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Thursday, October 1, 2009

Intro to Work at Home Jobs

Guest Post by Joe Land

Work at home jobs are jobs that usually require you to use your computer. They are in high demand because there are lots of people that want to work from the privacy of their own homes. Stay at home moms, teens and disabled people are just a few examples of people that would like to work at home to gain some extra money. Working at home using your computer will not replace your day job (at least for most people). It will however provide you with an extra source of income.

Work at Home Jobs

Some of the more popular work at home jobs include blogging, paid surveys and affiliate marketing. These are popular because they are proven to work, and you control how much money you make. Blogging can be a great way to make money because of the awesome potential that it has. Look at Darren Rowse for example. He makes his income blogging. Affiliate marketing is another good way to make money online. A good place to start is with a site called ClickBank. They pay you to promote other peoples products. You get a commission every time someone buys one o your promoted products. Paid surveys are great for beginners. They pay you to take surveys about various products. These three ideas are a great place to start if your looking to work at home.

Beware of Scams

A simple Google search for the phrase “work at home” yields over 320 million results. Beware of work at home scams. One of the most common work at home scams is make money posting links with Google. This is also called the Google Scam. Beware of any jobs that require you to buy a kit or pay a small fee in order to sign up. These kind of sites will be scams almost 100% of the time. There are plenty of free opportunities out on the world wide web today. There is no need to chase the latest scam.

Finding Work at Home Jobs

There are tons of work at home jobs out there that can make you money. When searching for work at home jobs make sure you do your research. Find out what has worked for others. Dig a little deeper into things to ensure that you will be successful. Proper research and a little caution will ensure that you will find a good work at home opportunity that suits you well.

Author Bio:
I have had some success with work at home sites. I started with CashCrate and. This is a great place to start because its free and only requires a user to be 13 in order to sign up.

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