Articles on How to Make Money from Home

The articles listed below cover tips and techniques on making money from home. Click the headline to read the full article.

Unretirement: Best Ways for Boomers to start making money online, and why they should

For those of us who are Boomers, or late Generation-Xers, and who have good jobs with good companies, here’s something to keep in mind: The older we become, the more likely that it will be us, rather than our younger colleagues, who will be downsized when the cost-trimming starts. And, of course, getting a new… Read more

Wealthy Affiliate Free vs Premium – How do I Choose?

I’ve been a member at Wealthy Affiliate for a year now, and I’m often asked which plan offers the best value – the Starter (free) Plan or the Premium Plan. The answer actually depends on a number of things:Your current level of Internet Marketing knowledge and experienceThe amount of money you have available to invest… Read more

The Crash is Coming – are You Ready?

Updated – 15th August, 2019 I originally wrote this article at the end of November, 2018. Since then the stock markets in the US and Europe have been volatile but, over the past 10 days, the trend has been very firmly down. There are a number of factors:The level of debt that I described back… Read more

The Wealthy Affiliate Program – Affiliate Marketing Training for Beginners

60-second summary: I’ve expanded on all these points in the full review, which you can read below. This is a 60-second summary setting out the main pros and cons: 1. Pros One-stop-shop. Everything you need to start earning money online in one place The most comprehensive training on affiliate marketing for beginners that I’ve foundThe… Read more

You’re an Avon Lady Promoting an Unverified Product

That statement in the title is a quote from someone I had been connected with on LinkedIn when he realised I was working with Trivita. Since I’ve been an Independent Trivita Business Owner I’ve occasionally been surprised at the reaction I’ve got from people when they’ve found out. They’ve ranged from me being told I’m… Read more

8 Ways to Make Working at Home Productive and Enjoyable

Update: 4th October, 2020: With large numbers of people working from home as a result of the Covid-19 pandemic, I reviewed this article that I wrote back in 2012. It’s as relevant today as it was when I wrote it. Original article starts here: If you’re one of the millions who travel 2 hours to… Read more

If You Want to Make Money Online Sell Something

A statement of the obvious? Not necessarily. When I first started researching the idea of working online I found a gazillion sites offering me ‘foolproof’ systems that would ‘guarantee’ to have me earning thousands a week by this time next month. And none of them involved a product. Many (if not most) of the MLM… Read more

How Can I Earn a Passive Income Online?

You can’t. It’s that simple. The concept of earning a passive income online is one that’s mostly peddled by people trying to get you to buy their Internet Marketing book or join their Internet Marketing related membership site! If you haven’t worked online, or in Marketing, before you’re going to have to learn some new… Read more

5 Ways to Turn Recessions into Opportunities

With levels of personal debt at all time highs, plus falling home equity values, feelings of insecurity during this pandemic-caused recession are even stronger than usual. That usually sends people into ‘survival’ mode, which is the worst mode to be in. Time to develop a side hustle Any business knows that you should never have… Read more