Home office tips and tools to make working at home easier.

Logos & Headers & Fonts, Oh My

I could really use some feedback. I’m playing around with new logos, fonts, and header images. This new header image – the one up there above where you’re reading now, with my house sketched on top of the world, also sketched (not by me but by someone with real talent for drawing and sketching), the crazy fonts for the text, and those brand new image squares on the right… >>Continue reading Logos & Headers & Fonts, Oh My

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Do You Own a Laptop?

I’m on vacation this week – physically. Fortunately for me (or unfortunately if your glass happens to be half empty), that doesn’t mean I’m cut off from work. I like my work, so I take it with me.

I load any of my current project files onto a jump drive, toss my laptop in my laptop bag, grab my little laptob lap desk pillow thingy and I’m ready to… >>Continue reading Do You Own a Laptop?

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Telecommuting Resume Advice

Sometimes I get asked about whether or not I keep up a resume and whether or not anyone looking for a telecommuting job should. So I figured I’d take time to answer that question today. Then I found an article that already does just that (and from an expert in the topic of resumes, no less).

So for starters I’ll tell you that no, I personally do not keep… >>Continue reading Telecommuting Resume Advice

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HELP: I’m Updating My Cell Phone

I need some advice and I’m hoping some of you can help me out… I’ve been looking at BlackBerry phones and other phones with QWERTY Keyboards but between the “Hot Deals,” the “Best Sellers,” and the user and expert reviews, I’ve managed to simply confuse myself and work up a whopper of a headache.

So here’s the skinny. I’ve carried a cell phone for years but it’s never been… >>Continue reading HELP: I'm Updating My Cell Phone

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Taking Work With Me In A Flash

I work at home on a desktop computer. I’m no corporate jet-setter. I have kids in elementary school, a myriad of pets, and a husband who travels for a living, so I don’t get out much. But these days, every now and then, I’m out and about or on a mini-vacation and I actually take some work with me (safely and quickly)!

Back in 2005 my husband suggested getting… >>Continue reading Taking Work With Me In A Flash

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How to Telecommute Successfully

I received a comment from Amy Quinn, letting me know that they’ve posted an article over at Bootstrapper (a blog written for a business credit card site).
Since it’s actually a fairly decent list of tips and resources for telecommuters, I’m posting it here in case anyone’s interested in reading it.

Here’s Amy’s comment:

We just posted an article “How to Telecommute Successfully: 50 Tips and Resources.”… >>Continue reading How to Telecommute Successfully

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