Home Working 'opportunities'
"The facts, mam, just the facts" (with apologies
There is absolutely no straight dealing, 'cards on the table',
in this area:
Think about it:
If you had made a fortune, on the Internet, would you be interested
in giving away your secrets?
Further, if your techniques, product, whatever, were so good, why
would 99% of your email, web page, whatever, need to be pure sales
There may be a clue to the mentality involved, where one is advised
to target the less intelligent sectors of society as they are
more susceptible to these techniques.
people, who try Home Working 'opportunities', earn little or
What income you can earn, on the Internet, will depend entirely
upon your own efforts.
You do not need to pay for dubious Internet Marketing courses.
Your best bet may involve selling your own products or perhaps
selling brand name goods on commission, (affiliate).
The skill comes in selling an appreciable number of those products.
Usually, knowledgeable articles about the subject are a good pull.
A web site, attractively displaying your wares, is very helpful
but not actually essential to sell things.
Agencies will charge you very high fees to construct a beautiful
This is not really needed and, if your funds are limited, a waste
In any case, if you cannot build a web site yourself, there are
many online web site designers,
many with more experience then the agencies, who can produce a
good, selling, web site at a fraction of the cost of agencies.
If you have a web site, good Search Engine positioning is
a first step but, with so many new web sites coming online
every day, it is difficult, but not impossible, to achieve.
Most people use ads, in such as email or ezines, which can produce
| The Internet
Marketing training scam
Internet Marketing training courses are, basically, sales
The content might be something like this:
60% pure sales gumpf.
35% more sales gumpf selling associated products.
5%, (if you're lucky), useful information.
If one undertakes such a course, it generally involves selling
the training system being used to others.
This perpetuates the system rather like a pyramid.
The trainee and all those that joined under that trainee, will
be under pressure to buy more services from those who originally
sold the course.
What makes an Internet Marketing training course a scam?
It is a self-perpetuating thing in which the main purpose is
to enrol as many people as possible, and, then, to sell as
much as possible to those people.
- The fact that it takes a considerable amount of sales gumpf,
or pure 'bovine excrement', to sell these courses is significant.
- The deceit: The hidden costs or further 'essentials' one
must have and which one does not learn about until AFTER one
has paid the first $20 or so. (This is the sales machine at
Like the pyramid scam, it is only those near the top that really
The truth is that there is a demand for Internet Marketing training
or, at least, for the knowledge that will enable one to sell on
This information, however, is freely available here, in the articles
and eBooks, and elsewhere.
Finding things to sell may not be too difficult as there are many
legitimate companies looking to sell on a commission or affiliate
Site Credit Card Scam
|Ref: Offers of trial periods for c $1 or
Credit Card is billed for the small amount, but, three days later,
the card is automatically billed for a full month.
Complainant is then told that is takes three days to cancel, no refund
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Books for Money Frauds
|Publishers dont hire people for this
purpose sight unseen and certainly not without prior experience
and proper educational or vocational background.
|One con who charged from $10 to $45 for info on how to earn
good money working at home, stuffing envelopes and stapling
booklets, managed to defraud about $200,000 from thousands
of people from around the US.
|An FTC induced settlement showed that more
than 85,000 consumers nation-wide lost about $4 million to
US Hotline, Inc. which did business as US Car Buyers Alliance,
US Job Finders and US Publishers Advocates, marketers of three "moneymaking" schemes.
Most consumers are lucky to be getting back about $50, which
represents full refunds of their losses.
An email offering $1.00 for per envelope, and $10.00 per
order received from these mailings.
You have to send a 'fee' to start,- that is all they are after.
The work never materialises.
In just one twelve month period, the U.S. Postal Service Investigation
Service put about 3,500 of these work-at-home operations out of
business through mail stop orders, consent agreements, or criminal
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You are lured into this type of fraud by the promise of
high pay, earned while working in the comfort of your home.
You may be required to eventually purchase materials, equipment
and trainingat high prices ranging from hundreds to
thousands of dollarsfrom the fraud perpetrator, or
his referrals, in order to assemble your work products.
|Many consumers never receive a response
after sending their enrolment check. They are the lucky ones.
Those who are enrolled and request products for testing may
end up paying hundreds of dollars in postage and handling for
items worth far less than the fees.