Internet business scams may range from get rich quick schemes, work at home scams, impersonating an established business, or offering goods and services that either don't exist, or you don't receive what you expected.
Remember that the internet is a minefield with a lot of people in the virtual world just waiting to scam you out of your money.
It is easy to set up an online business, and then fold up the tent and disappear without a trace - and take your hard earned money with them!
Be cautious about claims made in regards to internet business opportunities. Some people are making a good living off the internet, however YOU will not get rich overnight by buying some eBooks, courses or membership sites that claim to quickly have the money pouring in.
If it was that easy that anyone with no skills, and little money can have a website up making heaps of money quickly - it would be featured in the news in the offline world, and thousands of people would leave their jobs for the opportunity!
Watch out for the websites with opening lines that claim
'scams, scams, they are all scams except ours"!
There are many sites that claim to 'review' business opportunities and present you with a list of the 'genuine opportunities'
They claim to do this out of the goodness of their heart and for free, or perhaps because they have been scammed and now don't want you to be!
Be cautious when considering the recommendations of these sites. There are some genuine review sites, however, the majority of the sites are internet business scams and are trying to sell you something by getting you to choose one of their 'recommended' products so they can claim their commission as an affiliate for selling those products.
The owners of these sites register as an affiliate for several similar type of products [that earns them a commission for selling a product/service that they don't own], and then they write a 'review site' that claims to have reviewed many different products and identified the 'genuine' or 'best' opportunities.
Some sites also put up a review about their competition, and provide criticism of the product or service, and praise their own product. The goal is to be seen as a genuine and 'impartial' site because they are critical of some products and supporting of others. The end result is to try and sell you their 'recommended product'!
They are internet business scams in the sense that they are not providing an independent, impartial review of a business opportunity.
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