Don’t Go to Sleep on Social Media

If you're trying to better market your home-based Internet business, then social media can definitely help. With a little elbow grease, some compelling content, and some automated tools, social media can help take your business to new marketing heights. Here are just a few reasons why you should devote some of your time to social media: Importance of Social Media Social media has become a major part of consumers' everyday lives. Whether it's staying connected with friends a...
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Go Home to a Better Career

If you are interested in pursuing a career in the construction industry, you may want to consider becoming a home inspector. According to the Bureau of Labor Statistics, demand for higher quality construction and growing concern for public safety will result in an increase in demand for home inspectors. It is expected that employment of building and construction inspectors will grow by about 12 percent between 2012 and 2022. As such, it should be relatively easy for you to land a goo...
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Make a Pitch for Your Home Internet Business

Starting an Internet business online from the comfort of your own home is on the rise. With advancements in technology, online business opportunities are soaring. There are many advantages to running an at-home Internet business, including being your own boss, setting your own schedule and, of course, having an unlimited income potential. Common home-based Internet business ventures include freelance writers, graphic designers, web developers, resume writers, social media consultants,...
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Is Your Retirement Plan Truly Golden?

One of the tradeoffs of having a home Internet business is giving up any hope of a so-called Golden Parachute. Of course, the Golden Parachute was the moniker given to a cash benefits package given to employees who were forced out of a job due to circumstances they weren't considered liable for. It's the ultimate way to retire early with the security of money in the bank. As a home Internet business owner, you can guarantee your own golden retirement, however, if you play it smart...
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Come Home to Better Customer Privacy Protection

Your home Internet business is just as responsible for customer data protection as a multinational corporation like Microsoft. The problem is, you don't have the same deep pockets as a company such as Microsoft, and data protection can be complicated and costly. Another problem is you're liable to be sued if you lose customer data in the same way as lawyers are willing to sue Microsoft. So the end result is, you're just as liable, but you have less liability protection, and less ...
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Put SMS Surveys in Play for Your Home Business

If you're trying to improve the way you do your home Internet business, customer surveys can help you see things from the eyes of your customers. With that said, there's no better way to send out your customer surveys than through text. Here are just a few ways SMS surveys can help your business gather the opinions of your faithful customers: Importance of Surveys The key to success is truly knowing what your customers think about your business. Although what your business offe...
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Are You Disciplined Enough to Work from Home?

For millions of people, working out of their homes and running a home Internet business or being under the tutelage of someone else (but being able to call home their workplace) are a dream come true. To start with, there are a number of perks when it comes to working out of one’s residence. Among them: • Not having to deal with difficult co-workers, office politics or overbearing bosses; • Avoiding for what many can be a cumbersome and expensive commute; • Lessening the chances of g...
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Collect Success with Your Home Business

If you run your own Internet-based home business, then it's crucial that you stay on top of collections. Besides, letting one or two client payments slip through the cracks could end up crippling your finances. In order to avoid a collections catastrophe, here are a handful of ways your home business can get its collections practices under control: Implement a Payment Policy Without a clear, well thought out payment policy in place, there's a good chance you'll experience past-due ...
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Connect to the Right Home Business Phone System

Presently, there are many different types of communication media available, and one of the most widely used among them is telephones. As a home Internet business owner, you may have to spend a lot of time communicating with clients, employees, service providers or suppliers over the phone, and therefore, you need to have an effective phone system. Having the right phone system can be beneficial to your business in many ways, from increasing communication efficiency to reducing costs....
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Putting Kids First in a Home Daycare Business

When you are trying to think of a home Internet business idea, think about the things you love. Think about where you want to work and how you want the business to run. A great business these days is a home-based daycare center. If you have the space and love for kids, this could be something to pursue. Things to consider for a home daycare business: • Space - What is your home like? Is it tiny and cramped? Then maybe you should think about something else. But if you've got some s...
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