if you really think you have some skills then here what i will advice you :
1) First research and learn Bit SEO'ed Article writing , internet is full of Article writing tutorials
2) Write 5-6 Sample Articles .
3) Signup at www.odesk.com
4) Pass the Article writing and data entry skill tests
5) set your hourly work rate to $3 / Hour initially
6) Apply for 5 jobs per day , if you dont get work in first 7 days dont loose hope keep on applying
7) if you get a job there , complete that within given timeframe
8 ) once you complete there 5-6 Jobs increase hourly pay rate to $8 / hour
9) Build online presence create your portfolio and try to learn new skills i mean HTML / PHP / SQL / Flash / Adobe PS etc
10) Enjoy stream of cash !