First I'd like to see ethical money!
Perhaps I'm just dreaming?
Ethics and money seem to be at odds with each other!
I will not lie about any of the products or topics I talk about and will be as honest as I can.
I would like to have said, "work for it"... but as I seem to repeatedly get corrected on the morality of actually earning my money, I guess I'll have to settle for kicking back and waiting for my government check.
making money ethically can include anything that does not involve cheating.So any method like mowing lawns,contributing work in the internet and so on can be used to earn money ethically.But it would depend a lot on the age of the person and the interests.
I think a lot of people make money out of pure greed and because they can. If everyone made just enough money to cover their essential needs, then that would be ethical enough for me.
by doing what i do properly and by not trying to overcharge people just because they are in need. i own a renovation company and i see too many other companies overcharging people because they have renos that have to be done so they will pay whatever they are charged. it's a shame this happens but that is just a fact of life.
By working hard at any legal and moral job. Keep it that way and no one can complain.
If you are referring to making money without using deceptive practices i agree that it can be difficult on line. Most of the junk you receive concerning making money on line uses some sort of deception. to make money at anything involves pricing to make a profit. where the line is crossed is where greed comes before ethics.
I use a few programs that i know offer service at a fair price and good return. i would be happy to share them with you
Working for it has served me well in the past. "Working" is now a broad term, but it still involves providing a product or a service.
Writing and domains has worked well for me recently. However it is not good for someone who wants to make money fast.
Ethical decisions are usually relative to the situation.
For my ethical system I will not make money by misrepresenting my goods or services, I will not sell anyone anything that I know will hurt them in the short or long term. In retail I will not push signing up for credit cards unless it is for something someone needs and not just wants. I would rather loose money than put anymore negativity into the world.
When I started my computer store, I made a decision to never tell a lie or even stretch the truth to sell a computer. I was soon tested. Somebody came in with limited funds, selected a computer, pulled out his wallet, and then mentioned that he would be using the computer for a playing WoW. Although the computer was capable of normally running WoW at about 30 fps, I knew that it would slow down to a couple of fps in larger battles. I let him know that he would be disappointed knowing that I would not make a sale. He thanked me for telling him the truth and left the store. I was barely making enough money to stay in business those first few months, so I felt sick to my stomach over killing a sale for ethical reasons.
Guess what? He came back a couple of months later with more money and bought a better computer. PLUS, he told a bunch of his friends, who started coming to my store for repairs and buying an occasional gaming system.
Moral of the story? That moment of honesty may have cost me in the short run, but it ended up paying off in the long run.
Ethics means different to different people. My opinion is this way, if something I do not use and think it is crappy, I will not promote in anyways, even if that means loads of cash.
It might means that it will take me longer to reach my goal but I will be able to sleep well.
I guess your question is related to Internet Marketing/Money Online/.
In my opinion it is like any kind of business-what goes around it comes around.
Fair advertising campaigns are the way to respect and correctness.
This question fits any type of work and is an excellent question!
From Merriam Webster:
" conforming to accepted standards of conduct "
In the past, when I worked in sales, I made a commitment to never mislead a customer into believing they were getting more than they were promised. There were many times at the end of the month that I had sold less contracts than the others, but I ALWAYS held the record for the most customers retained by the company.
HubPages has it's own accepted standards of conduct, such as no spam, adult content, or plagiarism, for example.
Here (online, in Hub pages) I will not copy someone else's articles or work. There are many things that we can write about that can only be written or described one way, but write them in your own words. It's the same idea, people will continue to trust that when they are reading my articles, they are reading truth and genuine articles and hopefully bookmark me. The more follows I gain by this practice, the more often they're read which increases the chances of people finding ads on my pages that interest them and clicking them to learn more.
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by working at something that you truly love, for a cause or company that you respect.
Ethically eh! Hmmmmmmmmm? I guess that does not mean printing your own money. I have always found working for an employer financially rewarding, earning my way.
By proffering solution to people's problems,helping them to succeed.If my answer now can put smile on your face,you will like to know more about me,visit my site and you know what that means:more money to my bank account.
In business school, I was told "if it's not illegal, then it's ethical." I strongly disagree.
I earn my money by being employed and doing what I'm supposed to do while I'm there. While they don't always seem to be ethical, I believe as long as I am, it will pay off in the long run.
I plan to build websites that sell information like this one:
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