How to Stay at Home and Earn Money

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How to Stay at Home and Earn MoneyIf your goal is to learn how to work from home and make money online then you are at the right place.

It’s not science fiction. You can actually earn money from the comfort of your own home right here on planet earth”.

What You Need

All you need is a computer and a few spare hours a week and you could eventually make enough money to leave your job, fire the boss and earn a living from home.

I will cover two main ideas about earning online and I will also tell where you can get the right education so you can easily achieve this.

There are various ways that you can earn money while you stay at home yet for many the easiest approach is to have someone else do it all for you.  But this is a BIG mistake. – Let me explain…

How to stay at Home and Earn MoneyStar Trek

One of the craziest things in American culture is the existence of the Star Trek  conventions.

Inspired by a T.V show that only ran for about three years in the mid-1960s (Way before there were the Star Trek Movies) and yet fans, most of who were not even born when the show was first broadcast, flock to these conventions by the thousands.

Fictional Language

Some of these attending speak to each other in “Klingon” which is a made-up language of some fictional planet in the fictional Star Trek universe.

I  have always wondered, as a made up language, how anyone would know what each other is saying.

Yet, all the participants who partake in these conversations all pretend they understand each other and that it all makes perfect sense to them. Yet for those of us that don’t understand what is being said, – well, we are the lesser mortals.

The Secret of the  Guru’s Secret

So, too is the made up language of the internet gurus who pretend to know the ‘secret’ to making a fortune online and who pretend to understand the hidden universal code of internet success and of course, for a few dollars – will share it with us.

Yes… you know what I’m talking about.

You have probably seen them, or perhaps even been sucked in by them, or fallen victim to their scams.

“Now, I cannot “see” the future and I don’t claim to be psychic, I don’t have a crystal ball and I certainly don’t read tea leaves… But, I can usually spot a ‘guru type scam’, by the fictional language they use”. 

Making Millions

There are many sites out there (in cyberspace) who claim to teach you how you can make millions overnight, or how you can become rich without doing very much, other than clicking your mouse a few times.

Of course, you should avoid at all costs, sites that claim you can make money in such ways. There is no such thing as an overnight success and the ones that claim this type of success have not made the millions they claim.  

Most traditional businesses that become super successful (apparently overnight) took at least twenty years to do so. As an example both, Apple (1977) and Starbucks (1971) started in the 1970’s, and didn’t really become a ‘success‘ till the 1990’s. Even Walmart who became an incorporated company in 1969, didn’t become the biggest most successful retailer in the U.S till 1989.

False Hope

The websites that claim to teach you how you can make millions overnight want you to believe them because, they hope to become rich overnight themselves, especially, if enough people fall for their “Klingon” secret language, fictional stories and their promises to “beam you up” to the planet of riches.

But believe me, here on planet earth, no one else is going to do it for you and also – (sorry to break it to you), but Klingon” is not even a ‘real’ language. (sorry Star Trek fans)

More Realistic

How to Stay at Home and Earn MoneyInstead, the more promising, realistic way to earn money online and to achieve a living from home is to build your own online business. To do this you will require a couple of things.

You will obviously need to have a computer with a decent internet connection and time.

Time

You need time to learn new skills such as how to put the framework of your business into place and of course time to acquire the proper mindset. And you need to time to grow your business.

Fortunately with an internet business, it doesn’t take twenty years to become a success.

Affiliate Marketing

Affiliate Marketing is the best choice for a number of reasons and is a time-tested strategy for making money online.

Fundamentally affiliate marketing programs are where a company offers to pay you for either a click through from your website, or for visitors signing up, or a predetermined percentage of a purchase made as a result of being referred from you to their website.

Even if visitors don’t make a purchase immediately, all is not lost. As some programs offer ‘cookie duration’ perhaps for as long as 30 – 90 days or some even for a lifetime. 

