As I continue to research a variety of work from home options, I am becoming more and more convinced that it is a dangerous work at home world! Okay, I am exaggerating a bit. My point is that working from home is very appealing to a lot of women. We want to stay home with our kids. We want to make money. We are intelligent. We are willing to take risks to achieve our dreams.

Thus, the *DANGER* part of seeking work at home. Scams are the most obvious danger. They are appealing, they sound to good to be true, but we WANT them to be true.

Second danger: Investing money and time into an opportunity that might not be right for us. Of course, every business requires money and time, but it is so easy to be swept into the enthusiasm of somebodys perfect opportunity. My caution (to myself and my readers) is to evaluate each opportunity carefully. Never allow yourself to be pressured into making a quick decision. Never make quick investments or purchases. Use your resources to carefully consider the risk Vs the investment.

Comments Are Welcome! Tell me what you think about work at home options? P.S. I am a WAHM!

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Jun. 2, 2008 at 10:50 AM

Don't get caught up in the promise of big money. If someone says you don't have to sell anything be cautious. How can you have a business that doesn't sell anything? Do you know of any business where you don't have to sell anything? I don't think so. Even if you have to sell an idea or program you are still selling something.

Educate yourself about the start for free ads. What most of these ads mean is that you can earn your your kit. So yes you are starting for free but they expect you to earn your way to starting. It's not unreasonable or a bad way to start but you do have to read between the lines. Many people will allow you to do this if you ask.

Every business should offer a product or service. If the business is focused more on recruiting than you will want to consider whether you are going to be comfortable with focusing on recruiting. If your are not comfortable with recruiting than get into something where you can earn money from the product or service first and recruiting is secondary.

Finally, and most importantly, don't look for something blindly. First determine your own interest and pursue something that is related. If you love decorating check out the related companies. If you are into fitness, look into a related business. If you like jewelry, candles, etc. go for it. There are so many opportunities out there and so many people willing to help you succeed.

Join a business with someone who is interested in helping you succeed and working with you  regularly. And, if it sounds too good to be true it probably is. You are not going to find something where you don't have to put in some effort.

When you post that you are looking for something try posting what you are interested in and what you are willing to do, opposed to what you are not interested in and not willing to do.


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Jun. 2, 2008 at 12:53 PM

Thanks Fo rthe info! I acctually do a lot of research on work home opps....I am not really looking for anything. I just like to share info.

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