These Obvious Tell-tale Signs Will Help You Know How To Avoid Internet Scams.
So you are all pumped up about the idea of making money online and quitting your dreaded day job, or maybe you just want to make a few extra dollars. But you are thinking, with all the opportunities online, how do I sift through the mountain of opportunities and find that one genuine golden opportunity. Who can be trusted? You start searching the internet for make money online jobs. YIKES! You don’t want to wait because everything sounds so darn promising, you want to start it Right Now getting your online business going.There is only one tiny lingering problem and that is you’ve heard the horror stories of people being swindled!
You desperately want to start your online business from home and you’ve heard that there is never a better time than the moment to start making money online. Heck, everyone is doing it and you don’t want to miss the boat!
This is where all the hype begins, promises of huge pay checks, loads of better than true testimonials, make a load money over night. It’s hard not to get get swallowed up in all the frenzy. Almost like the Klondyke Gold Rush, the gold was there but so were the con artists.
So how do you know who to trust and where do you go to find how to avoid internet scams? In this article I’ll show you the 7 most obvious ways for you to tell that a make money online program is a scam or rip-off. You don’t have to lose your your hard earned money if you are aware of the signs.
7 Obvious Signs That a Make Money Online Program is Bogus!
1. Extravagant Promises of Success: Achieving success overnight is not feasible and of course a product that promises $1,000′s in profits in a very short time during the early stages of joining, like the first month is undoubtedly a clear-cut scam.
2. When a Product Sales Page Uses Extravagant Photo Props: like a pricy lambourghini, or a huge mansion, or someone lounging on the beach with a laptop in their hands, the probability is high that the product that is being promoted is a total scam. Companies that need to boast about their so called extravagant life styles along these lines are usually missing in credibility, integrity and trustworthiness. By all means avoid these product like the plague.
3. The Product is Vigorously Promoted by Another GURU: Yes, any time a product is being vigorously promoted through a guru that doesn’t own the product himself, you can bet in all likelihood it is a scam. The rationale behind their aggressive promotions isn’t because they believe in the product that they are marketing. Rather, to some extent they’ve an understanding that “if you promote my product, I am going to promote yours”.
4. Video Only Sales Page: Supposing you visit a website and all that you see is a video and THAT’S IT. Believe Me get out of their as fast as you can. The majority of product owners that use this method of sales pitch are the ones that “force or demand” you to actually sit through their long sales presentations knowing that their product lacks insufficient substance or offer you useful or informative, detailed content on their website or sales page. So, if you find yourself clicking on a video only sales page, it’s a really good sign that this product will undoubtedly be a scam.
5. No Immediate Way of Being Able to Get Hold of Anyone on Their Website: I’m sorry, but when a business cannot provide you an effective way for getting in contact with someone from their site/sales page, than you would be wise not to give them your online business. This should be a clue as to what future interactions with the company will be like. And also if you try to contact their support and you don’t get a answer, you might be much happier not purchasing their product. This could actually be an easy test for you to check whether the product is legitimate.
6. No Upfront Identifiable Product Support Offered.
Another thing that I like to do for practically any online product that I’m thinking of purchasing is to test their support desk. If the product you intend to buy is legitimate and they truly recognize and care about their potential customers, they will supply a timely “external” support and answer any queries that a potential customer could possibly have. If you choose to send an email to the company and you don’t receive an answer within 2 days (the faster the better), then I highly recommend that you avoid that program as it’s a sure sign of things to come in the future!
7. A Product That Has Constant Upsells. Probably one of the most typical scams online are “low ticket” initial sales (ie. $7 products). The moment that you you commit to what you chose to purchase, you are then flooded with umpteen upsells, sideways sells, and downsells and before you realize it you now have been offered hundreds and sometimes even thousands of dollars of add-on products that you will need to purchase to complete the program you just bought. What a rip-off! For this reason I am inclined to strongly recommend products that you give you the opportunity to “try before you decide to purchase” (like you will see on my Wealthy Affiliate Review).
These 7 obvious signs that a online program might be a scam or rip-off are just a few things you should check for when looking at new make money online opportunities. We are bombarded with new online opportunities every single day, it is just the nature of this vast internet and it’s is up to everyone to do their own due diligence and check out these opportunities before handing out your credit card information. It is still a very much a Buyer Beware Market.
If you do find something that looks overly extravagant or promises the world be sure to use these simple recommendations and if you still aren’t sure go to my Report a Scam and I will research the product and do a full review for that particular product on this site and alert you to let you know if it is legit or an all out scam.
I will continually be updating this site with reviews of the GOOD and The NOT SO GOOD products so tuned!
I hope this article has been of some Help to you when it comes to the topic of How To Avoid Internet Scams.
I would love to hear your own ideas on this topic and if you have something to contribute that would be great!