Many people dream of leaving the commute nightmare and the corporate competition behind for a work at home job. According to the U.S. Department of Labor, over 41 million people now work at home and many more would love to but don’t want to get involved with the hassles of website building, calling prospects and the many other aspects of internet marketing.
Easy access to computers and the internet has helped to make online data entry jobs very attractive to a wide range of people. But is online data entry a viable alternative to a reliable offline job?
Hundreds of offline and online employers now subcontract their data entry work. Why? Because it cuts down on their overheads. They do not have to add space, furniture, electrical output, or pay health benefits to accommodate the subcontractors. This has lead to an increase in the availability of online data entry jobs. Most of these jobs do not require you to have extensive training or much technical knowledge. If you can effectively manage your time, and know how to type and use the Internet you can profit from online data entry.
It is also fairly inexpensive to start an online data entry job. You can begin with just a computer with an internet connection, which is very common in most households today, and additional start up costs of between $0 – $100. Another advantage is that most of these jobs can be done from anywhere in the world.
There are several companies which provide a list of firms who need online data entry workers. They will train you to do the data entry work the firms provide. This service is available for a small one time payment of between $49 – $99 making it a lot easier to start out that having to chase down online data entry jobs on your own.
So if your dream is to be your own boss, wake naturally each morning, work the hours you want and still be able to make a great living working from home, online data entry may just be the perfect opportunity for you to do so.
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Home Business Entrepreneur Janice Sharman enjoys helping people start and run their own home business. For FREE information on how you can build a successful Profitable Home Business go to