earn_free_money_online_hard_workFor every person hoping to earn free money online, there is a scam artist just waiting to cheat them out of that dream.

The sad thing is that if those individuals were to find the right programs, their dreams of building an online business could come true. The fact is that achieving recurring income freedom is easier than you might think, but it does not come free.

Like all things in life, you should be wary of deals that sound too good to be true. You should also be wary of programs that charge an arm and a leg to claim to teach you the secrets to their success.

The real secret to building a passive income online is hard work.

Why You Can’t Earn Free Money Online

No Money comes free. Online business opportunities are no exception.

There are a ton of reasons you can’t actually get free money online, not the least of which is that if it truly were possible, everyone would be doing it! That’s just not sound economics.

More practically, free money doesn’t exist because in order to produce anything of value, you either need to invest time or invest capital to develop your business.

If you have the time to put in, you can develop a successful business for very little money (you do all the work), and if you have the capital to put in, you can develop a business for very little time (pay someone else to do it!).

No matter how you at look at it, though, you do need at least a small budget to get started with your online business. Read more on budgeting here.

Information, Not Money Is Free

What is free, however, is information. There are lots of great resources available online, ranging from free blogs like this one to paid trainings.

If you’re serious about trying to make a living online, I suggest you learn as much as possible about how to build your business and lay the right foundation for success.

The best way to do that is to work through this free, guided course, which will teach you step by step how to get your business up and running in no time!

You can also read more about whether building an internet marketing business is right for you or, if you’re to start earning money online, you can read my post on how to get started with affiliate marketing.