A big mistake many service-based business owners and freelancers make is not charging enough for their services. It might make sense, starting out, to charge less as a way to entice clients, but not only can this lead to not getting clients, it can also lead to getting lower quality clients.… Read the rest
Not wanting the hassle of more complicated taxes is what keeps many from taking contract or freelance work, or starting a home business. However, while self-employment tax filing does require a few more steps, it can also mean greater tax savings.… Read the rest
While you might not like that Christmas decor shows up earlier and earlier in the year, when it comes to making extra money for the holidays, the sooner you start the better. The truth is, as fall turns cooler, people recognize that the holidays are around the corner and start making plans.… Read the rest
Some people have all the luck. They get an idea, put it online, and within weeks they’re making money. Unfortunately, most people don’t make much money, if any, in their online ventures. Instead their bank accounts dwindle lower and lower and they are left wondering, what happened?… Read the rest
When I first wanted to work-at-home, prospects and resources were fairly lean. Today, work-at-home opportunities abound, so it easier and more affordable than ever to make home-based career. And yet, so many people still struggle. Perhaps you’re one of the people who is having a hard time finding the right work-at-home situation for your skills and goals. … Read the rest
It’s tax time! While doing taxes is a hassle, one of the many perks of working at home as a contract worker, freelancer or home business owner are tax deductions.
Disclaimer: I’m not a tax expert. This article is provided for general information.… Read the rest
With the rise in popularity of online marketing, many effective offline marketing methods are easily forgotten when marketing campaigns are planned. Most believe that digital marketing is the only way to get results. While this may be true for specific industries, some of the most proven marketing ideas happen offline.… Read the rest
If your home business is currently struggling, you need to act fast in order to save it. Our friends over at Find My Workspace provide 6 valuable tips that can help you boost your sales immediately.
One of the challenges for home business owners is getting out the word about their products and selling them.… Read the rest
Supporting Contributor Post
With online commerce, everything a customer does is easier. There are no lines to stand in, no parking hassles, and even out-of-stock items are quickly handled with rain checks.
But there has to be feedback between what is going on with the customer and what the online store owner does in response.… Read the rest
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.… Read the rest