What this means, is that as long as the visitors have the cookie in their cache, you could still receive a profit from any sale they sub-sequentially make some time in the future.

There are a variety of affiliate payment programs that give you a choice of how and when you get paid.

To find out more about these affiliate payment programs see my post here

Education

To be successful with affiliate marketing, it’s always best to learn the basics of the affiliate marketing business and realize that sacrifices will need to be made by you in order to accomplish your goals.  To get to the top of affiliate marketing, you’ll need to make the necessary sacrifices and that means spending the time and effort to get the right ‘education‘.

Making it as an affiliate marketer will take time, effort, and a lot of hard work in the beginning. 

The more of these qualities you put into your business, the greater the success you’ll achieve.  You should always be willing to stick with your program and build up your earnings.

You should be ready to put in the most time during the first few months of your learning period and implement what you learn. Once your network begins to get established, your quality content gets indexed, your workload will lighten.

The Road to SuccessHow to Stay at Home and Earn Money

With e-Commerce booming and the internet dominating the business world, becoming an affiliate marketer is a very wise choice and currently.

There are thousands of online enthusiasts who are taking the plunge and joining the community of affiliate marketers. 

You’ll also need to design a variety of different strategies and methods, which range from creating websites to product promotion. 

Fortunately, there is an excellent place to get an education and where you can do it at your own pace and from your own place. Somewhere you can learn, that is straight, honest and down-to-earth.

Created by online marketers for those wanting to become online marketers and it won’t cost you a fortune or have you continuously buying ‘upgrades’ and ‘extras’ – like so many other programs.

Wealthy Affiliate

Take a closer look at Wealthy Affiliate here

You Can Start for Free

Best of all you can begin for free and stay a free member for as long as you like and if you elect to upgrade to a premium membership you know upfront exactly how much you will pay and the additional value you receive in exchange is worth way more than the cost.

How to choose the best affiliate marketing course

You not only get the education that you need to be a successful long term, online marketer. You also receive advanced knowledge about website construction traffic generation, SEO ranking, keyword research, content creation and lots of support and help and answers to all your questions from within the memberships community.

Building a Website

In fact, almost anyone can build a beautiful looking, revenue ready website in less than a minute, that includes hosting, auto-responders, indexing, spam protection and all the latest plugin technology for the efficient implementation and management of your entire website and you get this for free.sky-earth-galaxy-universe-large square

Yes, you can try it first, build a website or two and make money before you pay anything! And it available right here on planet earth.

Get Started Now

To learn more about how to work online at home and make money read a few more pages and posts on this site and one day you will be able to fire your boss, stay at home and earn money.

If you already know how to build a website or are currently online and are struggling to make a full-time income then you may like to view my post make money online fast.

How to quit your job

Finally

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About Peter

An International Speaker, Writer and Internet Marketer, living in Shanghai, China, teaching Business / English at a Chinese University and making a difference to the world. As well as bringing you great information and recommending awesome products that will make earning online while living internationally - a breeze. https://onlineaffiliatewealth.com/about-me

52 comments

  • Harjit

    Hi thank you for this post. Making money online through affiliate marketing is a great to make money and over time quit your day job once you are up and running. I agree with you 100% that it does take time…..maybe a lot of time for the business to really start rolling. It takes hard work and determination and like you mention sacrifice.

    This post was really well written and I really enjoyed reading it. Thank you!

    • Peter

      Hello, Harjit. Yes, to be successful with affiliate marketing, it’s always best to learn the basics of the affiliate marketing business and realize that sacrifices will need to be made by you in order to accomplish your goals.  To get to the top of affiliate marketing, you’ll need to make the necessary sacrifices and that means spending the time and effort to get the right ‘education‘.

      Making it as an affiliate marketer will take time, effort, and a lot of hard work in the beginning. The more of these qualities you put into your business, the greater the success you’ll achieve.

