Wednesday, February 23, 2011
With the economy the way it is, more and more families are looking to work from home. With a job... you can only go so far. Your income is limited in most cases. You are working outside the home... putting in time with your commute to and from work... and quite possibly in a job that really isn't satisfying.
So, why do people do it?? It's simple... BECAUSE THEY HAVE TO!
We all need money to pay the bills, we need a roof over our heads, clothes on our backs, food on the table, etc...
Many look for different options. How can I work from home and make more money AND have more time freedom??
Then the search begins. In today's world people turn to the internet. Google is an incredible thing, isn't it?
Have you ever tried googling "work from home"? "how to make money from home"? It's amazing what you'll find. The internet has all the answers, doesn't it?
However, you MUST not lose your head. Remember your parents saying to you, "If it sounds too good to be true, it likely is."? Don't forget about your common sense. Chances are, if you read on the internet that you can make thousands of dollars right away.... it's too good to be true.
Don't fall into the trap of getting really excited before you really know what you are getting excited about.
There are reputable companies out there... but it's up to you to do your research!
Just because a website tells you what they have to offer works, doesn't necessarily mean that it does in fact work. Just because someone calls you and tells you that you can start earning an income right away, it doesn't mean you actually will.
You may be thinking... ya ya... I know all of this..I am a smart person with a good head on my shoulders. That may be true... but you would be amazed at the different so-called "work at home opportunities" educated people fall for.
Think about what it is you want from working from home. A reliable income? Time freedom? A proven system that WORKS? Do you want to cold call people? Do you want to sell a product or service? Do you want to partner with a company that has been in business for less than 5 years?....Or, would it make sense to partner with a company that has built credibility? Do you want a company that is debt-free?
The list of questions could go on and on... but you get the point. DO YOUR RESEARCH!!!!!!!!!!!!!!
Don't get sucked into the "look at all you 'could' have". Go for what you CAN have.
Almost anyone can be successful working from home... IF they have a strong why, strong goals, a work ethic and motivation... and of course THE RIGHT COMPANY.
Cheers to your success!!