Monthly Archives: December 2017

How To Make Your Home Business A Success

A home business would definitely fit into the category of “small business” but it doesn’t have to stay that way. Remember, Apple Computer started out in a garage. If you’re setting up your home business, then there are some proactive steps you can take to insure success. Here’s what to consider:

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Promote Your Business

Promotion is a huge part of any business. The fact that you have a home based business could actually be a nice marketing point. After all, you’re keeping costs down by not renting a commercial space. That is something a potential client will appreciate.

Don’t Stay Home

It might seem counterintuitive to become a success with a home business by not staying home. However, there are some times when getting out of the home can benefit the business like meeting clients. You could also rent a conference room for the day to give a presentation. You’re not hiding the fact that you’re working from home; you’re just keeping things professional.

Set Up Outside Post Office Box

It might help to set up an outside post office box for your home business. That allows you to set up a “buffer zone” between your business and family. It can also help if you expect a lot of package deliveries and want to keep them secure.

Set Your Work Schedule the Night Before

Before you shut down the business for the day, you’ll want to plan what happens next. More to the point, what the following day is going to look like. Set a list of priority items that you need to tackle the following morning. This will help you get a jump on the day even without the commute!

Set Up An Office Space

Yes, you can do laundry while working at your home business but you don’t want your office in the laundry room. It also shouldn’t be in the kitchen or living room, either. Any place that is going to have “family traffic” is not a good place for your home office. Perhaps a garage conversion is a good option. To help make that happen, consider setting up a junk removal session with Junk King Los Angeles. The movers who will be assigned to that session will be able to quickly clear away all the unwanted furniture, appliances and boxes of rubbish. That can translate into a lot of open space for an office. Start off your home business in a home without any junk thanks to Junk King Los Angeles.

What’s On Your New Year’s Resolution List?

A New Year’s resolution is a goal. It is a “mission” for the New Year to make improvements in your life. Those improvements can take on many forms. The thing to keep in mind is that a resolution is for the whole year. You don’t have to get everything done by January. Here are some terrific goals to add to your New Year’s resolution list:

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Devote One Hour A Day To Your Dreams

What is your big dream in life? Start your own business? Search your family tree? Buy a new home? Whatever that dream is, you should find a way to devote an hour a day to achieving that dream. Maybe you want to learn to play an instrument. One hour of practice is perfect. Is you want to save money, then use that hour on your household budget or selling items from your closet on line. If you stick to this plan, by this time next year you will have up to 365 hours devoted to that dream. Not too shabby.

Spend More Time Outdoors

Beaches, mountains, bike trails, hike trails. There is a lot around Los Angeles to see and do that involves getting outdoors. Spending more time in nature makes your happier. It also provides a good boost to your immune system. Try to discover a new trail or neighborhood each week. Lots to explore in LA.

Enjoy the Little Things

This is the “stop and smell the roses” type of resolution. Not everything you do in life has to be an adventure (nothing wrong with those). You can take more time to appreciate the little things in life like a delicious cup of tea or an encounter with a bird. Even just kicking off your shoes and walking barefoot in the grass is a nice way to appreciate a little thing.

Clear Out the Clutter

The best approach to getting your mind clear is getting your living space clear. Try to focus on staying organized around your home by putting everything away. As for the stuff you can’t put away but need to get rid of, one call to Junk King Los Angeles gets it done. They’ll send over a team of movers who can quickly clear out your garage, closet and spare room of all your unwanted electronics, appliances, clothing and furniture. A great New Year’s resolution is to put Junk King Los Angeles to work today.