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Before You Begin

Information about what you need to do and know before your attempt to start a home business. Arming yourself with this information will greatly improve your chances for business success.
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Home Business Startup 101
Six steps to starting a successful home business.

Best Tips and Resources for Starting a Home Business
Best Tips and Resources for Starting a Home Business

6 Reasons Why You Need a Home Business
How Home Business Can Improve Finances and Personal Health

Crucial Things to Consider Before Starting Your Home Business
Before leaping off the corporate ladder and onto your kitchen table it is crucial to understand a few basic things. It may save you wasting time and money.

10 Questions Before Setting Up a Home Business
Consider the answer to these 10 questions vital in determining whether or not to proceed in the set up of your home business. This task truly is the most important part in setting up your home business. You want to make sure your home business dreams match with your current reality.

6 Essential Character Traits of an Entrepreneur
Do you have what it takes to be a successful home business owner? Check out these six essential character traits of every triumphant entrepreneur.

Should I Work From Home? 10 Reasons You Should!
Pros of working from home: If you find yourself wondering whether or not you should work from home, consider these 10 reasons you should.

Home Business Myths Debunked
Home Business Myths Debunked - The truth about running a business from home.

Should I Work From Home? 10 Reasons You Should NOT.
Working from home may seem like the perfect solution to all your work and family-based problems. Despite its rosy appearance, working from home has many challenges. Consider these 10 reasons you should not work from home.

Avoid Home Business Scams
Tips and ideas to help you avoid falling for a work-at-home scam.

How to Choose the Best Home Business Option for You
How to Choose the Best Home Business Option for You

How to Buy a Home-Based Business
How to Buy an Existing Home Business

How To Run a Successful Business With a Spouse
Being able to successfully run a business with your spouse can be a challenge. Here are six strategies you can use to increase your chances of a successful business and marriage.

Deciding What Products or Services to Offer
If you are excited about your business, your customers will notice and it will be easier to get them excited, too.

10 Steps Before You Start a Home Business
This step-by-step exercise is intended to get you thinking about what you have to offer and whether your idea will result in a successful home business. Those who complete these steps may decide to go ahead with their idea, choose a different home business or abandon the idea completely.

What Is Your Dream Home Business?
Readers share their dream home business scenarios, which include business plans, products and perfect work schedules.

Protecting Yourself, Your Home and Your Family from Risk
When you go into business, you'll potentially be exposing yourself, your home and your family to a variety of risks. You need to think about how you'll manage those risks before you even start your home business or it may be too late.

Help! I Want To Work From Home, But Don't Know What to Do
You want to work from home but don't know what to do. Here are three steps to help you figure out the right work-from-home ideas.

Making Sure You Can Do the Tasks Needed for Your Home Business
Before you start your home business, you'll want to make sure you can handle the daily tasks that will need to get done. If you can't do them, who will?

Telecommuting on the Rise?
Telecommuting is becoming more and more attractive as commuting expenses become a bigger and bigger burden on the family budget. Work at home jobs can offer considerable savings to employees.

Laying the Groundwork to Start Your Home Business
Starting a business is an everyday dream that not many are fortunate enough to realize in their lifetime. Unfortunately, not everyone is cut out to run their own business. By laying the groundwork you'll avoid wasting your time and pave the way for your future success.

EmploymentGuide.com's Work at Home Center
Includes information on work at home jobs and home business opportunities.

Search for Work from Home Jobs
Search millions of jobs from thousands of job sites, newspapers, associations and company career pages across the web.

How to Select a Home Business Idea
If you have toyed with the idea of starting a home business, but aren’t sure what you could do, this suggested exercise will help get your creative juices flowing and help you select a home business idea that is right for you.

What's Your Work at Home Job Strategy?
Many people would love to work from home. Some are actively seeking out a work from home opportunity, yet for others, the opportunity to telecommute found them. What is the best strategy to find employment that will allow you to work from home?

