The Internet has come a long way from just being a tool for entertainment and data or just publishing of websites. It is now a gold mine for making money. There are many genuine and legitimate opportunities to make money online. The greatest advantage of working online is the fact that it allows you to work from home and at your convenience, you choose the date and time to work, you choose your off days, you choose your holidays and most importantly you can choose “How Much You Will Earn”.
These work at home business opportunities are open to all including housewives, teens, students, retired persons and even working men or women who want to quit their jobs. A computer, an internet connection and some working knowledge of internet and website programming are the basic requirements. Some of these popular options include stock market, forex trading, AdSense, affiliate marketing, sell on eBay, get paid to give your opinion or review a product.
But it is not as simple as it looks. Whatever option you choose must become visible to people. This is possible mainly through search engines and that too when you are listed in the first 2-3 pages of Google or Yahoo. Blogging is a great way to make this happen. There is great potential to earn a handsome income with blogging because you can achieve good rankings in Google and Yahoo in a short period using some simple techniques and without spending a dime. You also have unlimited opportunities to monetize your blog. There are various platforms that allow you to create a blog for free. For example http://www.blogspot.com is the oldest and easiest of places to create your first blog. http://www.wordpress.com is another place to create your blog for free and which is becoming increasingly popular.
There are many ways available to monetize your blogs. This article will help you identify the main four options and implement them:
1. Google AdSense and other CPM Ad Networks like Adgitize, Adbrite, Adhitz.
2. Affiliate Marketing Websites like ClickBank and Commission Junction.
3. Sponsored Reviews like PayPerPost.
4. Selling eBooks.
I hope the article was helpful to you. Keep in touch and look out for more articles from me giving detailed information about these Four Options.