Don’t Disregard Health Insurance in Today’s Costly Environment

You've got it all squared away - your home Internet business is thriving, maybe you have an employee or two and you've even been seeing a profit. All is good. But wait - do you have health insurance? Since you work for yourself, you've got to figure this out on your own, no corporate package from a big employer here. Though it may be easy to skip over health insurance, especially if you're young and healthy, that could be a big mistake. Check out these 5 reasons it's vita...
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Get That College Degree While Running Your Home Business

If you have started a new internet home business, you probably love the freedom to choose your own schedule. While you have to be dedicated and work long hours, you often can choose when to work. This flexibility gives you the opportunity to do other things with your time. One of those items on your to-do list could be getting a college degree. Why You Need a College Degree Even if you are well on your way to becoming a successful business owner, you could still benefit from ge...
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Why Social Networking Truly Does Matter

Social networking isn't just for teenage kids. It's a great tool to promote any business, and those in home Internet businesses shouldn't overlook this important aspect of gaining attention. Many larger companies hire social media directors, but if you've got a small home internet business, you can take on this role as well. Social media and networking can be a fun part of your job, and it can bring in big business. Let's take a look as the article “how mastering social media can...
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Running a Home Internet Business as a Mom

If the thought of being a mom and working full time scares you, know that you can manage it. Perhaps working outside the home seems too overwhelming while trying to raise a child, but consider a home Internet business. Yes, you will still have much to manage, but some of the stressful factors can be taken out of the equation if you work at home. Each mom (or mom-to-be) can have a different scenario. Some moms know just what they want; the pregnancy was planned and carried out ...
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Is Your Home Internet Up to Speed?

As a freelancer who works from home, I'll be the first to admit that having an up-to-date computer and a reliable, high-speed internet connection are must-haves. Without either of these, you can't successfully run your at-home business. For example, I spend two hours each Wednesday working on my editing assignments. With two little ones at home, I run a tight schedule and have very little wiggle room. If my internet isn't up to par or fails to consistently stay connected, I fall behi...
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Don’t Let Human Error Sidetrack Your Business

When your computer is your lifeline to earning money, any downtime can have serious consequences. While there can be many causes, one of the most common reasons for network issues are human errors. In fact, IT experts estimate that over 60% of problems happen as a result of a person making configuration changes. Even with a home internet business you can have this problem if you work with others. Anyone that is given access to a portion of your network can make alterations that do...
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Don’t Overlook Insurance if Hiring Help

Imagine this: You run a small internet business from home helping companies with their marketing needs. You grow steadily over a few years and wind up needing to hire someone to help you meet all your clients' needs. Whether you need help with accounting, gaining business or administrative tasks, someone needs to come in and help take some of the weight off your shoulders. You decide to start off with one employee and you wonder if you need to provide them with health insurance. Down ...
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Is Your Home Work Apparel the Right Business Fit?

Do you run your own internet business from home or freelance your services out of your home office? The Telework Research Center found that more than 30 million people work from home at least once per week, and those numbers are expected to rise more than 60 percent over the next five years. Working from home is a dream for many. You can set your own schedule, take time off when you choose, spend more time with your family and kids and not have to report to a boss. You can also w...
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Investing in Your Home Business and Future

Working from home can seem like a dream career. Work whenever you want even in your pajamas. But then reality sets in and you realize that you no longer have a steady paycheck coming in. Learning how to invest becomes even more important to help increase your income potential. When running a home Internet business, don’t ever take your eye off the long-term goal, being able to stay financially ahead of the game. Invest Wisely In the ideal situation, you would begin investing lo...
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Running a Home Business and Securing Your Online Degree

By 2020, 40 percent of the workforce will be freelancing, according to a study conducted by Intuit. This group of people will make up both those who telecommute for a company and those who run their own business from their homes. There's also a strong rise in the amount of people that have degrees. Of Americans ages 25 to 29, more than 33 percent have at least a Bachelor's degree. Back in 1975, that number was only 21 percent, according to the National Center for Education Statistics...
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