Top 5 make money online SCAMS
So you have been trying to earn online...
My friend, if you have been trying to win some online, you may have crossed paths with some of these "programs" I am about to speak.
I'm going to say what's a SCAM and what is not. But, on this list you will find programs others would argue to be legit, but it's a plain WASTE OF TIME. You will spend more money on energy to power up the computer than win some with these programs.
So, without further delay, here is the list:
1 - Paid to Click - PTC
These sites give out 0.01$ or less for click. I'll break it down for you - if they pay 0.01$ per click, its a scam and they will close down quick. If they pay less, like 0.001$ per click, they will pay you and keep with business. But payouts are usually at around 10$. Make some counting - it will require about 10,000 clicks to reach payout. Normally these sites offer 20 ads a day maximum. Now you tell me, is this worthy? Off course not!
There are Paid to Read and Paid to Signup too, but rules also apply. In the legit one, unless you have lots of referrals, don't expect a dime.
2 - Filling on Surveys
This is a tricky one. There are one or two sites that actually pay and do surveys, but most of these "survey" sites just pay you to register on places that cost you at least double the money. And in this branch there are millions of scammy sites. This is a big "avoid me" sign for these programs. Keep away.
If you are not filling in an opinion survey, its a scam. If you are, it probably is a scam, unless you can find that company registered. Check moneymakergroup scam folder in doubt.
3 - Bubble Schemes - Ponzi
Well, this is SCAM, every single one of it. It is illegal in most countries too. In this scam, you purchase positions that will rise with every registered user, eventually leading to a payout. Top of the pyramid wins, base looses.
Usually the pyramid top is made by? The owners off-course.
Lots of pyramid schemes mask themselves with e-books to achieve internet passive residual income. When you buy it you receive the instructions to sell it to others and gain yourself, so you are just passing along the scam hoping others will buy beneath you.
4 - High Yield Investment Programs - HYIP
These SCAMS - always scam - promise high interests on your deposits. Usually they say their company invests on day-trading, oil, flipping real estate, and lots of loony excuses to justify the high interest.
Be careful with these ones, because most of them pay the first few times since they open, but its just to attract more investors (a.k.a. suckers).
Once they achieve the amount that they desire, they will send the site down and escape with all your money!
5 - The Rule
This fifth point I will use to explain to you the rule of spam-detecting.
You must answer yourself 3 questions:
1- Does this bring value to the market?
To win online, and offline, you must do things that add value to the market - solve problems, provide services, offer products, fill out needs, give something in return. If what your contributing doesn't seem to have value, then it is a scam.
2- Does this seem too good to be true?
If it does, it probably is.
3- What does the online community say about this?
One quick way to discovering if something is a scam its just search this in google:
"insert program name" scam.
You will get results that tell you this is a scam, don't invest, bla bla. Good thing about scams is that they provide lots of bad karma, and people turn on them very quickly once they have been wronged.
RULE OF THUMB:
As in the offline world, you have to work to get money, you have to commit yourself and research, you have to do something to deserve it!