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HomeOffice Tip Book
A Jack of All Trades
A Free, Easy Business Plan
Set the Direction
Set the Mood
Set the Pace
Almost anything short of brain surgery can be a do-it-yourself project
Using keywords to refine an Internet search
Be realistic about your capabilities
You Really Do Need a Box of Tricks
The Lifeblood of your company
Get your rebates
Understanding your technology needs
Consider the Business Plan
Group your errands together
The "Working Buddy"
A place for passwords
Even secretaries can get some help
Coffee in the morning
Furniture and Decor
Get a good chair
The eight-foot table
Do-it-yourself furniture
Getting Started
Starting on the side
Be a Lifetips Guru
A different take on the home office
The Pantry is OK
Shared Office Space
Differentiation
Find a need and fill it
Your Own Home Office
Just a stepping stone?
Tolerating Risk
Do What You Like
Slow and Steady
Write it Down!
Hardware and Communications
Face time when buying your computer
"Dude, you're gettin' a Dell"
Flat screens save space
Mac vs. PC
Wireless tangles
Growth in home networks
Wireless networks?
Wiring yourself?
What kind of high speed access?
Cable vs. DSL: Speed
Cable vs. DSL: Security
Saving money on your phone bill
Your long distance provider
Health Care
Negotiating Fees
Independent Benefits Services
Home Office Philosophy
Tom Peters
When being in the majority can be dangerous
Establishing a Home Office
Organize your Paper Mess into a Filing System
Organize your Email Account
Organization as a Habit
Take a Poll
Insurance
Income Insurance
Help from a COBRA
Legal Issues
Collections
Buying out your parner in a partnership
Disadvantages of partnerships
Incorporating and You!
Easiest: Sole Proprietor
When Partnerships Make Sense
Lifestyle Issues
Anti-Productivity
You can do it!
For Inspiration: Visit a Tiny Giant
The Bane of the Home Office
The biggest frustration
Take a walk
Look for positives among the negatives
Unreasonable client or customer?
Free Cell
Claustrophobia
No place like home
Small home, small children
Managing Money
You get more with a carrot
Are you average?
Direct access for paying your taxes
Your Accountant
Pay regularly
Save money, hire your son or daughter
Watch your burn rate
Marketing Yourself
What's your thing?
Stay on message
The most important part of an ad
Crafting a great attention-grabber
Small is beautiful
The four parts of an effective ad
Salesmanship in print
Your secret weapon?
The Ultimate Source for Business Information
Be Personal
Getting a lot of potential clients quickly
Creative Destruction
Positioning: look for numbers higher than 26
Marketing is everything
Focus
Ask customers to complain!
The product is service; and service is the product
Positioning
Put your business in your customers' hands
Software
Shareware
Business Plan Pro
Plug and Play for Real?
Home or Professional?
Windows XP Plus?
No Crashes
To upgrade, or not to upgrade?
Staying Organized
A file jacket for everything
Clearly identify "emergency" situations with your children.
Separate your work files from your home files.
The Amazing Handheld Device
Telecommuting
Create an artificial boundary if needed.
Keep in touch
Who pays for it?
A dedicated office space
Telecommuting makes economic sense
The home office as back-up
Telecommuting is safer
Telecommuting makes good managment sense
Home Office Newsletter Archive
The most important part of an ad
Salesmanship in print
The eight-foot table
Do-it-yourself furniture
Wiring yourself?
Saving money on your phone bill
Get your rebates
A place for passwords
Flat screens save space
Mac vs. PC
Telecommuting is safer
Telecommuting makes economic sense
"Dude, you´re gettin´ a Dell"
Telecommuting makes good managment sense
The home office as back-up
Keep in touch
A dedicated office space
Who pays for it?
Coffee in the morning
Income Insurance
Help from a COBRA
A Free, Easy Business Plan
Business Plan Pro
Write it Down!