      Thanks for your comments 🙂

  • Mallory

    Great post! It is so true that nobody can do anything for you except you. I have almost fallen for a couple scams because some people do make it seem so easy! It is so easy to fall for those because many times it is influential people who sell them. Thanks for these tips!

    • Peter

      Hello, Mallory.

      Yes, you’re right the more promising, realistic way to earn money online and to achieve a living from home is to build your own online business. To do this you will require a couple of things. You will obviously need to have a computer with a decent internet connection and time to learn new skills and to grow your business.

      Fortunately,
      there is an excellent place to get an education and where you can do it
      at your own pace and from your own place. Somewhere you can learn,
      that is straight, honest and down-to-earth. Created by online marketers for those
      wanting to become online marketers and it won’t cost you a fortune or
      have you continuously buying ‘upgrades’ and ‘extras’ – like so many
      other programs.

      Thanks for your comments. 🙂

  • audra

    i love this site i found it easy to navigate and the layout is engaging and the content informative i also like the bit of humor you brought to it. The header picture i found drew me in i could see myself sailing living the life.Thank you very much for sharing this exciting and positive site.

    • Peter

      Hello, Audra.

      With e-Commerce and the Internet, dominating the business world, becoming an affiliate marketer is a very wise choice and currently, there are thousands of online enthusiasts who are taking the plunge and joining the community of affiliate marketers. Fortunately, there is an excellent place to get an education and you can do it at your own pace and from your own place. So today there is little excuse for anyone not being able to become a success online. Thanks for your comments. 🙂

  • SmileAfresh

    Hi Peter,
    Thanks for your insights on earn from home enterprises. Personally, I am very hopeful that one day I’ll be able to have a fully functional online business that will bring me loads of income.
    Like you’ve said, this cannot be expected to happen overnight. You’ve encouraged me a lot by giving examples of Starbucks, Apple, and Wallmart. Now I know better. I’ll not be impatient anymore.

    Assuming I have only 1 hour per day to work on my online business, how long would it be until I can have a steady income of, say, $10 per day?
    Thanks.

    • Peter

      Hello, SmileAfresh Thanks for your comments and to answer your question It really depends on what you do with that one hour a day. I suggest to use that time to go through the Wealthy Affiliate training program.

      When you are ready to start, start with one site and make it into an authority site, step by step – don’t try to rush it. “Slow and steady” wins the race. If you’re serious about making money online in the least time possible with little effort, then The One Thousand Dollar a Month Blueprint.is well worth checking out.

      As far as time goes that really depends upon what you are doing with your time and the effort you put into building your business.

  • isaac

    I love the star trek analogy – it seems too many people are using difficult words just to sound like they’re the guru of internet marketing and using their service will immediately catapult unsuspecting people to riches. I’ve seen a lot of these ads and it make me feel sick that anyone can be this heartless.

    By the way Peter, what’s the average time frame that we can expect to start making a consistent income? I’ve been an affiliate with Amazon for close to 6 months now and the income is not that great…

    • Peter

      Hello, Issac. I have a recommendation for you if you are selling Amazon products. You might like to take a look at my review of a product called Jungle Scout You will find it very helpful. Thank you for your comments. 🙂

  • Andy

    Hi Peter. As a Trekker myself, I love the reference to speaking Klingon. When you said that it really hit home to me. I’ve read articles, watched videos and of course been exposed to sales pitches where the people may as well have been speaking Klingon. It’s refreshing to see someone come out and speak in plain English about the dangers of believing some of these snake oil salesmen and give what seem to be realistic expectations. Will definitely be back to read more soon.

    • Peter

      Hello, Andy. I am pleased you have enjoyed my ‘StarTrek’ article and happy that you want to come back and read some more. Yes, Unfortunately there are many sites out there (in cyberspace) who claim to teach you how you can make millions overnight, or how you can become rich without doing very much, other than clicking your mouse a few times. Of course, you should avoid at all costs, sites that claim you can make money in such ways. There is no such thing as an overnight success. Thank you for your comments. 🙂

  • Juan Valles

    Hi Peter,

    I love your comparison of people having a conversation in Klingon to “gurus” that claim how to make a fortune. Great job and very funny!

