There are many ways how to make money with website. To create and effectively promote new website answer very important questions: what do you sell or going to sell? If you sell products you will need a e-commerce website. Do you sell service? if it is not the service that delivered over internet you technically do not making money with web site but attract customers. There are may reasons to have such a web site: to show off portfolio or promote and tell about services and there prices. Are there other ways to earn from website? Yes, if you create a popular resource and get high traffic you could sell advertising space directly, via Google AdSence or using referral links. If you create valuable content on your website you could sell subscription access and if you create a popular service you might charge interest from transactions. What do you what to sell?