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10 Most Popular Articles on Home Business and Working at Home

A Review of 2008's Most Popular Articles

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The end of the year is always a time to look back on what registered with my Home Business and Work at Home visitors over the course of the year gone by.

For the most part, articles that are newly published during the year don't become very popular at first until readers find them and recommend them to others. In essence, new articles don't have the benefit of the full year that past articles enjoy. So here's a rundown of the most popular articles on the site for 2008, with the most popular in the number 1 position.

1. 20 Legitimate Work at Home Jobs

This tried and true list of hand-picked weekly work at home job opportunities consistently tops the chart for most popular piece on the About Home Business and Work at Home site.

Each week, ten additional work at home jobs are hand-picked by me. I try to collect a round up of diverse skill sets so that there might be something for most anyone. I have to admit, throughout the year there were times when finding 10 work at home jobs worthy of your consideration was a bit of a challenge, especially as the job market ebbs and flows throughout the year. But it was all worth it and I hope to keep bringing you these work at home opportunities throughout the year ahead. Read more...

2. 5 Tips for a Great Brochure

5 Tips for a Great Brochure
Don Farrell

With the abundance of available software tools that can facilitate brochure design, like Adobe Photoshop, Illustrator, Quark Xpress, and Microsoft Publisher, many home business owners decide to create their own brochures. But there are a few key tips a home business owner should know that will help your brochures look professional when it comes time for printing. Read more...

3. Internet Marketing 101

Internet Marketing Spotlight - Photo by Gary Bates
Gary Bates

Depending on whom you ask, the term Internet marketing can mean a variety of things. At one time, Internet marketing consisted mostly of having a website or placing banner ads on other websites. On the other end of the spectrum, there are loads of companies telling you that you can make a fortune overnight on the Internet and who try to sell you some form of "Internet marketing program". Read more...

4. 10 Home-Based Business Ideas for Moms

If you're a mom who's always wanted a work-at-home opportunity, you may have found it frustrating when searching for work from home jobs. More than one work-at-home mom wannabe has contacted me and voiced her frustrations about finding legitimate work from home job opportunities.

If you have the time and a little bit of money, these home business ideas may provide you with an alternative for trying to find a work from home job. Read more...

5. How To Find A Proven Legitimate Online Business

The Internet - Opportunities and Scams - Photo by Jay Dugger
Jay Dugger

If you are looking for a proven legitimate online home business there are a number of things you can do to try and establish whether the opportunity is legitimate or a scam. This is not always easy but it is to your advantage to invest some time in researching the opportunity before parting with any money.

There are thousands of scams on the Internet as well as legitimate online home businesses and for new visitors to the Internet the task of trying to distinguish between the two can be very overwhelming. Read more...

6. Making Money with Google AdSense

Google AdSense is the Google program where you can host pay-per-click ads on your Web site. When someone clicks an ad, you earn money. Simple as that.

Is it really as easy to make money with Google AdSense as many would lead you to believe? Now that I've become heavily involved with managing Google AdSense programs for my clients, I can see it's not all play and no work. Read more...

7. Starting a Home Business - Laying the Groundwork Before You Start

Starting a Business at Home - Photo by Maguey Images
Maguey Images

Dreaming of starting a home business? There are a variety of reasons why people decide to go out on their own and start a home business. There's a certain appeal of being your own boss that creates a feeling of independence that's hard to deny. 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. Read more...

8. 8 Steps to Create Your Business Identity

Creating a business identity is an essential task to open your doors for business, or "hang out your shingle", if you prefer. Here's an orderly and logical sequence of steps you can take to get your home business up and running by creating its identity.

These steps will help you get the doors of your home business open. Read more...

9. Medical Billing From Home: Avoiding The Scams

Medical Billing Under the Microscope - Photo by Getty Images
Getty Images

This article's purpose is to allow women and men to take an in-depth look into medical billing, specifically avoiding the scams associated with doing medical billing from home as a business. Read more...

10. Business Plans - The Basics of Creating a Business Plan

A business plan is a vital tool for any business. If you operate or plan to operate a home business, the more you know about business plans the more likely your business will succeed. This article discusses what a business plan, why you might need one, and how to write a business plan. Read more...

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