How To Start A Business From Home And Make Money At Home Without Being Scammed

21st September 2019


Define Successful Home Businesses And – Make Money Online In Home


How to start a business from home – The dilemma whether a home based business or a work from at home job will be a success or not can be nerve wrecking. So whether its a business or a job you should evaluate all aspects of your work from home solution before you actually start. Examine the pros and cons of a money making venture from home; especially its financial and commercial aspects before starting one. 


You should also always be aware that there are countless work at/from home opportunities that are downright scams.  They are more commonly know as Work At Home Schemes and a great many people have fallen foul of them in the past because they promise you that you will get rich in no time and all you have to do is pay X amount of money and you are good to go.  Always and without exception do your due diligence and research work at home opportunities thoroughly. 


Seek out reviews, go on Forums and ask questions of any and all work from home jobs or home business opportunities, look at online Notice Boards and ask people who are actually involved with a work from home opportunity.  They are the right people to ask because after all they are the ones who are supposed to be earning an income from it.


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The reason is most people lose money in their home based ventures, and especially a business they run from home. Why? Simply because the market is teeming with countless ideas for stay at home businesses. Every single day new schemes come into the market calling them money making home business and job opportunities. With a home business you could liken it to an iceberg.  Although its nice to look at on the surface there is a hell of a lot below the surface you have to be aware off. 


Steps to follow when deciding how to start a home business


The right money making home business: If you are planning to start home based business, choose a home business that interests you. Why?  If you are pursuing it just for kicks, sooner or later you are going to fail. Hence choosing the right kind of money making home business can be the deciding factor whether you will be successful or not. So do your research and then decide on which of the successful home businesses suits you and your particular knowledge, experience and your current circumstances.  


Study and investigate all your issues minutely: Do not leave your stay at home business solution midway and change to a stable but permanent job. This is the mistake most people in home based businesses do. Once you start a home based business, try to understand the nitty gritty of it. Also don’t expect that you will become successful within a few days or weeks of starting your work from home business. So stay put and work hard towards making your home based business an eventual success.  


Find a mentor: Successful home businesses will bring you rewarding results in the due course of time. At the beginning, there will be certain difficulties and problems associated with your work at home business which will frustrate you. Your mental and physical stress could well hinder you to resolve these issues. The best solution to such a situation is a partner or a mentor who will be at your side and guide you through the difficult times.


Make failures your strength: Once you decide on a stay at home business, make sure you allocate the resources in a planned way. And in spite of everything, you keep in your mind whether the home based business will actually make you money or not?


There are chances of failure in every business, and work in home businesses are no exception. That doesn’t mean that you should give up all your efforts and leave everything to fate. If any unfavorable situation has evolved, face it bravely with confidence. Start a home business only if you are comfortable with the idea. If your financial situation doesn’t permit you to take risks then its better to take up the idea of a work at home business solution whatever your financial difficulty is at a later time.


Remember, the success of your business depends on the way you project your business to the world. The success or failure in home businesses depends on the degree of confidence you have in your home business and also on your own abilities.



Lets move on to How To Achieve Success  – 

With A Home Business


Running your own home based internet business is a piece of cake. Right? Wrong!


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You’ve probably heard how easy it is to rake in tens of thousands of dollars practically over night, and how you can have all kinds of “free time” and extra cash for travelling and shopping…


Just throw up a web site, add a few affiliate links, post to some forums, Ad sites, and Directories and hey presto – you’re in the money!


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But the reality is this. If you want to succeed in your own home based internet business venture, whether it’s affiliate marketing or selling your own products, you will have to work at making it successful. You have to make it your job to succeed. You must treat it as your job, not as your hobby or a sideline.


It’s great to think that with just a few easy strokes you’ll be running on auto-pilot, bringing in loads of cash and then on to the next venture. But without some simple planning and consistent effort you’re setting yourself up for failure.


Here are a few tips to help you get started;


Organization Is The Key


Set Up Folders For Email Clients


You should set up a folder for each contact and keep important correspondence while deleting what you don’t need. If you belong to membership sites that require passwords, keep the “welcome” letters where you can find them.


Create A Home Page


For quick and easy access to all your important sites make up an HTML page with hyperlinks to your most frequently used sites along with a brief explanation of each site. Keep it on your desktop for easy access.


Stay Focused


Create a schedule/timetable and set aside a specific time for work.


