Turn Your Hobby Into a Business

How do you like the idea of working until you are 70+, not a very appealing thought! OK for those that choose to but as a compulsory situation, not good. So what is the way round it? Well hopefully it scared you into taking out a private pension or making some other preparation like buying up property to let.

For those of you that haven’t found a solution; what hobby do you have or you would be interested in? Would it make a good hobby business? Something like fishing or golf, maybe cooking or jewellery making, keeping fit or weight loss, that one is always popular! Most hobbies with an interested following could be turned into an online business. Continue reading “Turn Your Hobby Into a Business”

5 Obstacles That Can Stop An Online Home Business

The internet provides the most economical and most effective home based business opportunity. People of all ages and from all backgrounds have started their own online home business and are making the most of the benefits that it provides. But what is stopping you? Here are 5 typical challenges that can get in your way when starting an online home based business and how you can steer clear of them.

1. You Don’t Have Enough Time.

Everybody has the same 24 hours foe each day. The big difference is how we decide to use that time. Continue reading “5 Obstacles That Can Stop An Online Home Business”

What Will Happen to the EU? How Will It Affect People Buying Abroad?

This is another critical time for the EU with Greece’s financial troubles. Will Greece be allowed to stay in the EU or will they pull out? How will this affect other European countries? Will this affect our plans to buy in Spain? Will this encourage other companies to pull out too?

My daughter already owns a house in Spain which currently they visit several times a year spending all their holiday allowances in Spain, until they are in a position to move there permanently.

We have taken a slightly different approach, planning a dual lifestyle six months in England and six months in Spain. Continue reading “What Will Happen to the EU? How Will It Affect People Buying Abroad?”

Fulfill Your Dreams of Starting a Home Business

Fulfill Your Dreams of Starting a Home Business

Working for yourself gives you a great feeling of independence. If starting a home business is a dream for you then you will want to read this article. Here are some guidelines that can help you along the way.

When you work for someone else, you have very little control over your work hours or sometimes how you do your work. Continue reading “Fulfill Your Dreams of Starting a Home Business”

How To Make Your Online Home Business More Effective

Managing your own online home business has many benefits. In addition to working from the convenience of your own home, you can be your own boss, do things at your own pace and there are nominal start-up requirements. You simply need a computer, an internet connection, a hosting solution, and a domain.

But even though managing an online home business is one of the most rewarding and most simple business models around a lot of people who enter into the online business world don’t succeed and are don’t even cover their hosting fees!

Profitability Comes From Productivity.

The primary cause for failure is productivity. Continue reading “How To Make Your Online Home Business More Effective”

How to Redundancy Proof Your Future: If You Were Made Redundant, How Would You Cope?

How sad: her colleagues were packing up their desks for the last time. Marion had narrowly escaped that last round of redundancies. So near summer holiday plans too.

Joe will be lucky if he finds another job with three years before retirement, and his Son is at university. What an awful time for him. Megan much younger is already going on interviews. Thank goodness her husband has a good job. With so many paperless offices the paper industry is really struggling. More redundancies are forecast for next year too!

Time for her to take stock and plan the future, whilst she still had a job, for a long time she had been wondering what else she could do, as a back up plan.

How could she safeguard her family against redundancy; she had survived it last year and again now. Continue reading “How to Redundancy Proof Your Future: If You Were Made Redundant, How Would You Cope?”

My Online Crystal Ball

Most people making predictions about the future never face accountability for their erroneous or vague forecasts.

“Experts” predict future developments, especially online, and only follow up if they happen to hit correctly.

I, however, will gladly hold myself accountable for the following forecast of exciting developments that will revolutionize use of the Internet for all of us within the next twelve to thirty six months.


Download movies through your computer? YES. Continue reading “My Online Crystal Ball”

5 Strategies You Can Copy From The Best Work From Home Businesses

The best home based businesses don’t have some sort of secret formula that they use to stay profitable. But it can seem like that when you start a new business from home and you’re struggling to make your first sale.

1. Be Online.

If you’ve done your homework, you’ll know that the best home based businesses are online. An online business is the most cost effective way to start a business from home. It can be open for business 24/7 and easily reach customers from around the world. People of all ages and backgrounds have set up their own online home business and are taking advantage of the rewards that it produces.

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Rebuilding Antique Vehicles on a Budget – Saving Money on Classic Car Insurance, Parts and Maintenance

Rebuilding an older vehicle can be very satisfying, but it can also get quite expensive. This problem has forced many car lovers to abandon their projects and their dreams. If you want to rebuild an antique vehicle on a tight budget, you can save a significant amount of money on everything from parts to classic car insurance. You simply need to do your research.

Choose an Affordable Antique Vehicle

The cost of restoring a car depends greatly on the make and model you decide to buy. For instance, rare cars have the highest value, but they’re also the most expensive to repair. Continue reading “Rebuilding Antique Vehicles on a Budget – Saving Money on Classic Car Insurance, Parts and Maintenance”

Develop Online Success and Work at Home

Wanting to work at home seems to be a current trend which millions of people are currently considering. What is the sudden unrest caused by? Is it job dissatisfaction, long hours and commuting longer distances? Could it be the stress of working mum’s trying to fit jobs around their family, or is it just the grass is greener syndrome?

Perhaps it is the possibility of a low-cost business start-up on the web, or is it the younger generations growing use of technology; which is actually, gradually permeating through society as a whole, with the majority of jobs incorporating some use of technology even if it’s just a computer.

There is also the growing trend in support of green issues, which may make people want to drop the daily commute; not to mention the traffic problems and travelling congestion they incur.

So now for ways to improve your success rate, if you decide working at home is the solution for you.

First be sure you really do want to work at home; really consider the pros and cons. Continue reading “Develop Online Success and Work at Home”