One of the most popular posts on returns from October 2014 on this Throwback Thursday.   It has been expanded and revised.

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Everyone wants the program or system that will deliver profits instantaneously. The common story of internet marketers is the constant search for the perfect solution – how can you make money from the vast world wide web?  There are so many shiny objects and it’s so easy to fall into the broke, lost, and stuck trap.

What’s the way out?   The best way forward is knowing what you’re looking for.  Here are four tips to finding the right system, method, or program for you:

First, find a program, method, or system with easy-to-follow step-by-step instructions.  If it works, the creators of that system should be able to explain not only how it worked for them, but how you can get it to work for you in simple, easily understood instructions.  Can you use their program, method or system start from scratch and easily build what you need to make sales and profits?  Or is the system really dependent on the creators and your ability to use their system to produce good results is questionable?  It’s obviously best to figure this out before you click on the buy button.

Second, how much computer tech knowledge and skill do you need?  If you need to be Bill Gates or Michael Dell to make the system work, it isn’t going to be helpful for most people (there is only one Bill Gates and one Michael Dell).  If you’re not a computer tech, it’s best to look for programs that have all the computer tech knowledge built in.  The functionality of the program should always be an important consideration.

Third, what kind of support is offered?  Some programs offer no support whatsoever, and others offer excellent support.  What happens if you have problems implementing the system – are you on your own? Glitches are likely to happen – you need some back-up when they do (unless you have the skills of Bill Gates or Michael Dell).  As you read the sales copy, look for information about support.  Also, google the product and read reviews.  Reviews will often tell you about how good the support is for a product or whether there is no support whatsoever.

About reviews: you should realize that some review sites are really affiliate marketers posing as objective reviewers.  Take into consideration the motivation behind reviewers to avoid being scammed.

Fourth, is there a guarantee?  If there is, how much time do you have to decide whether the program will work for you?  If there isn’t a guarantee, be extremely cautious.  If the guarantee is for a very short time, be very cautious.  If there is a guarantee, and hopefully there is, get laser-focused on the length of the guarantee.  If it isn’t what you want or what you thought you were getting, bail while you still have time – that’s what the guarantee is all about for you – consider the guarantee as giving you a trial period.

What would you add to these tips?  As always, continue the conversation in the comments section.

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