A Typical Frustration In A Home-Based Business

Written by Kirk Bannerman

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*you need to build trust & credibility with thorough knowledge of your business and with straight forward talk about realistic expectations

*don't over-sell or indulge in hype as many people are expecting this and it can be an immediate turn-off *send messages with at least one open-ended question that requires a response

*keeprepparttar messages fairly brief, long winded messages that go on and on quite frequently will not be read

One other thing to keep in mind is that your messages may not even be reachingrepparttar 117085 intended recipient and they have no opportunity to give you a reply. Atrepparttar 117086 end of your messages you might want to askrepparttar 117087 recipient to send you a return email just saying "got it".

We all agree that spam is a very serious problem. These days, many email providers and ISPs have appointed themselves to berepparttar 117088 "information police" and are employing various schemes to try to recognize and block messages that constitute spam. Unfortunately, these mail filtering or blocking techniques are often very inaccurate and many messages that people actually want to receive are arbitrarily being sent off intorepparttar 117089 ozone.

I have some first hand experience with this situation. Not long ago,repparttar 117090 ISP that my mother was using suddenly decided that she would not be allowed to receive messages from me! It took us a while to figure out what was going on, but once we did, that ISP was history as far as my mother was concerned.

Inrepparttar 117091 final analysis, all you can do is give it your best shot. Some people will respond, some won't...andrepparttar 117092 beat goes on. Remember, it's nothing personal, just human nature at work.

Kirk Bannerman operates a successful home based business and resides in California. For more details, visit his website at http://business-at-home.us

10 ways to help you plan your home office for productivity, and comfort

Written by BZ Riger-Hull, Certified Success Coach

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6. Get organized withrepparttar right home office furniture: A lot ofrepparttar 117084 home office furniture today is designed to store your computer and other electronic equipment. Measurerepparttar 117085 computer hardware that you have to make sure it will fit intorepparttar 117086 unit you are considering. Be careful to make sure your CPU tower and printer will fit inrepparttar 117087 allocated spaces inrepparttar 117088 unit.

7. Don't forget miscellaneous storage space: Make sure you have a place to store printer paper, envelopes, light bulbs, and other bulky supplies.

8. How much paper will you need to file: The idea of a paperless office is a good one but in reality it just doesn't happen. You will need to decide how much filing cabinet space you will need. How much room will you need to store CD's, books, software manuals, magazines etc. Will you need a bookcase as well as a filing cabinet or will a hutch onrepparttar 117089 top ofrepparttar 117090 desk give you enough room.

9. Don't forget about flat workspaces: How much area will you need to work on for a desk space? Will one desk that holdsrepparttar 117091 computer too be enough or do you need some kind of drafting table for works in progress to be kept laid out. What about a table that can be folded up when you don't need it for a large project, having enough storage space will ensure that clutter doesn't eat up your flat spaces.

10. How to carve out space in a room that will need to do double duty: Look at each room in your house with a fresh eye. Make surerepparttar 117092 room you choose isrepparttar 117093 best solution for your home office space needs. Measurerepparttar 117094 room you choose and draw a layout plan that incorporatesrepparttar 117095 existing use plus gives you room forrepparttar 117096 new office portion. You may want to reorganizerepparttar 117097 existing layout for a more efficient use of space. Think about getting a self contained home office center. They are a wonderful compact way to hide your computer and other office equipment and they will blend in with your other room uses.

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