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Wish You Could Work From Home?

Stop Dreaming and Take Action!

Are you ready to convince your boss that you should work from home? Are you thinking about starting a home-based business?

These books, DVDs and websites can help:

Work at Home Now: the No-Nonsense Guide to Finding Your Perfect Home-Based Job, Avoiding Scams, and Making a Great Living
by Christine Durst and Michael Haaren

Want to explore the idea of working at home? This book covers it all, from an overview, convincing a boss, avoiding scams, the different types available, networking and reputable sites, freelance and the resume & interview. Tips from actual teleworkers are icing on the cake.

 

The 60-Second Commute: A Guide to Your 24/7 Home Office Life
by Erica Orloff, Kathy Levinson

This volume focuses on the brass tacks of working at home. Orloff and Levinson discuss how to establish and run a home office, covering such topics as balancing work and home life, selecting the correct office equipment, and keeping records.

 

 

The 2-Second Commute: Join the Exploding Ranks of Freelance Virtual Assistants
by Christine Durst and Michael Haaren

Virtual Assistants work from home, providing everything from administrative support to high-end consulting via email, phone and fax. Predicted to be a $130 billion industry by 2008, they don?t commute, they set their own hours, and they get to spend time with their kids. Includes exercises that help include a spouse and other family members in the development of a home business.

 

The Digital Mom Handbook: How to Blog, Vlog, Tweet, and Facebook Your Way to a Dream Career at Home
by Audrey McClelland and Colleen Padilla

Mothers have been looking for the middle ground for more than half a century. Staying at home and raising the kids full-time isn’t it. Working full-time and rushing home to tuck the kids in at 7 p.m. sharp ain’t it either. Even part-time work outside the house can be a scramble for most women, as they try to “have it all” between 9 am and 5 pm. In this book McClland and Padilla show other moms how to find middle ground via the frontier of the Internet.

 

Breaking bad: The Complete First Season 
DVD [2009]

While you may need extra money or want to work from home, this series maybe an entertaining if cautionary lesson in what not to do. After an unremarkable chemistry teacher learns he has terminal cancer, he turns to an exciting life of crime to provide for his loved ones.

 

 

Grow Your Handmade Business
by Kari Chapin

Applying her “you-can-do-it” coaching style to the nuts and bolts of business planning, Chapin covers all of the issues involved in turning a creative hobby into a successful business.
More books on Home Craft business

 

How to Start a Home-Based Online Retail Business
by Jeremy Shepherd

From getting started and finding customers to creating your website and mastering social media, this comprehensive guide provides down-to-earth advice on every aspect of setting up and running a thriving home-based online retail business. Learn all about setting up your home office, sourcing your product, marketing from all angles, getting paid, and staying ahead of the competition.

 

The work at home sourcebook
by Lynie Arden

This expanded sourcebook covers opportunities from starting your own business, telecommuting to salaried full time work at home opportunities. This book includes step-by-step directions for getting a home-based job.

 

 

Work-from-Home Web Resources

  • Rat Race Rebellion – Looking for a home-based job but don’t know where to start? This website provide leads on home-based jobs and lessons on avoiding scams.
  • Dice.com - The career hub for tech.
  • Job Seekers – Online library resources for your job search

 

 

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