This is a new website “Work From Home” and will be about just that. We are seeking professionals to help develop the site as it grows. It looks like I may just have to do it myself. I am taking my 18 years of internet experience and use it to make a user friendly site for people working from home. I personally enjoy getting on the compute and making websites. Doing website for other people is not what I do. I tried making websites for other people back in the late 90’s. I found people are very picky when they are paying for a website. They would nit pick me to death. That came to a quick end and I went into just doing free websites for people when I wanted to do them. Here is an example of a friend that has a window cleaning business that runs from Baton Rouge t o Slidell LA. His business is on the first page of the search engines in almost all the cities in the area. The last city I am working on is window cleaning Baton Rouge. It is about time I turn the free service I provide into a money maker. This is something to think about when starting your work from home business. If you enjoy what you are doing now as a hobby then you may want to keep it just that.
Below are some social sites that are good to join when starting a business. Join some and learn how to use them. You probably all ready have a Facebook account. That is a good place to start. Just make sure you do not blast it all over Facebook because the friends you have there may unfriend or block your post. Nobody wants to get bombarded by advertisement. Many of us have made that mistake including myself. Facebook has other ways to market your business. That and many other things will be covered on this website in time.
NOTICE: Social sites have been removed due to misuse from marketers calling and spamming me with all types of information.
Work From Home Business – Getting Started
Starting a home business can be easy to set up, depending on the business that you are setting up. The business can be almost anything that you want it to be. You may choose to do most of you business online, if so than the first step in setting up a home business is building a website. You will need a name for your home business, then a website address. There are many places that you can go online to check to see if the website address is available or if it is already in use. If the website address is available, then you should purchase the address also known as domain name . Most people start with a domain name that is the same name as their business or the main thing you will be marketing or selling. In my case I started with a domain name close to the name of a popular product.
Work From Home Website
The next step in starting your home business is to make a website. A website is fairly easy to build, but if you are a newcomer to websites, then there are many places that you can set your website up with ease. There are steps that you will need to do to get your website built. Some website companies offer the domain name a website and a website builder. Once you have your website started, then you will want to promote this website. Many individuals who are new to the home business thinks that once they have a website, then they just set back and wait for customers. There is a little more you will have to do to get customers to your website.
Promoting Your Work From Home Business
You must promote your website to get it ranked on the search engines. How is this done? One way to get ranked is by using Search Engine Optimization or SEO. This is setting up content to put on your website with keywords that apply to your business. The keywords attract the search engine users, then when a user puts in your specific keywords is a search, your website will come up at the top of a search engine rank. The big three in search engines is Google, Yahoo and Bing. This isn’t an easy thing to accomplish, but over time you can get your website ranked. Usually it takes 6 months to a year to get in the top 20 in a search. Usually you will make it to the top 10 in one of these three search engines if you optimize and promote you websites. Promoting consist of getting you website on other places on the internet such as blogs, forums, articles and other online places. This is all part of promoting and search engine optimization.
Starting a home business has steps that must be taken. Once the steps are accomplished, you are on your way to having a home business. A website is just one of the many things that you will need to have to start your home business. Many people start a business without a website and never get a website. Word of mouth and face to face is very important. Studies show that only about 10 to 15% of your business will come from the internet and the rest will come from other places.
This Work From Home site will cover many of the things that fall into the 10 to 15% area. Since this website is on the internet, it will concentrate a lot in that area. Here is an article about flexible telecommuting jobs and it list the top 100 jobs you can do from home with just a computer and a phone. Many big companies are starting to do this with some of their workforce. This illuminates that morning and afternoon drive in traffic vs waking up and working at home.
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