    You are completely right about what it takes to make money. It’s not a race. And there is no guarantee that following any particular process is going to make you successful. But what I bet you can agree with is that it takes time to build wealth no matter what path you choose. It will take dedication and sacrifices. Some large, some small.

    Being an online affiliate marketer is definitely one very good way to go about building wealth especially if you find yourself in circumstances like being a stay-at-home parent, disabled and can’t really leave the house, or whatever other countless reasons. Great advice!

    • Peter

      Hello, Juan Yes I agree making money does not happen over night (short of winning the lottery) Most traditional businesses that become super successful took at least twenty years to do so. As an example both, Apple (1977) and Starbucks (1971) started in the 1970’s and didn’t really become a ‘success’ till the 1990’s. Even Walmart who became an incorporated company in 1969, didn’t become the biggest most successful retailer in the U.S. till 1989. Thank you for your comments 🙂

  • Darin

    Your website looks really good. The content is engaging and really interesting. Love the humor as well. Just after the first video in the title just bellow it you missed a word. “look” needs to be added. The second video is awesome! I’ve seen it before. If you’re going to quit your job, that’s the way you do it. Great job. Hope you have over the top success with it.

    • Peter

      Hello, Darin Thank you for your ‘eagle eyes’ I have fixed the typo and again thank you! for your attention. Pleased you enjoyed the post and I hope you enjoy the eBook that is coming your way. 🙂

  • niazdoc

    hai peter
    i have to say ,your website is like a joyful ride.With so many stories and fiction . I love the way startrek story given. And about the content, you are in the right track . Internet is overwhelmed with tremendous amount of money making tools. If those were true , all the people in earth already entered the billion club. But WA is really a working option, its my experience too. you can make true money using WA knowledge . Anyway Thanks for the share .

    • Peter

      Hi, Niazdoc Thanks for your comments and yest the Star Trek story is a good one and illustrates the point rather well I thought. Anyway enjoy the eBook that is coming your way. Thanks again 🙂

  • Marty

    Thank you, Peter, for some excellent advice on home business.I briefly entered the world of binary trading and found many promises of vast fortunes that could be made by systems put together by experts.
    Your advice to build your own business instead of relying on the so-called “experts” is spot on.
    I think your knowledge of the topic will help many who want an honest way to learn to build their own business.

    • Peter

      Hello, Marty. Yes, There are many sites out there (in cyberspace) who claim to teach you how you can make millions overnight, or how you can become rich without doing very much, other than clicking your mouse a few times. You should avoid at all costs, those sites that claim you can make money in such ways. There is no such thing as an overnight success and the ones that claim this type of success have not made the millions they claim.

      To be successful with affiliate marketing, it’s always best to learn the basics of the affiliate marketing business and realize that sacrifices will need to be made by you in order to accomplish your goals. To get to the top of affiliate marketing, you’ll need to make the necessary sacrifices. Making it as an affiliate marketer will take time, effort, and a lot of hard work.

      Thank you for your comments 🙂

  • Kay MB

    I really liked your article. I liked how you put a realistic spin on making money from home and took some of the fear and mystery out of it. I also like that it was easy to read. I absolutely love the video at the end. It was a nice touch to the article. Very funny!

    • Peter

      Hello,Kay.

      To be successful with affiliate marketing, it’s always best to learn the basics of the affiliate marketing business and to also realize that sacrifices will need to be made by you in order to accomplish your goals because making it as an affiliate marketer will take time, effort, and a lot of hard work.

