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Are Any Online Opportunities Ethical?
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Are Any Online Opportunities Ethical?

We've all heard it time and time again, another scammer has struck and people have lost money. And people begin to wonder if there are any online opportunities that are ethical? It’s easy to see why folks lose hope and faith in online business.

There are ethical companies and…even…ethical online marketers. Sometimes it’s just a matter of finding them, learning about them, and then taking the leap and “buying in to them”. So how do you know which one(s) you can trust?

Look in the mirror

I’m a firm believer in trusting your instincts or your gut or whatever you want to call it. We all have our own set of values and beliefs that we have grown up with and developed during the course of our lives.

Why would you not trust yourself when you are checking out online opportunities?

We do the same when we are purchasing something in person; whether it’s a vehicle, a house, or even the newest gadget. We do our due diligence and ensure that we are getting the best product for ourselves at the best value. Do the same when you are checking out online businesses or affiliate programs that you are considering joining.

Get references

Maybe not personal references like you would for a job but at least do online reviews and keep digging until you find some that speak to both the pros and cons of a business. It’s interesting to note that various online companies will do reviews of other companies because they want you to see the value in their product.

Ask people who may be more “internet savvy” or know how to conduct searches for you. Sometimes it’s just a matter of typing in the right phrase into a search engine to get the hits that you need. Remember, you are looking at committing your time and quite probably your money into this venture so if you know someone who could possibly help, ask them.

Is it bright and shiny?

You know these websites when you see them; they have landing pages, otherwise known as squeeze pages or funnel pages, that are intended to get your contact information…specifically, email. They then go on to promise you that you can make a lot of money with little investment and with little work. “They will show you how”! (Insert smile here.)

If it looks too good to be true then it probably is…and you need to trust your instinct when it says run fast, run hard, and run far. Would you buy it if someone came to the door or if you were hustled in the mall by a “wild-eyed fanatic”? While said somewhat tongue-in-cheek, really, would you buy from them?

Who to trust?

You will find the right online opportunity because they are out there. You must find one that provides you with training and support as well as includes a way to communicate and talk to one another. After all, most (all) online businesses mean that you are working alone without the camaraderie of the office or workplace. And it’s important to have your online circle that you can talk to, joke with, and learn from.

So trust yourself…do your homework…ask…avoid shiny objects…and find an online community that you can learn to trust.

Thanks for reading.

Street Talk


Spot on Rick another great one Kymee

  about 9 years ago

You are right just this week they launched another get rich quick and already in 3 days they have grossed over 800K people are just throwing there money at them

  about 9 years ago
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