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Stephane aka ''wiz'' is a Self Help Marketing Visionary living in Canada who's main passion is Focusing on Abilities and loves sharing knowledge and helping others on the topic of Internet marketing and self-improvement. In life as online, we face many hurdles. But we should always remember the Blocks that got us where we are each day.

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Tips In Working Online From Home

Jul 3rd 2010 at 2:13 PM

Tips In Working Online From Home


To be successful in working online from home, there is more you should do than just have a computer and strong Internet connection. Remember that this setup is unlike the traditional office environment. You need to make certain adjustments in your working style, schedule, and even attitude to ensure productivity. There are certain working online guides that can help you perform well. Here are six of them.


1. Have a definite work place. This can be a spare room anywhere in the house or a space in your bedroom. One thing you have to keep in mind is that your work place or home office, as what others like to call it, should allow you to function with little or no distractions. It should be well-lit and -ventilated and spacious enough to accommodate your other office gadgets. Once you have identified your work place, orient your household members about it and request them not to trudge in whenever you are working.


2. Determine your working hours. Though there are online jobs that require you to work during specified hours, some jobs allow you to work anytime of the day. Choose the time when you are most productive and be very disciplined. Just like in a corporate office, you are not supposed to leave your work when you feel like it. Keep in mind that you should maintain a professional attitude even without a prying boss or officemates.


3. Set daily goals. Doing so can help you identify your priorities and allow you to manage your time. Write your goals in a journal and see if they are met at the end of your working day. Without outlining your daily goals, you seem to be shooting aimlessly and might achieve nothing in the end.


4. Get away from online distractions. There are many social networking sites, video streaming sites, downloading sites. Not only can they slow down your computer, they can also take much of your time. Consider this; the full 30 minutes you spend watching a video is possibly the same amount of time you need to type one thousand-plus words. And you don’t want that significant loss, would you?

It’s not that you are not allowed to visit any of these sites; it’s just that you have to make good use of your working time and be as productive as you can be. Remember, there’s a proper time for play.


 5. Take some breaks. The other extreme tendency in having a work-from-home online job is overworking. This is because work is just within reach and it is easier for you to spend more time doing it than relaxing. Working too much is not the way to do it, as this can potentially burn you out. Rest when you need to. Take your meal on time. Have coffee breaks. Take a day off.


6. Go out regularly. Since your job now only involves you, a computer, and a virtual community, you need to socialize and get connected with people. You can, for instance, have a movie date with your best friend or a slumber party with your former officemates. Never spend a whole week locked in the house; find a way to spend at least a day somewhere.

While these tips can help you function well, much of your success in working online from home still depends on your perseverance, dedication, and patience. This then calls you to be serious with your job.


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Oct 10th 2010 at 11:30 AM by rhondamorton
Helpful & down to earth information in all your articles, thank you !! ;)
Aug 15th 2010 at 9:56 AM by TimRR
Great ideas, Very well done
Aug 15th 2010 at 12:26 AM by webmiep
Like your tips. At the moment I am working too hard. In a few weeks music reversels start again, thank God
Jul 31st 2010 at 9:23 PM by soonerdad3
Great tips and I am sure someone will definitely benefit from them.
Jul 31st 2010 at 10:57 AM by Healthyou3
Great article. I would like to add, 'taking time out, and away from the computer for workplace wellness.' I wrote an article on my faceplate about computer users health. The nature of the work makes us sedentary workers.
Jul 9th 2010 at 12:04 AM by fredds
Great tips and advice. Discipline, organization, self control and some breaks for relaxation now and then will go long way to ensure your success in this business
Jul 7th 2010 at 4:34 PM by chrisy
Thank you and I will follow the tips.
Jul 3rd 2010 at 11:03 PM by vitalwebs
Very well written Stephane. Great job. Printed it out and put it on the wall!

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