How to make money from the internet

Posted on Tuesday, April 17th 2007 7:32 pm by menj in Blogging

One would have to be an utter buffoon or just willfully ignorant if he (or she) claims that once you turn to “problogging”, there is no life for you apart from the internet. I really and truly pity such people who prefer to go to an office at 9 AM in the morning, sit at his (or her) desk all day, get ordered around (or scolded by) the boss, and then come back home at 5 PM, dreading tomorrow where the routine would be repeated all over again. For me, it is such people who actually has no life.

But I am not telling you that you should immediately quit your job and turn to blogging and start doing paid postings. I don’t think that this is something that just about anyone can do unless he (or she) has the technical skills, writing acumen to captivate readers and of course, the willpower to weather criticism and ridicule from those who know nothing about it. And one should remember that there are other online ventures that one can earn money from that is not related to blogging, such as selling text links on high PR websites, starting bid directories and making web directories. These are all potential startups for a regular income.

Anyway, there is this article I found called How To Make Money On The Internet. The author gives several ways of how internet marketers have been conducting their transactions online for the past few years and I think that this is something that one can try (for the record, I am slowly venturing into the field). Note this passage:

It’s now just a case of sitting back and watching the visitors and the sales come in. Yeah right! You’ve got to keep on top of your marketing; why not consider search engine optimization to boost your rankings in Google and Yahoo? There are loads of options open to you, and with a bit of time and effort, you can really make money on the internet, and kiss the boss goodbye!

No one said that problogging/internet marketing is going to be easy or that you are on your way to riches. But I personally feel that is better than being a kuli batak to some ignoramous who happens to be your boss!

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    • Fahmishah says:

      April 17th, 2007 at 8:10 pm

      for me.i like blog than work.for me blog give me a lot of information.but we must be wise to use our internet to make some profit.

    • ashotiwoth says:

      April 17th, 2007 at 10:41 pm

      i blog when i like, and i surfed net when i’m not blogging…with paid blogging, i’m motivated further to blog, when i know the money is there for me… and with nuffnang coming to picture, i have to built traffic too…

      i guessed once u have the basics (contents, traffic, followers) it’s easier for you get residual income from whatever you are doing with your site… to get that it’s definitely hardwork… unless……you are paying people to do it for you lah 🙂

    • sss1979 says:

      April 18th, 2007 at 12:50 am

      I am a SAHM and I cant go out to work but I like online..so I choose to blogging.. and just started in feb sign up PPP and earning abit. Hubby working very hard he is 24 hours on call for his job for 7 days.

    • papajoneh says:

      April 18th, 2007 at 5:34 pm

      I like blogging bcoz it gives me freedom to tell whatever i like and of course be able to meet friend. Making money online is just the bonus of doing all this blogging. furthermore, if it can help in your payment… why not? great post here. 🙂

    • newopps says:

      April 22nd, 2007 at 5:27 pm

      i was initially enjoy reading ppl’s blog but lazy to have my own blog. i do think that maintaining was the most difficult part of blogging.

      till i found out the momentum that will keep me blogging, that’s making some money from my blog.

      no harm having some extra income with just blogging…i will keep it up to have my paid post, getting second resources as part of my mothly income was always my dream…wish me good luck for my dream to come true…

    • dubmecrazy3 says:

      August 14th, 2012 at 12:29 pm

      I have read many examples of people making money on the internet. And i am trying to learn more about it and i want to try it. I am a graphic designer and i have some skills on the computers.
      But i am not sure if this is only possible for people in the USA.
      How about people from Europe or small European countries. Does this action applies the same for all people?

      Thank you.

    • Brendan O says:

      August 14th, 2012 at 1:47 pm

      I am fifteen and I think it’s eighteen you have to work in Ireland and I want to make some money so the only way is from the Internet (e.g) YouTube, Google adsense etc so please help and another thing don’t leave hateful messages with “Get a job you hobbo”, “Get a job you lazy f*ck” etc.

    • Sonny says:

      August 14th, 2012 at 2:29 pm

      how can make money from internet without any experience ?
      I heard about some site thay pay money per click on the advertise and pay for survey is it true or not? if true please wite some legal site for that ,
      Thanks

    • Keaton says:

      August 16th, 2012 at 7:41 pm

      I was just wondering if there was some easy, free(and legal) ways to make money off the internet as a 13 year old boy. like if i could design a shirt or something for free and get money that would be great or any other ideas where you don’t invest any money but you get money.
      thanks.

