Making Money From Home Doesn’t Have To Be Hard. Read These 5 Tips

Making Money from Home

Making money from home can be easy for those who have done it for a while, but if you are just starting out, you may find it quite challenging. Constant distractions such as TV, food, and other things may keep getting in the way of your work. Additionally, because friends and family know that you’re home, they may keep coming around. So, how do you ensure that making money from home isn’t so tough? Read these five tips.

1. Look Sharp When Making Money From Home

You wake up in the morning, and because you will be working from home, you don’t bother to get dressed properly. This doesn’t work. If you want to work from home successfully, you have to make it mirror an office as much as possible. Wake up in the morning, shower, and dress appropriately like you are going to an office. You don’t have to wear a tie or formal shoes; do it as you would dress on casual Fridays.

2. Get The Children Out of The House

If you are going to be successful at making money from home, you need to get all distractions out of the way including little children. Arrange for someone to come in and take care of them while you work or drop them off at a daycare center.

3. Work Regular Hours Even You Making Money From Home

What are the working hours in your area? If people go in at 9 am, go for lunch between 1 pm and 2 pm, and then knock off at 5 pm, try as much as possible to do the same. It helps you to draw boundaries between your work and the rest of your day.

4. Keep Errands and Friends Out of It

Yes, these are the two biggest distractions outside of the home that will interfere with making money from home. If you have errands, do them after hours or on the weekends. If you have friends and family dropping in while you work, let them politely know that you don’t have the time to chat because you really have to get to work. Tell them what time you will be free so they can come back.

5. Leave the House at Least Once a Day

If you aren’t careful, you may never leave the house; that is very unhealthy because you must see natural light at least once daily. You can walk after work, go out for a drink, walk your dog, or even do those burning errands.

These 5 tips are excellent for beginners making money from home, but you may find yourself overwhelmed as the business grows. If this becomes the case for you, you need to find some help. Your family can provide some of the most useful (and cheap) help. If you have kids who are old enough to help with whatever you do, you may want to get them involved. If your partner is an expert at something, such as accounting, you may find it helpful to ask them to spare an hour or two every once in a while and help you out.

What if these additional hands are not enough? If you find yourself in this position, there are several things you can do. First, consider giving someone else a shot at making money from home. Outsource the work to someone else and give them your expectations, which must include a time deadline.

If you need to hire, try to hire people you know as much as possible. If you must deal with a stranger, make sure that they are trustworthy and cannot steal from you. Consider that depending on what you do, you may need to create a workspace for them.

All this may seem like a lot, especially if you are used to working in an office where everything is organized for you. The good news is that you will sooner or later get the hang of it – the stress of organizing and the uncertainty wears off with time. More people are making money from home today than ever and doing it successfully; so can you.

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Bruno Buergi

16 thoughts on “Making Money From Home Doesn’t Have To Be Hard. Read These 5 Tips”

  1. Bruno, Great article, I like the get out of the house bit, I know what that can feel like. I always try and get out of the house it helps to clear the mind.

  2. Hi Bruno,

    All great tips and suggestions. The main one I have a problem with is getting out of my “jammies.” They are just so much more comfortable when I work. I do get dressed sometimes but it is something I will have to continue to work on.

    Have a great day. Monna

  3. These are great tips Bruno and I can relate to family and friends being a distraction. There is always one of mine or one of the grandchildren knocking on the door and yes it is very distracting. Thanks for sharing.

  4. All excellent tips Bruno! You made me smile when you said you need to find some extra help – that’s exactly what my partner did when his business grew too much for him … And roped me in!!!
    So now we’re both in that position! Time to take heed of the last part of your post 🙂
    Thanks Bruno,
    Jacs

  5. All excellent tips Bruno! You made me smile when you said you need to find some extra help – that’s exactly what my partner did when his business grew too much for him … And roped me in!!!
    So now we’re both in that position! Time to take heed of the last part of your post 🙂
    Thanks Bruno,
    Jacs

  6. Michelle Fantanza Arbore

    Great tips, now I just need to follow them. I do stay in my pj's and my son stays home with me unless I have appointments with potential clients and clients. Luckily I do have my in-laws and parents who can watch him.

  7. Hey Bruno,

    Great ideas that will help people be more productive. It really is all about treating your business like a business and not a hobby.

    Thanks for sharing,

    Beth

  8. Really enjoyed the article. My problem was everyone was calling me to do things for them saying”Your only working you have your own time”. Can you drive me here ,pick me up here. I had no peace and found that if anyone was calling they would not leave and I just kept being interrupted.My trail of thought was gone from it.Now I have got an office which I am only painting at the moment .It will be more expensive but I think it is healthier to get up and out of the house.xx

  9. Brilliant!!! I think leave the house is a fab tip. It's SO easy to get in to that mode of not going out and seeing anyone. I try to make an extra effort – rain or shine – to walk the pooches – that way they have a run and I get some air!

  10. Joan Harrington

    Excellent tips Bruno! Very well laid out and thanks so much for sharing 🙂

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