Lesley Spencer Pyle

Lesley Spencer Pyle is the founder and president of HomeBasedWorkingMoms.com and HireMyMom.com , and she is the author of The Work-at-Home Workbook: Your Step-by-Step Guide on Selecting and Starting the Perfect Home Business for You. Pyle has been working from home for more than 13 years.

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Four Tips for Raising Your Google Rank
Building a Website

Four Tips for Raising Your Google Rank

A rundown of need-to-know basics for improving search-engine results.
Four Home-Based Business Myths
Homebased

Four Home-Based Business Myths

Separate fact from fiction before you decide to jump in head first.
Four Home-Based Businesses in Demand
Trends

Four Home-Based Businesses in Demand

Consider these popular small-business ideas in 2011.
So You Want to Be a Consultant
Homebased

So You Want to Be a Consultant

Here are a few things you should consider before taking the plunge.
How to Do Market Research--The Basics
Market Research

How to Do Market Research--The Basics

Is your business a product in search of a customer? Use these tips to create a product or service customers will clamor for.
Keep More of What You've Earned
Cash Flow & Money Management

Keep More of What You've Earned

Women often overlook the need to protect their assets--whether business or personal. That's a big mistake.
Work Life

Keep Kids and Work from Colliding

Keep your home business running smoothly with effective scheduling, even with the kids out of school.
5 Tips for Startup Success
Startup Basics

5 Tips for Startup Success

Follow this advice to improve the odds of success when you start your home business.
How to Find the Right Freelancer
Hiring Center

How to Find the Right Freelancer

Hiring a freelancer can be a good move. Just be sure you know exactly what you want done.
Self-Assessment

Is Your Side Biz Ready for Full-Time Focus?

Make certain you've considered all the angles before quitting your day job.
Home Based Ideas

Businesses You Can Start at Home

When it comes to selling products and services, the best home business is one that fits your interests and abilities.
Startup Basics

A Recession is Not a Roadblock

If you play your cards right, a recession can yield plenty of profit for entrepreneurial ventures.
Home Based Business

Work-from-Home Doesn't Have to Be a Stigma

When your home is your office, it's all about presentation. Prove you're professional from the get-go.
Home Based Ideas

Find Your Ideal Business in 5 Simple Steps

The dream isn't out of reach if you're willing to follow these steps.
Work/Life Balance

5 Tips to Help Reignite Your Passion

We all get discouraged at some point. Follow this advice and break out of your slump.
Getting Press

4 Sure Ways to Get Publicity

There are more channels for exposure than ever, but it takes diligence to keep your business in front of the right ones.
Home Based Basics

Learn How to Delegate Better

Do an assessment of your weaknesses and find the right people to fill in those gaps.
Customer Service

Is Every Customer a Good Customer?

Not always. Have a process in place to fire troublesome clients.
Home Based Business

Have You Outgrown Your Home Based Business?

These key indicators will let you know when it's time to leave home.
Online Marketing

Start Blogging Now

Blogs are a marketing tool you can't afford to ignore. Here are tips on how to create one successfully.
Home Based Business

5 Great New Web Tools

Modernize your business with these great alternatives to traditional tech.
Home Based Ideas

Find the Right Virtual Match

When you're looking for freelance help, know what you need and be sure you're comfortable with the person you choose.
Home Based Basics

Can Twitter Really Help Your Small Business?

Use Twitter to market your homebased business.
Home Based Basics

Grow Without Growing Pains

From outsourcing to renting conference space as needed, create a big-biz feel for your small biz.
Online Marketing

Avoid the Pitfalls of Social Networking

An online presence is a great way to connect with people, but remember: Everything you write or say online can be found . . . and held against you.
Home Based Business

Ways Home Based Businesses Can Save

Cutting out the expense of an office lease isn't the only way a home based business can save.
Home Based Business

Home Based Business Reality Check

Questions to ask yourself before diving in.
Home Based Basics

Money Saving Ideas for Home Based Entrepreneurs

You don't have to be rich to start your own business--just wise with your money.
Homebased

You Can Achieve Organizational Bliss

Put these tips for your home office into play and watch your productivity soar.
Advertising

Do You Know What Your Audience Wants?

Define your target market and stay up to date with its needs.

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