Home-Based Businesses

Must-Know Tax Tips for Freelancers

When you become a freelancer, your relationship with Uncle Sam changes. And while it may not be April 15th yet, now is the time to learn about those changes, because you may find you’ve got some extra work to do.


How to Create Work-Life Balance When You Work for Yourself

It will take some adjusting to get used to being your own boss, but the good news is that it is possible to run a business and have a happy, fulfilling life at the same time. All it takes is a little thought and a lot of discipline.


Should You Sell on Etsy, or Build Your Own eCommerce Site?

Let’s take a look at the advantages and disadvantages of both, as well as how to do each best, so we can turn you into a full-blown success story.


How to Spot a Bad Freelance Client

To save you the drama of a freelance relationship gone bad, I’d like to share some of the red flags that signal it's time to end things now.


How to Quit Your Day Job and Work For Yourself

The time will come when your side business grows large enough for you to consider ditching your day job. Take these steps to make sure your transition goes smoothly and that you set yourself up for success.


How to Make Money as a Freelancer

Freelancing can be a fantastic job, but it's also a challenging job, and not for the faint of heart. It's time to get real about what it takes to make it in the freelance industry.


4 Tips For Running a Successful Home-Based Business

Thinking of starting a business from your home? Check out these tips from a home-based entrepreneur with twenty years of experience.


Lessons Learned From a Failed Home Business: “If It’s Dead, It’s Dead”

A Pennsylvania woman tried to launch a home business, but after two years of trying to drum up customers, she shut it down. Learn from her mistakes.


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