Look for positives among the negatives
The Amazing Handheld Device
A file jacket for everything
Tolerating Risk
A different take on the home office
Take a Poll
Be a Lifetips Guru
Starting on the side
Face time when buying your computer
What´s your thing?
You can do it!
Independent Benefits Services
Wireless tangles
Your long distance provider
Negotiating Fees
For Inspiration: Visit a Tiny Giant
Crafting a great attention-grabber
Tom Peters
You Really Do Need a Box of Tricks
Your Own Home Office
Be realistic about your capabilities
Using keywords to refine an Internet search
Almost anything short of brain surgery can be a do-it-yourself project
Clearly identify "emergency" situations with your children.
Organize your Email Account
Organize your Paper Mess into a Filing System
Establishing a Home Office
Shareware
The Pantry is OK
Cable vs. DSL: Speed
Cable vs. DSL: Security
Slow and Steady
Just a stepping stone?
When being in the majority can be dangerous
Put your business in your customers´ hands
Your secret weapon?
Pay regularly
Save money, hire your son or daughter
Marketing is everything
Ask customers to complain!
The product is service; and service is the product
Positioning
Positioning: look for numbers higher than 26
Focus
Creative Destruction
To upgrade, or not to upgrade?
No Crashes
Set the Direction
Set the Pace
Set the Mood
Understanding your technology needs
Consider the Business Plan
The Lifeblood of your company
Home or Professional?
Windows XP Plus?
Unreasonable client or customer?
The biggest frustration
Small home, small children
No place like home
Free Cell
Watch your burn rate
You get more with a carrot
Stay on message
Small is beautiful
The most important part of an ad
Salesmanship in print
The eight-foot table
Do-it-yourself furniture
Wiring yourself?
Saving money on your phone bill
Get your rebates
A place for passwords
Flat screens save space
Mac vs. PC
Telecommuting is safer
Telecommuting makes economic sense
"Dude, you´re gettin´ a Dell"
Telecommuting makes good managment sense
The home office as back-up
A dedicated office space
Who pays for it?
Coffee in the morning
Income Insurance
Help from a COBRA
A Free, Easy Business Plan
Business Plan Pro
Write it Down!
Look for positives among the negatives
The Amazing Handheld Device
A file jacket for everything
Tolerating Risk
A different take on the home office
Take a Poll
Be a Lifetips Guru
Starting on the side
Face time when buying your computer
What´s your thing?
You can do it!
Independent Benefits Services
Wireless tangles
Your long distance provider
Negotiating Fees
For Inspiration: Visit a Tiny Giant
Crafting a great attention-grabber
Tom Peters
Marketing is everything
Are you average?
Telecommuting is safer
Keep in touch
Collections
Tolerating Risk
Consider the Business Plan
Easiest: Sole Proprietor
Flat screens save space
Who pays for it?
Disadvantages of partnerships
Unreasonable client or customer?
Salesmanship in print
Flat Screens Save Space
Tolerating Risk
Ask customers to complain!
Flat screens save space
The Amazing Handheld Device
Disadvantages of partnerships
Ask customers to complain!
Salesmanship in print
Easiest: Sole Proprietor
Shared Office Space
Salesmanship in print
Easiest: Sole Proprietor
Salesmanship in print
Ask customers to complain!
The home office as back-up
Keep in touch
Tolerating Risk
Shared Office Space
Tolerating Risk
The Working Buddy
Fighting the Good Fight
Dell Dude Helps Dell Gain Sales, Market Share
Haggle with your doctor?
When you`re feeling down...
What`s Your Thing?
Excellence in your work
Creating Your Own Job Security
Mixed Economic Cues Point to Recovery
Overcoming the Fear of Something New
How Is Your Business Doing?
Planning Your Home Office Business
Home Office Frequently Asked Questions
What kinds of things should a telecommuter be required to pay for?
How do I handle complaints?
How much risk can I tolerate?
What is an average debt load?
How can a telecommuter gain the trust of an employer?
How do I deal with an unreasonable customer?
