May 19th, 2008
“Help! Help! My server’s down.”
(Or my computer crashed. My e-mail has a zillion spam.)
When you’re depending solely on the Internet to operate your business, what do you do when you have problems, can’t access it, or can’t fill your customers’ requests? Are there solutions?
*Use the phone…Make sure your regular customers have a phone number they […]
January 30th, 2008
Home business owners have a vacation when they can - usually at their slowest time of year, or to fit in with scheduled family vacation times. Goodness knows, we all need a break.
A lot of the preparation for coming back actually starts before you even leave with planning ahead.
But what about when you come […]
January 27th, 2008
Tom Miller at Wired.com gives 8 excellent tips for home business and network marketing. “Stop waiting for someone to tell you what to do next” is first on the list.
I love this tip - so basic, yet so important. Being your own boss is great, but it also means you have to be motivated […]
December 29th, 2007
What Happens At Your Home Business When The Water Springs A Leak?
I awoke this morning to find a note from our daughter, who left for work at 5:15 AM. “Mom and Dad, there’s water on the wall behind the freezer.”
My husband Jim discovered a tiny leak in an exposed cold water pipe in the basement above the freezer. A very fine mist was spraying over the wall […]
December 17th, 2007
Where do you stand taxwise in your home business? Have you been keeping up to date on taxes, insurances, and other planning?
Now is a good time to take the “tax temperature” of your business and determine whether there is anything you can do in the remaining days of the year. It’s also time to look […]