Is there a way to really earn money just using your internet connection?

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  1. DigitalArtwork profile image61
    DigitalArtworkposted 8 years ago

    Is there a way to really earn money just using your internet connection?

    Most of the "online earnings" proved to be scams, frauds and so on. I got really upset on these scams and lame referral or affiliate programs. NONE of what I've already found on www could pay-out ONE bill per month. Instead of earnings you have to invest!

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    Indigitalposted 8 years ago

    Well Hubpages can make you rich, if you spend a good deal of time on it and provide the internet with high-quality, skilled and niche Hubs.

    There are other companies though. For example, wholesale markets on eBay and Amazon are all the range now. If you can start selling USB's, electronic plugs or any other mass-developed stock then sell each one for 5-10p more, you can make huge profits. Provided you set up well, have good customer feedback and work on development.

    Just remember the golden rule, almost nothing comes simply. You don't click on a website and receive £300 - the internet doesn't work like that. Like any job, investing time and working to a high-standard is key, do this, you'll make money.

  3. wychic profile image89
    wychicposted 8 years ago

    Yes, there are many opportunities, but you have to be able to assess your skills and turn them into something that other people are willing to pay for. Most likely, this will not be in the form of a job or "opportunity" that someone has already identified. While open-submission sites like Hubpages, Helium, Epinions, Yahoo! Contributor Network, etc. can be fun and can bring in some money, the chances of achieving all of your financial goals with them are pretty slim. There are times open-submission sites bring in as much as half of my income in a month, but my freelance clients are always the real money-earners and the ones that I can rely on. The freelance marketplaces such as Elance and Guru can be very useful for quite a number of different skill sets. In-demand knowledge products, properly marketed, can also be extremely lucrative -- this is the bit that I am personally working on now.

    I have been a full-time freelancer for five years now, and support my family of four (soon to be five) on my income. It's not "easy money" and no one is going to hand you the work, but it is very rewarding if you're prepared to work hard to build a network, a reputation, and a client base.

  4. MikeNV profile image75
    MikeNVposted 8 years ago

    These answers always entertain me.  Most of these people are not making enough to support themselves. They make a few dollars here and there.

    This is my full time job, has been for more than a decade.  It's my business.  I pay all my bills with it.

    You have to have a plan.  You have to love what you do.  You have to work long hours developing websites.  If you write for 3rd parties, like Hubpages your destiny is in THEIR Hands.  And yes I do it... but as part of the plan. If they went away tomorrow it would be a teeny tiny bit of dropped income.

    I own a whole lot of sites, I develop those that produce.  If you want to be successful online you have to know a lot about marketing, web design, and most importantly you have to always put other people first!  You have to test and retest.

    None of what I have said is a how to.  You probably won't ever make it... and that is the way it is.  Because people are poor at creating plans because they do not have any idea What to do.  For this reason they go to Forums, they buy a lot of products supposedly telling them what to do and how to do it - and surprise it doesn't work!

    Pick one thing you know a lot about... just one thing.  Then write down 10 reasons why you know enough about this to attract the attention and interests of others.  Then figure out if there is a market online for what you know.  See who is already promoting products and services in this market.  See how many people are actively buying.  Can you out compete them?  Can you offer something better?  Can you offer something different.  Selling other people's stuff is hard because they control the customer after the initial sale.

    So yes it's possible.


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