I’ve been working from home for over 10 years as a freelance writer and editor. These days, clients search me out and invite me to work with them … But it wasn’t always like this. I’ve learned several lessons about remote work, particularly while launching my work-from-home career. Some of these lessons were costly in the […]
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How My Work-from-Home Journey Began
My work-from-home journey actually began in India. I moved there at the age of 16, along with a group of young people who wanted to make a positive difference in the lives of others. We spent the summer involved in a variety of social projects — workshops for prison inmates, ministries to support mentally-challenged individuals, […]
Seven Reasons to Advertise Your Work-from-Home Business
When you’re working from home, advertising can be as simple as letting someone know who you are and what you do. When you let a neighbor or friend know that you are working from home and doing thus-and-so, you are, in effect, advertising. But while word of mouth is powerful, it can only go so […]
Is There a Perfect Time to Start Working from Home?
There will never be a “perfect” time to start working from home. I considered waiting on working from home until I earned a graduate degree. When I started working from home in 2010, the only degree I held was a high school diploma. I also thought that perhaps I could better focus on it once […]
Working from Home — Is It for You?
Do you have a difficult time making decisions? I know I do. I’m somewhat of a perfectionist, so I like to know for sure something is the right path before I take it. The problem is, there’s often no way to know for sure. I read somewhere that you’ll never be more than 80% sure of any […]