jump to last post 1-7 of 7 discussions (7 posts)

How do you tell a scam from the "real deal" when trying to find a work at home s

  1. bobthym profile image58
    bobthymposted 7 years ago

    How do you tell a scam from the "real deal" when trying to find a work at home solution?

  2. profile image47
    garyoncrackposted 7 years ago

    to tell you the truth its better to start doing your own internet marketing than trying to find a "work at home" stuff. try blogging then add pay per click or affiliate marketing.

  3. Cagsil profile image59
    Cagsilposted 7 years ago

    Should you decide to get involved with online companies, it is always best to research the company you plan on using.  It you cannot find any information on them or the company has been online for a very short period of time, then you should know that they are not yet proven to work.

    The only other choice you have is to play the affiliate game and get into advertising and marketing. Do notice, that I said advertising and marketing, and I did not put them together as one. They are two distinct different things and must be treated in that way.

    There are lots of things to learn about working at home and working online at home. The stuff you need to learn, believe it or not, is subjective to what other people think is best. Therefore, in the end, wherever you learn has to come from doing the due diligent work necessary.

  4. dabeaner profile image57
    dabeanerposted 7 years ago
  5. Susana S profile image95
    Susana Sposted 7 years ago

    There are a few things you can do to protect yourself from being scammed by internet marketers promoting work at home solutions:

    1. If a website tells you that making money at home is easy or quick, run a mile!

    2. If the website says you can earn thousands of dollars per month by buying a product or service, click away rapidly!

    3. If you are asked for upfront payments, ignore and move on! Most real opportunities will either be free or have a free option to try first.

    4. Go on recommendation from people you trust.  Get to know the people you meet online and err on the side of caution. Don't trust anyone until they have proven themselves trustworthy. You'll find a lot of trustworthy people on HP who have been working online for years. If they recommend a product or service then you're pretty much guaranteed it's not a scam.

  6. Rhonda Waits profile image81
    Rhonda Waitsposted 7 years ago

    Beware of at home work jobs. Most of these are scams. It takes a  lot of work to make great money from home. Hub pages is a great place to earn a good living.,but it does take some work on your part. Always do your research before getting involved with any work from home that makes claims that you will get rich over night. This is just not true. You will not get rich over night but you might start making some money. Good luck

  7. profile image52
    jasminsantyposted 7 years ago

    Here is my tips to avoid online shopping scams:

    Take the time to research the different companies to find out how they work. Each have a little different set of requirements, and will ask for things done a little differently. It is important that you understand each and every companies requirements so that you do the jobs correctly. If you do them incorrectly you may not get paid for the work you have done, or get any future jobs.

    Find out how each company pays. Some will pay you online, via your PayPal account, and others will send out a check after the job has been completed and verified. This is important to know how each pay out so that you know what is to be expected of them.

    There are dozens of companies claiming that by paying them a registration fee they will send you job opportunities and teach you the steps to becoming a shopper. This may be true, but is also completely unnecessary.

    AVOID THIS!The modus operandi is they’d ask you to evaluate a money transfer service. And after a few days, long after the scammers got the money, the bank will hold you responsible for repaying it. Ouch!
    http://aolanswers.com/questions/mystery … 4376981515

    Here are some site where I get my online jobs:

    Odesk and Elance: if you want to get paid because of your skills, web design, accounting, writing etc...

    http://mystery-shopping-pros.com/ = get extra money, this companies are test driving advertisement from different companies. So they need your opinion about their product appeals including how their website appeals.

    Google Adsense: All you have to do is create Free websites in 15-20 lines about any topic and post google ads in it.

    transquotation.com/= if you have a third language. My mother is french and i am very good at it. I usually translate websites.