Are you interested in earning extra money from home but you don’t know where to start? You could bake cookies and sell them to the neighbors, but that isn’t likely to yield you any great profits, and eventually the neighbors will start to put on some pounds and refuse to buy your cookies, no matter how good they are. You could open a daycare at home, but then you have all those legal issues to worry about, not to mention six hyperactive two year olds destroying your home. How can you make extra money from home without, well, ruining your home?There is one way. The internet is full of possible ways to earn extra money from home. But it is also full of a bunch of hype and scams. How do you know who to believe? How can you be sure that you will actually make money? The first things to watch out for are business opportunities that don’t cost you anything to join. Especially when they want your credit card number anyway. Why would they need it if it doesn’t cost anything to join? And have you ever heard of buying a business for free? There’s just something wrong there. It does cost you to start your own business. Even if that business is just a small one so you can make some extra money from home.Keep this in mind when looking for a way to make extra money from home on the internet. If something looks too good to be true, it usually is. But if something looks like a business opportunity, and it tells you that you have to work at it to make money, then it is probably legitimate. Look for clues like testimonials. Read them closely and see if they look to all be written by the same person. People have a way about them when they write and you can usually pick up clues that give them away. If you find an opportunity with lots of testimonials from lots of different people who the opportunity has worked for, then you might be on the right track.Look for an opportunity that is going to make you enough extra money from home to make it worth your investment. Ideally, if you work hard enough, you should be able to quit your job and work from home exclusively once you get your business going. Isn’t that really why you want to make extra money from home?