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Hey! Work on Your Own Time, Buddy!

Want hours flexible enough to suit your needs and your clients' demands? It's not a huge stretch if you follow our advice.

This story appears in the February 2003 issue of Entrepreneurs Start-Ups magazine.

QUESTION: One reason I wanted to start a homebased business was to have flexible hours. How can I work when I want to work and still be available to my clients?

ANSWER: More than any other factor, the kind of business you choose determines the flexibility of your hours. If you're an artist or a craftsperson, for example, you can usually work at your own pace during the hours of your choosing.

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