The question of how to make money fast on the internet is asked time and time again. This is because there are ways; in fact, the simplest way to make quick money, away from maybe gambling, is the internet. Best of all, this way is not nearly as risky as gambling, as you can choose which ways you would like to make the money. The only way to fail at making money online is if you simply do not try. You also do not have to be experienced in selling products or a computer whiz to do so. A decent handle on the internet, such as e-mail and search engines, will suffice.
One good place for a beginner is either eBay or Craigslist. On either site, or even both, you can easily register for free and watch any provided videos or read any instructions for beginners. This will help you learn the rules and lingo, which may help you communicate with other users. Knowing how things work and what to say will also make you appear more experienced to others online.
You can get started selling items on either site immediately. You can put your stuff up for auction on eBay, or just create a "Buy it now" price, which allows both you and the buyer to bypass the sometimes lengthy auction period. In order to get the most people interested in your items, you should take a picture so that they can see the quality of the item, as well as the authenticity of your ad. You should also provide a description, being truthful but at the same time pointing out the positive aspects of your item.
If you run out of items of your own to sell, you can use drop shippers, who sell their products much cheaper than normal so that you can later put them up for auction. These drop shippers even ship their products to your customers after the purchase. This is just another easy way to make fast money using eBay.
Craigslist works similarly, but you do not usually have to ship anything, nor is there an auction. Although the audience is not as big, as the site is local to your city, it can be an advantage not to have to ship your items. You can instead meet at a public place to exchange the item for the cash. This website allows your sale to be quick. If you like the auction aspect of eBay but do not like to ship items often, you can always sit back and watch the e-mails come in about your item posted on Craigslist, comparing offers you receive and sometimes giving potential buyers know what others are offering you.
Whether you decide to use Craigslist or eBay, you now know how to make money fast on the internet. The great thing about these two options is that you can also use them to market your business or service online and generate traffic to your website.