It could be from 7pm-9pm every day or whatever time’s good for you. During this time do not get distracted from doing only what needs to be accomplished for your business. Try to use the same time slot every day so you get into a routine and get used to the working mindset.


Set Aside A Designated Work Space


Make sure that all your friends and family know that when you’re in your work area you’re off limits! No one’s to bother you. (it would be a good idea to pin your timetable where everyone can see it)


Finish One Task Before Starting Another


As the old saying goes, “Put one foot in front of the other.” Don’t start working on something new until the first task is completely finished.




Work the ideas that “work”


When you find something that works well for you work it hard and get as much out of it as possible. If you’re submitting articles to a certain site and they’re paying dividends, keep feeding the cycle.


Learn From Failure


Don’t get discouraged. Each failure’s just a learning process. Use any failure to your advantage by taking the lesson and applying it to your next venture.


Test, Test, And More Testing


Always test headlines and ad copy.  Small changes can reap huge rewards


With these few simple steps you will stay organized, stay focused, be consistent in your efforts and build a solid foundation on which you can build your internet empire!


After all, you are the one who will ultimately determine the success or failure of your business!


So how do you find a home business that stands a good chance of success?


Successful Home Based Business Opportunities

Exactly Where Are They, How Do You Find One?


There are thousands of people all over the world that would love to leave their current job for a home based business. These businesses appeal to people in more ways than one, and can be a great way to break out of the day to day routine.


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But the reason that most of these people do not make the leap is simple; they are scared of losing money, or being scammed. They know that if they leave their current job, and then end up failing in their home based business venture that they are going to be in deep trouble. Even though this is true, there are successful work at home business ideas that you can take advantage of. The best thing to do is stop reading about all of the negatives, all of the scams, and start researching home business ideas that will actually be able to help your situation.


The majority of people that are successful at running their own home based business are familiar with the industry that they are getting into. For example, if you are a journalist for a newspaper, why not start your own copywriting business? Perhaps you are a keen gardener or you like playing games online and off line. Creating and running a home business in a field you are familiar with and have some knowledge off would be much easier than trying to take on something you know absolutely nothing about. By having experience in the field that you are going to be working, you will immediately increase your chances of success.


On the other hand, there are plenty of people that do not like their current job and simply want to start something new. If this sounds like you, there are a few work at home ideas that are very popular the world to in niche marketing


The first one is setting up a website and selling or promoting products. Even though this may sound like a crowded market, you should be able to find a niche that has yet to be tapped into. But the only way you can do this is by researching what is already available, and then coming up with a way to do things better.


Often times, people will leave out the research phase and end up getting burnt in the end. By forgetting to do your research, you may open up an e-store that is exactly the same as five or five thousand other established companies. This will put you behind the eight ball from the beginning, and you will be fighting an uphill battle to even be competitive.


Contrary to popular belief, there are successful work at home business ideas that you can take advantage of. By determining what you want to do, and then completing the appropriate research, you should be able to get started in no time at all. In quite a short period of time you can be running your own company, and your past job will be a distant memory.


Of course its not easy to find a home business or get one started after you find it. As I said you should research and do it thoroughly. On the other hand you landed on this website where I have done tons of research over several years and put all this information together so you don’t have to do the research.


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This being so, if you want an internet home based business then my number one recommendation is to signup to a seven day free trial with the online company I’ve been ahow to start in a online business member of since 2014. It has all that you need to get started (see the graphic to right and below).


Click on the graphic and you are taken to a web page with a menu across the top and within those menu headers you will find all the information you need to decide if you’re ready to be your own boss with your own business.


It costs nothing to join and you can stay actually stay for as long as you like at no cost. If you want to go the whole hog then there is the one and only upgrade at the great price of $19 for the first month. After that its $49 per month but you will easily meet that cost from the commissions you make. There is also a great discount if you pay yearly that works out at about a dollar a day.


Its up to you folks, but at the very least visit the web page and then decide.


Onwards and upwards to your eventual success and I will be waiting on the inside to help you all I can as will the other million plus members of this great community.


My very best regards to one and all.


Robert Allan

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  1. That’s quite a Guide you have there. One thing that I’ve seen in it is the doing due diligence part, being ready for some hard work because that’s true. No worthy ideal comes without hard work and endurance.

