Resources in Category: Making Money

The Making Money category is a compilation of informative and interesting articles related to money management, personal finance, home office budgeting, small business money concerns, and other topics related to money and working from home.

When Should Freelancers Talk About Their Fees?

The benefits and pitfalls of stating your fees upfront

Marketing gurus have vastly different opinions on how to present your fees. These are the three most common approaches.


Using Radio to Promote Your Business

There are two ways to use radio to your business advantage—the free way and the not-so-free way.

Even with competitive technologies, such as iPads and DVRs encroaching on our leisure times, radio is still very viable as a tool to transmit a company’s marketing messages.


The Opinion Pages: Free Advertising for Your Business?

When it comes to marketing your business, don’t keep your opinions to yourself.

You don’t have to be a journalist to get published; you just have to say something relevant and interesting to the paper’s editors and other readers.


4 Marketing Tips for Visual Artists

If you are a visual artist, becoming a virtual marketer will help get you noticed and your artwork sold.

Your friends like what you do, your family loves your creations, and some acquaintances have even bought a couple of your artifacts. So how do you turn your passion into a profitable business? Here are some tips on getting started.



Productivity Tips for Working from Home this Summer

Maintaining momentum during the summer months is tough - here's how to do it.

Though summer may seem like a prime time for building a tan (especially if the phone isn’t ringing at home), here are some of the ways that you can use this time to build your business.


Where to Find FREE Business Tools, Resources, and Supplies

Taking advantage of stuff that's 'on the house' is both an economical and a smart way to run your home business.

There are freebies available for every part of business. No matter what your business does, or where you operate it, you can find free items to improve it. Here are 7 places, online and off, to score free stuff.


Top 10 Gift Ideas for Home Workers

Great gift ideas for the telecommuters and home-based workers in your life.

Buying presents for work-at-homers is your chance to show the people you care about just how much you know them and understand the unique challenges they face by working from home.


5 Tips on Setting Prices During a Recession

How Low Should You Go? Read on and find out!

Amid economic uncertaintly, it can be tempting to lower your prices in order to increase sales. Here are 5 points to consider before lowering your prices.