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Are there any ways you can work from home, and make good money, that isnt a scam?

It would be nice to be able to work from home, but i dont know if i could really make any money doing it, people have suggested selling avon or mary kay but i really dont see how you could make a living that way. It would be nice if you really could work from home and make thousands of dollars a day, like it says on the commercials after Jerry Springer.... but for some reason i dont think thats possible.

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Asked by holly082290 at 7:03 PM on Jun. 6, 2009 in Money & Work

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  • The only way people make a lot of money off Avon is if no one in the area sells it, people buy it from you for the book price then you turn around and buy it for your discount price and you pocket the left over money. 1 lady I knew made $1000 in one sitting but that was when no one else was doing it. Now everyone does it so they buy from their selves. All other jobs cost a lot of money, like you have to buy at least $100 worth of product a month in order to recieve your commision and sometimes your commision is less than the money you spent. I've done 5 and they all failed because I couldn't get people to buy expensive products that they could find at walmart! The only at home jobs are daycare and things like wedding invites but thats about it.

    Answer by VasquezFamily at 7:10 PM on Jun. 6, 2009

  • Medical and Legal Transcription jobs pay. You're not going to get thousands of dollars a day, but I'm a Legal Transcriptionist and can make anywhere from $25-35 an hour, depending on the job.

    Answer by Anonymous at 7:17 PM on Jun. 6, 2009

  • I have created a series of work at home articles on eHow.  They contain excellent resources, ideas and links.  You can check them out in my Journal here at Cafemom:

    Work at Home Series


    Answer by m-avi at 7:58 PM on Jun. 6, 2009

  • You could become a content writer, online tutor or advice guru. Customer service agents can also work from home, as well. Lots of work is available online, you just need to do some research.

    Answer by execmom at 9:00 PM on Jun. 6, 2009

  • Tried everything online--mostly scams. Be careful of that...I'm in Avon Leadership Sales now, and I do know people who make 6 figure incomes/yearly. It's about how much you work, and how far up the ladder you go. Now, you can sell Avon online with your own personal website/online store. If you're interested, send me a message. I can help you get started and it only costs $20 online or $10 with a face to face interview.

    Answer by lighthousemom3 at 9:03 PM on Jun. 6, 2009

  • I wouldn't try to sell anything right now, people aren't buying!

    I have a list of TRUSTED sites that I personally use, so I know they're legit, and they're 100% free:



    Answer by customcat2000 at 9:05 PM on Jun. 6, 2009

  • Get paid to get your mail out of the mailbox! Either at home or at the Post Office! No FEES!


    Get paid to play games and do surveys! NO FEES EVER!

    I make an excellent income form home on these 3 REAL, FREE and LEGIT websites! No, it did NOT happen overnight but it did come at a time when i really NEEDED it! I get paid EVERDAY from POints2shop/Cashle.


    Answer by SweetKYmom at 9:38 PM on Jun. 6, 2009

  • hey, i work from home i dont know if you would be intersted but heres a link where you can fill out a short application and someone will call you within a few days! :)

    Answer by masonsmommii at 9:44 PM on Jun. 6, 2009

  • Wow! A lot of Mommies ask this...I work from home, and do a couple different things, but I am making great money, I'd love to talk to you about it. No scam at all, in fact, both companies I work with are Christian organizations (no it's not that stupid drink stuff haha! Trust me, I called on that too). To give an idea, last week alone I made $3000

    Answer by captnmorgan23 at 9:47 PM on Jun. 6, 2009

  • Yes there are legit ways to make money online and there are scams. I did find ways to make money......some free and some not. When it comes to having your own online business, you need multiple streams of income. I have some more info on my site.

    Answer by nevergiveupmom at 11:45 PM on Jun. 6, 2009

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