- Wall Drug – Started As A Home Based Business
I’ve been out and around and found an interesting story about a work at home business… the famous Wall Drug In 1931, a pharmacist named Hustead purchased the pharmacy in the middle of the South Dakota Badlands at a geological formation known as “The Wall”, hence the name, “Wall Drug”. Their in-laws told them “you’ll [...]
- New Mexico State Government Orders Flexible Schedules, Telecommuting
New Mexico Governor Bill Richardson told his department heads to promote flexible schedules and telework. Sounds like a plan. As Federal and State governments lose Baby Boomers they are going to have to do this anyway to attract younger workers who tend to hate the bureaucracy. To tolerate the baloney, they’re going to need to [...]
- Bookkeeping Express Franchise Offers an Opportunity to Work at Home and Be Your Own Boss
This is from a press release but because it’s a work at home franchise, I’m passing it along. As always with all posts, whether stated or not, you should do your own due diligence!!! $20,000 sound extremely high to me, but maybe you’ll find it to be a fair price once you look under the [...]
- Telework Could Save $38 Billion Dollars
Work from home – Save $38 Billion! A survey by the public-private teleworking partnership Telework Exchange has concluded that encouraging those who can work from home to do so for two days a week, rather than commute into work, would save 9.7 billion gallons of gas or $38.2bn. This is an interesting statistic. Workers certainly [...]
- Mailbox: Can I Make Money Bottling Water?
Question: I live on an acre in a great house on a hill in _________. I just had a new well drilled for all of my gardens and landscape. It turns out that I hit a wonderful pristine aquaduct that comes right out of the mountain. Can bottling water be a viable home business option? [...]
- Amazon.com Enters Office Supply Business
Amazon.com will be selling office supplies and going head to head with Staples, Office Depot, etc. “With our enormous breadth of selection, we have paper, pencils, sticky notes, pushpins and much more, all available for purchase with the click of a mouse, 24 hours a day, seven days a week,” said Chris Rupp, director of [...]
- You Should Be Outraged At The Promise Of More Online Government Snooping
Here’s why: Chucking Privacy I’ve already mentioned this here, but not only is “Bribe Me With Low Mortgage Rates Dodd” behind this, but also Chuck “I’m bad and I’ll bully you to prove it” Grassley is behind this too. And it’s not just about crushing small home based businesses, it’s not even about making scads [...]
- $300 Million Prize Proposed For Battery Innovation
I’ll have to give John McCain this… his idea to offer a $300 million prize for the inventor who can come up with a battery vastly superior to those available today at prices and efficiency rates that make electric autos desirable IS a smart idea. This is right out of the Wikinomics play book. If [...]
- IRS Boosts Gas Deduction to 58.5
If you drive for your work at home business activities, here’s some good news. As of July 1, you can now deduct 58.5 cents per mile… up 8 cents per mile from the amount deductible from January through June!
- Yahoo Domain Prices Skyrocket to $34.95!
I don’t have any domains with Yahoo these days. This really is unbelievable and another way of saying “We don’t want your business!” As seen on Web Worker Daily: Yahoo Raises Domain Renewal Price to $34.95 It’s unbelievable really. Hopefully you’re not being hit by this price increase. If so, change to one of many others.