5 Home Office Essentials

Written by Niall Roche

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Decoration There's no need for your home office to be sterile and boring. Plants are one healthy addition. The colour green has a positive affect on our way of thinking andrepparttar fact that plants will filter outrepparttar 116845 toxins inrepparttar 116846 air around you is another plus.

Also consider using some motivational posters in your home office. This might seem a bit cheesy but if you choose a message that inspires you personally it can be very effective.

Last but not least consider having your mission statement printed out, framed and on your desk in front of you. Your mission statement isrepparttar 116847 reason you started your home business - make sure you are reminded of this every single day.

Computer equipment This is where you need to be very honest with yourself because ofrepparttar 116848 potential expense involved. A home office does not need an all singing all dancing computer and printer. You need functionality and not tons of features.

Buy what you need for your business. Do not buy what you want for yourself.

When buying your home office computer take these tips into consideration:

* Mid-range processor power.

* 512MB of RAM.

* 20GB+ hard disk.

* Advanced 3D graphical capabilities are not essential.

* CDR or DVDR backup (must have).

* Avoid extended warranties - sales people make large commissions from offering these.

* Generic brands userepparttar 116849 same components as and are therefore equally as reliable asrepparttar 116850 big name brands.

* Consider buying a refurbished system if you're on a tight budget.

* Check with friends who have purchased computers recently. What problems did they encounter when buying their PC? Who did they buy from? What wasrepparttar 116851 aftersales service like?

Printer - you don't need a top ofrepparttar 116852 range color laserjet printer for your home office do you? I didn't think so.

Questions you should ask yourself when buying a printer:

* Do you need color printing capabilities?

* How many pages per minute do you actually need to print?

* What isrepparttar 116853 cost per page for color and black printing?

* How much does replacement ink cost?

* How many pages of black text can you get from each cartridge?

* How much desktop space willrepparttar 116854 printer require?

* Are updated drivers for this model readily available?

These are just some basic hints and tips. If you want more comprehensive information on setting up your home office drop by www.home-office-advisor.com.

This article was republished courtesy of www.home-office-advisor.com. This site provides tons of useful information and advice on setting up your own Home Office.

Start A Business For Under $100

Written by Thad Collins

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Now that you haverepparttar idea ofrepparttar 116844 differences between an income opportunity and a business program, it is time to chooserepparttar 116845 business enterprise you want to start for under $100. This decision is based on several factorsrepparttar 116846 most important being, will you be happy operating this type of business? The fact is that if you do not like what you are doing, you will not succeed at it, andrepparttar 116847 business will become another statistic.

The object of finding a good business program to start is that it will teach you all you have to know about gettingrepparttar 116848 business up and running, so no need to waste time discussing allrepparttar 116849 details involved with starting a business on a shoestring budget. Just be sure that you choose a business that will be able to walk a first time entrepreneur throughrepparttar 116850 steps of starting a successful business, and provide support to help them succeed.

To start onrepparttar 116851 road to success pull out you favorite entrepreneur magazine or go to a search engine and type in “Business,” Under $100, and a multitude of offers will present themselves. Remember,repparttar 116852 hardest part is not finding a business opportunity, it is makingrepparttar 116853 decision to venture out on your own, but if you are not ready to devote yourself full-time to running a business, many ofrepparttar 116854 programs can be started as a side venture in your spare time.

Thad Collins is the owner of Consumer Mortgage Reduction Service, a provider of Biweekly Equity Acceleration and Auditing Programs. The company offers business programs for entrepreneurs looking to start a new venture, for more information visit http://www.consumermortgagereduction.com.

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