Why There’s So Much Negativity Around Starting A Home Based Business


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Home Based Business - Tips For Juggling Home And Work!

Launching a home business can be a great way to achieve the freedom and independence you have always wanted. But the only way to succeed is to educate yourself about the process and potential hazards involved. Put the following tips to work, and you can enjoy the entrepreneurial lifestyle you desire.

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In order for your home based business to be successful, you must allocate space and create a dedicated work space within your home. By doing this, you will be able to focus on your tasks and taking care of business. You will be able to mentally shift from home to work once you enter that space.

Running your home based business is a challenge, it is important to reward yourself so you will stay motivated. For instance, for every work related task that you complete from your list, you could reward yourself with fifteen minutes of non work activities. This will help to keep you focused and motivated.

Figuring your tax deductions for your home-based business can be made infinitely easier if you designate a separate area or room of your home entirely to your business, and use it for that purpose only. It is much easier to compute, and you are much more likely to get, the largest write-offs possible if you have a set, defined space. Trying to add up bits of space here and there that may have only been used temporarily, are called combined-use areas or transitional spaces, and make computing allowable expenses next to impossible to calculate.

Starting a home business is for many the key to a truly independent existence. In order to get the ball rolling, you must learn the right way to set up and optimize your enterprise. This is an ongoing process. By utilizing the advice found in this article, you will gain the enthusiasm to make it on your own.

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Why There’s So Much Negativity Around Starting A Home Based Business

  1. 1. Starting A Home Based Business Why There’s So Much Negativity Around by Bryan Hammond http://chooseyoursalary.net
  2. 2. When I first started my home based business, I was a little nervous about telling my friends and family, mainly because I wasn’t sure how they’d react. Some people will give you a blank stare because they have no idea what you’re talking about. Other people react very negatively because they’ve either had a bad experience or know someone who has. These were the people I was afraid to talk to. http://chooseyoursalary.net
  3. 3. I wasn’t afraid to talk to them because they scared me, I was afraid of how their negative responses might influence me. Starting a home based business online is not easy. If it were, everyone would be doing it. So hearing a bunch of negative responses scared me because I didn’t want to dampen my enthusiasm by listening to these people. It would be that much harder for me if I was constantly defending my decision to people who thought I was crazy for trying to start an online business. http://chooseyoursalary.net
  4. 4. There’s an old saying by Stuart Chase that I really like. It goes like this: “For those who believe, no proof is necessary. For those who don’t believe, no proof is possible.” I feel this saying applies to the home based business industry in the sense that there are so many horror stories floating around out there, that some people will never acknowledge internet marketing as an honest profession. http://chooseyoursalary.net
  5. 5. While it’s true there are some people online who are just looking to scam you out of your money, there are many more legitimate income sources available that anyone can start. For whatever reason, there’s a myth out there that has people believing they can make money online without putting in a lot of work or investing any money to start up a business. I think it has something to do with the instant gratification nature of the internet that makes people believe that can become millionaires overnight without having to do anything. http://chooseyoursalary.net
  6. 6. An online home based business is no different than a traditional store or office based business in the sense that it will take time, dedication and some capital investment to start. Yet, I talk to people all the time that tell me about an online business scam that wanted them to pay for some expenses and pay for some training. Just because of this, they automatically assume the business is a scam. Because they were asked to pay a couple hundred dollars for 2 years of domain and web hosting and a few hundred more for some video training. I’m sorry, but how is that a scam? http://chooseyoursalary.net
  7. 7. Let’s say you’re interested in a home based business opportunity that taught you how to make money with a blog. Well, first off, to have your own blog, you will need your own domain, which will require hosting. Once you have your domain, if you want to publish a website on it, you will need web hosting. You should expect to pay $100 to $200 per year for these. If you have no idea how to monetize your blog, and you find someone offering online training to help you, wouldn’t you expect to pay for this? http://chooseyoursalary.net
  8. 8. I think online businesses get a bad rap because of how many people use the internet today. They just don’t understand how powerful it is and how it has changed the way businesses are created. It has opened up the door to so many people who without it, would never have the opportunity to start their own business. Unfortunately, most of the people that attempt to start a home based business online, have no business trying to start a business. They’re just looking for a way to get rich quick, and when they fail, they look for something or someone to blame. http://chooseyoursalary.net
  9. 9. The fact is, not everyone should own their own business. Most people aren’t cut out for it. They don’t have the dedication it takes to make it work. They don’t have the patience it takes to become profitable. They don’t have the business know how to understand the difference between legitimate business expenses and someone just looking to scam them. They’re simply looking for something for nothing or a way to make a quick buck. I can’t think of a single business, whether online or not, that will be successful with these types of expectations. http://chooseyoursalary.net
  10. 10. Don’t get me wrong, I’m not trying to persuade anyone from attempting to start their own business. I just wish there was a way to adjust some people’s expectations of what it really takes. I think a lot of the negativity around online businesses can be explained by misunderstandings and unreal expectations. Starting my home based business is one of the most rewarding experiences I have ever had the pleasure of taking part in, and I wouldn’t trade it for anything. http://chooseyoursalary.net
  11. 11. For ideas and tips on how you can start your own home based business, please go to http://chooseyoursalary.net. http://chooseyoursalary.net