Somehow this email escaped my spam filters and actually got read by yours truly.
Home-Based Business Opportunity
Data entry from home can easily replace and exceed your current income, or give you a phenomenal second income, all the while giving you the freedom of staying/working from home. Our current members are making incredible money entering data from the comfort of their own homes. This is no fly by night get rich scheme, but it will give you a real opportunity to make from 700-4000 weekly. This can be done from anywhere, as long as you have internet access!! To receive additional information, please email us now!
Of course this is just spam, but I’ve seen similar ‘opportunities’ in print ads in magazines (usually better written). Now, I ask – who would want to perform “data entry” from home? Is that really anyone’s idea of a home-based business? The only possible attraction to an arrangement like this is that you get to stay at home while you work.
As I posted in Work From Home vs Home-Based Business, there’s a real difference between working from home and building an actual home-based business. Spending one’s day punching in some nebulous data has the same restriction that any other ‘work from job’ would have – you can only do so much of it in one day. It would be difficult to gain any leverage in such an arrangement (even if you put your kids and elderly parents to work helping you). And therefore, your ‘opportunity’ is automatically limited. When you see the words ‘home-based business opportunity’, consider whether it’s a business or just another job.