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Making Money Online Fast – Beware Of These Traps
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Making Money Online Fast – Beware Of These Traps

I love to review legitimate programs to make money online fast. It's such a neat concept to be able to log on to your computer, at whatever hour of the day or night suits you, and be able to work on your favorite project or system that will earn you good money using your computer.

Although I dedicate a lot of my time to reviewing and showing how to access legitimate online money-making programs, I feel it's only responsible of me to write a few lines about the negative side of the wonderful world of making money online fast.

As you must certainly be aware, there is a lot of excess hype for systems that not only don't work, but will waste your time and all too often your money as well. The best way to for you to avoid these traps is to be aware of the most common and stay away from them.

First on my list to avoid are Online Lotteries. Although I am not a gambler, I have to admit that there have been times, especially after some hard work that did not produce the expected results, that I run across a lottery site, and at least I read the headline, all the time wondering if may be, and just maybe it was worth a try this one time.

I did not give in to the temptation because I know that the odds are in favor of the game owners, and that’s assuming that the lottery is legitimate, which you probably will not be able to find out. But, you certainly won’t make any money.

Another type of make money online scheme is surveys. They are presented to you with the usual hype, promising sure money for reasonable effort. Don't fall for them. They will waste your time and leave you with a bad taste in your mouth about making money on line.

I hate to admit it, but when I first started out in IM, after no success with several systems I had tried, in desperation I fell for the survey gig. What a monumental waste of time. Before I would be given a survey to complete, I was required to participate in at least one “free” offer for a product I didn't need, yet that offer would cost me at least $6-$8 in required "shipping and handling” charges.

Needless to say, I bailed out after losing money I didn't have, and not making a cent on a number of surveys I participated in.

Next I should mention online contests because they are similar to fake lotteries anyway. You'll recognize them by the email you get saying: "You Have Won!" How could you win anything when you did not ever participate in any sign up process?

This is a typical marketing ploy that has been around for a long time, well before the age of the web. It appeals to people's desire of "something for nothing" even though everyone knows there is no such thing. When you see the offer, you forget and hope that you have won, yet all you were given was the opportunity to spend more money before you collected your prize, which of course you never get.

Also, let's not forget online casinos, which seem to be everyone’s favorite. Some people that frequented actual casinos have had occasional "wins" and this keeps them going back, and donating more money to the casinos. And since "the odds favor the house," they continue to contribute to the capital needed to build those imposing new hotel casinos.

Therefore, online casinos are even more tempting because they are so convenient. Well, it's a convenient way to lose more money.

It’s a well known fact that in the huge Las Vegas casinos, the odds favor the house. And if that is so in a regulated casino, what do you think your chances of winning online are where these “casinos” are totally unregulated.

Have you ever wondered why many online businesses are registered in Cypress, Panama, and other exotic locations? You know the answer. It's because regulations in these places are very lax, and extremely favorable to the businesses. Enough said: avoid online casinos.

I am sure we could expand this list. Suffice it to say that gambling, or any form of games of chance are not a practical or reliable way to earn an income online.

What you need to do is to learn how to market online through a methodical process, based on one of a number of reputable courses. Some are very good but expensive; some are not free but reasonable in cost and also worthwhile.

There are plenty of free training resources, many in eBooks which you can download. You can find them by doing Google searches, but you will also see them promoted as free bonuses by people trying to expand their mailing lists. These eBooks are usually very good simply because the person offering them wants to show you that they provide only quality products.


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Leonardo2  

This is a straightforward article, and i agree! keep writing reviews so many people would know which one should they should follow. Many online users are falling into those traps. Keep it up sir!

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  about 6 years ago

Thank you for your kind comment Leonardo!

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  about 6 years ago

Absolutely spot on!

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  about 6 years ago

Thanks for the feedback David

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  about 6 years ago

Excellent article! I am glad that you shared things to avoid and ended on a positive note. Indeed there is much bad stuff one needs to avoid. And that makes it important that we give freely of our expertise in things like articles, free optin gifts for folks joining our list, and in the email or other communication with the real people who have real problems that we can really help guide to their own solutions.

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  about 6 years ago

Thanks Juan, I will do that.

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  about 6 years ago

Very informative Juan. I too did the survey thing for a while than shifted them to my spam folder...goodbye! Do you know any legit sites that can help you with making money online. Amazon seems to be the only one I can find so far, their CreateSpace takes work but is a great place to start writing and publishing ebooks to novels. Regards, April

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  about 6 years ago

Thanks for the kind comment April. One additional option you might explore is creating your own products. Don't be put off by the assumption that this is too difficult or time consuming. Check out Liz Tomey if you haven't yet met her. She's a very experienced, successful IM marketer, and she won't rip you off. She's super helpful too. All the best, Juan

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  about 6 years ago
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