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Re: Dry-Tech Lead Finder 3 STEP SCAM PREP
Posted By: Wendy Smith In Response To: Re: Dry-Tech Lead Finder 3 STEP SCAM PREP (Mel. White)
Date: Sunday, June 15, 2008, at 7:30 p.m.(pst)
In Response To: Re: Dry-Tech Lead Finder 3 STEP SCAM PREP (Mel. White)
Thank You for your help, its wonderful to know that Im not the only one out there dealing with these things. The tutoriong sounds good but Im not too good at teaching, when I sit to help my 8 year old with homework I tend to end up just giving her the answer, but if you have some links that talk about how to tutor that would be great. Also, the ebay thing sounds interesting but there seems to be a lot of competition out there and I wouldnt know where to start. Being a single mom, I dont have a lot off stuff to auction off. I also like the pet sitting idea and think it would be great, I love animals but is there really a market out there for pet sitters? I considered house sitting too, but dont know if theres a market for that either. And I did take an accounting course so your idea for that might work too, but again, Id have no clue how or what to do to start.
And thank you also for the encouragement to stay in school because thats something Ive been grappling with lately. I actually graduate with My AA tommorrow and am set to start at my local University in fall to persue my Bachelors but Ive been considering not doing it. My AA degree hasnt seemed to help much because Im stuck at a job that pays 8.25 per hour, barely above minimum wage.
Thank you for all your help and info, its given me some hope. It was like I was punched in the gut when I found this site and realized that this new business was nothing but another scam, I was actually kinda bummed about it all day. But I guess its better I know so that I dont waste more money on advertising and such. I guess Ill be sending the package back I recieved, hopefully I can get my money back. Thanks again for everything.
>> I've been there, and I know how much of a killer it is. Just don't
>> drop out of school -- that degree is worth over $10,000/year because of
>> the better jobs you get from it.
>> Yes - BUT - there's no such thing as a "you start it today and at
>> the end of the month you're making your rent and more via Internet"
>> business. The closest thing to that would be to do Ebay, but that also
>> takes time to work up to.
>> You can do Ebay part-time (the big issue is mailing off stuff).
>> One easy way to get extra money is to tutor at the college (or help
>> out as a grader.) Everyone needs tutoring in something and I'm sure
>> there's one subject you're better than some people at. A good example: I'm
>> TERRIBLE at math but I can do the first year "Introduction to
>> Algebra", so I did tutor that. I also tutored "beginning
>> biology." All you have to do is pick a course that you passed with a
>> pretty good grade (so you know the homework) and set up to help. If you're
>> interested in this, I can pass you some links on how to tutor.
>> Put up a flyer in the buildings and dorms with your phone number and
>> tutoring rates ($15/hour for the lower level stuff). Meet them in the
>> library or some place public (never EVER tutor in a private home,
>> including your own home! We're talking personal safety here -- and don't
>> give out your home address.)
>> Teachers also need graders, so if you're good in one subject you can
>> see if any of the professors need grading help. WARNING: some of the profs
>> are total loons (I'm speaking from experience). Ask to do simple grading
>> like scoring multiple choice tests or fill in the blank tests for classes
>> of 40 or less because they always want the grades back 'muy pronto' and
>> there's no way you can deal with kids and grade tests for 120 people in 48
>> hours. Not if you want to keep your sanity.
>> Those are three guaranteed businesses. You can also start a pet
>> sitting service (checking on critters when people are away and playing
>> with them... again, this is something you can put up flyers for at the
>> You can also do daycare/babysitting, but I don't recommend this. That
>> was one of my second jobs when I was in your situation. It brought money,
>> but I was just plumb worn out from dealing with my kids and another kid.
>> The easiest to do was babysitting infants up to 6 months old.
>> If you have some accounting courses, you can set up a service to keep
>> books for single-mom businesses. You'll need to know something about
>> taxes, but you can get most of that info from the "save on your
>> taxes" books that are sold every spring.
>> Hope my experience will give you some options. Don't look for an
>> online answer -- the folks making a living wage online are very few.
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