4 top resources for work at home parents

4 top resources for work at home parents

When you work from home finding great quality resources can be difficult, especially when there are so many dodgy ones out there. Here are four that have the Support a WAHP stamp of approval: Business Mentoring: Build a Little Biz Karen Gunton specialises in working with little businesses to help them shine and grow. As More Info »

Running a home based business is hard

running a home based business is hard

When you have a hard day or a hard week, seek out the company of other work at home parents and encourage each other.

Wix, Weebly or WordPress: Which website platform is best for home based businesses?

wix, weebly or wordpress: which is better for home based business websites?

When it comes to websites that perform for your business, there is a clear winner, and that winner is a Wordpress self-hosted website. Here’s why…

Which NBN plan is best for Australian home based businesses? (Part 2)

why australian home based businesses need to speak up about the national broadband network

Home based businesses are dependent on fast and reliable internet connections, and this requirement is only going to grow in the future.

Why Australian home based businesses need to speak up about broadband (part 1)

why australian home based businesses need to speak up about the national broadband network

How does the Government’s NBN and the Opposition’s plan for the NBN effect home based business in Australia? Whose plan is better technically, and whose plan is the best value for money?

How running and entering competitions can boost your home based business

Win the ultimate Gold Coast prize pack

If you’ve had trouble keeping up with the millions of competitions on Facebook, Pinterest etc, join the club. You might see something cool in your newsfeed and think, “I’ll go back to that later,” but never quite manage it. , whether you’re entering them (and hopefully winning some!) or whether you are running them. You More Info »

Why do you work from home?

why work from home

We all work from home for different reasons but for many of us, it’s so we can gain a greater balance between work and family or so that we can be our own bosses. Whatever your reason, being able to celebrate your choice to work at home is important, and that’s why we launched International WAHP Week.

How much effort are you investing in your dreams?

how much effort are you putting into your business

I often get emails from women in biz who have questions like: “I am looking for new, cheap ways to spread the word about my biz, any ideas?” or “I have never felt like much of a salesperson, any ideas for making more sales?” or “I know I need to invest in _______ (my website/newsletter/branding/SEO/whatever) but I can’t afford it. Any ideas?”

5 reasons to stop watching your competition

run your own race rather than worrying about the competition

Most experts tell you to keep an eye on your competitors so you can learn from their mistakes and keep up with them. I think that for many small and home based businesses it’s not necessarily the best thing to do. Let me tell you why.