You don’t need to spend a fortune to work from home, but there are definitely some needs and a few “would be nice to have” items that can make it more productive, comfortable and fun.
When I ask other online entrepreneurs about the one strategy they could never do without, their answer is nearly always email marketing. There is a reason successful Internet business owners say, “The gold is in the list.” But many beginning online entrepreneurs put off starting a list thinking it’s too expensive or hard. Not starting a list right away means leaving money on the table. Here are actionable tips that you can start using today. read more
Photoshop is imperative to any photographer or graphic designer, but these professions are not the only ones that can put this influential software to good use. For the creative professional, who may include freelancers, tech professionals, entrepreneurs, even business owners, it helps to have even just a working knowledge of how to use Photoshop. The use of Photoshop can make a huge impact to your business if used correctly. For this reason, New Horizons Learning Solutions created a slideshow on 7 Photoshop must-knows for beginners. You can view the slideshow below. read more
Have you ever wanted to ask an expert what tools and tricks they use to make their business successful? We got the chance to ask a few of them what they would suggest! Here are the technological tools these work-at-home experts can’t live without. read more
Guest Post by Eileen O’Shanassy
One of the most important aspects of an at-home-business is how much security you should invest into it. Your budget may not allow you to do everything you want to, but there are several things business owners should do immediately to insure both the business and its customers are protected fully. Not taking any precautions will put your business at risk for many things, including natural disasters, break-ins, and cyber-theft. read more
Guest post by TJ Waldorf
Is customer data safe on your website? When consumers provide credit card information or personal details, is the link between your site and their device secure — or open to prying eyes? read more
My very first home office was in a coat closet. It was functional with a computer cart and a fold up chair that could all be stored away when I wasn’t working. But it wasn’t ideal. You don’t need to spend a fortune to work from home, but there are definitely some needs and a few “would be nice to have” items that can make it more productive, comfortable and fun. read more
Guest Post by Elaine Valarie
The modern workforce is more dynamic and widespread. You could be in New York working for a client on the other side of the globe. There are some careers like – graphic designing, content writing, web development and even customer support and sales that can be pursued from home. In fact, work from home is a win –win situation for both the employee and the employer. While the employee does not have to spend hours in a day commuting to work, employers save on the infrastructural cost of setting up an employee in a traditional office space. In fact, soon enough, work from home is going to become a norm. Advancement in communication and technology will further facilitate this transition. read more
Guest post by Mark Pedersen
If you have ever thought about building a website, chances are you’ve come across WordPress (WP). According to various sources, more than 70% of all websites today run on WP, and for good reason. Being completely open-source, and 100% free, this content management and blog software has a huge community to back it. read more
Supporting Contributor Post by Jenna
Don’t go! This article is not for geeks. It’s for you.
There are a few things that as a normal computer user, you need to know about your hard drive. One of the most important things you should begin to process immediately is that your hard drive is going to die. It is in the process of dying right now. read more