Avoiding the Home Work ScamsUnfortunately, there are MANY, many scams out there that pray on the people who want money. That is how the scammers get money - to take advantage of you! By rule of thumb, if it sounds too good to be true, it is. But here are some keys to watch out for.
No Phone Number or Real Life Address
You want to work with a company that is real. Make sure they have a phone number and a real address, not just a PO Box. If they don't want to be found, you don't want to trust them with your time or money.
Hiding the Job / Tasks
You shouldn't have to pay up front or give them all of your personal information before you even find out what the job is about!! Identity thieves are all over the web. If they have a good business, they will tell you all about it so that you will join them. If they are shady, they will hide as much as possible. You want to be able to learn ALL about them before you make that contact.
Money Up Front
No job should make you pay up front for supplies or material. They make all sorts of excuses up to explain why you have to pay but when it comes down to it, you are giving them money to work. There are plenty of jobs out there that pay YOU money to work. Go for those.
Super High Income Promises
You want a company who you can believe in and trust. If you go to avon.com, they don't talk about making millions in one month. They talk about their quality products and the potential in a realistic manner. That is what you want - you want to have a company you can trust and believe in. If you can't trust their claims, how can you trust them to cut you a check each month?
Shoddy / Questionable Products
If you wouldn't use the product in your own life because of quality reasons, then others will have the exact same issue. Don't get stuck selling a training program full of errors, or a craft item that disintegrates on touch. Not only will you make no money, but you will destroy your reputation for any future ventures you might attempt.
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