Legit Work at Home Site with BBB That Are Free
There are a few ways that you can legitimately make money from home. Here are some websites that have been checked out with the Better Business Bureau.
Many companies can save money by having people work from home as customer service reps. These are recommended by many work at home sites and highly regarded by the BBB:
If you are hired you train online. Competition for jobs is stiff, however, they are one of the most respected in the industry.
Call Center Careers.com
This site lists job at call centers throughout the US. The Featured Employers section is where you will find the highest rated jobs. This is a good way for you to apply for a job with a company that is recommended both by people who currently work there and those who have left it.
For graduates AND current students. You need strong content knowledge in English, Math, Science or Social Studies. You should be able to teach the subjects from the 4th grade level up to 1st year of college.
For people with strong math and reading skills, who are either already certified or have strong experience. You get 6 hours of training on how to use their online tools and interactive instructional program.
This site calls for qualified and certified teachers to teach online. If you are a course author or course writer, you can also work as an author for original educational site content. You need four to six years (or more) work experience (outside of school) in the area of interest being instructed. A BA or 4 years of college is required.
Selling Your Gold or Crafts
You have probably seen the commercials on television but I always wonder how legitimate they are. So here is a list of vendors that are highly-rated by Better Business Bureau:
Empire Gold Buyers and Gold Fellow
Both highly ranked by BBB. Both highly ranked by BBB. They list charts on their websites for what you pay and very clear thorough instructions of how to go about sending in your gold. Important thing: they pay for and insure your shipping. You send them the gold. They value it. Let you know. And you have the option to sell it to them, OR to have your gold returned. Usually gets shipped in the same day.
Your Local Jeweler
If the gold is still part of a piece of jewelry you may get more money from your local jeweler. Plus if you have a good relationship with them you know you are getting a fair price. You can also take your gold to the jeweler FIRST and get their estimate so you know if the online company is offering a good price.
FOR HAND MADE AND VINTAGE…art, photography, clothing, jewelry, edibles, bath & beauty products, quilts, knick-knacks and toys. The vintage items on the site have only one rule to follow: they must be 20 years or older. The site mimics a craft fair in that each seller has their own storefront where they list their goods for a fee of $0.20.
eBay also works as a site to sell your stuff. You can sell handmade crafts, but you can also sell older goods…books, CD’s, clothing, cameras, you name it, you can sell it. It’s fairly simple to do, and a lot of people have found success.
tjobs.com – A well organized site that has been in business for fifteen years and lists a variety of partial or full-time work-at-home jobs, including data entry, transcription, writing and other creative types of work. The site, which the BBB rates as A+, offers helpful articles and lets you post your resume for potential employers.
There are tons of scam work at home websites out there. The scams generally fall into a few general categories. See our post Google Work from Home Scam to learn how to spot them.