40 Businesses to Start from Home

September 11, 2013

Tired of your current job?  Unemployed?  Underemployed?  Need a change?  A home business can bring financial success and personal satisfaction.  Technology and the new health care law helps many to realize the dream of starting and running a home business.

40 Businesses to Start from Home.

Home Business

Home Business

Homepreneurs website is Homepreneurs.net

Homepreneurs blogs at homepreneurs.wordpress.com

Facebook page – https://www.facebook.com/homepreneurs

Twitter site – http://www.twitter.com/homepreneurs

tumblr site – http://www.tumblr.com/homepreneurs

Pinterest page – http://www.pinterest.com/homepreneurs

A LinkedIn page (Homepreneurs group)

Disclaimer

Homepreneurs does not endorse nor have any relationships with any of the services listed.  Homepreneurs receives no compensation or consideration for its suggestions or recommendations.  Homepreneurs strongly urges all interested parties to conduct research and accepts no responsibility for any losses incurred.

© Homepreneurs 2010 – 2013, All Rights Reserved


New Work from Home and Writing Leads

April 14, 2013

Patti Hale recently came out with another one of her terrific work from home jobs lists!  This one has positions from Government career links to Call Centers to Courthouse Research to Mystery Shopping and so many others!

Patti is a researcher and list collector.  If you want a wonderful work-from-home resource, I strongly urge you to check out her site: How To Find Work From Home .  Other than simply listing jobs, Patti provides a list of tools for her readers use: Drop Box to PayPal, Skype, Survey Monkey and more.

Work from home positions are becoming more and more attractive as the country ages, fuel prices and traffic congestion continue to rise, and with the Affordable Health Care Act coming online in a few months, too, a big barrier with health benefits is removed!

If you are interested in a work from home position, I strongly urge you to take a look at her site.  Patti has something for almost everyone at various skill levels.

Thanks, Patti!  You are my heroine!

Work From Home Jobs

Work From Home Jobs

By Dion D. Shaw – vis a vie – Patti Riggs Hale

Dion D. Shaw is the founder and owner of Homepreneurs

Homepreneurs.  New Day.  New Opportunity.

Disclaimer

Homepreneurs does not endorse nor have any relationships with any of the services listed.  Homepreneurs receives no compensation or consideration for its suggestions or recommendations.  Homepreneurs strongly urges all interested parties to conduct research and accepts no responsibility for any losses incurred.

© Homepreneurs 2010 – 2013, All Rights Reserved


Links to Work at Home Websites

April 2, 2013

During my Internet travels, I run across numerous work at home job sites and thought I’d share some of them with you.  Please note that I’ve not personally tried any of these – do your own research!   Work from home jobs are ideal for many reasons and people: parents, disabled, as a second job, or extra income.

Write and Get Paid

Real Ways to Earn Money Online

Workers on Board

Work at Home Mom Revolution

Work at Home Success

Work from Home Me

Rat Race Rebellion

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Job Boards for Writers

March 18, 2013

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Job Boards for Writers.

Patti Riggs Hale has more work from home listings.  Check out her website!


Working from home (comic)

March 17, 2013

This is cute, funny, and surprisingly apropos!  A reblog from spryfox.com

 

Spry Fox

SF_Comic_Working-from-home

PS. This is hopefully the first of many comics by our ultra-talented artist, BrentK. 🙂

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How to Establish a Permanent Homebased Job

January 30, 2013

 

Working from home is the dream of many. They will be able to have full-time income, but they will also be home to watch their children, take care of the house and avoid all of that traffic. How can you really and truly establish a permanent homebased job that works for you?

 

Easing Into It
Quitting your regular job and suddenly deciding that you are going to work from home is not necessarily the best idea. The only exception is if you have a lot of backup funds to support you while you establish yourself. It could take years to have a steady enough job where the income will be enough. If you ultimately want to work from home full-time, you should start on the road now.

 

Various Clients
Many work from home jobs are based off of freelance work. You might write, take videos or participate in a community in some other way. It’s important to have a number of different clients if you’re going to be engaging in such a practice. You never know when one of them may no longer require your services. As with any job, no guarantee exists that it will last forever. While you are working toward becoming a full-time work at home individual, it’s important to be establishing a significant client base.

 

Be Serious
Unfortunately, not everyone acknowledges that work from home jobs are as serious as other positions. Do not take personal phone calls during the day, and avoid spending time on social media websites. Be sure to market yourself in such a manner that people realize you’re a professional and not a student who is looking for some extra work. When you have a job to do, make sure parameters are in place that ensure the safety of both yourself and your client. You should have a fixed amount set for a certain amount of work, and you should not let people take advantage of you. This can be a hard balance to achieve when you’re working for yourself.

 

Advertise Yourself
Once you are really ready to make the leap, you need to start advertising yourself in the community as well. This practice helps to create respect for your business, and it also helps you to establish a wider client base. If you have children in daycare or in school, find out if you could advertise at one of these facilities. You can also try posting signs in grocery stores, libraries and other shops that you frequent. Keep in mind, you will likely be unable to post signs in the windows or on the walls of competing businesses, but many others will be fair playing grounds.Working from home has both advantages and challenges. You need to keep yourself focused, and you need to be strong in terms of representing yourself. After you have been working at it for awhile, you will likely realize that this is the lifestyle you love, and you’ll be happy with all of the positive changes it has made in your life.

Author Jason Harter followed his entrepreneurial spirit and started his own informatics company after getting his masters through one of the Top 10 Best Master’s in Health Informatics Degree Programs

Home Business Idea – Technical Writers

September 19, 2012

Technical writers produce instruction manuals and other supporting documents to communicate complex and technical information for business and consumers. They also develop, gather, and disseminate technical information among customers, designers, and manufacturers.

Technical writers work with engineers, scientists, computer specialists, and software developers to create operating instructions, how-to manuals, assembly instructions, and “frequently asked questions” pages to help technical support staff, consumers, and other users within a company or an industry.

Technical writers typically do the following:

  • Determine the needs of technical documentation for end users
  • Study product samples and talk with product designers and developers
  • Work with technical staff to make products easier to use
  • Organize and write supporting documents for products
  • Select photographs, drawings, diagrams, and charts that increase users’ understanding
  • Get usability feedback from customers, designers, and manufacturers

Many technical writers are contract-based and self-employed, and work from home offices, receiving assignments and contracts via email, fax or other digital methods.

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