      But the effort is well worth it and it’s a great lifestyle once you get over the first few mountains. Enjoy the ebook that I am sending your way. Thanks for your comments 🙂

  • earnrecurringrevenue

    Very informative thorough review. It is very helpful how you included honest well written information within your post. The content within this post is very helpful to any entrepreneur. Interesting article, I like how you broke up the info within the post to avoid long paragraphs. Great content and post keep up the good work. It is very helpful how you included legit work from home opportunities.

    • Peter

      Hello, Thank you for your comments.There are many sites out there who claim to teach you how you can make millions overnight, or how you can become rich without doing very much, other than clicking your mouse a few times. You should avoid at all costs, those sites that claim you can make money in such ways. There is no such thing as an overnight success and the ones that claim this type of success have not made the millions they claim. Hence the reason I wrote this post. Thank you for your feedback 🙂

  • mikePDES

    That’s right. Time, effort and hard work! There’s no magic formula (unless you’re lucky and win the lottery!).

    This is a good, honest write up, and as the advice goes, you can earn good money if you follow the steps, take time to work at it, and be persistent!

    Thanks Peter!

    • Peter

      Hello, Mike. Yes, the more realistic way to earn money online and to achieve a living from home is to build your own online business. To do this you will require a couple of things.

      You will obviously need to have a computer with a decent internet connection and time. You need time to learn new skills such as how to put the framework of your business into place and of course you will time need to acquire the proper mindset.

      Wealthy Affiliate is such a place to get what you need. Thanks for your comments. 🙂

  • Gary

    Finally, a sane and honest article on how to stay at home and earn money. I appreciate your integrity. I struggled for years to make money online and bought far too many scammy make-money-online products.

    I did not experience success online until after I made a conscious decision to stop chasing so-called opportunities. Instead, I decided to approach making money online as an entrepreneur with a real business.

    This decision led me to Wealthy Affiliate which I’m pleased to see you recommend. I highly recommend it too.

    • Peter

      Hello, Gary Yes, If your goal is to learn how to work from home and make money online then you are at the right place. Wealthy Affiliate is a great place to get everything you need. Thanks for your comments and enjoy the book. 🙂

  • Nelson

    very appealing article.. Thanks for sharing information on how to make money online. If you have never made a dime online this is truly a very difficult task.

    I feel your site is the type of site that shows alot of merit and care for your readers.
    I wish you the best of luck and bringing new people into the online space.

    Nelson

    • Peter

      Hello, Nelson. Thanks for you for your comments. I appreciate your feedback and I am sending you a copy of my book as a thank you for leaving a comment. 🙂

  • WealthandHealth2016

    Hello Peter, its me again,

    Since you seem like an expert on this topic, I dont know if this too broad of a question, for someone that wants to make $1,500-$2,000 a month, how many hours do I need? Also, should I focus my energy on one website or have more than one going?

    Your insight will be much appreciated.

    • Peter

      Hello, Wealthandhealth2016, Start with one site and make it into an authority site and when it’s making money then work on the second. Step by step – don’t try to rush it. “Slow and steady” wins the race. If you’re serious about making money online in the least time possible with little effort, then The One Thousand Dollar a Month Blueprint.is well worth checking out. As far as time goes that really depends upon what you are doing with your time and the effort you put into building your business. The answer is not a simple one – sorry. Thank you for your comments 🙂

  • Kevin Lim

    Hi Peter, this is a very interesting and informative article. There are many websites out there who promises that we are able to make millions within 1 or 2 months. It may be attractive but it is most probably a scam. I really liked how you describe the content and affiliate marketing is definitely one of the best ways to earn money online!

    • Peter

      Hello, Kevin Yes as you say, There are many sites out there (in cyberspace) who claim to teach you how you can make millions overnight, or how you can become rich without doing very much, other than clicking your mouse a few times.

      You should avoid at all costs, those sites that claim you can make money in such ways. There is no such thing as an overnight success and the ones that claim this type of success have not made the millions they claim.

