If you are looking for a simple part time business idea, why not consider starting an online business at home. A lot of people are keen to make money from the web but most have no idea how to. You do not need much to get started. What you will need is the willingness to learn and the discipline to do the work. The only equipment you need is a computer with a connection to the internet. You can work anytime you like and if there is a wireless signal, you can work anywhere you choose to.
The simplest internet business model is the Affiliate Marketing route. Affiliate marketing is a business model where you sign up as the web marketing arm of a merchant. You are not working as an employee of the merchant. You are treated more like a value added business partner.
To start your affiliate business is pretty easy. Begin by doing your marketing research and determine which product or service you want to promote. Preferably, choose an item that has high growth potential and a lot of demand. Next, located the top merchant in that industry and visit its web site. If the merchant has a partner program, you will find a link to the sign up page. Key in your personal details and submit your application. Most application is free and when it is approved, you will be given an affiliate ID.
With your ID at hand, you can now start building your home business web site. You can design your own web page or you want outsource the work to a web designer. The most important part is to embed your affiliate ID in the web page so that you will be accredited when you make a sale.