LESSON #5: How to Avoid Scams

In the previous lesson we talked about a bunch of different ways of making money online. If you go out looking for those money making opportunities, you’ll find that there are literally thousands of them.

The question now is… How do I separate the real opportunities from the scams? Because we all know that the internet is full of scams, right? So lets talk about it…

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Main points:

  • I believe that most business opportunities are not scams. But just because something isn’t illegal, that doesn’t mean its something you want to get into.

  • There ARE a lot of scammers out there though. There is no limit to how far a con artist will go to take your money. So you need to be on your guard.

  • If it sounds too good to be true, it often is.

  • Be an educated consumer. (here is a place to start: the FTC)

  • Don’t buy ANY business opportunities. (unless you honestly know what you’re doing)

    Action steps:

    1)If you ARE knowledgeable about scams, don’t let down your guard.

    2) If you don’t know about the most common Internet scams, do some research and become an educated consumer

    3) Put your wallet away

    Soon it will be time to choose one business model and focus on it, but before we can do that, we need to talk about two different pathways… and only you can decide which one is best for you. We’ll talk about those two pathways in the next lesson.

    As always, you are welcome to post your questions and comments below.

    Have a great day!

  • 359 comments on “LESSON #5: How to Avoid Scams

    1. Carl Davies

      You indeed educated us well on the well-known scams and not so well-known scams online. And I haven’t really heard of the scam “Phishing” . But, I do now. So, thank you!

      Reply
    2. Marc M. Demers

      Hi Eric,

      Thanks for your great tips about Scams.

      My biggest concern is more about too many good offers out there.

      It’s hard to stay concentrate and not jumping in one and another.

      Regards

      Marc

      Reply

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