Marketing a Home-Based Business
Question: I want to start a home based business. Are there some first steps I need to consider?
Answer: Starting a business in your home sounds like a good idea. After all, it saves money since there is no rent or costs associated with an office or storefront. You save time and money without a commute. Here are some things to think about in starting a home-based business.
- Determine if your business will actually function in a home-based
- Find out from your local town if you need a license to operate your business from your
- Outsourcing your address might be appropriate for deliveries or meetings. Using a PO Box will work.
- Once you have decided to have your business in your home, make sure you have enough room to conduct your business.
- You need to look like the BIG guys – a dedicated phone line with appropriate messages, answer the phone professionally with the name of your business, create professional business cards, digital stationery and a website.
Source: 10 Simple Steps to Finding Customers and Delivering the Goods
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