by Mathew S. Robar

With more people logging on every day to find their salvation online we need to be more careful than ever. Unfortunately, whenever there is an influx of focus in a certain area of the economy, so follow the scams.

I can vouch for this all to well coming from the finance industry. Now, that being said, there are still a lot of legitimate ways to make money online from home. Let’s look at a few ways to sort through the scams.

Always trust your sixth sense. Your intuition is typically right in matters of scam, and you rely on it. If something just feels a bit off it most likely is. A good place to look and see if they are legit is on the website. Look it over, would a professional company have a website that looks like it was built by a 5th grader?

If they are claiming you can make 20k a week, something is most likely off. Outlandish claims usually point to scam companies. Buyer beware, the easiest way to make money online is often the easiest way to lose a few thousand dollars.

Now that you have selected a few companies, make a list of things you would like to ask each of them and do so. You can also gauge how they react to the questions and use that as an indicator. Any sign of anger or frustration by you asking a question should put up a red flag.

IF the Internet has brought us anything, it has brought us information at the click of a finger, so use it. Go out and try to find some third party research companies who have reviewed the companies you are looking at. Just beware who you get your information from and make sure, they are impartial, i.e. not getting paid!

It is my hope that you are not deterred from now starting your own online business, because they can make you a lot of money.

I personally have my own web business, but it took about 4 months of research for me to settle on one that was fit for me. Find yours.

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