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1. Who can work at home?
2. How much money can you make working at home?
3. What kind of business can I start at home?
4. Do people lose money working at home?
5. What benefits are there working at home?
6. What do I need to work at home?
7. How many hours per week do I have to work?
8. How do I promote/market my home business?
9. Are MLM's scams?
10. Can I run more than 1 affiliate program at once?
11. How can I succeed at affiliate programs?
12. How do I build a web site?

1. Who can work at home?

Almost anyone can! But how successful you are depends on your personality and skills. You need determination and a strong will. If you can answer 'yes' to most of the questions below you'll likely succeed working at home.

  • Are you a responsible person?
  • Can you teach and lead others?
  • Are you a self-starter?
  • Are you organized?
  • Do you get along with others?
  • Can you make decisions easily?
  • Are you a hard worker?
  • Is your health good?
  • Can you complete a job once you've started?

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2. How much money can you make working at home?

That depends entirely on you! The amount of money you make at home relies on several things. How much time do you have to devote to working at home? How focused and willing are you to make working at home succeed for you? How much money are you willing to get your business into high gear? There are many factors involved. I know people who make only $10 per month because they can't or don't put much effort into their home business. However, I know some people who make upwards of $10,000 per month after just a couple of years because they work hard at what they do. So, it is completely up to you as to how much you make by working at home!

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3. What kind of business can I start at home?

There are literally hundreds of home businesses that you can start! There are no guidlines as to what kind of home business you can start. You can work at home without a computer, or you can start a home business right online! To see dozens of offline businesses you can start visit my Joblist Page. Or, if you'd like an idea of what kind of businesses you can start online, visit my Business Opportunities Page.

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4. Do people lose money working at home?

Yes. People can and do lose money working at home. That is why you need to go in with realistic expectations about what you can and can't make. It is equally important to do extensive research as to whether an opportunity is a Scam or not. Many a person has fallen victim to scams and have lost literally thousands of dollars! Take your time to research what's out there and how to Promote your site effectively!

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5. What benefits are there working at home?

There are several benefits to working at home. Some being: Not having a boss to take commands from, no commute to work, no fear of being fired, start work when you want, take as long a break as you want, spend more time with family and the list goes on! While there are many benefits to working at home, there are a few negatives as well. Some are: Incoming income is not steady, more distractions at home, you need to take care of your own taxes, dental, medical etcetera. I feel, however, that the benefits outweigh the negatives!

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6. What do I need to work at home?

There are many things you need to work at home. Many items you'll need will depend on what you're doing. Are you babysitting? You'll need toys and snacks. Are you an artist? Well, you'll need painting supplies! Generally speaking, you'll need a small room that you can call an office. A computer desk and a computer are helpful. Paper, pens, notepads and other office supplies are very helpful. And remember, because you are running a business, most of these supplies are tax deductible at the end of the year depending on where you live. Contact your local accountant if you are unsure what is tax deductible and what is not.

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7. How many hours per week do I have to work?

While there is no set answer to this question, if you really want to succeed at building a home business, you'll need to put in a lot of hours in the beginning. The time spent at first will build a nice strong foundation for your home business to succeed. Many people spend upwards of 40 to 70 hours per week for the first half year to year. Once your business is up and running, depending on how much leasure time you want and how well your business is doing, you can pare your work hours down to 20 per week, or even less. It really is up to each individual and their work situation.

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8. How do I promote/market my home business?

There are literally hundreds of ways to promote and market your business, whether you are working online or offline! And, to tell the truth, to really give your home business the good chance it deserves to succeed, you should try as many promotion and marketing techniques as possible to see which ones work the best for you. For an extensive list of promotion and marketing techniques visit my Promotion Page.

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9. Are MLM's scams?

Multi Level Marketing programs are much more legitimate now than many were in the past. But, because many people had bad experiences with MLM companies in the past, they automatically think that all MLM's are scams or pyramid schemes. Not so. Many large, respected companies such as Mary Kay run multi level marketing programs that are highly successful! To learn more about MLM's, please visit my MLM Information Page. As with any work at home business, you should check it out with a fine tooth comb to make sure it is not a scam!

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10. Can I run more than 1 affiliate program at once?

This is a question that I get a lot! The answer is yes, you can run more than one affiliate program at once. This is what I suggest though. If you are new to working at home and online I would recommend starting out with just one affiliate program. Learn how they work and how to make money with them. Once you have mastered how affiliate programs work, then look for others that compliment your site's content. Is your site about birds? Find affiliate programs where you can make a commission selling bird food, or bird cages. As with any businesses, you don't want to put all of your eggs in one basket, that's why I recommend you join several affiliate programs once you've learned how they work. I have compiled a list of what I feel are the 5 best affiliate programs around today. Top 5 Affiliate Programs.

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11. How can I succeed at affiliate programs?

This question depends on one thing. How much do you want to succeed at affiliate programs? What I mean is, would you be happy making maybe $100 per month to help with the bills, or do you want to make affiliate programs a full time income, pulling in possibly $10,000 per month? If you want affiliate programs to bring in a full time income, then this is what I would suggest. Build a web site about something you are interested in or passionate about. Why? Because once you build a good web site, finding affiliate programs to join which match the theme of your site will be easy! Not sure how to build a site? Well, then I stongly recommend you take a look at super affiliate, Ken Evoy's Site Build It. For a list of affiliate programs please visit my Affiliate Directory Page.

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12. How do I build a web site?

I partly answered this question in FAQ #11. Again, if you are new to building web sites then please check out Ken's amazing web site building kit, Site Build It. For additional peices of inspiration and crucial building blocks, I have compiled a list of essential steps for anyone who is building a web site. You can access that tutorial at my Build A Web Site Page.

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