Work from Home...Fact or Dream?

by J Hill - Date: 2007-06-11 - Word Count: 436 Share This!

With all the articles, blogs and websites about work at home opportunities using the internet, it is, at the very least, overwhelming to figure out which opportunity one should decide on. A little guidance would almost surely be appreciated. It seems the most profitable and lucrative work at home opportunities are affiliate marketing, data entry, internet stores (such as e-bay) and filling out surveys.

If you are not sure which is right for you, there are several sites that can help you decide simply by filling out a small survey. They take your information and list work at home opportunities that match your interests, how much time you have to spend on your work at home income, and how much income you want to earn. These are great tools for beginners and those dipping their toes into the "work from home" waters for the first time.

There are also sites which not only give step by step instructions on how to create and develop a profitable affiliate marketing website, but also have a forum to ask questions, learn, and make comments on the program. These programs are great, because not only do you have one-on-one help and step by step instructions, but they give you a lifelong skill you can use in other aspects of your life.

Most all of the legitimate opportunities on the internet are free, or require only a very small investment. The most important thing when choosing the right opportunity is to read between the lines. Don't just look at the promises, or the income that can be earned. Look at the value of what you are signing up for. If you are learning a lifelong skill, with a lot of help from people that know, wouldn't that be worth a small investment? Keep in mind it takes money to make money, so be sure the work at home opportunity offers you more than just promises. And remember that what is value to one, may not be value to another. Be true to your own heart, but take your time, research if need be, but most importantly listen to that little voice inside, whether it says "GO FOR IT" or "This is too good to be true."

J Hill is a mom of two teenage boys. She has worked for Corporate America since she was 15 and was determined to find a way to work from home. She developed the Directory of Proven Work at Home Opportunities which can be found at This directory has links to independently researched, legitimate, and proven work at home opportunities. You can also e-mail her at

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