For everyone looking to start a home based business working online you are going to find that you may run into a lot of scams. In this article you will learn about what I do and if you do the same things I do, you are guaranteed to succeed.The first thing you need to do when pursuing your dream to work from home is to decide what it is you want to do to make your money online. Once you know what it is you want to do, stick to it and don’t let anyone change your mind for you. You have to stay focused and take it one step at a time. That’s the only way you will know what works and what doesn’t.Next you need to realize that with any business there are going to be some costs involved. Depending on what you want to do will determine the costs involved. If you think you are not going to have any costs involved in your home based business, you might consider just getting a work at home job and not starting a business right now.It took me a while to find a home based business that I felt I could do, because everywhere I turned for help there was another program and I didn’t know which one was right for me. I ended up buying a lot of different programs and coming up with my own profitable system. I did this because all the programs seemed to be working for the people selling them and they had to get the information from somewhere in order to make the product. No particular product worked for me, so I put a few of them together and became successful.Well I do a number of things online to run my home based business. First thing I do is research niche topics. I spend most of my time doing this because I like to stay current on what everyone is buying. Then I build a wordpress blog site based on the niche I choose and add affiliate links in it. After my site is built the way I want it I begin to market it by posting in forums, blogging, writing articles and several other free marketing services. I love what I do, because I work from home whenever I want to for however long I choose and I get paid daily, even days I don’t work.After I do all the above if I still have a lot of energy I like to do online surveys with companies that pay you for your opinion. Although this is more of a hobby I like to do, I still include it as part of my home based business because I get paid for doing it. It’s also fun getting paid for testing free products and knowing that my opinion may have helped in the development of the product.Now this is what I do in my everyday home based business and it may not be right for you. No matter what you choose to do, make sure you are happy doing it. Remember it is your home based business and you will have to do the work in order to see results. So it is ultimately a decision you will have to make for yourself.