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You’re 13 Steps Away from Starting Your Home Business

freelance advice freelance lifestyle start home business Feb 07, 2022

If you’re stuck in your 9-5 job and think there’s no possible way for you to dig out and create a home-based business, I’ve got some good news. 13 steps are all it takes to go from burnt out 9-5 to living the laptop lifestyle you’ve been dreaming about.


Now I’m not going to say that it’s going to be easy. Starting your own business takes time and consistent effort, but when you break it down into simple, actionable steps, you can get there before you know it. 


Knowing how to start is the first big hurdle to overcome. You’ll need to research two things: your product or service, and your audience.


What are you selling, and who are you selling it to?

The answer to this question may be simple for some, but for most others, this is where you’ll spend most of your time. If you have some experience in the area you’re focused on, that’s great! It will give you a leg up on the competition. 


On the other hand, if you’re jumping into something new - rest easy knowing that whatever it is there will probably be a course you can take or tutorials to watch and learn the best process in becoming an expert fast. Either way, you’ll want it to be a task you enjoy doing, so be sure to choose something that won’t leave you burnt out in a few short months.


As far as your audience goes, there are a few ways to determine this. You can do market research to see who most benefits from your product/service. This can be done by researching local databases in your area, or your competitors. Find other sellers on social media or search for their websites to see who their customer base is. 


With this big question out of the way, you’ve actually knocked out the first two steps!


For the full list, you can check out this Upwork article here: How to Start a Business from Home in 2022.

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