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Are Online Jobs Real

So, are online jobs real and are they a viable option to earn a living? This is a question I get asked many times a week and there is only really one answer - yes, but it is not going to be easy.

When I first started out I came across many different opportunities but I was pretty 'green' on what was what. I had asked many times 'are online jobs real' and the answers I got were off people who wanted me to sign up for their offers. Looking back I wish I had not been so keen to get started and had taken a step back from it all and learned from a few peers first.

The first option to work online that I stumbled upon was for answering surveys. Now whilst a majority of these marketing companies that offer these surveys are legit they are pretty much a waste of time. I actually came across one lady who spends hours a day filling out surveys and ends up making about 50-70 dollars a week. 50-70 for a weeks work - no thank you!

As well as being very low paying I have a feeling they sold on my email address. As soon as I signed up for a few of these more popular marketing sites my spam box became full of all types of mail ( and still is now on a weekly basis ). So, are online jobs real if you use survey sites? Yes, but don't bank on being able to pay the bills with them.

Another option is to use mini-jobs sites to earn a bit extra - and by earn a bit extra I mean earn a bit extra, nothing more. There are many of these mini jobs sections included in online income sites these days and they are very reliable but not high paying. If you want to sit in front of your PC for hours on end completing frustrating tasks then you can earn decent money with these mini tasks but it is really boring.

Paid To Click or PTC sites are now frequently using these mini jobs as a way to earn extra money on their sites. The main thing to keep in mind when using these sites is to refer others using your affiliate link provided for free. You will earn on these sites but referring others will multiply your earnings.

So, are online jobs real and can you earn from them? Yes you can but expect a lot of hard work and do not expect success overnight. Good luck!


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