Category Archives: Home Business

Is Your Home Business Idea Marketable?

Is Your Home Business Idea Marketable?

Your home business isn’t going anywhere — unless you build your foundation on a marketable idea. Many of us dream about starting home businesses. If you decide that you want to ditch the 9-to-5 and enjoy a new “career” as a home business owner, or even if you are just looking for a little incomeContinue Reading

How to Transform Your Messy Home Office Into a Business Environment

How to Transform Your Messy Home Office Into a Business Environment

Your home office should convey a certain level of professionalism, even if you don’t normally get dressed for work. One of the perks of running a home business is that you have flexibility when it comes to what you where and how you present yourself. Even your home office can be a little (or aContinue Reading

Benefits of a Home Business: Low, Low Cost

Benefits of a Home Business: Low, Low Cost

One of the many benefits of a home business is the low, low cost of operation. Plus, I also enjoy uncomplicated business relationships. I’ve long enjoyed the benefits of a home business. One of my favorite benefits is the low cost of operation. The startup costs for my home business were low; I just neededContinue Reading

Avoid These Five Home Business Startup Mistakes

Avoid These Five Home Business Startup Mistakes

Want a home business? Watch out for these home business startup mistakes. We all make mistakes. This goes double when we venture out into the blue to take a few risks. Starting a home business can be one of those risks. I’m not a big risk-taker, but I do have a home business as aContinue Reading

Start a Home Business to Boost Your Household Income

Start a Home Business to Boost Your Household Income

Thanks to technology, there is no reason that a stay-at-home parent can’t boost household income. All you have to do is start a home business. One of the things I hear a lot is that it’s harder and harder to make things work on a single income. The fact that wages have not kept paceContinue Reading

Solopreneur: Do You Have a “Real” Business?

Solopreneur: Do You Have a “Real” Business?

Just because you’re solopreneur doesn’t mean you don’t have a “real” business. I’m on the email list for Social Triggers, Derek Halpern’s site. In one of the emails he sent, he told a story about attending a meeting with some magazine honchoes who wanted help with social media marketing. One of these guys started outContinue Reading

Questions About Self-Employed Taxes? This Guide Can Help

Questions About Self-Employed Taxes? This Guide Can Help

Learn more about self-employed taxes with this comprehensive guide from TaxHelp.org. The first year I made money as a self-employed person, I did almost everything wrong. I had no clue about self-employed taxes, or about paying taxes quarterly. At tax time, as I filled out my own return, I was shocked at how much IContinue Reading

What are Others Saying About Your Home Business?

What are Others Saying About Your Home Business?

What are others saying about your home business? Keep on top of what others think about you. When you own a home business, the hope is that enough people will find out who you are and then buy your products and/or services. One of the things I’m most proud of is the fact that myContinue Reading

Are You Willing to Take Risks?

Are You Willing to Take Risks?

The willingness to take risks can pay off in your finances and in your career, but it can be hard to take that step. I’m not much of a risk-taker. Last month, when I attended NMX, I hit the blackjack tables with some friends. No, I didn’t actually¬†play.¬†Instead, I watch a couple of other bloggersContinue Reading

Why Your Home Business Should Utilize The Cloud

Why Your Home Business Should Utilize The Cloud

Lately, I’ve been more interested in using resources that aren’t dependent on my using one computer. Since I switch from desktop to laptop regularly to work on my home business, I like to be able to access my work quickly and easily. Extra storage space, foolproof backup copies, anywhere access, and energy savings are justContinue Reading