The trick is to work from what you know. You are a Master Carpenter, so I am assuming your knowledge of carpentry is fairly vast. It can also be assumed that there are people out there that could use some of that knowledge. A website that sells some of that knowledge in report form could generate some cash. Reports might include
- Tips for hiring a carpenter
- How to become a Master Carpenter
- How to avoid code violations
- Basics for framing a house
You could also build an informational website for free and then sell advertising space on it. This would require you to build a substantial audience and would take longer than the first option.
I am basing this on the fact that you shared you were a carpenter. Look at your other itnerests and hobbies and find something you would enjoying sharing with others. The sites that I see that are the most successful are ones that people have a passion for.
As many times that I've searched (each search just confuses me more) I have a hard time figuring out how people are making money on line. It seems plausible to have 100 people per day sending someone $10 for a value service. The sites that scream "Make Money Here" are more hype than substance waiting to the very end, if at all, to say what the product or service is. I'm a professional nail pounder (Master Carpenter) so I admit to not being all that tech savvy. I can build a house and all the furniture that goes into it, but the INTERNET still holds mysteries.
So my question is, where dose a monkey like me do to gain a little cash flow? I'm sure that this question has come up before. At least in bits and pieces but I'm hoping that someone who started from scratch has some ideas they'll pass on. Thank you.