There are many ways in which one can get a living. Today is just an overview of the ways where people can make a living off the internet. In a later posting, we will then discuss the different types of activities where people can make a living in depth.
Trading these days no longer require us to be present at site and have the stock ready at hand. With online trading, we can sell items to customers over the net without the need for huge stocks and overhead.
With the stock market equivalent able online, if you have the time you can actually sit at home and monitor the stocks around you and buy and sell accodingly. This is an increasingly popular method for making money online.
A common method of making money online would be advertisements. For this, you would need to have your own blog or social networking account so people can park ads at your site. An examples is like churp2 here