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4) Do they offer a real product?
Do they offer a real product with real value? Most business opportunities that are scams wonít even talk about a product or all they offer is a bunch of ebooks or other worthless products. If they are a legitimate company then you should be able to make money by selling their product or service. If only way to make money is by recruiting other people to join then this is a sure sign of a scam.
5) What are other people saying about it?
It is always good to know experiences that other people have had with business opportunity that you are researching. You can take a look at forums where people talk about their experiences with home based businesses to get a good feel of a company. You can find some forums by searching for mlm forums, work at home forums, or home based business forums on Google.
Itís also a good idea to get some referrals from company itself. When you call or email them, ask them for some contact information of other members. That way you can get in touch with these members and see how itís working out for them.
Another good resource to check is ďWork-at-Home Sourcebook" by Lynie Arden which has more than 1,000 home business and franchise opportunities, complete with realistic descriptions of what work entails, how much it pays, up front costs, projected incomes, and addresses and phone numbers to facilitate contacting specific companies.
6) Do they make outrageous promises?
Starting a home-based business is just like starting any other kind of business. It requires time, effort, and money. Be wary of any company promising you big money with little or no effort involved.
There are literally millions of people making a living by working from home and itís possible for you to be one of them. Just remember to use these 6 tips to find a legitimate work at home opportunity.
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