Many people are interested in making money online, but they are having second thoughts because of many scammers out there, and the legitimacy of various offers. Also they are concerned about possible amount of money that can be made online, and is it worth of time spent in front of PC. These fears are justified, but also there is a lot of legitimate ways of making money online, and there is a piles of cash waiting you to just pick it up.
One of the easiest and the smartest ways to start your online venture is affiliate marketing, and advertising affiliate products. To achieve success in this, you'll need to make blogs, websites, write newsletters, etc., and use all these mediums to serve ads and advertisements to potential buyers. Yes, it's true that this can be easy, and all you need to do is make some coding on your websites, and join various affiliate programs, and fortune is on it's way to you. But of course, all this will happen if you put a real effort in that, and all the fortune you'll make will be measured by the work you invest. Almost everyone can make a few bucks online, but only those who put enough time and effort will make much more then doing a regular nine to five day job. Many people try this, but they quit before they even by domain name and those basic stuff.
It's the easiest way, but affiliate marketing is not the only way to make money online. Selling various products through online shops can be a very lucrative way of online earnings, and easily can replace your job earnings within weeks. Buy different products on wholesales, and sell them on your website for a regular price, that's the way a lot of work at home mums are making their online income, selling children's products to other mums. Advertising these products just by contributing on mums forums, and just by being their selves. Think about it, and you'll be how easy that can be. So to speak, that's how the eBay got started! You just need to think out of the box, and look around your self, there is a lot of possibilities, and a lot of niches where you can make money online.
So, not to speak to much, conclusion is that there is a lot of money to be made working online, but only if you have enough determination, and willingness to put some effort in it.
The harder you work, the luckier you get.