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Don't Fall for Work at Home Scams


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With the unemployment rate at nearly ten percent many people have turned to the internet to make some extra money or even start a new career. A quick search for work at home jobs and you will see millions of results that claim you could be the next Internet millionaire working just two hours a day from the comfort of your own home. If this were true I am quite sure that the unemployment rate would not be so extremely high.

Anybody who has looked to work online has found these website, many of them making promises that seem to good to be true and of course they are. There are so many scams out there from, data entry jobs, multi level marketing, online business, posting ads, and even stuffing envelopes that desperate people are being sucked in and losing money. Some of the things to look out for when trying to find a legitimate work at home solution, one rule that you should always follow is to do research, find out all you can about the company and get verifiable references. You should never have to pay to work, if a company is truly legitimate there is no reason to pay them to sell or promote their product. If you see an ad for a work at home opportunity and it promises you that you will get rich quick and that thousands of others have done it, run away. There is no get rich quick scheme out there it will take hard work and dedication to succeed at working at home.

There are numerous opportunities for people who are looking to work from home online. Some of the more popular websites that offer opportunities for freelance work, Elance, Odesk, Freelancer, and Ifreelance, all these offer jobs that you can search through and bid on. The payments are verified through these websites so payment is guaranteed and after you get a job or two you can build a good reputation and make some decent money. There are also websites like Gigbucks and Fiverr these websites let you place jobs that you are willing to do and the amount that you would charge and people looking for this type of work will contact you and payment is guaranteed. Whether it is through the freelance websites or posting gigs both of them offer an honest solution for work at home opportunities.

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