7 Basics to Look for in a Work at Home Business

Written by Donnie Baird

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Up-line-This goes along withrepparttar training you will get from your business. Can you get in contact with others inrepparttar 117089 business that have been successful? It’s nice to knowrepparttar 117090 path others have taken to become successful in your business. They can give you helpful ideas and they can help you avoid some ofrepparttar 117091 pitfalls they have encountered. It is really nice ifrepparttar 117092 opportunity has a chat room or message board so that you can get ideas on how to start, how to promote and advertise, and how to respond to others as they join your business.

Potential-Allrepparttar 117093 above leads to this last quality I look for in a home based business. How great of a potential is there to make money inrepparttar 117094 business? After all, that isrepparttar 117095 bottom line, isn’t it, to make money?

Your Gut Feeling- Don’t forget your most important tool-your common sense. If something doesn’t seem right, you need to back away until you get all your questions answered. First and foremost, you have to believe inrepparttar 117096 opportunity and what it offers before you can sell it to others. Make sure to get a handle on what is going on before you commit to it. Once you make that commitment, give yourself some time before you decide it won’t work.

Obviously, there are other things that you can look for. These are just some basic things to look for when trying to find justrepparttar 117097 right work at home business to place your time and money into. But, I believe if you will use these basics as a starting point, you will be in good shape on making a decision.

Donnie Baird has been involved with work at home businesses for 4 years and is the webmaster/owner of http://internet-work-at-home-opportunity.com . He lives in North Carolina with his wife and two children.

How to Use Your Current Job to Feed Your New Business

Written by Myrtis Smith

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Finally, let’s highlight two things, no matter how tempting, you should never do:

1. Never use your employer’s materials (pens, paper, computer, printer, etc.)

2. Never use your employer’s time

True Story: I use to work for a consulting firm. It wasn’t uncommon for a consultant to spend a couple of weeks in between projects with no work to do. The consultant would still be paid byrepparttar company and was viewed like being on call. I know of one individual who spent his “in between” period working on a software program using his company laptop. The last I heard,repparttar 117088 company was suingrepparttar 117089 young man for intellectual property rights torepparttar 117090 software. The company contends thatrepparttar 117091 software was created while they were payingrepparttar 117092 individual and he used their equipment.

Don’t let a situation like this happen to you. Be smart about what resources you use.


Myrtis Smith is a freelance writer and coach. If writing seems like a chore in your business, contact her (myrtis@premeditatedlife.com) to learn ways to make it easier.

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