Finding Work at Home Jobs
Work at home jobs are the dream of many who want to stay home with kids or who are just more productive working at home. About Home Business Guide Randy Duermyer explains the best way to conduct a work at home job search.

Work from Home AND Keep Your Day Job
How to create a proposal to present to your boss to allow you to work from home. What you need to think about, what you need to include, and how you should present a work from home proposal to your present employer.

Starting a Business Quiz
Take this quiz from About.com's Guide to Small Business: Canada to see if you are cut out to be an entrepreneur.

How to Find High Tech Work at Home Jobs
Work from home jobs are especially plentiful for high tech workers. This article answers a readers question on how to find work at home with a high tech background.

Understanding Legal Barriers to Your Home Business
Everyone who wants to start a home business needs to be aware of state and local restrictions and requirements that may prevent them from running their business from home. If you live in a homeowners' or community association, you have an additional layer of red tape to understand.

Why Do You Work from Home - Or Want To?
Why do people work from home or want to start doing so? Users weigh in with their own responses to this questions.

Guide to Home Work

Telecommuting, or home work, is growing in acceptance and why shouldn't it? Home work can help lessen global warming, can save companies and home workers money and in many cases, home workers are more productive than their office-based coworkers.

This Home Work Guide is intended to help those of you who are looking but have not yet found a solid home work opportunity. It covers a…

Choosing a Legal Form of Business
Should you operate your business as a sole proprietorship, a limited liability company (LLC), an S corporation, a partnership, or a full blown C corporation?

Multiple Work at Home Opportunities with Connections Planet
These work from home opportunities are being offered by Connections Planet, an online community news service who plans to provide community information and news from one home worker for each postal zip code in the USA.

How Did You Find Work at Home
Readers respond on how they found their work at home job which helped them meet their goal of working from home.

Preparing Your Home for Your Business
With the product or service you have in mind, can you handle the business from your home the way it is right now? If not, what do you need to do to get it ready?

Getting Family Support for Your Home Business
Members of your family, at least those still at home or any family members who may need to make sacrifices or lifestyle changes in order to accommodate your business, need to know what you're up to and how it might affect them. If you have a spouse or significant other or children living with you, your home business will be a big part of their lives too.

EmploymentGuide.com's Work at Home Center
Includes information on work at home jobs and home business opportunities.

Work from Home Resources
A collection of online resources for those who work from home and those who would like to.

Using LinkedIn To Find Work At Home
LinkedIn is an excellent network for finding a job - even work at home jobs. Here are some tips to get the most out of LinkedIn for finding a job.

Better Business Bureau Information System
Search for a BBB Reliability Report to investigate businesses with whom you want to associate.

Resources for Home Businesses
A collection of online resources for home businesses, including free information from the Internal Revenue Service - IRS, the US Small Business Administration - SBA and other Web resources of interest to entrepreneurs and small business operators.

Starting a Home Business for the Holidays
Are the holidays that come at the end of the year a good time to start a home business, find a work at home job or quit your day job? Find out on About.com.

9 Obstacles to Starting a Home-Based Business
Here are 9 obstacles or reasons NOT to start a home-based business along with ways to work around them to achieve your dream of business ownership.

What Home Based Business Should I Start?
Frequently asked home based business question answered - What Home Based Business Should I Start?

Telecommuting: Finding Legitimate Work at Home Jobs
Finding legitimate work at home jobs so you can avoid scams and have legitimate telecommute employment and work from home.

EmploymentGuide.com's Work at Home Center
Includes information on work at home jobs and home business opportunities.

Better Business Bureau Information System
Search for a BBB Reliability Report to investigate businesses with whom you want to associate.

10 Best and 10 Worst US States for Small Business 2010
The Small Business & Entrepreneurship (SBE) Council annually ranks US States on how friendly of a business climate they provide. Here is a summary...

Search for Work from Home Jobs
Search millions of jobs from thousands of job sites, newspapers, associations and company career pages across the web.

EmploymentGuide.com's Work at Home Center
Includes information on work at home jobs and home business opportunities.

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