Are You Too Old to Start a Profitable Online Business?

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There are millions of seniors all over the world who wish they could do more with their lives. They’re retired, and the house is empty, and life is slowing down to a cycle of mundane tasks and unfulfilling activities.

As human beings, we long for growth. Even seniors who wish for a quieter life will need mental stimulation and some worthy goal to pursue. This ‘chase’ keeps us alive and motivated.

While seniors will not need to stress themselves and run the rat race as they did during their younger years, having a race to run keeps you mentally active and emotionally occupied too.

Often, seniors have a misconception they’re too old or it’s too late to start an online business. Nothing could be further from the truth.

With age comes experience and the ability to make wise, calculated decisions. There are thousands of seniors who started out late in life and made millions of dollars in their later years.

Ray Kroc founded McDonald’s when he was in his fifties. Harlan Sanders started KFC when he was 62. Michael Grottola started his successful consulting business at the age of 65.

It’s NEVER too late to start a profitable business.


Leverage previous experience

Depending on what you worked as when you were younger, you can leverage your experience to start your own online business. If you used to be a nurse, you can have a health website that teaches first aid skills and you could earn commissions promoting first aid kits, etc.

If you were in customer service, you could set up a website offering courses on transforming the customer experience and taking one’s services to the next level.

Maybe you love fishing and you’ve been into it all your life. This is a wealth of experience waiting to be tapped. A website that dispenses tips and advice on the best fishing spots, lures, bait, etc. will get tons of visitors and there are a variety of products that you could promote for profit.

The possibilities are endless. Like they say, old is gold.

Only a small investment required

Money is often a worry for seniors. Usually, they have no income coming in because they’re not in the workforce. Living off a modest pension or contributions from your children who are now working adults can stifle your dreams of big business in the ‘real world.’

However, with $50 a month, you can make thousands of dollars online. There is a whole new world on the internet and billions are being spent online. You’re never too old to tap into this thriving market. You just need the know-how… and you can learn that in a couple of months!

You’re as young as you’ll ever be

This is the hard truth. You’re as young now as you’ll ever be. Tomorrow, you’ll be a day older. If you start today, in 6 months to a year, you’ll probably be making a decent income online.

If you don’t start because you feel like you’re too old… a year from now, you’ll just be a year older and not have achieved anything online. The time is going to pass anyway!

So, jump on the bandwagon and get cracking. Any senior who keeps an open mind without imposing self-defeating limitations on themselves will progress by leaps and bounds.


A profitable online business is within your reach… and you’re young enough to reach it no matter how old you think you are. Get started right now.

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Mike Gaudreau is the owner of The Wealthy Boomers, a site devoted to helping seniors make money online. Mike resides in Montreal Canada.

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