How to be Successful Working from Home Without Getting Scammed
Since you came to this website, you are probably in the same situation I was in a few years ago. Seven or eight years ago, I started to research ways on how to make money from home. The job I had back then paid so little that it would have been better if they paid me with coupons. I had no job satisfaction, and I was going nowhere.
Searching the Internet, I found many “make money at home” programs online that guaranteed you to make money in only a few weeks. Well, I tried a few of these “success programs” only to be disappointed. Most of these programs didn’t work.
In Fact Many of Them Were Complete Rip-offs or Scams.
I wasted a lot of my own money but more importantly, I wasted a lot of my time. There was so much “crap” out there that I didn’t know what worked and what didn’t.
I eventually found success by doing lots of research, studying, and trial and error (with an emphasis on error). I want you to learn from my mistakes so you don’t waste any time and money like I did. DO NOT give your money to these companies that just want to rip you off!
Here’s the Steps I Took to Find Success Working from Home.
Let me start by being completely honest and blunt.
Making money from home is actually pretty simple, but that doesn’t mean that it’s easy. You don’t need to have any experience to start, but you will have to put in the time and effort to be successful. There are NO MAGIC BULLETS for success. There are so many scams on the internet that claim that you can make hundreds or even thousands of dollars in days with little effort. This is absolutely B.S.! If you think that you can make $1000’s of dollars in your first week I suggest you keep your day job.
However, making money online is a easier than most people think. You don’t need a college education or any specialized training. It is very possible that you can make 5, 10, or even 100 times the money you make now. It all depends on you. The more work you put in, the more money you will make.
So How Do I Make Money from Home?
Nearly all of the ways you can make money from home requires you to use the Internet. If you want to have a high level of success, you will need a website. Don’t worry though. Even if you have no idea how build a website, I can show you how to build one in minutes for free.
You don’t need to have your own products to sell. You don’t even need any money to start. In fact, you can make money from home 100% for free, without ever spending a dime. How is this possible?
It’s called affiliate marketing.
What Is Affiliate Marketing and Can Anyone Do It?
Affiliate marketing is basically you marketing a product or service for a company. If people that come to your website click on your links (which the company you market for will provide) and purchase something, you will receive a cut of that sale. It’s that straightforward. If you want to know more about affiliate marketing, I wrote a detailed article here.
But I Have No Idea How to Build a Website or Market Products!
No problem! As I said before, you can create your own website in minutes with NO EXPERIENCE whatsoever. I had no idea how to build a website when I started, but now it’s so easy ANYONE can do it.
As far as marketing goes, you do it all the time whether you realize it or not.
Telling your friends about a movie you saw last week or about that awful restaurant you went to yesterday is marketing. If you just put your words down on paper (or rather type it on a computer), you can be making money online.
That’s basically it! It is literally that simple. People write reviews all the time. The only difference is that you can make money from them if you know how.
I wrote a beginner’s guide on how to build a build a website and make money online. It will take you by the hand and lead you step by step to getting a website up and running. You can check out that guide here: The No Nonsense Guide to Making Money Online
If It’s That Easy, Why Isn’t Everyone Making Money Online?
I believe that there are three major reasons that stop people from making money with the Internet.
The first reason is that they just don’t know that it’s possible to make money online. Or maybe they assumed it was too hard or complicated. They immediately say things like “Oh I don’t know anything about computers.” “The Internet is too complicated for me.” “I can’t do that.” Yet if they only tried, they could be have success making money from home.
The second reason why people don’t find success is because they want everything to fall in their lap. Instead of earning money, they want to win the lottery or hit a jackpot in Las Vegas.
Success Doesn’t Just Happen!
If you only wanted to make some pocket money each month, you probably don’t need to invest a lot of time and effort.
On the other hand, if you are tired of your boss, low-pay, and/or your job, you’ll need to put in the time to be successful enough to quit your job and work from home. It will take a lot of work, but I’m willing to bet that it will be less work that you do now at your current job….and it will be much more fulfilling. The freedom you will have by working from home and being your own boss is priceless.
The third reason is probably the most important. Most people don’t find success because they don’t take action. The secret to ANY success in life is taking action RIGHT NOW and NEVER GIVING UP until you get what you want.
Don’t let fear or laziness control your destiny. If you want to change your life and make money from home, TAKE ACTION RIGHT NOW!
So What’s the Best Way to Get Started Right Now?
Most of the programs I tried were a WASTE OF MY MONEY! Some of them were even scams and I learned nothing of value from them. However, there is one program I highly recommend. In fact, it’s not even a program.
It is an online university that gives you an EDUCATION on how to find make money successfully online.
It is called Wealthy Affiliate. This community is made up of many successful people who can help you through your journey. Everyone helps one another to become more and more successful. You can ask any question you have and someone will be there to answer it for you. The best part about this community is…
All you do is sign up (no credit card needed) and you’ll have access to all the tools you will need to make money online. You can even build two websites for free and start making money right away. These websites can be built in 30 seconds using their free services.
You can sign up and use many of the services and resources on the Wealthy Affiliate site for free. They also offer a premium membership where you’ll have access to more resources and opportunities. Kyle and Carson (the creators of the site) believe that what they offer is so good, you’ll want to upgrade to a premium membership.
If you are serious about making money in the most efficient way while getting help from a community of successful people, Wealthy Affiliate is by far the best resource out there. In fact, it’s the only resource like it out there. They don’t just tell you want to do to make money, they give you and EDUCATION on how to be successful working from home. I cannot recommend it highly enough.
You can make money without ever having a premium membership. So try it out and see what you think. You can upgrade later if you choose to.
So do yourself a favor and get a free account right now. It can change your life. Don’t put your dreams on hold for another second. Start your journey to success right now! If you do, by this time next year, you could be making enough money to quit your job and live the life you truly want to live. Be your own boss and get paid well for it!
If you have any questions or concerns (I know I had tons of concerns about making money online) feel free to leave me a comment below and I’ll answer your questions the best that I can. Or you can find me in the Wealthy Affiliate community here.
Take care and live your dreams!
I’ll see you on the other side. 🙂