How To Prioritize And Grow Your Home-Based BusinessWritten by Ken Leonard Jr.
"How To Prioritize And Grow Your Home-Based Business" By Ken Leonard, Jr. ©2002 KLJ Online Life is all about making choices, and setting priorities. You have made a choice to get away from "work at a job" world, to pursue making a living at home using your PC, or you wouldn't be reading this right now. Once a choice is made, your priorities must be organized to to fully support choice. Are your actions helping you achieve your intended goal? If not, you need to look at your present situation, and decide what areas or factors can be changed to better suit direction you wish to go. Since making a living from home always involves advertising of your product or service, your ad budget should be at top of your priority list. Adjusting your finances, doing away with non-essential costs, will allow you to spend money on things like educational materials, websites, domain names, and business services that will give you a return on your investment. The only way to learn "Ins and Outs" of making a living from home is to study people and info products that will make your goals happen. There are quality, essential info products available online that are must-haves if you plan to succeed. There is also a lot of garbage going around 'net. Doing your homework and reading recommendations from other successful home-based entrepreneurs can help you to find info that will help you greatly, not wasting your time and money. It's all about learning from top dogs that are making a living online. One great place to start is awesome online marketing member-only website owned by Terry Dean. NetBreakthroughs is a virtual diary of Terry's marketing efforts, testing, successes and failures. It is one of most respected online marketing member sites on internet. His online marketing forum is one of best on web.
7 Ways To Win "The Time Crunch"Written by Ken Leonard Jr.
7 Ways To Win "The Time Crunch" By Ken Leonard Jr. ©2002 KLJ Online Are you working a "day job" while building your home-based "dream business"? Do you find it difficult to manage your time? Follow these seven tips to get more done growing your business, and have time for other important things in your life, too. (1) Make and use a 'to-do' list daily. It's easy. Write down tasks you need to do for today (or for tomorrow). Now, do them. Any that aren't done are placed at top of tomorrow's list. Seeing that list at end of day with everything scratched-off is a great feeling. (2) Schedule your time for day. Make note of your 'free time' (non-day job time) and set a block for each major thing that you need to do. Save most involved tasks for your more fresh, alert time of day. Try your best to adhere to schedule, but be flexible. Don't stress out when you run out of time and are off schedule. Over time you will know how much time a task will take to complete, and can plan for it better. Remember, this is only a tool for you to set time for what you need to do. It's not intended to have a negative affect on you, but it could if you don't be realistic. (3) Do not disturb. Make sure that your most productive, task-filled period is free from interruptions. Close your office door if you have to. Plan to use this work time when household distractions will be at a minimum. When kids go to their grandparent's house. When your husband shoots pool with guys. When wife goes shopping. If you have to hang a sign on your office door, do it. You'll be surprised how much more you get done. (4) Make time for family. Quality time with your family should not be sacrificed in order to build your home business. If you make time regularly