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Wednesday, March 30, 2005

Business Opportunities Central - Business Opportinuties Articles

Business Opportunities Central - Business Opportinuties Articles: "So you want to start a home based business. Just think, you can work in your slippers when you want to - what could be better? No commute, not having to play office politics, no income - Whoops how did that sneak in?
Let's have a reality check about your home business. Can you work in your slippers? Sure, no problem. If you aren't going to be meeting face to face with your clients, it makes little difference how you're dressed.
Can you work when you want to? That really depends on a lot of things. If you are a freelance writer with little, if any contact, with the public, yes you can. However, if you are selling a product or service, and the public will be contacting you , that may not work. The normal office is open during the working day, but wait a minute. Typical office hours are 9-5 and if you call their number, you expect an answer. If you don't get an answer, you will most likely try another source. But with the Internet, what are typical office hours? If you live in Florida and are on eastern time, how about all your prospects on the West Coast? When you're wrapping it up for the day, they're just getting back from lunch.
So do you increase your office hours to cover all time zones. If you're on the west coast, open earlier in the morning - if you're on the east coast close later at night. Right - wrong. That will be self defeating, as far as running your own home based business. Before you worked 8 hours a day and since you decided to get out of the 'rat race', you now have to work eleven?
The first thing you should do is to post the hours when people can talk with you on your web site. But it is amazing how little attention some people pay to this. Calls will be received " Click to read full article