Selecting Your Work At Home Business Opportunity

Written by Kirk Bannerman

I started looking for viable work at home opportunities back in 2001. It was a time consuming process, but in retrospect, I give myself a pat onrepparttar back every month when I cashrepparttar 117148 check from my home based business. The purpose of this article is to perhaps help others make their selection with a little less time and effort than I had to expend.

Having spent many years running traditional "bricks and mortar" type businesses, I didn't buy for one secondrepparttar 117149 numerous heavily hyped, or worse yet, scam operations that toutedrepparttar 117150 instant and fantastic riches that could be achieved (often with little or no effort required). While doing my research as to which business I would eventually pursue, this type of claim became an instant trigger for me to move on to check out some other "opportunity".

I mean, give me a break, if those claims were close to being true, why would they share their "secret" with anyone else? They would just execute their "magic system" and in short order would have made allrepparttar 117151 money that exists inrepparttar 117152 world...yeah, right!

Inrepparttar 117153 course of my investigations, a few other natural filters surfaced to help me narrow downrepparttar 117154 realistic and legitimate opportunities from amongrepparttar 117155 far too numerous unfounded offers. Early on, I determined thatrepparttar 117156 "get in onrepparttar 117157 ground floor" offers were essentially smoke. After all, if I wanted to take a chance onrepparttar 117158 lottery, I would have purchased a ticket. Because of my business management experience, it soon became clear to me that three ofrepparttar 117159 primary factors that would influence my choice would be:

*successful longevity (how long has this particular company been successfully doing business?)

Google Adwords - Online riches without owning a website or product!

Written by Ian McIntosh

Did you know that you can make money from Google Adwords without having a product to sell, or even a website? It's true and there are many people all aroundrepparttar world quietly making lots of money doing it.

So how do you do it?

Quite simple really, you become an affiliate.

An affiliate is somebody who sells other people's products for a share ofrepparttar 117147 profits. There are loads of companies on line who are eager for you to become their affiliate, and will pay you very well for generating sales for them.

Did you know for example that mortgage companies and other financial institutions will pay up to $50 per referral? Normally your prospect doesn't even have to takerepparttar 117148 mortgage in order for you to pick uprepparttar 117149 money, you get it for them just filling inrepparttar 117150 form.

Satellite TV companies are another example of big payers, and there a lot of "high ticket" software products that can earn you $100+ commissions. There are loads of other companies in all walks of life that want you as an affiliate, do a search on Google for affiliate - you'll be amazed at what you'll find!

Sign up with an affiliate program that interests you and that you would be happy and enthusiastic about promoting. If you don't feel anything positive towards what you are trying to promote you will be less likely to commit your energy towards it. When you do sign up for your affiliate program, you will be allocated an affiliate "link", a short piece of text withrepparttar 117151 company's website and your unique ID in it. Always be sure to use this link in any promotions you do, or you won't get paid!

So how do you get these commissions from your affiliate program? Google Adwords!

If you've been living on Mars forrepparttar 117152 last couple of years, Adwords arerepparttar 117153 little boxes onrepparttar 117154 right hand side ofrepparttar 117155 search results page which show up when you do a search on Google and other search engines. They are paid sponsor's advertisements and your goal is obviously to get as near torepparttar 117156 top ofrepparttar 117157 search results page as possible, so that as many people as possible will see your ad.

Now to sellrepparttar 117158 product that you've become an affiliate for, you simply write a short advertisement with a catchy title and two lines of text and referrepparttar 117159 prospect torepparttar 117160 sales website. This does not need to be a website that you own, remember when you signed up as an affiliate you already created an affiliate link torepparttar 117161 site with your unique ID in it, so thatrepparttar 117162 commission from any sale made goes to you.

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