Who says "marketing is everything?"
What can I do about non-paying or slow paying clients or vendors ?
What´s the best schedule for paying taxes?
When should I buy a flat-screen monitor?
How can telecommuters help a company function during an emergency?
What are the Palm and other handheld devices good for?
What´s wrong with sharing?
Why is "home" a safer place to work?
How secure are Cable Modems and DSL Lines?
What is the simplest way to structure a business if I´m starting out?
How much technology do I need?
What is the purpose of advertising?
What kind of business should I start?
What´s the best way to avoid problems in a business partnership?
When should I take a walk?
Should I buy a Macintosh or a PC?
Who is Tom Peters
What do you think of assembling your own furniture?
What kind of long distance plan is best for me?
What´s the status of wireless home networks?
Who can inspire me when I´m down?
What are some of the difficulties with wireless home networks?
What´s a good, inexpensive way to stay visible with my customers?
What makes me better than everyone else?
How can I avoid start-up risk?
Why should a telecommuter have a more professional office space?
What´s my thing?
Do I need a business plan?
What is a "Working Buddy," and what are the advantages?
Haggling over health care costs?
How can I make paying taxes less taxing?
Can I Become a Lifetips Guru?
Who sets the pace?
What do you do when a kid screams and you´re on the phone?
What´s the oddest "home office" story you´ve ever heard?
What´s the most important part of an ad?
What should my "burn rate" of cash be?
What makes a good ad?
How do I deal with frustrations?
How will hiring my child affect my taxes?
Should I consult part-time between jobs?
Where can I find a good business-to-business list?
How do I get my slow-pay clients to pay?
How do I know if I´m providing a superior service?
What is COBRA?
Should I upgrade to Windows XP
How do you get out of the blocks quickly?
Should I choose the Windows XP Home or Professional Upgrade?
How can I find the positive elements in a bad situation?
What should I do when I´m waiting for new work to be assigned?
Why are telecommuting employees happier employees?
Will upgrading to Windows XP affect the other programs I am running?
Can I get away, without really getting away?
What if my office is too small?
What´s the most important thing to know about taxes?
What do customers care about?
What´s the best way to deal with slow cash flow?
How should I start my ad?
What about rebates?
How easy is it to run cable for a home network?
How do know where you are going?
Where should I focus my business energies?
What´s the difference between products and services?
How do I keep my desk from being so cluttered?
How do I use "the book of business lists"?
What´s the most economical form of furniture?
Should I run large ads or small ads?
How can I have "job security" working at home?
How can I keep from forgetting my good ideas?
What´s a good Mac game site?
Who has the lowest prices on computers?
What is positioning?
How can I control software costs.
What is my "unique selling proposition"?
What´s special about Windows XP?
Do I need disability insurance?
What´s the best way to reach a lot of potential customers, quickly?
How do I know when it´s time to move on?
How should I respond in a growing (or shrinking) economy?
How does Windows XP handle peripherals?
Why do I need a good chair?
Who gets you coffee in the morning?
What´s the trend for wireless home networks?
What is an independent benefit service?
Why should I buy a computer at a local retail store?
How does telecommuting make good sense?
What´s the best way to dissolve a business partnership?
What kinds of high speed internet access are available to me?
Which is faster, a Cable modem or DSL?
How do you deal with "claustrophobia," being home all the time?
What is a good busines planning software?
How do I determine my home office technology needs?
How can I generate a lot of new business quickly?
How can I create personalized mass mailings?
How do I save money on my phone service?
How much Free Cell is good for you?
How do I get office supplies, when I don´t have time to go out for the
Should I group my errands to save time?
How can I avoid losing or forgetting my passwords?
What are the advantages of forming a partnership?
Should I incorporate my business?
How do I manage my small company´s money?
How do you get your children to stop interrupting work time?
Should I file my work information with my personal files since that would be easier?
Do I need an entire room for my home office, or will the corner of the dining room do?


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