There are endless amounts of ways to make money at home online. Yes, it really is possible to work in the comfort of your own home and the dress code is entirely up to you.

While there is no doubt that there are a ton of scams this is also true but if you want to make money online from your own home it is definitely doable and the only person stopping you from doing it is yourself.

Let's look at a few different ways you can get started with earning money on the internet:

• Online auction sites.

eBay really is a great way to start your internet business. Many people begin here by selling items from home to make some extra cash and it looks to snowball from there.

• Freelance work.

If you are a writer with excellent grammar and spelling skills or you love graphic and web design you could easily be in business for yourself.

There are billions of web pages currently online that are written about many different subjects and each of these websites need both written content and graphics.

You can make very good money as a freelancer because you set your own price.

• Become a virtual assistant.

A virtual assistant is basically an office assistant who works from home. Some companies hire virtual assistants to save money and other home business owners will hire virtual assistants to help them take care of their business.

If you possess good customer service and data entry skills and you know how to stay organized you may find that you can easily earn cash on the internet as a virtual assistant.

• Internet marketing.

There are millions of different products and services available online. If you are interested in promoting some that are already out there because you need to start making money now you can give internet marketing a go.

This involves writing content or having others write content for you in a specific niche and then choosing affiliate products to market. When you sell a product or service you will earn a commission.

If you want to make even more money you could try coming up with your own product.

• Selling crafts.

Etsy is a really great website to sell any home goods or crafts. Personalized items do really well as do unique, one-of-a-kind items.

If you are creative and like making things you may find this method of making money at home profitable and enjoyable.

It is possible to make money at home online but it does take a lot of discipline and focus. It can be really easy to get sidetracked if you work at home because there is nobody there to boss you around.

To make good money you just need to find a good way to stay focused on your work.

Source by Steve L Hughes