Telemarketing Jobs are one of the oldest work at home job method in the America. From the year 1950 it is a top paying job for many single mothers, disabled persons, and students and to many others. In this modern world telemarketing jobs are available in three types
- Telemarketing Jobs from a call center.
- Telecommuting Job from Home
- Telemarketing jobs from your home.
To be successful in the telemarketing job you must undergo some training to perform it. So if you want to work from home better to work in a call center to get experience. Some time if you have good experience you may become as a supervisor in the call center.
The jobs main objective is to make sales lead, assisting real estate agents and mortgage brokers to increase their sales by arranging appointments and making calls to clients and many more.
- To work from your home you may need a noise free room.
- A personal computer
- High speed internet access
- Must be familiar with Microsoft programs of your PC
- Adobe reader
- Unlimited long distance telephone facility.
Telemarketing jobs are offered through the internet, news papers, radio and TV. Watch out there is many scam job offers which are available in the media. Also when you are going to perform the job you must be aware of the state and the National rules.
The Telemarketing Sales Rule
The FTC's Telemarketing Sales Rule requires certain disclosures and prohibits misrepresentations. It gives you the power to stop unwanted telemarketing calls and gives state law enforcement officers the authority to prosecute fraudulent telemarketers who operate across state lines.
The Rule covers most types of telemarketing calls to consumers, including calls to pitch goods, services, "sweepstakes," and prize promotion or investment opportunities. It also applies to calls consumers make in response to materials received in the mail, or offers received through the Internet.
Keep this information near your telephone. It can help you determine if you're talking with a legitimate telemarketer or a scam artist.
It's illegal for a telemarketer to call you if you've asked not to be called. In fact, the federal government has created the National Do Not Call Registry — the free, easy way to reduce the telemarketing calls you get at home. To register, or to get information, visit www.donotcall.gov, or call toll-free 1-888-382-1222 (TTY: 1-866-290-4236) from the phone you want to register. You will receive fewer telemarketing calls within three months of registering your number.
It's also against the law to call you before 8 a.m. and after 9 p.m.
If your number is not on the National Do Not Call Registry, you still can ask a company to put you on its own do not call list. The company must honor your request.
Telemarketers must tell you it's a sales call and who's doing the selling before they make their pitch. If it's a prize promotion, they must tell you that no purchase or payment is necessary to enter or win. If you're asked to pay for a prize, hang up. Free is free.
It's illegal for telemarketers to misrepresent any information, including facts about their goods or services, the earnings potential, profitability, or risk of an investment, or the nature of a prize in a prize-promotion scheme.
Telemarketers must tell you the total cost of the products or services offered and any restrictions on getting or using them, or that a sale is final or nonrefundable, before you pay. In a prize promotion, they must tell you the odds of winning, that no purchase or payment is necessary to win, and any restrictions or conditions of receiving the prize.
It's illegal for a telemarketer to withdraw money from your checking account without your express, verifiable authorization. That means they must tell you the total number of payments, the amount of each payment, the date the payments will be submitted to your bank, and which account they will charge.
Telemarketers cannot lie to get you to pay, no matter what method of payment you use.
You do not have to pay for credit repair, recovery room, or advance-fee loan or credit services until after these services have been delivered. (Most of these offers are scams. Credit repair companies claim that, for a fee, they can change or erase accurate negative information from your credit report. Only time can erase such information. Recovery room operators contact people who have lost money to a previous telemarketing scam and promise that, for a fee or donation to a specified charity, they will recover your lost money, or the product or prize never received from a telemarketer. Advance-fee loans are offered by companies who claim they can guarantee you a loan for a fee paid in advance. The fee may range from $100 to several hundred dollars.)
If you have the slightest doubt about a telephone offer, wait until you can get information in writing and check it out!
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