Making money online can be more easy than you may think. In fact you can make money using personal blogs. Take this one for example...a music personal blog. No is for whimps is some one's personal blog and i am sure by the amount of posts that blog has and the quality it does seem like it will have high standings in the search engines and a lot of traffic. If the blog owner of noisforwhimps decided to just add a few cpa offer with some of the music reviews or even a few adds in the footer they could make a little bit of extra cash for doing nothing but carrying on doing what there doing anyway.
Just thought i would point out this example of how you can convert a personal blog into a money machine.