An interesting and modern way to make money is creating an online magazine.
An online magazine has some peculiarity of a blog and also some characteristics of an online newspapers, but it can usually be distinguished for the editorial control approach.
Magazines typically have editors or editorial boards who review submissions and perform a quality control function to ensure that all material meets the expectations of the publishers (those investing time or money in its production) and the readership.
Online magazines are sometimes called webzines, ezines and some social groups may use the terms cyberzine and hyperzine, with reference to electronically distributed resources.
Many large print-publishers now provide digital reproduction of their printed magazine titles.
This type of business will allow you to take advantage of creating a periodical without the printing and distribution costs.
How to Create an Online Magazine
After you decided the name of your online magazine, registered a relative domain and found a good web host ( see HostGator ), you have to produce great content that will be able to attract readers, layout pages and sell advertising space, but without the fixed cost of a traditional magazine as great advantage.
Choose a topic that you are very expert about, so you will be able to create a lot of original and interesting content in your online magazine.
As alternative way, or as help, you may think about hire some writers that will help you produce articles and you can find a lot of web resources in order to reserch for writers.
You do not need any special training or certification to learn how to start an online magazine, but if you have some experience in the publishing area it will be better for you.
Join the professional and social network related to your content, in order to attract readers .
Try to build a community for your online magazine, interact with readers, ask and get more comments and keep up conversation with them. You should also create a forum.
There are a lot of ways to get more traffic to your online magazine : for example, article marketing, forum marketing, subscribing your URL to Online Directories, and many other methods to attract more visitors.
Once you get enough traffic and readers, it will be not so difficult to sell some advertising space in your pages or sell related products with an affiliate program.
You will need passion, perseverance, patience, but if you keep up the good work, the results and success may arrive soon !
Good luck with your new online magazine !