Medical Billing As A Home-Based Business, Is It Really A Scam?

Written by Paul G. Hackett

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I do agree that this business is not as easy as some make it out to be but then again what business is?! Sure there are steps that you will have to take and you will have to be passionate about what you're doing to increaserepparttar chances of success. Again, that's true with any business!

So when you hear people saying that medical billing is a scam or you can't do it without years of prior experience just think to yourself "who are they to tell you what you can or can't accomplish especially since they don't know what you're capabilities are, what you're passionate about or what drives you". It's bad enough that we tend to hold ourselves to a limitation but it's even worse when we allow others to do it to us. Plus it's just not true anyway!

The medical billing scam artists that you may encounter are no different thanrepparttar 117393 majority of people onrepparttar 117394 web that tell you "if you buy into my product, program, website, safelist, downline or service you'll make thousands of dollars in no time".

So it's not medical billing that'srepparttar 117395 scam! It's peoples greed that allows them to take advantage of those that are tying to change their lives forrepparttar 117396 better.

The only way you can avoid being taken advantage of or failing at your prospective home based business is by educating yourself first, through researching whatever it is you are looking to get involved with and lastly by getting a mentor that's been in that field for a while to help guide you alongrepparttar 117397 way!

Paul G. Hackett is the owner of Stelo Medical Management, Stelo Enterprises and author of the ebook entitled "Medical Billing Book For Beginners 2002". His book is the beginner's first line of defense against the scams in the medical billing from home industry. Visit

Is Your Product Suitable for the 'Net?

Written by Angela Wu

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__Are customers normally cautious about buying your type of product or service, even offline?

Many people are still naturally hesitant to purchase anything online. So if you're selling something that they normally hesitate to buy inrepparttar real world, then your challenges are compounded.

For instance, some people don't thinkrepparttar 117392 services of a financial planner are necessary -- they might only make an appointment with one due to persuasion onrepparttar 117393 part of family or friends. They discuss their situation withrepparttar 117394 financial planner and make a decision about whether or not they feel they can work together.

Now imagine if a financial planner sets up shop online. He claims that he's wildly successful, and offers to help manage your money overrepparttar 117395 phone or by email. Most would probably hesitate to take him up onrepparttar 117396 offer -- without actually *meeting* him, viewing his office, etc. it's harder to gauge his honesty or credibility.

__Is there a market for your product, atrepparttar 117397 price at which you intend to sell it?

This is what it all boils down to. There must be sufficient demand for your product at a price that allows you to earn a reasonable profit after all expenses are paid.

Be aware, too, that some audiences just don't tend to userepparttar 117398 internet much -- or they use it sparingly. For example, you will have a hard time if you target a bunch of retired folks who are terrified of technology, or low-income families who may not have access to a computer.

Obviously nothing can guaranteerepparttar 117399 success of a business. However, careful thought and research can help you to build a thriving online business.


Angela is the editor of Online Business Basics, a practical guide to building an Internet business on a shoestring budget. If you're tired of hype and just want solid, down-to-earth information, then visit us now -- and in moments you can have access to loads of instantly useable tips, specifically chosen for beginners!

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