It is possible to make money online even without a website. A very good example of this is affiliate marketing. You can still promote and sell affiliate products and services without the help of a stand-alone website. You can simply buy ads from advertising companies like Google Adwords and put your affiliate links into those ads. Or you can use social media and networking sites by incorporating affiliate links into your profiles, tweets, messages and shouts. But if you wish to maximize your earning potential, it is best that you get your own website. A website can easily double or triple your earnings. There are several options available for you in order to make a money making website. You can build your own if you know how to. In this way you control the features and overall look of the website. But if you are not an experienced website builder, it is best to get the help of someone who is.
Before you build your website, make sure you have already identified the ways you are going to use to make money out of it. This is important because you will have to consider them in creating the sections, the content and the features of the website. A website that will serve as an online store will for instance be very different from a simple info blog. An online store has to include sections for product displays, photos and descriptions. It must also have an ordering and paying system installed. Order forms should be easily accessible for potential customers. On the other hand, a simple blog doesn't have to have the just mentioned features of an online store. All that a blog really needs are sections for the main content, archives and the about section. All other features are discretionary.
The efforts spent to make a money making website can be hard and very time-consuming but they are all worth it.