You've taken the leap and started your new career as an independent travel agent or other entrepreneur. You are your own boss and can work from anywhere in the world as long as you have an internet connection. All that freedom can come with a price, though. Because you are your own boss, it's now all down to you (and only you) to stay focused and build the business.
But when you work from home, there can be so many distractions. A load of laundry to put on, a dog to let out, social media to scroll . . . the list of potential distractions is endless. So how do you overcome it all and stay focused on your new career?
Here are five tips used by independent contractors that may work for you, too:
When you start your own business endeavor, you need to start spreading the word about it in as many ways as possible. This may involve a variety of strategies such as advertising, SEO, social media, and press releases. You should not, however, overlook the value of networking. There's no substitute for connecting directly, whether it's online, by phone, or in person. Here are a few creative networking ideas for new entrepreneurs: