LinkedIn can be a great way to network in your industry and to find new jobs. I know of a number of people who have been headhunted through LinkedIn and found great new jobs. But you have to be careful to not fall for any scams. Here are some common scams on LinkedIn you should avoid falling for. Fake Job Offers By far, the most common scam on LinkedIn is fake job offers. These can work in a couple of ways. Sometimes, a person will reach … [Read more...]
Should You Support Friends in MLMs?
I have talked a lot about MLMs here. I'm sure we all know people who are in MLMs. It's incredibly common to see people posting online about the new independent businesses they have started selling this product or that product. And of course, if you read here, you know that you shouldn't sign up to be a part of an MLM, but what about buying products from MLMs? Should you support friends in MLMs by purchasing from them? Supporting the MLM … [Read more...]
Dangers of Having Too Many Side Hustles
Side hustles are a great way to bring in some additional money, and there are a lot of different types of side hustles out there. The list of different side hustles you can take on is practically infinite. But you know what isn't infinite? Your time. You only have 24 hours in a day. So let's look at some of the dangers of having too many side hustles. No Free Time One of the biggest risks of side hustles is that if you're working a full-time … [Read more...]
Pure Romance No Longer MLM?
Another Multi-Level Marketing business has bit the dust! Or rather, has changed business models. Pure Romance, a company that sells skincare and "adult items" recently announced that they are moving from an MLM business to an "Omnichannel business." That's right - Pure Romance is no longer an MLM. What does that mean for consultants and customers? What is an Omnichannel Business? Pure Romance is touting the shift to an Omnichannel business … [Read more...]
Two Kinds of Electronic Items You Can Easily Flip for Cash
Are you a fan of electronics? Are you good at minor repairs? Do you love the hunt for a bargain? Do you have space in your home to stash items? Then maybe you should consider flipping electronic items for cash. But what should you flip? Retro Items While it pains me to say it, a number of items that were ubiquitous in my childhood and teenage years are now considered retro and can be flipped for good money. What kinds of items? VCRs … [Read more...]