3 Easy Steps Avoiding Home Business Scams

This is a simple diagram known as a Business O...Over the past 10 years or so the home business industry has literally exploded. As the home business industry approaches the $500 billion mark scams are popping up everywhere. Unfortunately, more and more people are falling victim to these scam artists and as a result vowing never again to try and realize their dreams of working from home. People seem to be living by the old saying, "scam me once, shame on you. Scam me twice, shame on me." Once a person has been scammed there is a natural thought process that warns maybe all home business opportunities are scams. After all, almost everybody knows somebody that has lost money in an MLM scam.

If you were to do an online search for, "home business opportunities," it would take you a couple of days to read all the ads. Most of which are either misleading or just outright lies. It seems almost impossible to figure out which ones are legitimate and which ones are scams.

However, there is a way to sift through all the scams to find those little nuggets that can help you be well on your way to making money from home. Here are a few tips that can help you avoid scams and find the real winners.

1. Most scams are never "upfront" with explaining how you will actually make money. Most ads will say, "no selling, no phone calls, no work," as if they want you to think money is going to fall out of thin air. Always remember, no one is going to make a dime until some sort of product or service is sold.

2. Most scams do not offer any type of support either by phone or email. You will need help getting your business up and running on the right track. If someone has developed a really good business model they will be glad to help you to succeed.

3. Here is the biggest tip off that you are about to be scammed. Do they offer a no questions asked, money back guarantee? If not, stay as far away as you can get. Any good business developer knows that no business appeals to everyone. If they truly have confidence in their business model, they have nothing to lose by offering you a full guarantee.

Following these few simple steps can save you worlds of time and give you the confidence you need to move forward. Don't let a bad past experience keep you from accomplishing your dreams and goals.

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How does Plugoo work?

On your blog, personal website or online shop, you embed a Plugoo. Visitors on your website can see the Plugoo and write through it a message for you.

As this Plugoo is directly connected to your Instant Messenger, it forwards you in real time all the messages your website visitors can send to you. You reply to your visitors from your Messenger while they are currently browsing your website.

You can also use myPlugoo, a simple link http://www.myPlugoo.com/... to let your friends IM you from any web site, email or blog. For instance, you can add this link to your email signatures or to your blog/forum comments… This way, your emails recipients or other Net surfer have the opportunity to pop-up your Plugoo Widget with just one click and start a LIVE conversation with you!

Chatting with several visitors at a time

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