A Hitchhiker's Guide to the Internet

Written by David Leonhardt


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But there is more than just language that makesrepparttar global office a tricky workplace to navigate. Aside fromrepparttar 137859 lack of water coolers and washrooms, most ofrepparttar 137860 world works in metric, butrepparttar 137861 biggest Internet market works in imperial. So some customers won't know what a mile is, and others won't know what a kilometer is.

And everybody spells funny to someone else. Is it honor or honour? Center or centre? Folks or peeps?

Fortunately for me, I live in Canada. 95% of Canadians live within a stone's throw ofrepparttar 137862 US border. (They are all folks, byrepparttar 137863 way.) So we officially learn to spell and to countrepparttar 137864 wayrepparttar 137865 British do (but they are still not peeps). Nevertheless, Americanisms sneak acrossrepparttar 137866 border by osmosis, perhaps due to an attack dog budget shortfall atrepparttar 137867 illegal aliens department.. At least I'll know what a mile is it's that thing people want to take when I give them an inch.

And what about currency? I make it simple. I use US dollars, because that really isrepparttar 137868 currency ofrepparttar 137869 Internet. But I also accept Paypal payments, so anybody can input their favorite currency and out pops US dollars on my end. I wish more people would do that. I could use more dollars.

If none of that phases you, consider time zones. Just as a client in Australia is waking up, your client inrepparttar 137870 United States is going to bed. And how will they reach you when you are not inrepparttar 137871 office. Services like email to phone conversion can help. So can insomnia.

Nobody twenty years ago would have imagined that you and I could sit at home and type words into a TV screen to make a comfortable living. Welcome to my office Planet Earth.

Hmm. Right now I am reading The Hitchhiker's Guide torepparttar 137872 Galaxy...I wonder if I can work from home onrepparttar 137873 Internet on any other planets...



David Leonhardt is a Canadian seo consultant and a website marketing strategies consultant. Pick up a copy of his SEO book or his media relations and publicity tips book.


Shopping Systematically for an Internet Home Based Business.

Written by Kanaga Siva


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Having researched and identified a few Affiliate Programs you are now ready to make a decision about your Home Based Business. It is very important and vital that you considerrepparttar following seven criteria amoung others when you make your decision.

It is presumed that you will obtain a Website or you will be provided one by your Affiliate Program.

1.Your first priority will be to ensure thatrepparttar 137858 intended Home Based Business is not a Scam and not one of those "Get Rich Quick Schemes" either.

2.The Home Based Business should be long standing and with a good track record.It should not be one of those Fly by Night schemes that pop up suddenly from nowhere and disappear into oblivion inrepparttar 137859 same manner.

3.The Program should be Safe and Secure with a proper and regular payment scheme to its Affiliates.

4.The Program should be a member of Better Business Bureau or other similar Nationally or Internationally recognised organisations.

5.The Affiliate Program should provide its Affiliates with good support such as Tools,Tips,Websites and Forums especially forrepparttar 137860 Entrepreneurs since most of them are generally new torepparttar 137861 field of Internet Marketing.

6.Your Home Based Business should preferably be Global in nature. With a Global Program you targetrepparttar 137862 whole world for your products rather than limit yourself to a particular region.

7.It should preferably be Free to join- and most are.

Shopping for a good product is not always easy. It is often tiring and time consuming. Nevertheless atrepparttar 137863 end ofrepparttar 137864 day after all this preliminary work you are definitely going to makerepparttar 137865 right choice or one that is not very far fromrepparttar 137866 right choice.

Your hard work will soon start paying dividends and you will be onrepparttar 137867 way to becoming a successful Home Based Business Entrepreneur. Before long you are bound to YELL, "Let's go Shopping Systematically for more Home Based Businesses" onrepparttar 137868 Internet".



Kanaga Siva has been a Marketing Manager and Business Manager and has a wealth of experience in Marketing. He now operates his own Home Based Business. For Articles, Resources, Tips and Ideas to start a Home Based Business from anywhere in the World - Visit his Website, http://www.business-fromhome.com




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