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Do work at home jobs actually work or are they scams?

I've seen a few answers to people questions that have a link and a description of work at home jobs in which you take surveys and read email to get paid. I'm suspicious of this because they seem like spam to me, and if it was that easy to work at home and get paid $900-$1,400 a month, why aren't more people doing it?! So anyone with real experiences working at home for those work-at-home sites?

Asked By: reymysteriox - 7/8/2008
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Your right! Survey's are not what you think. They require a lot of time, and you won't make what they claim you will. A couple of my friends did a six month test on several different survey sites like Survey Savvy, Harris Poll, Greenfield, Opinion Outpost, Survey Sport, Buzzback, NPD online, Lightspeed Panel, African... More
Answered By: NPO - 7/11/2008
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they are many good home work at home jobs too.you can get information about this in http://www.new-parttimejob.blogspot.com
Answered By: jeni - 7/8/2008
 
It depends on the work from home method that you choose. I personally have never tried survey sites but from what I hear, you only get paid for every survey that you take and thus it ends up being like any other job where you spend your whole day in front of the computer... More
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Answered By: Snowdog - 7/8/2008
 
Yes there are real jobs from home. Survey sites are not lucrative. You won't earn enough to pay your rent or anything. Most of them enter you into a sweeptakes or will give you a few bucks, say $5 or a bit more. You also have to qualify for the surveys, so it's not really worth your time unless you have nothing to do... More
Answered By: A B - 7/8/2008
 
There are good ones and bad ones. Here is a web site that filters out the bad. Good Luck!
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Answered By: airforcemom79 - 7/8/2008
 
Most of the Online Jobs are scam, choose a genuine one, don't pay any upfront fee, try this one http://www.OnlineGenuineJobs.com
Answered By: Anitha - 7/8/2008
 
Most of them are scams, only few are genuine... More
Answered By: Rani - 7/9/2008
 
its very very difficult to make a decent income while doing data entry from home, and you're unlikely to get the names of genuine employers in a public place like this. I'd recommend doing a search of the previous 'best answers' on yahoo, I got some good information that way.
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Answered By: Sinead - 7/9/2008
 
Here is a legit one. www.myhomebusinesspays.com/danmyers... More
Answered By: Dan M - 7/10/2008
 
I tried over 18 home businesses in the course of 3 years so please forgive the length of this post but you will find it very informative. Learn from my mistakes! Also make sure to read all the way to the bottom because I have included a list of the top 10 work at home scams. I am a mother of two little girls who are... More
Answered By: myanow86 - 7/10/2008
 
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Answered By: Rachel - 7/10/2008
 
Yes I think the answer to your question is to visit http://www.liveincomfort.ws... More
Answered By: John H - 7/11/2008
 
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