How much can you earn online?

Many have tried to make money online and failed. You have to know the art and science of building a website that will be profitable. For those who succeed, some are enjoying really comfortable income monthly, here are just a few examples :

 

TechCrunch 

Founder: Michael Arrington
Estimated Earnings: $800,000 per month
Method of Earnings: Banner Ads

 

Perez Hilton 

Founder: Mario Lavandeira
Estimated Earnings: $450,000 per month
Method of Earnings: Banner Ads

 

Engadget 

Founder: Peter Rojas
Estimated Earnings: $300,000 per month
Method of Earnings: Banner Ads

 

Noupe

Founder: The Blonde Salad
Estimated Earnings: $200,000 per month
Method of Earnings: Private Advertising

 

Smashing Magazine 

Founder: Vitaly Friedman
Estimated Earnings: $190,000 per month
Method of Earnings: Banner Ads

 

Timothy Sykes 

Founder: Timothy Sykes
Estimated Earnings: $150,000
Method of Earnings: Product Sales

 

Life Hacker

Founder: Gina Trapani
Estimated Earnings: $110,000
Method of Earnings: Banner Ads

 

Gothamist 

Founder: Jake Dobkin
Estimated Earnings: $110,000
Method of Earnings: Pay Per Click

 

Tuts Plus 

Founder: Collis Taeed
Estimated Earnings: $110,000
Method of Earnings: Memberships

 

John Chow

Founder: John Chow
Estimated Earnings: $100,000
Method of Earnings: Affiliate Commissions

 

Venture Beat 

Founder: Matt Marshall
Estimated Earnings: $100,000
Method of Earnings: Pay Per Click

 

Slash Gear

Founder: Ewdison Then
Estimated Earnings: $80,000
Method of Earnings: Pay Per Click

 

Car Advice 

Founder: Alborz Fallah
Estimated Earnings: $70,000
Method of Earnings: Banner Ads

 

Gawker 

Founder: Nick Denton
Estimated Earnings: $60,000
Method of Earnings: Banner Ads

 

Dooce 

Founder: Heather B. Armstrong
Estimated Earnings: $50,000
Method of Earnings: Pay Per Click

 

Steve Pavlina 

Founder: Steve Pavlina
Estimated Earnings: $45,000
Method of Earnings: Pay Per Click

 

Expert Photography 

Founder: Joshua Dunlop
Estimated Earnings: $30,000
Method of Earnings: Product Sales

 

Shoemoney

Founder: Jeremy Schoemaker
Estimated Earnings: $30,000
Method of Earnings: Private Advertising

 

Coolest Gadgets 

Founder: Allan Carlton
Estimated Earnings: $30,000
Method of Earnings: Banner Ads

 

As you can see from the above examples, earnings can be very lucrative having a profitable website. You will be surprised that some of the very profitable websites are actually run by only one or few people.

The potential of making it a real business is there, the good news is that all you need to do is to gain the knowledge, learn the “magic” tricks (which I will be revealing here) and execute it. Don’t get me wrong, it takes lots of hard-work, discipline and persistence. These are the characteristics you need to have to learn how to earn money online.