The 9-to-5 Home Business Tug of War

Written by Elena Fawkner

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Make use of autoresponders for as much of your email processing as possible. This will further reducerepparttar amount of time you have to spend on this aspect of your business.

Other routine activities include things like site promotion and search engine position monitoring. Now there are a lot of great tools to help webmasters with this part of their business. For example, WebPosition Gold will automatically review your position in allrepparttar 117538 major search engines and report back to you withrepparttar 117539 results. It can also be programmed to auto-submit at appropriate intervals. Be sure to use quality automated tools wherever possible. They can save you literally hours of work every week and as we all know, time is money in this business.

Keep a journal for a week. Record in it everything you do duringrepparttar 117540 day fromrepparttar 117541 moment you get up inrepparttar 117542 morning torepparttar 117543 moment you go to bed. What activities can you eliminate in favour of freeing up some time for your business? Maybe it means getting up an hour earlier. Maybe it's forgoingrepparttar 117544 sleep-in onrepparttar 117545 weekend. Maybe it means giving up those two hours of TV every night. You will find even 15-20 minutes blocks here and there can add up to a sizeable chunk of time over a week or a month.

If you travel, keep a copy of your website on your laptop and work on it while you're inrepparttar 117546 air or waiting for a flight. Or answer your email ready to send it when you get plugged in again.

As you can see,repparttar 117547 trick is to practicerepparttar 117548 "nibble" technique. If you wait until you have a great chunk of time in one block, such asrepparttar 117549 weekend, you'll only waste all of those little bits of time you could have put to good use duringrepparttar 117550 week and fritter away your "quality" time on routine tasks rather than business development.

One final piece of advice. Take time every week to just relax and do something you want to do. Althoughrepparttar 117551 pressures of a new business are demanding, failing to take time out will only lead to burn out.


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Stake Your Claim On The Web1

Written by BB Lee

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Or you could download one ofrepparttar WYSIWYG editors. (What You See Is What You Get!)

With these editors you can easily compose a web page without knowing any HTML at all.

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So, what are you waiting for? If you are in a hurry download one ofrepparttar 117537 WYSIWYG editors and spend one afternoon playing around withrepparttar 117538 controls until you understand them.

Or userepparttar 117539 editor at one ofrepparttar 117540 free website host to compose your first Home Page onrepparttar 117541 Web. The web host will usually supply examples and give you complete instructions on how to set up that first web page. Plus most ofrepparttar 117542 free web host supply users with WYSIWYG Editors. Composing your first web page could not be easier!

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