Home-Based Business Start-Up: 7 Tips For Lowering Your Fear Factor

Written by Bruce Scher

Stop thinking about your start-up fears, and focus on something more exciting like; free business opportunities, and free advertising. It’ll greatly increase your confidence in beingrepparttar boss.

All of us who tellrepparttar 117315 truth will admit to having fears. Many people live their entire lives with one fear or other, but Anne Block, discovered how to side step her fear factor into a home business reality.

Anne always dreamed of owning a home-based travel business, butrepparttar 117316 fear of losing her savings kept her dream parked in neutral. Anne says, “finally a business associate told me how I could start it with no money, and to start looking forward not backward.” Well she started it in 1995, and her business is growing strong to this day.

7 Tips For Lowering Your Fear Factor

Having a Great Idea

By concentrating on why you want to start your own home business, and visiting like-minded websites, reading newsletters or trade publications to gather more knowledge aboutrepparttar 117317 subject, will raise your confidence and simultaneously lower your fear level. Repeat after me, more confidence, less fear.

If you don’t have a great idea, visitrepparttar 117318 site below for a free copy of “100 Hot Home Business Opportunities,” a survey of home business owners selectingrepparttar 117319 best business opportunities to start-up in 2003. http://www.homebusinessfree.com/home-business.htm

Be Your Own Boss

Numerous surveys have confirmed this isrepparttar 117320 number 1 reason why business owners decided to go out on their own. As you research competitors on search engines, and read their ezines, you will find your interest rising, and your belief in yourself increasing, torepparttar 117321 point of you saying one day, I can really do this. Your level of fear will definitely lower when I show you 5 ways to advertise – free. And read my previous article, ”12 Free Tools For Starting A Home Business With No Money, request a copy, mailto: bruce@ownsmallbusiness.com Paul Purdue, who founded iFulfill five years ago, with $100 leveragesrepparttar 117322 Web's free benefits, and said “I userepparttar 117323 top 10 search engines, to avoidrepparttar 117324 need for spending any money.” Presently, Paul ships about 800 packages per day, and hopes to reach 1,000 daily by midsummer and 5,000 byrepparttar 117325 end of next year. With no money needed to start-up, what are you waiting for? Here arerepparttar 117326 5 ways to get free advertising with specific links to follow:

1)search engines 2)articles 3)links 4)banners 5)press releases

Search engines arerepparttar 117327 most important element to bringing not only huge amounts of traffic to your website, and with no money expended. You can submit your website for free placement onrepparttar 117328 following search engines and directories:

http://www.google.com http://www.lycos.com http://www.altavista.com http://www.alltheweb.com http://www.about.com http://www.dmoz.org http://www.goguides.com http://www.allbusiness.com

The Freedom to be Creative

Many people in today’s workforce do not feel challenged or excited. The idea of working on your own interests, passions or hobbies, is very appealing. By focusing on what type of business you will start, and how you will start it, should help to lower your fear factor by one level. The 3 levels are: high, moderate and low. Lowering your fear factor just one level, to moderate or low, you should seriously consider starting your home business. Everyone has fears, but at this lower level should give yourepparttar 117329 confidence to pursue your dream.

The second most productive type of free advertising is writing articles. It’s an excellent way not only to get your website known, but to build up a sense of authority and trust in consumer’s minds. A great place to start is: http://www.goarticles.com

7 Easy Steps To A Home Based Business!

Written by BB Lee

7 Easy Steps To A Home Based Business by BB Lee (C)2003

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According torepparttar Small Business Administration nearly 20 percent of Americans are working out ofrepparttar 117314 home at least on a part time basis.

The SBA forecast thatrepparttar 117315 number of home based business owners will continue to expand rapidly inrepparttar 117316 next decade. Why? People hit byrepparttar 117317 recent downsizing of their companies are searching for alternate ways to supplement their earnings.

Are you ready to takerepparttar 117318 plunge and start your own work at home enterprise? It's rare to find a hard working individual who hasn't dreamed of quitting his 9 to 5 and striking out on his own.

But there are a few caveatsrepparttar 117319 average person should take into due consideration.

Although many home business owners have experienced success, working solo is not for everyone. It can be a hard road with almost no rewards inrepparttar 117320 beginning. This translates to zero profits. It may take one to two years, or even longer, before they earn profits. Discouraging to sayrepparttar 117321 least. The prime reason why many home business ventures fail inrepparttar 117322 first few years.

Well if you are still determined to forge ahead and start a home based venture...take a look atrepparttar 117323 following important steps.

1. Select Your Business. Select a business you are sure you can do well in and that people are actually willing to pay you money for.

2. Start Planning. -What will you charge. -Who are your customers. -How will you reach your customers. -How will you market your business. -What's your unique selling point. -When will you open for business. -Where will you set up your office.

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