Unusual home working jobs

Unusual jobs – literary service for the elderly

Unusual jobs – literary service for the elderly

Sophia Moseley is a home working freelance copywriter whose experience looking after her aging mother inspired her to set up a literary service for the elderly. She explains in this guest post what she does and how it helps. As the world population continues to age, we are faced with the dilemma of how to […]

Unusual home working jobs – crochet teaching

Unusual home working jobs – crochet teaching

Once again Twitter has provided us with an unusual home worker! Ali Campbell runs crochet classes in her own home. And calls herself ‘The Head Hooker’! Read more below about how a hobby became a thriving business. How did you get hooked on crochet, Ali? I think I was around 7 or 8. My Nanna […]

Unusual homeworking jobs – Swedish dishcloth designer

Unusual homeworking jobs – Swedish dishcloth designer

Homeworking jobs with a difference I’ve seen Marie Davis’s colourful Jangneus dishcloths and tea towels in the press, and was delighted to learn she runs the business from home so I had an excuse to find out more for our Unusual Homeworking Jobs series! Let’s start with the obvious, Marie – how does someone living […]

Routine

Thursday Treat Time – a hot bath

Thursday Treat Time – a hot bath

Time for another Thursday treat, and as usual I’m linking up at the bottom of the post with thrifty blogger Penny Golightly. Today she’s interviewing home worker Samantha, who used little treats to stay sane while paying off a large debt. It’s worked so well she’s managed to pay off £36,000 in two and a […]

Tools of the Trade

Tools of the Trade

Today we’re starting a new sponsored feature – in Tools of the Trade you’ll find a selection of home business essentials, the things you need every day. It might be an accessory for your home office, an item of stationery, a useful website or a techie gadget. Enjoy today’s choice of home workers’ tools of […]

Five things I can’t work without – the editor

Five things I can’t work without – the editor

Last month we started this new series with VA Rebecca Harvey. It was a popular post, generating lots of interest on Twitter. Today editor Karen White reveals her essentials for home working. I know there will be plenty of you who have a similar addiction to coloured pens and notebooks, myself included! 1. Coffee Despite […]

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How I wrote my first novel

How I wrote my first novel

I know that many of our readers would like to get their writing published. So when I heard that Frances Evesham had had her first novel published, I asked her to share the long process to encourage aspiring writers. It makes a good read in itself: Thank you, Judy for inviting me to write on […]

Tips for extending Android battery life

Tips for extending Android battery life

Last week the clever Mr Nutcase provided some tips on salvaging a damaged phone. Tips that proved very timely for a few readers! Today they’re back with a sponsored post sharing some simple ways for extending Android battery life: Android smartphones can be fickle beasts, especially when it comes to battery life. There’s nothing worse […]

Garden Office Spotlight – the latest outdoor buildings

Garden Office Spotlight – the latest outdoor buildings

The number of people working from home and starting home businesses has risen in recent years, and all of those people need somewhere to work. The garden office industry has risen magnificently to the challenge with new designs and materials for outdoor buildings of all sizes. Garden Office Spotlight is a monthly sponsored feature that […]

#TalkBiz: new reviews and a visit from the Prime Minister

#TalkBiz: new reviews and a visit from the Prime Minister

We’re wrapping up #TalkBiz week by publishing the latest of our new reviews. One of our panel of home working reviewers has ordered a personalised tablet case from the website Mr Nutcase. He was pleased with the simplicity and transparency of the ordering process, and the quick delivery of his case. Check out his full […]

#TalkBiz: Why you should consider a separate business line

#TalkBiz: Why you should consider a separate business line

A staggering 99% of all businesses in the UK are now micro or small businesses – and many of these are home-based. A separate business line for your home business is vitally important for efficiency, growing your client base and meeting the needs of your existing customers. This sponsored post by Vonage looks at the […]