Making Money Online At Home For Free

business-163467_1280People ask the question:

Is it actually possible for me to be making money online at home for free?  Or is this just a dreamland or a hangout for scam artists?

This article will show and explain to you effective, legitimate and proven methods.  We will discuss types of work available to do from home, what is most effective and how to start.

Make sure you read this carefully as it could be the information you have been searching for.


A Little Background

I was searching for more than two years how to go about successful online business.  I did not want to commit vast sums of money or join any ‘get rich quick scheme’ that promised much but delivered little.  I wanted flexibility and something I could grow long-term.  I wanted to earn significant money, not just a little pocket-money.

I tried a few different schemes and methods with poor success.

The opportunities I tried just did not have the required infrastructure, methodology or training to make it work.  I became sick of the upsells and unmet expectations.

My search and desperation lead me to some great understanding and finally arriving at genuine money making strategies – that can actually cost you $0.


Activity That Did Not Work


Frustrated, Ripped-Off, Confused

Here are a few things I tried that either did not work or did not meet expectations:

  • Working with net success lab.  They promised a lot but did not back it up.  I was inundated with more and more upsells but no real success.  Cost money.  Was confusing.  Note: many label them and their associates as a scam.  Even my Norton’s Anti-virus and internet security software blocks many of their sites as not safe.
  • Signed with a ‘work from home’ website.  They promised you could earn money through data entry and other tasks.  Cost $49.  All I received were 2 documents, including a huge list of companies I could apply to for getting work online.  This was certainly not what I was sold and I virtually made nothing from it, even after many hours of effort.
  • Taking online surveys gave some money but an hourly rate of probably about $2, not sufficient!
  • Data Entry for companies – being paid for each receipt I entered.  Again, pay was very poor – less than $1 per hour.  This can improve over time but only the top few ever make anything like a reasonable hourly wage.
  • Building my own website and attempting to sell Google advertising and Amazon products.  This failed due to lack of knowledge and understanding on my part in all areas of internet based marketing.  I also had the wrong platform and infrastructure to do the job

So, yes – I have been frustrated, ripped off and disappointed in my search for the right approach.

Making It Work

My frustration lead to a continuation of my searching.  I knew there were people making money online, I just had to find the method or system.

My research unearthed some great advice and here it is:

  1. Growing your understanding through training and support is critical to success.
  2. Working with something you are passionate about is a key to long-term success, not someone’s imposed ‘success’ system
  3. Your own website is essential for  long-term success, its like securing your own real-estate on the internet
  4. The correct infrastructure and tools maximise your chances of success
  5. ‘Get rich quick’ is a fallacy in life, even on the internet.  It takes skill, effort and persistence to make a sustainable, long-term income


Key Online Strategies

The best strategies for making money online at home for free involve:


Building a successful website with lots of traffic is the basis for long-term success.  It enables you to continually add content, the basis for providing increasing traffic.  More traffic =more opportunity for income.

Affiliate Marketing is the process of selling other companies products and services via your website and earning a commission in the process.  The most famous of these is Amazon.com but there are thousands more.

Advertising showing on your site is another key opportunity.  Once you have traffic, companies will pay to have their products and services promoted to your visitors.  You get paid when people click on the adverts.  Google Adwords is the most well known of these services.

Selling products and services direct to your customers can be a very profitable business.  This requires your involvement in the procurement of the products and fulfilment of the orders, so a lot more infrastructure and logistics than affiliate marketing.

Building a client list is also a very effective strategy as it allows you to target offers and promotions over a longer time period.

Note: All these strategies require you have your own website


For a more complete article on these strategies, read it here


Where To From Here?

So you are keen to do something – something that will really build some long-term substantial income!

And, you need to do this without spending extra money!

Well, you are in luck – it is absolutely possible.


Here are the steps to follow to build your income with a $0 investment = free:



  1. Get some step by step training on how to build your website
  2. Sign-up for a free website
  3. Launch your website in less than 30 seconds
  4. Learn more and follow the process step by step
  5. Add content to your website – this is all explained in the training
  6. Get traffic to your website
  7. Make money from your website
  8. Grow your website and its traffic
  9. Make more money …


Note: this is not a ‘Get-Rich-Quick-Scheme’ but a systematic route to long-term online success and profit.

It will require learning, work and persistence.  But – if you are truly serious about being profitable online, this will do it.  And – you can repeat it over and over as you have learned what to do!


You can read more on Getting Started here


4 Step Wealthy Affiliate Process for Successful Online Business

4 Step Wealthy Affiliate Process for Successful Online Business



What I can offer you for $0?

I can provide you everything you require to get underway with making money online. All you need is a computer with internet access.

Here is what you get and all for free:


  1. 2 free websites
  2. Powerful tools to build your website – get it functional in less than 30 seconds
  3. Access to step by step training and guidance to build your website
  4. Access to the world’s largest online community of internet marketers – just like you will become.  This resource is incredible and will empower you to achieve your dream.


Click here to watch the video

Click here to watch the video – create your website in under 30 seconds!


You can start right now by simply signing up for free to Wealthy Affiliates, click here to get your free website underway


For a comprehensive review of Wealthy Affiliates and their program, simply click here to read.


I enjoy engaging with people who are genuinely interested in making money online.  Please feel free to leave a comment / feedback below.  You can also contact me at my Wealthy Affiliates Profile.


Thanks for taking the time to read this article.  I trust you enjoyed it and found it useful.









Richard Wagener


  1. Very clear and understandable instructions on how to start and grow a online business. I too was scammed many times so its good to hear from what seems to be a legitimate opportunity. Thank you for the information.

    • Jazmin – yes – this is the genuine thing and a great opportunity. It is not a ‘get-rich-quick-scheme’ but a genuine long-term training programme with all the tools to get the job done.
      Thanks again and all the best.

  2. I can tell your wrote this from the heart. Your authenticity went sky high in my view. I had to keep clicking to investigate more. I did exactly as you had hoped I would on your site. Fantastic work.

    • Hi Donna. Thanks for the comment and I hope that people can continue to gain trust that there actually is a way to make some legitimate money online!

  3. Hi Richard,
    I really enjoyed your article and I think it is written incredibly well!
    I understand being scammed and the search for a legitimate opportunity! I agree with you that if a person is willing to learn and work and be persistent they can build an online income. And I agree with you that the best place online to learn is at Wealthy Affiliate!
    Christa 🙂

    • Thanks for the comment Christa – appreciated. I truly believe that if people give it their best shot, they will not be disappointed.
      Regards and all the best


  4. There is real and factual information on this site. If I were looking for a make money from home connection I would definitely take this information to heart.
    GWaldron. Wealthy Affiliate member.

  5. Excellent job on the information and the content. There is plenty of valuable information here and I will have to bookmark your site for future reference. Thanks for all of the types on making money.

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