Putting a Premium on Working From Home

Individuals who work from home do so in a wide variety of fields, among which is the lucrative insurance business. Insurance agents sell a variety of types of insurance plans to customers. They both help existing customers and seek out new customers. The average annual salary in 2012 for insurance agents was $63,400, according to the BLS. Top insurance agents can make well over six figures. Insurance brokers, on the other hand, are often thought of as a "super-agent." They typically wo...
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Could a Pregnancy Impact Your Home Business?

Running a successful internet business at home is not for the faint of heart. Whether you have an online shop that sells products, design websites from your home, do freelance writing or run a blog, the lists of things you need to accomplish in any given day is never ending. I do freelance writing, edit and manage a blog, in addition to having two little girls under the age of two, so I know just how tough it can be to work from home. Add a pregnancy into the mix, and you're really i...
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The Degree to Which You Improve Your Home Business

Is it time to go back to school? As a home internet business owner, you're looking to build a profitable and successful business. Going back to college, or even going to college for the first time, can help you do just that. There's no doubt that studying while running your own business takes a commitment of time and energy and some sharp time management skills, but it also offers you as a business owner many advantages. What are some of the ways in which going back to school...
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The Link Between SEO and Social Media

When running a home Internet business, you oftentimes do not have the advertising and marketing punch of a bigger company. In those cases, how do you get your brand’s message out there without breaking the bank? For some running small companies from home, the key to success has been the proper usage of search engine optimization (SEO) and social media. Done together and done correctly, the two can be a winning team for the home business man or woman. To get things started, review the f...
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Never Take Customer Service for Granted

Fantastic customer service skills are the nitty-gritty behind any small home Internet business. Whether you are a freelance writer, build webpages and blogs for people or produce video tutorials on how to better use technology, your customers are what allow you to thrive, grow and, more importantly, pay your bills. Without customers, you're not in business. So, how can you go about providing excellent customer service skills without sacrificing any other area of your business? It's ea...
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Drive Off with the Right Title Loan for Your Business

For those running a home Internet business, the day can quickly fill up. When you’re typically the only person involved in the business (some may have a couple of employees or family members volunteering to help them out), the workload can pile up. In some cases, a busy work day at home can prevent you from getting out to making deliveries and/or meeting up with clients. In the event your home business does involve getting out and meeting with individuals, do you have a reliable and pa...
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Make It Your Business to Be Properly Insured

Just because you own a home-based Internet business doesn't mean you don't need adequate health insurance. Self-employment does come with added expenses and cutting costs is important, but you should never take shortcuts with your health. When it comes to work and well-being, here are five reasons why it's important to have health insurance when working from home: 1. Anything Can Happen It's easy to avoid thinking about it, but the truth is anything can happen to you at any tim...
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Focus Your Home Business on Big Data

If you think your home Internet business can't benefit from big data, think again. Even a small business with one employee - you can benefit from the information that big data provides. Specifically it can help you promote your internet business since you don't have a storefront to draw attention to your products. Build Awareness The first step for a new home business owner is to create awareness that your company exists. You can use big data to determine many aspects of y...
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Take Your Home Business to a New Degree

Don’t be surprised to hear that some people are quitting their 9-to-5 jobs in favor of an Internet business. It gives them the flexibility that they want with scheduling while allowing them to earn as money as they can. You can be successful without a college degree, but many people still like the idea of obtaining that distinction of having a higher education. Benefits of a College Degree In reality, a college degree does have some benefits even if you are already running a su...
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Giving Your Home Office a Professional Look

A professional looking home office is a productive one, which is why it's important to take a professionally inspired approach to your in-house workspace. Whether it's in your basement or a spare bedroom, outfitting and furnishing your home office as if it were your corporate headquarters will encourage hard work. When you're ready to work from home here are a few ways to give your home office a professional look: Consider the Layout First Just because your business is Internet...
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