Have the Proper Bandwith to Run Your Business?

If you are running a home business, you will most likely need to use the Internet. Having a good Internet connection is essential to the success of your business, because it enables you to perform various online tasks more effectively and efficiently. In order to maximize your business performance, you have to make sure that your connection has a high bandwidth. If you have a business website, you should choose a hosting plan that offers adequate bandwidth. Here is a look at how ...
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Is This the Year Your Home Internet Business Takes Off?

Whether you're sick of the daily grind, want to spend more time at home or are looking to release your entrepreneurial spirit within, now is a better time than ever to start your own at-home internet business. People all over are quitting their 9-5's in lieu of being their own boss, setting their own hours, doing what they love and being in control of their income. If this sounds like you, you'll want to read on. How to run a successful at-home business There are many, many bus...
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Don’t Make Your Home Business All Work and No Play

When you run a home Internet business, you typically have a full plate of tasks on your hand. From being your boss to keeping customers happy, the work may seem like it will never end. On the flip side, having a ton of business coming your way is a good thing in allowing you to meet your career and financial goals. With that said, having your own home business can mean many hours away from the things you love, two of which are your family and your own “me” time, both of which allow you...
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Is Your Business at Home With Technology?

Running a home Internet business is a simple way to get into business with very little startup costs. But if you really want to succeed and become profitable, you do need to invest in some technology somewhere down the line, especially if you're at all interested in providing good customer service. As the following article shows, here is a list of some must-have technology for the customer-centric business owner. Chat Software Live chat software is an easy plug in or add on to ...
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Five Tips for Selling Insurance from Your Home

You know that feeling when a salesperson calls right in the middle of dinner? There's no doubt about it - selling can be a hard task. After all, no one wants to be the one people are eager to hang up on. If you're selling insurance from home over the Internet and/or phone, closing sales is the bread and butter of your business, the difference between whether you succeed or not. If you want your clients to listen and buy, follow these five tips to become a more effective sales per...
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Are You Focused in on Business Communication?

Good communications are the building blocks of a successful home Internet business. Think about how many people you need to communicate with to help your business run smoothly. There are your customers of course. Good communication translates to effective marketing and quality customer service, and happy customers are far more likely to come back. How about suppliers, service providers, people you network with and, as your business grows, colleagues and collaborators? It's cle...
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Bringing Notary Services Home

Every state has notaries certified to witness the signature of documents. In total, more than 4.5 million people have been certified as notaries. This is a business that is easy to start from home, but you must think about the people who will be coming to your location for your services. Starting and Promoting Your Notary Business It doesn't take a lot of time or work to become a notary. All you have to do is read the documentation and take the test that allows you to become a...
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Your Home Business Needs an App

When you run your own home business you need all the help you can get. You may be mobile a lot of the time, keeping your iPad or other tablet in tow, and one of your biggest allies out there can be the world of Apps. Choosing the right ones for productivity, efficiency, accountability can be key to making your home business as successful as it can be. Take a look at the following and see what you think ... You may just be making an app purchase soon, or maybe even something more ...
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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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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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