Guest Author - Deborah Crawford
Welcome to the Small Office & Home Office Shop. Here you'll find practical help for your small business. Reference materials, products and more, all reviewed and recommended (or not!)by me. Just the stuff you need to jazz up your revenues and keep more of your profits.
The Power of Positive Habits by Dan Robey will help you create positive habits to replace your negative habits, which actually helps you achieve way more than you think it might. Read my review of this book.
The Martha Rules by Martha Stewart is a pretty good book. Martha has good advice for starting a business because she has done it. More than once. I am not a big Martha fan personally, so I was a bit surprised that I liked this book. Her advice is solid and realistic and the book is full of success stories of other entrepreneur's--not just Martha. Read my full review of The Martha Rules for more detailed info of what's in her book.
Guerilla Marketing for Free is one of my favorite books. I have used guerilla marketing tactics my whole career with great success and fun! Read my review here to find out how you can market your business, truly, for free.
Organize your Work Day in No Time is a great tool for getting your work (and your life) organized. Full of ideas and tips for being more productive and less stressed, from simple how-to's to great habits to adopt. K.J. practices what she preaches, and is a lifelong organizer. We can all learn from her experience and examples. Read my review and Interview with author A.J. Corry.
101 Small Business Ideas for Under $5,000 is a good book for beginning research on starting your own business. There are snapshot descriptions of 101 businesses here that can help you learn the costs and profits and how to make money with these inexpensive businesses. Read the complete book review for more info.
You have a computer and you long to work from home, right? Stumped on just how to make it happen? This book can help. This book profiles numerous businesses you can run from home using your computer, and it gives you the basics on getting started. Read my review of this book: Making Money with your Computer at Home.
I use my Lexmark All-in-One daily in my home office. It's a fax machine, printer, copier and scanner all-in-one. For most home offices, this machine is all you need. No more running somewhere else to fax or copy something. And, you'll be amazed at how often you want to scah documents like contracts, titles, old originals and more. Read my review here: What is an All-in-One machine?