There are a number of legitimate work at home jobs online today that you can start for free, you just have to know what they are and how to find them!
1. Associated Content : Associated Content is a website where you can publish articles and get paid upfront for them if they’re approved. Your articles may not get an upfront payment, but your account will earn money on page views as well. Pay attention to their “Calls for Content” section. A lot of these will have upfront payments if yours is accepted. They pay via Paypal.
2. eHow : A popular website that compensates it’s writers for writing How-to articles. You must sign up for eHow’s Writer Compensation Program to get started. They pay monthly via Paypal if your earnings have accumulated to at least $10.
4. Daily Article : Daily article accepts articles and will then be posted on their website and sit until they are sold. Once an article has sold, they will mail a check out to you.
5. Demand Studios : Demand Studios pays up front for articles that are posted on eHow. You do have to apply with them and be accepted prior to working for them. They pay $15 per article via Paypal weekly.
6. Craigslist : Craigslist is a huge classified ads website where you can find almost anything, including work at home jobs. Type in the kind of work you’re looking for and be sure to click on the telecommute option.
I hope these websites will help you to get started on your search for making money online for free!