do it, the knack of doing it comes only with practice ,but a non-starter doesnt get any practice.In this short exposure i will be scraching some of the ways you can make cool money on the internet ,legally!!. the way you choose depends upon your skill , aptitude and taste.
1. create your own website :
Website creation is an easy task, provided you know it, there are many providers which provide you with space where you put your site.,and once you have a good site and the contents are intersting to others , people will start visiting your site. The internet also contains good advice as to increase traffic in your site. then you can place ads and links from other sites( affiliate links) and get money. Also if you build a site of interst to your local community, paid ads can be sought from the locality.
2. write an ebook and sell it .
If you have the slightest writing skills, the you can pack your ideas and experiences or even imaginations into an ebook, which can be downloaded by others and sell it. There are many sites offering the service of selling an ebook for you. By writing an ebook (any thing written in textfile format can be converted into an ebook),and 50 or 60 pages of your expressions can earn you an audience of thousands and good money.
3. Paid Surveys.
Abundant locations are availble in the internet which allows you to make money participating in survrys. these sites give you a questionnire and once you answer a fixed number of questionnires, you get paid!!
this is trading your time for money, and generally require not much skill.
4. Share Trading
Internet is a good medium, where you can practice online trading. many agencies allow you to open an account, buy and sell shares. only thing is that you should know the techniques of trading ,otherwise you will loose money like anything.
5. For the lazy people:recieve emails and earn cash
Many sites allow you to earn money by just simply. reading your email. inly thing is that if you are willing to spend four or five hours a day reading emails, you can earn a lot of money. the amount you earned will depend upon the number of mails you actually opened and read
I just introduced some of the cool ways in which you can earn money on the internet!! I will like to hear your cooments and aquestions!! More in my next article.
Kannan Balakrishnan is a faculty at department of computer applications Cochin University of Science and Technology ,Kerala, India.He can be contacted at firstname.lastname@example.org
He expects to write for magazines and newspapers worldwide.