Tariq wants to know the best way to go about answering people's IT questions online for a fee. I would say there are two ways of going about this, but only one of them really gets my thumbs up. Setting Up A Semi Automated System The first solution is to promote your IT services via your own blog, Tumblr, Twitter, Facebook etc and have a page on your site where people can ask a question and pay you via PayPal at the same time as submitting their question. In my view, this starts getting complicated and then you have to decide whether you're going to do email questions or telephone consulting and what to charge for each. And in truth, there are lots of Ask The IT person sites online, and that's not to say they don't have much value, but unless you target your market specifically, and I would say among small businesses who need regular support, it can be a little hard to get noticed. Here's my preferred suggestion ... Create An Ask The Tech Guy Kinda Site Oh, but isn't that the same kind of thing, Trish? No, I'm talking about answering people's questions for free, building up traffic to your site and then encouraging specific IT partnerships where you get paid ... passively ... and massively in the end we hope. The site I would encourage you to take a look at, is AskDaveTaylor.com. I've known about Dave Taylor for some years now and I know he makes a handsome sum answering people's tech questions, but also, because tech guys (and gals) tend to be very passionate about their work, people will offer to create content for your site, for free. A lot of college students do this just for practice sake and because they spend a lot of their time with their head in tech books, on tech forums and on tech sites. This will take the pressure off you in more ways than one and free you up to build some relationships online via social media sites and build up a stream of traffic. Have a Burning Question or Feedback? Leave a comment below Record your question here Use the contact form. I Can Help You Launch Or Improve Your Blog I'm available for one-on-one coaching and consulting to help you launch or improve your blog and online visibility.