How many times have you ever wondered what it would be like to work from home? Many have found that it saves time, money, less frustration, etc. For those who are considering working from home one of the first things to think about is what type of work would you like to do or have expereince in? Can you type, or be willing to have customer calls come into your home for the business? Consider if the time and money you need to invest to bring in additional phone and/or fax lines to correspond with clients/customers.
Weigh the pros and cons, talk to others who have faced similar circumstances, and also find out if you will be required to have a business license for a home based business. These and other factors are wise to consider beforehand so you will not be faced with an unexpected surprises down the road.
Working from home is an alternative to travelling to/from a "regular" workplace. If you have a skill that is unusual or in high demand then working from home may just be the answer for you. Planning ahead, staying focused and learning all you can will be the first steps to a great future working from home. Being prepared means being informed every step of the way.