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Here's some advice on how to spot the good opportunities.

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How to choose a good business opportunity

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by Dennis T Cary

There are many business opportinities around - many of them scams. Here's some advice on how to spot the good opportunities.

In the USA, the federal government announced a crack down on the Internet's "get rich quick" sites.  The sites that the feds have targeted are pure con jobs designed at separating you from your money as quickly as possible.

Fortunately, there are a lot of very solid, reliable business opportunities on the Internet.  Here is how you can tell the winners from shadowy operations that will simply disappoint you.

  1. Forget anything that promises you big money for little or no work.  A reliable business opportunity will show how you can work hard to build a steady income. Expect to earn a few hundred a month for part-time work. If you are willing to put your all into the opportunity full-time, you can expect to eventually earn a sizeable income that can easily surpass what you could earn with a regular job.
  2. Opportunities come and go.  The vast majority of new programs vanish within three years.  An alarming number of people have worked for months to get their organization humming only to see the company go out of business.  Look for a company that is still doing well after at least five years.
  3. Make sure you have products or services that are competitive in the marketplace.  No matter how much golden hype accompanies a product, you can't sell it if your customer's neighborhood Walmart offers something better at a lower price.
  4. Beware of opportunities that promise you riches just for signing up people.  In the end, products and services must be sold for the company to make any money.
  5. Look for an opportunity that will let you combine smart Internet promotion with the chance to sell to your friends and neighbors.  As wonderful as the almost-free Internet is, you will still make a large part of your sales to people in your community.
  6. Finally, and this is the most important, choose a business opportunity you really believe in.  You can sell anything to anybody as long as you truly believe the product or service is an excellent value.  Go with a company that will make you proud to show their products to your best friends.

Dennis T. Cary is a home-based Internet entrepreneur.  He specializes in finding solid business opportunities anyone can work in their spare time.  Ask Dennis about a business that is right for you.  Get details here:

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