Work from home

Katz By Katz, 11th Mar 2013 | Follow this author | RSS Feed
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Here you will find tips and a few ticks on how to utilize the internet for your own financial gain.

Work from home, is it for you?


A 9-5 work that requires one to travel to and from the office, braving monster size traffic every day, come rain or shine, is a reality for more than 80% of the population, but there is a growing number of people who were able to find work and stay at the confines of their own home at the same time. These are the lucky ones, you might think, but they're really not that lucky, these people just happen to have a steady internet connection, a sturdy computer, a lot of patience and a set of skills that doesn't require super human abilities.

There are a lot of work that can be found over the internet, but of course one has to be careful before clicking on that sign-up button and giving them your personal information.

Here are a few tips before you decide to quit your day job and start a career working from home.

1. Do your research. Make sure that the company is legitimate. Read reviews and feedbacks from present and former employees.

2. Set-up an online payment processor. Some online companies and employers pay their employees either through bank deposit but most often than not they use online payment processor like PayPal, SolidTrustPay, Payza, among others.

3. Remember that working from home is not a get rich quick scheme. If you're a newbie, you need to be patient and build your name as a reliable contractor. Once you have proven yourself, you'll probably have a steady stream of regular clients who will hire you.

4. Invest in a steady and reliable internet connection. Some companies actually require their workers to have a DSL Connection, so investing in a broadband stick might not be such a good idea.

5. Make sure your PC is in good working condition. You don't want your work interrupted just because you need to take your pc to the repair shop.

These are just a few things that you might want to keep in mind if ever you have decided to use the internet to earn a few extra bucks.

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Career Working From Home, Internet, Online Payment Processor, Work From Home

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author avatar Katz
A med.tech by profession; a writer, cook, teacher, events planner, booboo healer and other maladies that can be cured by hugs and kisses, and mommy extraordinaire by choice.

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author avatar Sivaramakrishnan A
11th Mar 2013 (#)

While many struggle to make few dollars a month, some companies promise virtually the moon. The truth may be in between! Thanks for the share - siva

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author avatar Xavier Bage
11th Mar 2013 (#)

Thanks for the tips. I would have appreciated to see the names of a few reliable companies.

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