Have you ever considered becoming a Virtual Assistant? I did so in 1992, and have never looked back. That said, starting and maintaining a healthy small business is convoluted, to say the least. But it is more than possible, especially with today's technology and the promise of better to come. I belong to an organization called Remote Professionals, and want to encourage you to check out an article by Angela Parker on how to begin a VA business. She not only gives her own recommendations, but she interviewed those of us who are members. Katie Baird, when asked who should begin this type of business, says, "I guess the first thing I'd ask is: 'How comfortable would you be with completely remodeling and building a house on your own? If you are able to juggle all those details, you would probably be a good candidate for this career path.'" This isn't an article for the faint-hearted, but it is definitely for those willing to pay attention to some sound advice. It's a good mix of information. If you know anyone considering starting an online support services business. by all means send them to this URL.
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