How can I make money from my website?

Aside from having an e-commerce website there are several things you can do to make your website more profitable or at least pay the hosting fees.

Ads – Google and others allow you to place ads on your website and pay you for clicks from your site, a good starting place is

Affiliates – Many sites have affiliate networks where you are payed every time a paying customer originates from your website. Some good starting places are or

Sales – You can create and sell unique items through Cafe Press, all you need is artwork, once you upload it you can apply it to a wide number of products from mouse pads to t-shirts and coffee mugs.

Donations – If you have a good cause you can add a PayPal donate button and get visitors to donate online.