You can make money online by working at "get paid to" programs. For example, you can make money by reading commercial emails, by signing up to free trial offers or for posting messages to online forums. Get paid to programs are usually free to join. The work is easy and you can set your own hours. The snag with trying to make money from these programs is that your potential for making money is limited by the amount of offers the companies send you. You should not expect to earn a full time income from get paid to companies.