      I sure you will also enjoy the book I am sending your way. Thanks for your comments 🙂

  • Roope

    Hi Peter,

    I started doing affiliate marketing last year and I’m still learning it. I am about to start in a new niche but it’s very hard to decide where I should start. Do you have some tips how to decide the profitable niche? I have been thinking a treadmill site because the commissions would be good but I don’t know if the competition is already too high. How could I measure the competition?

    • Peter

      Hello, Roope. For keyword research I use Jaxxy and it’s a great tool for locating low competition keywords. If your goal is to learn how to work from home and make money online then you are at the right place.Wealthy Affiliate is the place to begin you online education. Thanks for your comments 🙂

  • Lilg06

    Hey Peter, Thanks for providing insight about online marketing. I want to know more about affiliate marketing as I am new to this field where should I start? I don’t want to become a millionaire overnight (of course I want it but at the same time I don’t want to get scammed). Also, if I start now how much time will it take before I can fire My Boss?

    • Peter

      Hello, Lilgo06. To learn more about how to work online at home and make money read a few more pages and posts on this site and one day you will be able to fire your boss, stay at home and earn money.

      If you already know how to build a website or are currently online and are struggling to make a full-time income then you may like to view my post make money online fast.

      How long this will take, depends entirely on you! Thanks for your comments. 🙂

  • Effie

    Hello Peter! Very interesting and informative article. Making money from home or online needs a lot of work and you can’t make millions overnight like many scams online claim. I read some of your links and I really liked them. It seems that you want to help people succeed online. Thank you.

    • Peter

      Hello, Effie If your goal is to learn how to work from home and make money online then you are at the right place. Wealthy Affiliate will certainly get you there. Thank you for your comments 🙂

  • Bob Brooks

    Great post, love how you use star trek and the klingon language and compare that to the so called online gurus. I have fallen prey to their language for many years and would listen and then try to act on what the told me and it only cost me money. Affiliate marketing is the only real long term way to make money online. Your article will help so many, thanks for posting. Loved it

    • Peter

      Hello, Bob Yes, Affiliate marketing doesn’t require product development, dealing with customer complaints or refunds or even having to deal with customer support and this is why it is one of the easiest ways to start online and to earn profits. Thank you so much for leaving a comment. 🙂

  • Gary

    Peter,

    Thanks so much for this very enjoyable post.

    I grew up with the original Star Trek show on TV, I was in elementary school and was
    instantly fascinated by the characters and storylines.
    I still love the original show and the 1st 3 movies but I was never a fan of all the spin offs.

    I love the relatability you use with regard to Trek’s Klingon language and the scammers with their “Buzz Hype Scam Language”
    They all do it over and over each time re-wrapped with another look and slightly different “Guru Ease”!
    Great job, thanks again for helping to keep folks safe,

    Gary

    • Hello Gary Pleased you enjoyed reading my Star Trek post Thank you so much for your comments and yes keeping the universe safe from internet ‘scammers’ is my cosmic mission ha ha 🙂

  • Edmund Ilski

    Nice spin on the “Trekkies”.
    Good article.
    Video is cool 🙂
    Well done Peter.

  • Loes

    Hi Peter, to bad I can’t use the idea for quiting a job, I am freelance working and self-employed allready, but I do love that video very much! Greetings Loes

  • Gary K Waters

    Once again, Peter, you hit it out of the park. the use of the Star Trek metaphor was brilliant. this post should be read by all new people coming in to WA. Awesome dude,
    Gary

  • dlansing

    Hi Peter, that was really an enjoyable read. It was funny and interesting that you managed to relate between the aliens in the star trek with the other scam internet gurus out there. That was hilarious for me indeed. Next time I see a scamming internet guru, I will remember the alien’s klingon language lol! Thanks for sharing 🙂

    dlansing

    • Peter

      Hi dlansing Yes thank you I’m pleased you got the humor and thank you for reading and leaving a comment 😉

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