Welcome to the Small Business Ideas Forum! We are a community of over 100,000 small business folks with over 163,000 posts for you to browse. We pride ourselves on being the friendliest forum you will find and we'd love to have you as a member of our community. Please take a moment and register for a free account. If you need any help, please contact Chris Logan.

Small Business Ideas Forum

Small Business Ideas Forum

A friendly place to share small business ideas and knowledge, ask questions, find help and encourage others that are involved in the small business industry. Topics include small business marketing, generating revenue and small business computing.

Go Back   Small Business Ideas Forum > General Issues > General Small Business Issues
Register Search Today's Posts Mark Forums Read

Thread Tools
Old 21st February 2007, 03:59 PM   #1
VIP Contributor
Linda's Avatar

Join Date: Jun 2004
Location: Houston, Texas
Posts: 3,459
Default Advice And Tips When Starting Your Home Based Business

A quick read on having a home business.

"First off, you need to come to grips with reality...be realistic in your expectations. Far too many folks read advertisements that are hype and imply quick money, and lots of it, from a home-based business start-up. It will certainly take a year, and in some cases it may take up to three years, before you begin to truly make a significant profit from your business."

Catch it @ http://www.smallbusinessbrief.com/ar...ed/007875.html

What advice can you share with those wanting to start their own home business?

Small Business News - You've never seen small business news delivered like this!
Free Business Forms - Download free business forms you can customize
Linda is offline   Reply With Quote
Register or log in to remove this ad.
Old 22nd February 2007, 09:52 AM   #2
Senior Member
carlar9's Avatar

Join Date: Dec 2006
Posts: 108

Very well written and informative. You listed several important points to be considered when you are thinking of starting any kind of business.

carlar9 is offline   Reply With Quote
Old 22nd February 2007, 10:45 AM   #3

Join Date: Dec 2006
Posts: 34

I really wonder how people can just jump in to these "getting rich in a day" schemes without thinking that it's realistically not easy to reap profit within a short time span. It takes planning, capital, investments, and such.

It was a great read, by the way, Linda!

RockerOB is offline   Reply With Quote
Old 23rd February 2007, 03:36 AM   #4
Old Welsh Guy
Old Welsh Guy's Avatar

Join Date: Jun 2004
Location: Wales
Posts: 700

My number one tip for anyone working at home is .

Be organised and self disciplined.

Old Bald & Stupid, but more than compensated for by being born Welsh.
Google Expert blog - Internet Marketing Consultancy
Old Welsh Guy is offline   Reply With Quote
Old 26th February 2007, 10:44 AM   #5
VIP Contributor
zoobie's Avatar

Join Date: Jan 2007
Location: Philippines
Posts: 1,743
Send a message via Yahoo to zoobie

Check sites which will help you with your online business.

The first two steps:
1) Do the preparation - Deciding how to package your product and who to outsource the work to.
2) develop your product - Turning your idea from concept to a product!

The list don't stop there.

Check out Zoobie's reviews on different Internet Marketing products in Zoobie.TV. Also try this site for Free Affiliate Marketing Training .
zoobie is offline   Reply With Quote


Thread Tools

Get Updates
RSS Feeds:
RSS Feed for General Small Business Issues RSS for this Category Only: General Small Business Issues

RSS Feed for Small Business Ideas Forum RSS for Entire Forum
Forum Rules

Posting Rules
You may not post new threads
You may not post replies
You may not post attachments
You may not edit your posts

BB code is On
Smilies are On
[IMG] code is On
HTML code is Off
Forum Jump

Small Business Ideas Forum

At Your Business - Small Business Directory
Free Business Forms - Prewritten Documents
Search Engine Guide
Small business guide to search marketing

Small Business Brief
Fetching the Best Small Business Info

Free Links - Free Advertising
Free Guide - Online Directory

Advertise your business here
Contact us for more details!

Semantic Juice
Register now to access free Quick SEO service!

Rocket Lawyer
Sign up for free 7 day trial. Boost your biz!

Buy UPC Codes
Get your products listed online!

All times are GMT -5. The time now is 09:50 PM.

Powered by vBulletin® Version 3.7.3
Copyright ©2000 - 2019, Jelsoft Enterprises Ltd.
Copyright 2004 - 2018 - Privacy