It is true that Internet is an information highway and millions make use of countless sites to get a lot of information. But it is equally true that it also presents endless opportunities to earn. By working for a few hours in your spare time, you can earn extra income and for this you do not need any special skills. Just a computer and internet connection is all that is required. There are various ways to make money online and it is not possible to describe all of them here. Here is a look at some of them.

If you do not have money to invest but desire to sell things using internet, you can now do so by opening an online store where you can display whatever products you wish to sell. You can sell through online shopping portals or through your own store. You do not need to buy the items and get a percentage of the total sales generated which is great considering your investment in the system is zero.

Filling up surveys of sites is another way to make money online. There are various sites having tie up with companies who advertise on their site. These companies have a questionnaire to fill which you can do very easily as your spending preferences are asked apart from the products that you use anyhow.

Pay per click (PPC) is a popular way to earn extra income from internet. These sites show you advertisements that you have to click and watch for a certain time, normally about 20 seconds and then mover forward to another advertisement. With every click, you get a small amount that is added to your account which can be redeemed later on after it has crossed a minimum limit for payout.

Earning through writing is another attractive way of making money online. If you think you have a flair for writing, you can either start your own blog or write for others in lieu for money. There are companies who pay money for writing favorable reviews of their products. These are sponsored blogs where you will review products of different companies for money.

If you have any talent, you can work as a freelancer to provide your services to employers sitting at home. You could be a graphic designer, programmer, web designer, or a writer in any particular field. This is easy as you get assignments and you get money after completing and submitting them.