4 Tips For Home Business Beginnings

One of the most popular workplace developments that the world is trying on is the birth of the home business. Technology today allows us to work from our smartphones, communicating with people in offices around the world and conducting the launch and continued success of a business that can be begun from bed. A big part of working from home is using the resources that you have at your disposal – and sometimes, this means getting creative. 

Home businesses all need to have one thing in common: a quick internet speed. All you need to start your business is a good idea, but it helps if you have a desk, chair, computer and a phone. If you think about it, this is everything that a business office has in a premises, but the difference is that you don’t have any of those overheads. Striking out alone is not always easy, but when you have a world at your feet from your spare bedroom, business is far easier to conduct. Bootstrapping your home business to steer it to success isn’t always the easy thing to do; it can be lonely and it can be frustrating, but if you can start a niche website and pick up a plethora of customers along the way, you can make your business one to watch. If you’re eager to jump on board the home business train, keep in mind these four tips to get you on your way to a positive beginning.

Woman using a laptop to start up her own business

Time No Longer Exists – When you work from home, there’s not a 9 to 5 to follow. There’s no time deadlines when you work for yourself other than the ones that you impose, and your time won’t be managed in the same way it would have in the office when working for someone else. However, you now work for yourself, which means that you could be working some very unsociable hours while you establish yourself.

Set Your Own Rules – Think about all the time you spent working for other people and the things that you desperately wanted to change. Then implement those things in your new business. You won’t regret the fact that you don’t have to answer to anyone but yourself, because if you feel overwhelmed or stressed, you can change the rules.

Plan Your Cash Well – Now that you’re the one in charge, you need to cultivate good habits so that you can manage your finances efficiently and effectively while you’re in charge. You want low costs and high incomes and you can chat to a professional financial advisor to make it happen for you.

No More Uniform – Being at home with your business comes with some perks and one of the biggest is being able to cut loose from the suit and enjoy yourself while you work. Being a little casual is only a good thing as it encourages you to focus on comfort and what counts. 4 Tips For Home Business Beginnings

Working from home and starting a new business is stressful, but it’s the kind of stress you want!
Do you run a business from home? If so, let me know in the comments below. I’d love to hear all about it.
With love from Lou Signature
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11 Comments

  1. 05/10/2018 / 5:28 pm

    When I first started up as a freelancer I was so glad to have words of wisdom from my parents who run their own business. It’s so easy to get overwhelmed!

  2. 05/10/2018 / 9:35 pm

    I think starting a business is so hard. I don’t know if I could do what I have done again but I agree that it’s important to set your own rules for sure when running a business from home.

  3. 05/10/2018 / 10:09 pm

    I love the fact that I don’t have to wear a uniform anymore! I do set my own rules but have to be incredibly strict with myself.

  4. 06/10/2018 / 7:05 am

    Internet access is so important. Even though I don’t work full time at home it’s so important for me to have good internet connection x

  5. 06/10/2018 / 11:04 am

    It’s great not having the 9-5 any more, but it’s very easy to find that you’re working all hours instead. I do try to make sure I take regular breaks from my desk and slot in the odd day off

  6. 07/10/2018 / 4:06 pm

    Great advice! I also work from home and my only issue is that I struggle to motivate myself! It’s hard to be productive when you have no-one telling you what to do!

  7. 07/10/2018 / 9:54 pm

    Great tips and I love the last tip, being comfortable is my favourite part of working for myself.

  8. 07/10/2018 / 10:06 pm

    I love that I have no set hours and can work in my pjs!

  9. 08/10/2018 / 8:19 am

    Managing cash flow is so tricky when working from home, I really miss a regular wage coming in, as some don’t pay their invoices on time

  10. Jem
    09/10/2018 / 4:04 pm

    Starting a business can be so hard, especially at the beginning. These are great tips!

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