How To Make Money Online

 by: Andrew Daigle

It seems everyone wants to know how to make money online these days. There are many programs that allow people to make money but there are many more that are setup to take all your money and disappear. The problem is trying to find the good ones and stay away from the bad ones, and reduce your odds of losing money.

The trick to making money online is not rocket science. It’s quite simple actually. It all boils down to research, start small and diversification. You’ve heard about diversification a million times. The problem is that diversifying is very difficult for most people to do because they get too caught up in one program, or stock or whatever it may be. They see huge gains and think if they can make this much money with a small investment, they can make much more if they invested even more money. Then if their investment program fails, they’re out 100% of their money. This happens time and time again and so many people don’t learn from their mistakes. They rationalize that the current program is nothing like the failed program and they do it all over again.

You need to diversify with any investments you decide to pursue. One of the hottest things going today are programs called Paid Autosurf programs. There are a handful of reputable companies that pay nice returns to their members for browsing through their advertisers websites. This is such huge business that more and more large corporations are offering these programs as well.

As great paying programs come along then it’s only natural that all the scam sites and thieves come out to take advantage of the opportunities. That’s just the way it goes these days. You need to be very careful. Some of these great looking websites come across as being sincere and honest and they have only one objective. To get lots of members and one day close up shop, and take everyone’s money. This happens every day.

That’s why you need to research the programs you join, invest small and diversify across a few programs. So if one of them doesn’t work out, you have the other programs picking up the slack as you replace the failing system. You also need to start small and build up your investment amount. If a program takes a minimum $4 investment, then invest about $20 to see how it goes. When you make a profit, reinvest until you’re using your earnings to generate more income. Then you have nothing to lose. You’re now using the company’s money to generate a nice income. As you start to make more money, reinvest a portion and take some money out to pay yourself. That’s it. If you do this with a few programs, you will maximize your earnings and minimize any losses.

The other thing to be careful of are mirror websites. These are sites that look exactly like a well know respected website, but have links that are designed to steal your information. As you type in your username and password, these scam sites steal your information, go into your real account and rip you off. You also need to protect your PC from viruses and spyware. Some of this spyware can be very nasty and steal all your login names and passwords. You should protect yourself regardless of joining these programs. If you do online banking or any sensitive business on your computer, you need to be very careful and protect yourself from these threats.

As with any investment, there is some level of risk. Don’t invest more than you can afford to lose and always start small and build up your accounts as you earn money in the programs. If you follow these simple recommendations, you will do very well for yourself. Also, don’t get attached to any one program. Even if one of the programs pays the best and seems like they will be around forever, please remember nothing lasts forever. Even the best run, well intentioned businesses can fail. Just remember to diversify and you’ll be fine.

Copyright 2005 East Tech LLC

About The Author

Andrew Daigle is owner and creator of many websites including CashCurve at, a free online business opportunities site, a Free Traffic Exchange at, DXInOne Free E-Currency Exchange Training Site, Free Google AdWords Training at

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