Posted by – August 9, 2011
With the current economic climate, low cost business ideas are a great way to create additional funds. They don’t include the risk of starting a company with bank loans and can usually be completed from home. So what are the best ideas that have helped people create a low cost business venture?
It may not seem like a promising business idea, but pet sitting is growing in popularity. Most people aren’t keen on putting their pets in a kennel, and the chance to book pet sitters can help with a different option. Pet sitters can visit for any amount of time and will usually charge by the hour. It can create a very good wage and if you find clients close to one another there’s the chance you could make one than one visit in an evening. Read the rest of this article
Posted by – June 17, 2011
Depending on your field of business, telecommuting could be a great option for reducing costs and improving employee morale. Telecommuting isn’t for everyone though. Jobs that require high customer or co-worker interaction will probably need to be at your store location. People that work in knowledge-based industries, like marketing, can consider implementing a telecommuting policy in their place of business. If you’re thinking of implementing telecommuting as part of your small business, consider the following:
- Telecommuting can cut down on costs for your business and for your employees. Employees don’t have to worry about paying travel costs and business owners can downsize their business location, saving them money.
- Determine how many days an employee can work from home. Will it be everyday or just part of the week? Once you’ve decided this you can start figuring out how to keep track of hours, plan which days are telecommuting days and decide if you will purchase the equipment necessary to telecommute.
- According to USA Today, telecommuting employees are more motivated and take fewer sick days. This is likely because employees can achieve a better work-life balance when they’re telecommuting.
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