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Deborah J Laughlin Pet Sitter Blog Author

What is an Independent Contractor?

Congratulations your pet sitting company has grown! You in need of time off! You need additional help? Who will represent your high quality of service to your clients? Are you trying to determine classification of workers? Are you thinking you may want to utilize an Independent Contractor? What is an Independent Contractor? Independent contractors are […]

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Pets Prefer Pet Sitting

Pets Prefer Pet Sitting  Pet sitting is a substitute to the kennel, with the bonus services offered that go beyond those of a kennel. A skilled pet sitter attends to your pets in the comfort of their home. Your pet sitter will make you feel comfortable knowing someone reliable is taking care of your pet and […]

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Choosing the legal form of your business

Choosing the Legal Form for your Business

  One of the most important decisions that organizers of a small business enterprise must make is whether to set up the business as a • Sole Proprietorship • Partnership • Corporation. A comparison of the advantages and disadvantages of these three major forms of business organization follows:   Start-up Costs Some basic costs such […]

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Home Based Business Pre StartUp List

Home Based Business Pre StartUp List The following items will give you an idea of the issues you will need to consider, and the steps to take in order to start your own home based business. • Attend Business Startup classes and workshops • Identify market • Check for availability of your chosen company name […]

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Your Strong Points For Home Based Business

 One question asked frequently is,  “How do I determine what area I should start a home based business in?” Here is a quick formula to help you find an area where you are best suited. YOUR LIFE IN FIVE-YEAR INTERVALS to create your game plan                                                      Game Plan Table Fill out the Success Chart. The […]

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Which Best Describes You? Entrepreneur

Which Best Describes You? (Entrepreneur, Technician or Manger) Entrepreneur • Creative and inventive. • Enjoys taking risks and making decisions. • Typically does not like being in a rut. • Self- starter and a visionary. Technician • Someone who is an expert at a particular task or discipline; engineer, designer, scientist, or salesperson. • Someone […]

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Independent Contractors and Your Home Based Business

 Independent Contractors and Your Home Based Business  This chapter was conceived after a long, arduous and expensive battle that I, the owner of a pet-sitting service in California, was forced to endure in order to legitimize my company’s independent contractor relationships. I disproved the adage that you can’t fight City Hall. On the contrary, I took on […]

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Dare to be an Entrepreneur of Your Home Based Business

Dare to be an Entrepreneur of Your Home Based Business • Do you like to make your own decisions? • Do you enjoy being challenged and do you thrive on competition? • Are you outgoing by nature? • Can you put yourself in the other person’s shoes? • Are you honest and ethical? • Do […]

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Knowing Yourself Helps Run A Home Based Business

Knowing Yourself Helps Run A Home Based Business There are various aspects to starting a home based business. Each step you take will affect the next step. Look at each step you take from all aspects of the business. Knowing what kind of person you are; your likes and dislikes; successes and failures; wants and […]

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How I started my Home Based Business

  How I started my Home Based Business I grew up in a home where animals were always present. One of my earlier memories is that of holding a cracker in one hand and the tail of George, my family’s tomcat, in the other. (George was a very patient and trusting fellow.) My cousin Grady’s menagerie included […]

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