Start a Home Business

By | May 5, 2016

Start a Home Business. Hey everybody, hope all is well with you and yours. So you want to be the boss and work from home no less, that’s commendable, but before you begin this journey to learn how to start a home business, look here at some things you need to know before you start.

Learning how to start a home business, which is an excellent decision mainly because; working for someone else is only getting that someone else rich, not you.  You will never get ahead working for someone else.  

But in the beginning, running a home business will require you to work long hours every day doing hard work that at times may be repetitive.  Do you still want to be the boss working from home?

If you want to be the boss and spend more time with family, you are not alone.  Most people are looking to make extra income, and some want to reinvent themselves with new careers.  And many people by the thousands start a home business daily.

According to the Small Business Administration, more than 50 percent of small businesses are home-based.  In the USA, there will be an 83% growth in sectors of the business industry between 2008-2017 and home businesses is part of it.

Home-based businesses offer low overhead, tax incentives, among other benefits. You do have options of course on what type of business to run: a brick and mortar business, an online business, or maybe you have thought about a franchise.  

But if you want a business that will reach a target audience beyond your local marketing area, then you want an online business.  In this day an age, you are not in business if your business is not online. Work At Home Online

If you are ready to “stop talking about it, and be about it.” Then pay attention because the venture you are thinking about taking is not for everyone. It’s important that I mention this prerequisite before talking about the business end.

Not everyone has the mindset to start a home business. It takes a commitment that will challenge you at every turn. It will dare you to quit, procrastinate, lose focus, interrupt your social life, and demand consistency.

I am not telling you this to make you hightail it out of here. I just want you to know what you are facing. Having said that you should also keep in mind that working from home can be very rewarding in many ways. Why Work From Home

There are traits successful entrepreneurs possess and apply when running a home business, that runs parallel to any entrepreneur in any kind business. Online business will require you to perform with the mentality and traits that all entrepreneurs possess but also with qualities that are unique to the online entrepreneur working from home. Which is comparable to traits found in pro athletes and CEO.

The best online business for beginners is affiliate marketing. I will concentrate my efforts on you become an affiliate marketer, for this is my expertise, and it’s what I do. It is a low-cost high-profit industry that you can do alone or with a partner at home with a network of support. Is Affiliate Marketing For You

Start a Home Business

License and Permit Laws:

Whether you’re starting a business from home or looking to move into a home office, it’s important not to overlook the fact that your company is still subject to license and permit laws. Why? One of the main reasons any business owner is required to carry a license is so that they can trace revenue taxation purposes.

Businesses that sell taxable goods or services also need a sales tax license or permit. Licenses and permits are also used to protect the public and require in federally regulated industries (aviation, firearms, alcohol businesses, etc.).

Focus on Your Business

A home business usually is a small operation for you alone. But make sure to focus not only on product or service. It’s essential to make time to concentrate on the finances, the marketing plans, the vision and strategy, the systems and processes that provide the infrastructure for our businesses to be not just successful but thrive. 

Establish a Work Schedule

Have a particular time of day dedicated to work, and work on your business at that point all the time. To make getting your business up and running your top priority do every each day. Just because you’re working from home, doesn’t mean you have to be on call 24 hours a day. Designate working hours and break for lunch.

Stay Organized

Organize your files — Use color coding for file folders and computer disks, keep your computer and paper files — so that everything is easy to find. Pay Attention. With so many distractions and competing priorities, it’s easy to get side tracked.

Manage Minutes.

Using the spare seconds, you do have to get things in order can pay off. If you can do a task in two minutes or less, do it right then. The real key to organization is your ability to focus and prioritize.

Quality Content is Vital to Your Success

Most home businesses allow for no face time with prospects. Therefore, quality, engaging content on a regular basis is critical. Your overall objective is to gain the trust of your audience. So when you write content to write as if you are talking to a friend. Also, reply to comments and messages promptly.

Stay Motivated

Set goals, it’s important to keep track of whether or not you’re making progress in your business. Setting goals set goals to motivates you to succeed. Once you’ve met a goal, make time to reward yourself by doing something fun.

When working from home, you can easily have a 60 to 70 hr. work week, that is if you operate with the passion needed to make your business successful. It can be tempting to work all the time when you start seeing how successful your business has become but know when to relax.


Network with other home businesses owners in either a formal or informal setting. A good way to find service providers, leads, and potential clients. Surrounding yourself with people who also work from home will give you the support you need, and refer you to individuals who can help you grow your business.

Know When to Stretch

For every hour you sit at your computer, you should have 15min. of exercise.  It helps in avoiding back pain or tunnel carpal syndrome from long hours at an uncomfortable desk. Spend what you need to on a quality office chair at the proper height, and images698accessories like headsets, wrist rests, and lumbar pillows to keep you in proper alignment. Step away from the computer regularly to stretch your body and rest your eyes.

Find a coach or mentor

Your coach or mentor should already be at the level that you strive to accomplish. He or she will help you gain access to the blueprint of success in your particular industry. You will avoid time-wasting and money-wasting mistakes by having a good mentor.

If you are looking for mentorship, free training, support, webinars, or guidance.  Then I want you to join my marketing team now!  We start your intense training for free. Moreover, if you become a member we will teach you how to apply the free training to create an online business

Thanks for stopping by, I wish you all the best with your online business, and, may you be blessed and prosper. Please, let us communicate, share a comment or question and I will get back in touch with you.

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2 thoughts on “Start a Home Business

  1. Maurice Jackson Post author

    Lathera, if all that you mentioned is what is bothering you I have the answer just email me so we can talk

  2. Lathera

    Your ten tips are very helpful. Finding a great mentor in the area of your business focus sometimes is hard. With all the scams and people pretending to know what they are talking about. How can one know who to trust.

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