As you are an old member you might be aware about this site fully and there are many earning opportunities here if you submit your contributions in various sections and also take part in the contests being arranged time to time.
Apart from this site there are many opportunities in the net but please note there will be a lot of rush everywhere to make some money and you will have competition everywhere and it is not easy to make a quid buck in the internet. There are some sites which are reliable and authentic but require a lot of hard work if you are really interested to make money there. Let us go through some of these options.
1. Survey sites - There are many survey sites which remunerate the person who completes it and it is the easiest way as does not require much skill and knowledge. One has to complete survey which normally takes 15 to 30 minutes and depending upon the level of the survey the remuneration can vary from 0.5 dollars to 2.5 dollars per survey. Some of these sites are ViewpointPanel, Lifepoints, Swagbucks, MySurvey, MyPoints, SurveyJunkie etc. Please remember that some sites pay in points and they will be converted later into money. One more thing that one has to remember is that the survey is to be taken at an earliest as it may close anytime. Do not cheat and do not give incorrect information especially the variation in personal information like gender, age, income group, interests etc. If you do that even by mistake, you will be removed for that survey job and survey will be terminated.
2. HubPages - If you have interest in writing and you can create high class articles then this is the right place for you to earn. Google Adsense account will be required for earning here. There are other sections also like forum section, review section etc.
3. Amazon Mechanical Turk - They recruit contributors for their site time to time and you can have a look there that whenever they open for vacancies one can register there as a Turk (worker). There will be a number of small jobs which can be taken up and one can earn some money in the process.
4. Fiverr - This is a site where all sort of jobs are available like editing, writing, correcting, proof reading etc and generally the remuneration starts at 5 dollar per job. One has to grab a job, complete it to the person's satisfaction who has posted it and then the money will be paid through Fiverr.
5. iWriter - This is a content and article writing place and there are associated earning opportunities here.
There are some other sites also where one can explore for making earnings. These are as -Wordpress, Crack, About, KnowledgeNuts etc.
Knowledge is power.