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Working Online: How to Identify Scam Sites From Those Legit Ones

Updated on April 11, 2022 | Source

Personal Experience

If you're reading this then you're probably looking for answers to a matter going very viral nowadays which is " working online".

I'm sure that a lot of you would find that simple to do as you always have online activity but you're just wondering how to be able to work with legit sites as scam sites are ridiculously increasing!

As a person who read a lot online and who have had many online experiences, I'll be sharing my knowledge with you guys.

1- Testimonials:

First, scam sites pay certain people to make testimonials for their lying companies, how? well don't think too much they've got their ways, there are sites that allow people to post they're going to do a task for just 5$ these scam sites owners hire people afterwards - it's very simple- by that I mean: Never believe testimonials ever! | Source

2- Asking You For Money

Second: If a site asks you for money to be able to participate in their program then it's 90% a scam if not 99% :) just compare that to other companies that never asked you for a penny to start working and you'll know they're total liars! why do you have to pay to work? where's the logic in that? actually they're the ones who should pay you in advance for the time that you're gonna waste on a company that's not famous and for an online site that you can't see and can't talk to their staff in real life, I don't know how these scam sites think , I don't know how they think they're gonna be able to find stupid people to believe them.
No matter how convincing they might be never trust them and pay them!

3- " We have an offer for you! "

Third: a lot of scam sites ( if not all of them ) have a message, this message usually appears when you click the ( X ) button on your browser to close the window.

The messages would say: " No wait before you close, we've got an offer for you please wait " and some related messages, which means they're totally desperate and in need of convincing people to get tricked and pay them, yeah I see that a lot and I laugh at them. | Source

4- Analyze And Read

Do take at least 20 minutes of your time to read FAQ page and Terms and conditions and see how logic their terms might be to you, only waste your 20 mins if you think that the company might be good and if you won't have doubts about it.

Self ( Photography by Marc Breidy )
Self ( Photography by Marc Breidy ) | Source

5- Search Google!

Search google! find reviews about this certain site and try to read as much as you can, I have to tell you to be careful on this one too though because a lot of scam sites pay people to write positive reviews about them! so yeah it might really confuse you but there's this thing that would make you able to know that a review is true by checking how it's written, a typical scam site would already prepare the sentences and the paragraphs for the people to write online as reviews and in return they pay them, these people only copy and paste the paragraphs that are given to them into a certain page, Youtube video comment or other forums so be careful on this one,
these scam companies usually write their positive paragraphs in a good manner with nicely organized grammar and the use of points commas etc so how do I know the review is true? by checking the grammar, points , commas etc if they seem to be kind of wrong or if they at least got 1 mistake then the review is probably true by 70%
yes! because these scam sites work hard to have well organized reviews about their sites

6- Be Skeptical!

Don't trust any videos especially if people act strangely excited about the site as a review! they're probably paid to act like that.

7- Send Complaints

Always read about what might be logical for you to start with like the type of work you're gonna have for example and don't forget to write your complains to "scam avoiding "sites.

Don't forget that even if you find a scamavoid site writing a positive review about another site this might also be untrue, the scam site might have paid that scamavoid site to write positive about it so never trust those scam-avoid sites as well.

I hope you find this article informative and beneficial, share it with your friends if you want to protect them from these kinds of acts as well.

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