Wednesday, August 16, 2006

Make Money on Your Computer ?

How much time do you have during the course of a month to make money on your computer ?

Try and think about how much time and money you spend each month simply going to work, and compare that to spending that exact amount of time on your PC earning a part-time income to supplement your income. Most of us work for 40-50 hours a week.

Then there is the drive to and from work, and it may surprise you to know that the average person spends another 20 to 40 hours per month simply getting to and from their job. Add in the time it takes to earn the money you need for car or transit expenses, work lunches, clothes…the list goes on and on.

Now what if you were to use that computer you have sitting at home for a higher purpose than simply checking email and chatting with your friends? What if you could make money on your computer – maybe even enough to quit commuting to your lousy 9 to 5 job and become a successful dot-com business owner?

Well, you can. In fact, anyone who has a computer, an internet connection, and a willingness to become an internet success story can step out of the rat race and really start to enjoy. Whether you are writing e-books, selling on e-bay, or become an affiliate marketing expert, the internet is waiting for you and your fresh ideas to make a go of it in cyberspace.

Writing e-Books – Share the Secrets of Your Success!

The e-book business is booming these days as people are starting to realize how their knowledge can be used to help others and make some money. Do you have a skill or trade that you know about? Of course you do. The truth is that everyone has a hobby, skill, or trade that they know enough about to string together an e-book. Your knowledge that has come from the experiences in your life is worth money to people who don’t have that knowledge!

Signing on to companies such as ( or ( is a great way to get started. Some e-books are novel lengths, but others are as short as 20 pages! And once you are done writing your book, you can easily promote it and set whatever price you want. Not only will you make money from people excited and ready to pay for your knowledge, but you’ll also have the satisfaction of being a published author with real publishing credits.

Selling on EBay – Building a Career off the Highest Bidder

In the years since EBay ( first appeared on the internet, it has quickly become the world’s largest garage sale/swap meet/online store. Not only are huge companies now making money by selling on EBay, but individuals and families have realized that they can build a career buying and selling their wares on the internet.

In order to really get a handle on the fast paced world of EBay selling, check out companies that specialize in bidding and selling strategies online such as ( or others, such as ( Making a living off EBay can be an exciting and rewarding career because you are literally shopping for a living!

Affiliate Programs – Be your Own Middleman

Making money on your computer is quickly becoming synonymous with affiliate marketing. That’s because it’s easy, creative, and the money you can make online is only limited by your willingness to learn the ropes and stick to it.

Affiliate marketing is a term used to describe websites designed to promote products for other people’s companies. For example, if you were to set up a website that discussed your favourite Disney movies of all time and your articles had links directing you to a Disney merchandising site so people could by products, you would effectively be an affiliate marketer for Disney. The company with the goods would pay you a set amount of money either for every person you directed to their products or for every person who bought something off the website.

Affiliate marketing is a great way to start money coming and keep it coming. By writing articles about things you enjoy, you’ll have fun writing up the content for your websites and your writing will be more passionate. Later, as your company grows, you can find a professional writer to do your writing for you to increase your sales and improve the professional look of your articles!

Affiliate marketing is an industry, however, and it’s important to learn about how the system works if you are going to be successful at it. Places such as ( are the perfect place to find downloadable information and e-book training courses to help get you started.

Why are you wasting all that time and money going to and from your job? Wouldn’t you rather work at home and be your own boss? Maybe it’s time to hang up your car keys and work clothes and look at a career as a successful company. Your family will love the extra time your spending at home with them, and you’ll be happy making money on your computer