Home office tips and tools to make working at home easier.
One of the things you have to do when you work at home is buy and set up all your own equipment, which can be costly to say the least. In order to protect your investment, you’ll want to have a surge protector.
Unless you’re reading this at your local library or on your laptop while sipping a cafe breve at Starbucks, chances are you already own a desktop… >>Continue reading Surge Protectors
Not too long ago I wrote about my email highs and ‘woes’ and have now tried several different email clients to determine the best of the email client choices available.
When I first began working online I invested in Microsoft’s Office Suite so that I’d be able to file share within Word and Excel. Outlook came as part of the package and I began using… >>Continue reading Which Email Client to Use?
One of the things telecommuters will need to deal with on a day to day basis is email. I grew up writing letters, licking a stamp and waiting days on end for a letter back from my grandparents. So, the idea of instantaneous written communication via email immediately appealed to me. Sure, I could’ve faxed someone if I’d invested in a fax machine back when they came out – but… >>Continue reading Email - A Necessary Tool for Working at Home
Itâ€™s the recipe for success. When I answered any telecommuting job opening having an office set up and ready for work was a big plus where potential employers were concerned. The less the employer has to do to get you up and running â€“ the better candidate that makes you.
Now, Iâ€™m not talking about having all the bells and whistles — all the new gadgets that cost thousands… >>Continue reading Have Your Work-space/Home-office Set Up and Ready
I finally made the plunge about a month ago and purchased a notebook computer. It comes in handier than I’d have ever imagined since we have satellite connection (the only thing near broadband when you live out in the boonies) and a wireless router for getting online. That means that I can take my laptop anywhere in the house or in the yard and productively work online. It helps that… >>Continue reading Finding Wi-Fi HotSpots
If you think that giving up that outside day job to work at home isn’t an affordable option, you might want to take the income test to see just how much working away from home might be costing you.
When I left my outside job, I took into account the car maintenance expenses, gas expenses, clothing and food expenses that would no longer be needed and… >>Continue reading Income Test