Home-Based Businesses

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.

By Brittany Klontz |

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.

By Kelly Gurnett |

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.

By Kelly Gurnett |

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.

By Kelly Gurnett |

5 Common (and Totally Untrue) Myths About Working From Home

Work is still work, wherever you do it from. And working from home poses its own unique set of challenges that traditional office workers may not be prepared for.

By Kelly Gurnett |

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.

By Lisa Furgison |

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.

By Lisa Furgison |

3 Things to Consider When Creating Your Business Website

When Shauna Davis started Stepping Stone Wedding Rentals and Events, it seemed like a natural fit—her experience as a bridal consultant gave her direct access to her target market and after her own wedding in May, she had plenty of decor to share. The business took off quickly. She knew she needed to expand or...

By Bailey Koharchick |

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