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Be Careful What You Wish For
Perhaps the single most attractive aspect of starting a home business is the very real possibility of complete freedom. The overriding fact of being in total control of your destiny have many potential entrepreneurs clamoring to sign up yesterday.
Most just starting out do not consider the freedom they desire will be restricted by having a business that revolves around the internet. Working from home has its very own set of short falls as working outside of the home. Imagine if you will, You are all set ready to go and decide a soothing cup of coffee might be good right about now. So you stop make that cup of coffee and return to your work station and the Fed-Ex man rings the doorbell. If you were at work he would have just left the package or a slip notifying you of the delivery. You return to your desk and your nosy neighbor wants to chit chat about your new “JOB” or lack thereof that they will never understand anyway. Back to work you go, spill your coffee, internet will not connect and everything else that can go wrong does.
Setting boundaries between your work life and the rest of your personal activities is the way to go for the serious home business owner. Separating your work space from the living area establishing a set work schedule notifying your friends and family of what you are doing will go a long way in determining your success. To really establish a replicated work schedule give yourself set break times to handle distractions and possibly be able to really enjoy that cup of coffee.
All in the Family
Spending more time with family and friends is an admirable reason to start a home business. The reality is starting anything new especially a home business requires time and effort. Time to learn new skills, set up your business, advertise, shop for office supplies and make new business contacts. If you are not conscientious about it you may just compromise one of the very reasons you decided to start this venture in the first place.
Stick to your established schedule. Set aside quality time for friends and family. Do not under any circumstance allow your family to come to resent your pursuit of your business,you need their support in order for your business to succeed.
If you have surfed the internet for more that 10 minutes in one day you no doubt have been inundated with advertisements screaming at you to ” Fire Your Boss”, “Write your Own Paycheck”. Well anyone can write their own paycheck. Just take out your check book write a check for the cash amount you think you deserve to be paid for your weeks work. Next bring that check to the bank and try to cash it. If you are like most new online
Manage your finances diligently, keep track of expenses, every month will not be your best one to date. If you remember to reinvest in your business you will start to see the string of months you are in profit start to grow. Keep close tabs on ROI (return on investment) in terms of advertising dollars spent and make adjustments accordingly. Keep at it. If you Quit You Fail.
As you can see building a successful online
Believe in yourself, include your friends and family in your daily schedule. Set clear attainable goals. Keep track of your money and treat your online