    • lets roll says:

      August 19th, 2012 at 5:52 pm

      If you could make the internet a better place how would you do it. Would you need money or from what you know would it need no money. The internet is a wonderfull thing and has dogs cats elvis presley horses bats caves batman games film reviews james bond 007 gardening tips alan tichmarsh bird watching bonsai trees http://www.digistar-solutions.com people make money from the internet and some people make the internet a bad place by putting sex on it but if you are a normal internet user you can make the internet more safe by using the best anti spyware programs and other things.. hahahah rant rant father Christmas is on his way

    • Hannah says:

      August 20th, 2012 at 6:30 am

      I want to know how to make money on the internet?

    • liza says:

      September 5th, 2012 at 10:07 pm

      i would like to know how to make money from the internet or from my mobile ols help by giving genuine answers

    • tjpimpin says:

      September 6th, 2012 at 8:21 am

      I would need very comprehensive list of ALL well known internet marketing gurus. a photo, web site URLS, and 200 word description.

    • Ryan Dunn says:

      September 6th, 2012 at 12:28 pm

      how can I make money from my home using the Internet?do you have anything to recommend me?Plus, any good ideas for a new site-What would you like to see on the net?

      thanx a lot people

    • Jack Bauer says:

      September 6th, 2012 at 6:50 pm

      I really need money. I’ve tried different programs from internet, I’ve read e-mails and things like that but I never saw money. Does anybody know effective way to make money from internet?

      Thank You

    • Tyler H says:

      September 7th, 2012 at 4:28 pm

      I would like to write small software and sell to get some small money income for my family. -Thanks

    • Adam says:

      September 11th, 2012 at 2:16 pm

      Me doing aeronautical engg i have to earn money for my monthly EMI which will come around Rs9500 monthly for my LAP-TOP,BIKE,ect.. and for my studies.. Iam ready to do what ever they want me to do, please give the more information in earning on internet, Do give me the answers so that there will be no investment on doing job on net.

    • BRUTE says:

      September 13th, 2012 at 11:36 am

      ok guys i want an online home based internet business. i do not want ebay something i can stay at home with my computer and make money from the internet. i dont know alot about the internet and how to make money from it but i can learn. i want a web site and all that stuff can you please send me your links

    • encyclopath says:

      September 24th, 2012 at 10:00 am

      I’m looking for a native Polish individual who has sound knowledge of the Polish Internet and online marketing experience.
      I am looking for someone who would be willing to work on link building for a Polish website.

      Thus, it is imperative you can read and write Polish and also have a good working knowledge of online marketing in Poland and the Polish Internet market.

    • Jairo says:

      October 4th, 2012 at 5:43 pm

      I was just wondering if there was some easy, free(and legal) ways to make money off the internet as a 13 year old boy. like if i could design a shirt or something for free and get money that would be great or any other ideas where you don’t invest any money but you get money.
      thanks.

    • superdork says:

      October 25th, 2012 at 6:41 am

      If someone owns a website that sells services only but they only do it part time from home outside of their current job, do they need to have
      a business license in order to operate online?
      The person running the website lives in California but all service is provided over the Internet only!

    • nasty1 says:

      October 30th, 2012 at 12:13 pm

      I want to make money from Internet.Please some body tell me about Making money from Internet

      And also tell me the difference between Internet Marketing,Affiliate Marketing and Email Marketing
      Thanx
      I just want to know some other ways

    • JimT says:

      November 10th, 2012 at 12:54 pm

      Is there any way to earn money from internet easily? Please tell me. I want to earn without any difficulty.

    • Kaden says:

      November 10th, 2012 at 1:23 pm

      I am a web designer and internet marketer and I am contemplating doing a job for a guy who wants to open a Porn site. We are in Texas. I want to make sure that first, is he legally able to film porn in texas. Second, does he or myself need any special permit to distribute porn?

      I am asking since I am the host of the site and I want sure I am covered.

      I already looked on sites with laws, but all you find is child porn crap, which doesn’t even apply to my question.

    • kass9191 says:

      November 14th, 2012 at 11:23 am

      How to make money using internet without how and were to get a free website without having to pay anything?

    • joevsyou says:

      November 15th, 2012 at 8:13 am

      Apart from casinos, pay per click, affiliate programs . surveys are there any other method of making quick money in internet?

    • Denali says:

      November 15th, 2012 at 12:17 pm

      Also best reliable way to receive or send money money through Internet in general hassle free because i have read bad reviews too.

    • maskills24 says:

      November 15th, 2012 at 12:17 pm

      I need to find a way to earn extra money using internet. If you could recommend some ways that doesn’t include much English language, please, do. My knowledge of English is thin and weak. As you can see. Thanks.

    • Michael K says:

      November 20th, 2012 at 5:18 pm

      How can i earn money by internet @ Bangladesh.
      No need investment.
      Securety ful.
      How can i create please please how can i learn it tell me.

    • Michael says:

      November 23rd, 2012 at 5:14 pm

      I know that you can get money using internet, but i want to know what things can i do to get money.

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