Home-Based Businesses

Kelly Spors on Home-Based Businesses Needing a Plan

Kelly Spors, New York Times small business columnist, quotes Alvah Parker, a Swampscott, Mass., career transition coach in Run Your Home Like an Office: She suggests at-home entrepreneurs write a detailed business plan that includes not just projections for the business itself, but also specifics on how you’ll manage working from home. This includes laying...

Do You Hide That It’s a Home Office?

Today’s New York Times has a piece called Headquarters at Home and Proud to Be There on home office businesses not apologizing for being a home office, and not pretending to be something else. It’s a good reminder for startups, and it makes me proud to say that this is what I did for the...

Q & A: Should I incorporate?

Question: I am interested in starting a home-based business providing executive search services for Technology Professionals.  I currently have a business which is a (dba).  Since my business is home-based with minimal overhead, is it best to remain a dba or to Inc?  In the event I remain a dba, what steps do I need...

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