Over the last few years, a lot of people have grown to understand how the internet works and hence appreciate it. And with the increased technological advancement in internet provision and accessibility, it has resulted with people making hard decisions of leaving their daily office jobs and venture in starting small internet businesses. There are a lot of benefits that are associated with having an internet business some of which am going to discuss herein. By the end of this reading, you should be able to understand why its advantageous to have a internet home business over the traditional office business.
1. Family time.
When working from an office, it requires one to leave the house early in the morning and leave late in the evening arriving home very tired to spend time with your family. But, having an internet home business, you can manage your time efficiently and allocate certain hours each day that will be spent together with your family.
2. You are your own boss.
Starting an internet business means that you are you own boss. You are the person in-charge of running it, and any decisions that have to be made, you have to do them yourself. And the most important fact is that, the success of your business all depends on the things that you do. Also it a great opportunity for people who like owning their own business, who hate being commanded here and there by a boss in the office.
3. Initial start up capital is small.
Starting an internet business requires small initial start up capital for the operation and maintenance of the business as compared to opening an office business. This is because, it will cost you very small charges to own a domain name or even build a website for your business. In-case you have an online store, one can buy and sell all the products without leaving the comfort of his/her home and thus few travel costs are involved.
4. It is a 24 hours job.
Once you open an internet home business, customers are able to access your business at anytime of the day for 24 hours on any day of the week or any time of the year since the internet never closes regardless whether you are working or even a holiday. Unlike office business that run mostly for 8 hours on week days and closes on holidays.
Operating an internet business requires only a computer , laptop or any device that has access to internet most of which are portable. And this signifies that you can work from anywhere, may it be in the house, in your car or any place you can think of. This offers you freedom whereas if it an office job, you have to be in one place for so many hours, every day which tends to be boring.
6. It a global thing.
People can access the internet from any place in the world. Thus having an internet home business means that from your home, you can buy, sell products or even market your business to any person who can access internet anywhere in this world. Hence one is able to make more money right from home. Office business are limited to one geographical area and hence access is limited to only those people that can be able to walk in to those offices, and are able to afford the traveling costs.
7. Access to large number of potential customers.
For an office business, advertisements are places in certain places in an area and thus only the people who come across the adverts are likely to know about the business. The internet gives you a chance to market your product to a large number of people through advertising websites or social media and thus a lot of people are able to know about your business or products and most likely they will end up buying them.
8. Wide range of advertising tools within your reach.
When running an internet home business, you have a wide range of advertising tools that are within your reach that you can use to educate or create awareness to potential customers about your products. You also have to part with very small amount of capital to have your adverts placed in other websites which is cost saving. Efficient use of this advertising tools and research guarantees success of your business.
9. Increased customer support services.
Internet business offers increased customer support services where you can answer customer questions, arrange for seminars and workshops or even offer solutions to customers who have problems or any information a customer may need. This is made possible since the customer just needs to access your website and from there you can interact and this saves time and expenses that could have been incurred in traveling or phone calls made repeatedly to you by the customers. Purchases and delivery problems can also be easily addressed when having an internet home business as its easy for the customer to track the progress of delivery in purchases.
10. Its tax advantageous.
Working form home saves you a number of taxes that could have been incurred as compared to an office business such as office furniture, business operation licenses, transportation, phone bills and many others.
11. Assured of job security.
With the increase in growth of online businesses, there is also increased unemployment and staff layoffs in office businesses which requires people to work extra hard to remain in the competition which could be stressful. But when you are running an online home business, you are not afraid that there is no one time you will be without a job, however the success of your business may require a little hard work.
Internet offers you a great opportunity to penetrate the global market since there are no geographical limitations to expanding your business anywhere in the world and this means more money making. Thus why, more people are moving in the internet home business, so make a decision to join the internet business and starting making money right away.