Step 1 Research
If you find an internet marketing program that you might think is legit, find out what people are saying about it on other sites and in forums. See if you can find other people who might me members of the program. Read reviews about it. When you go to the program website, look at the overall quality of the website. Does it take a while to load? Do the graphics look good? Are they fuzzy or blurry? Read what it has to say and offer. Is it easy to read? Are there a lot of grammatical (I hope I spelt that right) or spelling errors? Is there a money back guarantee? Is the ordering process straight forward? Now I'm sure there are more you can do to research for a decent quality internet marketing program but this is a good start.
Step 2 Contact The Owner
When you're done reading about this internet marketing program your interested in, scroll down to the bottom to see if there is an email address to get a hold of the owner or company. If there isn't one, immediately avoid it and move on. If there is, shoot the owner or company an email. Tell them your interested about their program. The reason to contact the owner is to see if he/she responds and responds within a decent time. Usually 1-2 days.
Step 3 Work The Program
Once you find an internet marketing program and are a member, click the get rich quick button. I'm just kidding. There is no such thing. You need to work the program. Let me say that again, WORK THE PROGRAM. Internet marketing is a very very profitable business and many people are living decent lives because of their internet marketing business. It is not hard work, but you will face challenges as in all things. Keep motivated and stay focused and never give up. Plus, you won't be working half as much as you probably already do at your regular JOB (Just Over Broke). But the more you work the faster you will see those profitable results and it's worth it.
It will take time to find a decent program to teach about internet marketing and how to run a home based business. But if you don't have patients, your chances of getting scammed will definitely increase. There is no point in rushing into things. If you follow these 3 simple steps there is no reason why you shouldn't be successful in researching an internet marketing program and using the program. I do research on internet marketing programs myself to help people get started with their home based businesses.
Good Luck and start the road to financial freedom.