The Value of Self-Teaching in Home-Based Marketing

Written by Brian Moore

When I became a music teacher, I thought I had learned enough in college to be an expert in my profession. Was I in for a rude awakening. After a short stint I realized what's more valuable in teaching is what they fail to teach you in college - what you learn on your own onrepparttar job.

I had a brimful of musical information and skill to impart, but most of it meant zilch until I learned to get along inrepparttar 118009 classroom. Many tools, tips, and tricks in dealing with school age children came to me after trial and error.

In home-based marketing, especially onrepparttar 118010 Internet,repparttar 118011 same idea holds true. Take as many Internet courses as you like. Visit as many sites as you wish to experience how others have succeeded. Inrepparttar 118012 end, it's what actually happens to you as a result of your own effort that's going to be of most value.

Don't be afraid or ashamed to be perceived as a "newbie". We all start out as such, even if to some degree more or less. Reach out now to someone who can take you aroundrepparttar 118013 block - show what's worked for them. You'll be glad you did.

There's a lot to be gained from soaking in Internet courses. And, yes, devour those ezine articles, scourrepparttar 118014 newest ebooks available, and allrepparttar 118015 rest. Makerepparttar 118016 most of it. Learn something every day.

But above all, look for individuals who will take time to support you. Let them be your mentors. Be their most eager students.

Remember, too, that not everything to be gained onrepparttar 118017 Internet in a home-based business is free or easy. Too many of us are desperate for quick sales when we set up our businesses. We're sick and tired ofrepparttar 118018 9 to 5 grind and want instant profitability to rescue us from our woes.

Evenrepparttar 118019 most attractive programs, ones that promise generous cash earnings, will take effort. Further, evenrepparttar 118020 best plans will have to survive trial and error. But what you learn from that will benefit you endlessly.

The Home Working Myth: How to Stay Sane!

Written by Angela Wu

'So do you have a REAL job?' 'Must be nice being able to nap whenever you want.' 'Gee, I wish I could take it easy like you do...'

Everytime I hear these types of comments - intentionally malicious or not - my eyes lock and my jaw clenches.

Somehow, somewhere, a nasty rumor began implying that when you earn your living from your home, you're not actually working.

Yes, I have flexible hours. True, I sometimes only work 2 hours in a day. Some days I don't work at all. But sometimes I work evenings when others are watching TV, weekends when friends are out for a day of relaxation, plus occasional late nights or extraordinarily early mornings - long beforerepparttar rest ofrepparttar 118008 neighborhood is stirring.

The fact ofrepparttar 118009 matter is, although home workers have a great deal of flexibility they also tend to spend a lot more time working than if they were in an office. Help keep yourself sane with these tips.

__Eat well and don't skip meals.

Don't blow off regular, healthy meals just because you're busy. You're ALWAYS going to be busy and you may never findrepparttar 118010 'right' time to take a break. Eat your meals. They'll keep you fueled with energy and provide nutrients torepparttar 118011 old brain.


Exercise is probablyrepparttar 118012 first thing to go when we're busy. I recently read a study that estimated that only 30% ofrepparttar 118013 adult population gets enough exercise! What a sad statistic. Exercise is a great energizer, and believe it or not, it *does* become a habit. If you miss a day, you don't feel as good. I always exercise first thing inrepparttar 118014 morning. That way it's out ofrepparttar 118015 way before I get engrossed in my work.

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