Many home-based businesses find they have a greater sense of control over how they use time. Working from home affords them fewer interruptions and more flexible ways to work, which makes them even more productive than if they worked in a corporate environment. On the other hand, others have a ha…
Archive for June, 2012
If you walk into your local bookstore and pick up any random title on interpersonal communication, the majority of the books will simply remind you to “always be approachable.”
Wow, you think, thanks for the advice.
But when you walk into a room full of strangers, atte…
Yes, pay per click advertising will cost you but if you do it right, it should make you money. If you are running pay per click advertising campaign and more money is going out than coming in, something is not right. Here are 5 steps to targeting the right keywords and minimizing costs.
Are your management practices on the right track? Retaining your valued or high performing employees must be a strategic issue for your company. Throwing more money at your workers is not the answer and can become very costly. The more effective way to retain top talent is to address their import…
Q. I was laid off six months ago. Jobs in my field are scarce so I moved
to a new town to start a home business. People have paid me for
everything from website maintenance to pet sitting.
But the money seems to be small and slow. And frankly, I really want a
corporate job with benefits….
How time flies. I remember back in the mid 1970′s when professional selling was easy and a whole lot of fun. We were Lone Wolfs back then. We controlled everything, we were professionals, we owned a patch of dirt. All we had to do to maintain ownership was to produce sales. W…
For those of you who were not psychology majors the “psyche” is someone’s
Imagine the following scenario – you pay a visit to your
doctor one day and in the course of the conversation he or
she lets it slip that they have no formal medical
qualification. However, everything’s okay because they’ve
been involved in the “doctoring” business for years, had
lots of expe…
Sometimes a phone call isn’t intimate or long enough to convey all the information you have for a reporter.
Two examples would be: if you have a dozen or so story ideas, or if you’d like to explain an extremely complex financial concept or strategy to a reporter.
If this is the case…
Being your own boss definitely has its perks, but don’t think that you’re immune from Mister Taxman! Whether working for yourself or someone else, filing your income tax is one of the two things definite in Life. You know the other one, but by then it’s too late:-)
As a self-employed ind…