Friday, November 4, 2011

How To Avoid Work From Home Scams

The first lesson people who love to work at home using the internet must learn is work at home scams and how to avoid it. The path to work from home is littered with scams and traps. So, be carefully when you are searching for legitimate home jobs.

A few days ago I tried to join with a particular job offering website which says make money by writing articles. According to the site we can make over $15,000 per month as an article writer. They say only we need to start this job is a computer, internet and spend few hours per-day. I was very happy. I chatted with them more and more. Finally, I could to hear that I have to pay $50 as a start-up fee. I was afraid. I gave-up the interest in that job. Why should we pay them to make money? We have gone there to earn. Not for spending our poor pocket. This is one kind of scam that ask money for starting-up fee or covering the cost of necessary training.

Another big scam is pushing you to act now. You may have seen some sites say this offer expires on that day. When you visit back on next day, you can see the same offer exists and it says as before.

If you are unsure about a particular company, you can do some research online to get information about it. You can ask question on forums. Also, try to get answers from "question and answering sites" such as "yahoo answer community" and "ask.com". Also, you can check the site at Better Business Bureau website. Most of scam sites have mentioned there.

Some people already earn money using legitimate home jobs. If you can find these opportunities you too can be succeeded. For that you can use on message boards or finding e-mail groups for searching ideas of working at home.

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