With so many money making ventures on the Internet, how can you truly find
a money making venture that is right for you? Most of the time, what
you're going to find is that the person running the show is going to be
the one making all of the money. To make things easier for you, here are six red flags to look out for when looking to make a few bucks online.
#1 Do a Simple Search
What many people don't realize is that a simple search on your computer can yield some amazing results. Let's say that you want to make money with the ABC company. Search for things along the lines of “ABC Company Scam” or “ABC Company Reviews.” See what other people are saying. Remember, no matter how great the company is, there will always be bad reviews, so research closely.
#2 Look for Proof
No matter what kind of company it is, it's always important to look for
some sort of payment proof. Whether it's a check, a Paypal invoice or
something else, you will want to see if other people are getting paid. If
you can't find any sort of payment proof, you may want to second guess the
#3 Company History
If you're not familiar with domains, there is something known as the
WHOIS. This WHOIS basically lets you look at the domain and see how old it is and who owns it. Generally, if you just search for “WHOIS lookup,” you should be able to find a free service. With this service, you will want to see when they registered their domain. If it was last week, you probably will want to bail. If it's a company that is over 5 to 10 years
old, then they are probably more reputable.
#4 Trust your Gut
Simply by going to the website, you can usually get a good idea if they
site is going to be good or not. By trusting your gut, it will usually
point you in the right direction. If your gut is smelling something
fishy, then it's just best to walk away!
#5 Paying Money
If you want to make money online, no company will ever ask you to pay
money up front. Just think about this one for a second. If you want to
go get a full-time job, would they ask for you to give them $100?
Absolutely not! The same should be said about a company online. A good money making venture online will be 100% free.
#6 Customer Service
A good company will have customer service, making it easy for you to get ahold of them. So, look for toll-free numbers, a chat box or even email. With customer service, this will give you the opportunity to ask questions about their company if you ever have any.
Hannah runs the website howmuchisit.org. This is a website
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I'm Louida from Atlanta, Georgia and I'm a mother of two daughters, blogger, and full time working mom at a Business Consulting Firm.
I love helping others learn how to start working from home on the internet free to supplement their current income.
I also blog at Productreviewmom.com
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