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In the past, traditional jobs could provide you with a dependable pay envelope and long-range security, but not anymore. An alternative is to go into business, yet most people accustomed to working for a living do not have quite enough confidence to start a full-time business. Here you'll learn the dos and don'ts of operating a home-based business, including how to pick the right business and common pitfalls.

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When you write your press-release, be sure to include a reason for reporters to attend. Whether you are holding a grand opening or adding a new product, be sure to alert the press by sending a press release. See our samples of press-releases.
Use these business plan examples to help kickstart your own business plan. Creating a business plan will help you visualize and better organize your business. Use these three sample business plans as your starting point.
The production plan states the total amount of output that the manufacturing department is responsible to produce for each period. Learn about production planning, production planning strategies, production planning methods, and how to write a production plan.
When an employee leaves your business, protect yourself by having an ex-employee sign a non-compete agreement. When an employee leaves your business, protect yourself by having an ex-employee sign a non-compete agreement. Find a sample non-compete agreement here.
Download the balance sheet template to record your assets and liabilities. A balance sheet is a financial "snapshot" of your business at a given date in time. Create a balance sheet for you company, using this balance sheet template.

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