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Those years creep up on you, before you know it you will be looking forward to those lazy hazy days of retirement.
But what happens if you find your pension isn't enough to maintain your lifestyle.
The answer may lay in learning how to start your own business from home.
Starting a new career at 50 or beyond may not be everybody's cup of tea, but it is so easy nowadays with the world at your fingertips in the form of the World Wide Web.
Maybe you have looked after your pension fund and you are going to be OK thank you.
But on the other hand maybe you aren't ok, and you are thinking about making extra money to boost your pension.
Those extra little bits of passive income could come in handy for life's luxuries that you have been used to, and maybe it is something that you should think about.
If like me your pension isn't quite what you were expecting, it may be time to start thinking about creating an extra source of income, that you can do from the comfort of your own front room.
It’s never too late to start an Online Business.
It’s never too late to start an Online Business.
The fact is that people over the age 50, are in the perfect place to begin a work-at-home career.
With an empty nest, more confidence, experience, and wisdom, age 50 and above is the prime time to reach for the stars!
So where would you start, to find a suitable work from home job?
The internet offers numerous opportunities, but choosing the best opportunity for you is something that only you can answer.
What Opportunities Are There For Me?
There are many opportunities out there where you can earn money from the internet:
Just to name a few, but the work you choose has to be fun, you have to enjoy what you are going to set out to do, otherwise, it will become a chore, and the enthusiasm goes out of the window.
"Want something interesting and fulfilling?
Consider Affiliate Marketing.?"
I have been enjoying this work from home lifestyle now since 2014 and yes I have still got a lot to learn.
But it is such a great feeling when you when see your website actually being viewed by the world, it just gives me the passion for learning more and more.
If you want my suggestion, it would be Build Your Own Website, and get into Affiliate Marketing.
It is fun and you will get such a sense of achievement from it because it is your own creation.
Learn more about what Affiliate Marketing is all about.
Basically how it works is quite simple, build a website around an interest or passion, write content about different aspects of that interest, add links to goods or services that pertain to your content from major companies and earn a commission from any sales that are made through your site.
Let me give you a quick and basic example.
You are an avid gardener and you know everything there is to know about gardening.
You build a website and each post you write is about a different aspect or the gardening world.
Firstly you apply to gardening companies to become an affiliate, so that you can advertise their goods/ services on your website.
Then one particular post is about maintaining a lawn.
So you write a nice long post on the best ways to maintain and nurture a lawn.
During the post you use words like "lawn feed" or "grass seed".
These phrases are highlighted and you add a link to the product from the company you are affiliated to.
As people visiting your site read through and want to know more about "Lawn Feed" or "Grass Seed" they click on your link and hopefully buy the items.
The company know the sale has come via your website due to the fact that your unique ID number is attached to the sale query and you earn a commission from that sale.
And now I hear the negativeness coming from you.
"How am I going to make a website?"
It does sound difficult doesn't it but I can assure you it is the easiest of all the tasks.
You just need a good main frame website builder.
I personally use SiteRubix as I believe it is the best website builder in the world.
All the back office stuff is done for you, all you have to do is make your mind up what you want your website to be about, help in choosing your domain name is done within SiteRubix as well.
Choose a name for your website which can be very similar to your domain name.
Pick a theme, that's what you want your website to look like, then push the button and wait 30 seconds, hey presto you have a website all ready to start adding content.
It's that easy. Give it a try for free
"Why should I opt for a website"
When I started out I had no idea how to make a website, but the idea did intrigue me.
You see I am a golf fanatic and my immediate thought was that I could make a website all about golf.
You can quite simply create a website on anything at all, but my advice is to build it on a passion that you have, that way you will find it easier to write good content about it.
Of course, whichever form of extra income you choose depends on the free time you have and how much extra income you are looking for.
But if you are looking to bolster your pension and looking to start your own business from home, then monetizing a website should be your goal.
Also, you will find it gives you a great sense of achievement, seeing something come to fruition of your own creation, giving the information that your surfers are looking for.
Websites are all about good information, or products that people are looking for, helping surfers find that unique take on what they are looking to purchase.
"I really don't want to waste my money on something I know nothing about."
Yes, I totally agree with you, I had the same thoughts before I dug deeper into it and found out what I know now.
Steer well clear of sites that promise to make you rich overnight, it will not happen and also sites that ask for your credit card details before you have tried and tested the program.
Golden Rule......Never ever pay for anything before you have tried it out
It did take me 3/4 attempts and at a cost to find the real McCoy, but I found it and that is why I am trying to steer you away from the shiny object syndrome, sites that will dangle a carrot take your money and disappear like the proverbial rabbit in a top hat trick.
Don't get taken in with the idea that you have to spend hundreds of dollars setting up a website and learning what you need to know to continue getting your site earning you a living,
YOU DON'T !!
If I was to tell you that you can actually get your own website up and running, with lessons on how to get started without laying out one single penny, would I have your attention?
Good, so let's move forward and get you believing that you can do this with minimal outlay and no barriers.
Is an Online Business Really For Me?
An Online Business has no age barriers, no sex discrimination and no health issues.
Even if you are an invalid in some way or form as long as you have a computer and internet connection working from home is for anyone and everyone.
"I Would Rather Try It Out First Before I Commit?"
Consider Wealthy Affiliate.
With our handy site, anyone can learn all there is to know about setting up a home-based business.
We can help you find a topic to spark off your business and learn the importance of keywords, how to buy and name a domain, create your own website, develop content and ultimately monetize your niche.
Our site provides the most comprehensive guide on how to use the internet to your advantage.
If you’re interested in Affiliate Marketing (advertising a company’s product on your website and making money from the commissions), we want to help you make real money online, and also help you avoid online scams.
Why not try our 7-day induction course today?
We offer a series of 10 free video lessons and a way to create two free websites, absolutely free of charge, so you can understand how all this works before committing yourself to any financial layout.
Still not sure? Have a test drive.. you won't be charged a penny Guaranteed
Within this test drive, you will realise how easy it is to get an online business up and running, at the end of your free trial I will guarantee, you will have your own website indexed on Google and showing to the rest of the world.
What you do after your test drive will be completely up to you.
If you really want to enter into the online business spectrum, this can be done with continued education and all the help and support in running your business at a cost of $49 per month, yes just the cost of a cup of coffee a day.
But the choice is yours, there is no pressure for you to carry on if you don't think it is for you.
You haven't been asked for any credit card details so you are free to walk away unscathed.
Don't miss this opportunity for a free 7-day introduction that could be the difference in a carefree retirement or a living day by day retirement.
The choice is yours........
I hope I have given you some food for thought and would love to have any feedback, comments or if you have a question, left in the box below.
Have a great day.. and remember NO TRY... NO PAY