    An entire industry awaits those who don’t do their homework, and that’s those who wind up in the Shiny Object Syndrome, which often costs them lots of money for little in return.

    I would tend to be very careful about pushing off some of the negatives. like scams. We NEED to know about them, not just about them, but how they work and how to keep from being taken advantage of. I might have misunderstood what you meant by just not thinking about scams, perhaps that was not thinking about them to the point where it stops one in his tracks from proceeding.

    One of the dominant themes on my website is teaching about the money-making and get rich quick scams (of all the many kinds that are out there) because the American public especially, has been so dumbed\-down by the media and consumerism that it is the most-targeted group by unscrupulous marketers.

    I do reviews on these bad products so I can turn around and show them to whoever will learn from them. I especially break down fraudulent advertising campaigns and explain each part.

    We can’t be afraid to get out there and get our feet wet but we also need to learn the enemy. This is how we deal with scamming.

    Your Guide is pretty thorough and well-written. I hope I’ve been able to add some value to what you have here.

    1. Hello Daniel and thank you for visiting and leaving your insightful comment.

      There is a lot of information within my article simply because there is so much information that isn’t really available to people who want to work from home.  This includes but is not limited to either as a home business or simply get involved in a Job they can make an income from instead of the usual 9 to 5.

      Of course it doesn’t matter whether it is an actual online business they want to take on or a job.  It all boils down to how they will approach it in order to become successful at it.

      You are also right in that there is the risk of the Shiny Object Syndrome where people are attracted to the idea of making easy money very quickly.  Also of course there are countless scams behind a great many of these opportunities as well.

      By the way I did add another couple of paragraphs at the beginning about how to avoid these type of scams.  You might like to browse it and I’m sure you will agree with what I have said.

      Good to know you are also very much aware of these opportunists that are out to dupe the unwary.  Most people simply don’t know enough about the internet and how to go about finding a bonafide online job or an opportunity to start up a business from their home.

      Thank you again for visiting my site and I hope you will visit again where I am sure you will find more interesting and informative articles to read.

      have an awesome day wherever you live in the world and I wish you much success with your own online efforts to earn an income from home.

      Warmest Wishes For That Success.

      Robert Allan

  2. Simon Crowe in Asia

    Thank you Robert, this guide is really helpful. I am one of those people currently looking for a way to work from home and I thank you for the sober reminder that yes, it does take work, discipline and good time management.

    You could say I’m currently ‘counting the cost’ in deciding whether or not to go for this…

    The free work from home training you get from Wealthy Affiliate mention.  How exactly do you earn money with them? They seem to have a really good reputation online. I’m thinking maybe the best option for me iust to start in the evenings and weekends until I’ve built up a sufficient income to replace my full-time income before finally making the leap in quitting my job (which I hate)

    Thank you in advance and sorry for the long essay. I’m just honestly willing to do whatever it takes to find financial freedom.

    1. Hello Simon and thank you very much for taking the time to leave a comment.

      All comments big and small are appreciated as it lets me know if the information I give in my articles is what my readers are searching for.

      Yes it does take work creating and building an online business you can work at from home.  Of course the same applies to a work at home job.

      A lot of people who would like to work from home whether it be a business or a job seem to overlook the fact that they are in essence their own boss.  Their own employer if you like, and they have to work at it to become successful.

      You can’t simply throw up a website and sit back waiting for the money to roll in.

      Also with a work from home job if you don’t do the work then you simply wont get paid.

      I always advise people who ask me about staring a work from home job or business to make sure they have the funds to actually keep them until they do start to earn an income online.

      I do this because it can and usually does take some weeks and even months before you will see any return on your investment of time and effort.

      Therefore if you already have a job then I suggest you keep it until you see some real money from whatever business or job you decide to do.

      Of course the more hours you can put in then the more quickly you will start to make money.

      Wealthy Affiliate will give you those free websites.  You will get the training, tips and advice and you will get 24/7 help and support all the year round wherever you live in the world.

      There are also well over a million members you can contact with a Live Chat function and you can also send them and the two owners private message.

      If you are not already of wealthy affiliate then I suggest you at least join for that free trial and contact me after you join and I will help you all I can.

      If after that free trial you decide its not for you then all you have lost is a week of your time.

      If you stay then you can for as long as you want to at no cost.

      Thank you for visiting my site Simon and please do come again.

      All the best for the future whatever you decide to do.

      Robert Allan

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