Is Your Home Office Setup a Hazard?

You may be one of the lucky ones who are able to work at home, especially if you run your own home Internet business and answer to you and only you. Whether you've got a great separate space devoted to an office, you share a space with the guest bedroom, work in the basement or in some other area of your home, you've got to make sure your home office is safe. Safety comes in many forms - the safety of your clients if they make visits, the safety of your home and the equipment, and th...
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Is Your Business Coming Home to Solid SEO?

Learning SEO while running a home Internet business can seem like a daunting task, but it's simpler than you think. SEO means crafting your website in a way that makes it easy for search engines to understand and index; this lets them know that your site is relevant to the keywords you want to rank for. So just what does good SEO look like? Here are some tips to get you started: Place Keywords Carefully Using keywords naturally in the main body of your website is important ...
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Make It Your Business to Take Some Down Time

When you're the sole owner of a home Internet business, it can be hard to stop thinking about your business 24/7, and even harder to completely take some time off from your business for a family vacation. Though it's counter-intuitive, taking time off can actually help your business in the long run. First of all, you'll feel more rested after you return, and better rested people make better decisions. Secondly, you'll be eager to get back to work, and that renewed sense of hope w...
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What are Businesses Doing to Get Ready for the Future?

A smart and savvy businessperson will focus on the past, present and future of their enterprises’ success. In today's world of professional breakneck motion, the future direction of business requires vigilance and serious consideration. Business transactions rely on financial institutions more heavily than at any time before in business history and technology is playing a more involved role in every aspect. Take a look at some of the ways your business can get ready for its future.  ...
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Develop the Best Technology for Your Home Business

When running a home Internet business, there are myriad of tasks that you will find dotting your daily to-do list. While serving your customers and promoting your home business are two of the most important items at hand, having the right technology in place to run your business can never be taken for granted. Face it – without the right technology to run your business – you could be doomed from the start. One only has to go online, read the newspapers or watch television to see just h...
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Plug-in Big Data for Your Market Research

When you have your own home Internet business, you want to cover all of your bases when it comes to market research. And you may be hearing the term "Big Data" tossed around a lot, especially in the big business world, and you're wondering whether you need to be incorporating this into your market research and branding and business intelligence efforts. First of all, let's try to define big data. According to Forbes, big data is a collection of data from traditional and digital so...
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How Long Should I Run My Home Business?

Have you started planning your retirement? When you're busy with the day-to-day tasks of running your home Internet business, retirement is likely to be the last thing on your mind. However, the day will come when you want to hang up your Internet business hat and retire. So just how do you know when it's time to retire and what do you need to factor in when planning for retirement? Think about the Kind of Retirement You Want In order to plan for your retirement, you'll need to...
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Putting Military Training to Use in Your New Home Business

Former military members can put their previous training to work when starting a home Internet business. Whether it is military related or not, a home-based business is the perfect introduction to civilian life for former military personnel. When it comes to business start-ups, here are a few reasons veterans and home Internet businesses makes a good fit: Veteran-Owned Businesses in the U.S. There are a growing number of veteran-owned businesses in the United States and the tren...
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Sound Communications Should Be a Business Priority

As a home Internet business owner, you are in charge of effective communications with your clients. Good clear communications lead to happy clients who feel their questions have been answered and their needs taken seriously. Happy customers mean customers who are more likely to stay and do business with you, making sound business communications good for your reputation and your profits. What can you do to improve your client communications? Brush Up on Your Listening Skills ...
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Bring Home a Better Online Business Portfolio

You keep hearing about online business portfolios, and it's on your to do list to make one, but you still haven't done it. You may want to carve out that time now and put a portfolio together to help promote your home Internet business. If you're wondering why or what to put in it, read on. Why Have an Online Portfolio? As the following article looks at, “The power and impact of an online portfolio” can be the difference of getting a dream job or not, or hooking that new clien...
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