Home Business: A Dream or a Nightmare

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5. Do you know how to market your business?

6. Do you have long-term goals for your business?

7. Are you willing to LEARN how to start and run a business?

If you have answers to those questions, you probably possessrepparttar ability to have your own business. If not, you can consult a business consultant or small business counselor for advice to see if a home business is for you.

It might not be easy getting started but where there's a will, there's a way.

Don't jump in head first. Do your homework. Knowrepparttar 117335 answers torepparttar 117336 questions above before you start. Have a business plan.

If you start your business with no clear direction your dream might turn into a nightmare.

Be prepared to change your direction a bit ifrepparttar 117337 current market calls for it. But do follow your original plan as much as possible.

Unless you have a pre-established client or customer base don't quit your "day job" until your home business is well under way and you can afford to do so.

Working from home is a dream that can become a reality for many people. But know where you want to go and what you want to do so it doesn't end up being a nightmare.

Denise Hall is the owner of Home Business on a Budget which specializes in tools and resources for your home business needs. Visit http://www.home-business-on-a-budget.com today. Get weekly articles, tips, information and resources here: http://tinyurl.com/4f9k8

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Success Doesn't Happen Overnight

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The same holds true for internet businesses. Everyday I receive several e-mails offering this or that from someone Iíve never heard of. I delete them. Iím not going to buy from someone who sends me a one-time e-mail when I didnít requestrepparttar information inrepparttar 117334 first place.

A good business person follows up with his/her customers. If you donít have an autoresponder, get one. There are free autoresponder services available at: http://freeautobot.com http://GetResponse.com http://sendfree.com

Customer follow-up is one ofrepparttar 117335 biggest keys to a successful business, online and offline. Your customers need to know you are there to answer questions about your product and to help them if they have any problems with it.

Internet businesses are a great way to earn money from home. You can set your own hours and take a day off when you wish. But, as with any other business, you do need to work at it. Whether you work to build a downline or simply advertise your products to gain sales, you have to work.

Nothing in life is free. There is no such thing as ďget rich quick.Ē Success doesnít happen overnight. But if you really want to succeed it will happen. Be patient and never give up on your dreams!

Denise Hall is the owner of Home Business on a Budget which specializes in tools and resources for your home business needs. Visit http://www.home-business-on-a-budget.com today. Get weekly articles, tips, information and resources here: http://tinyurl.com/4f9k8

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