Four Years of Worry Free

Small Business Web Hosting

Back in the day when I began to search for a good Web hosting service, I bounced from one company to the next because as my needs grew, the more expensive it was to host with them. They would charge extra for simple add-ons like an additional database. I quickly became frustrated until one day when a good friend sent me a link to Dreamhost.

Needless to say, I was skeptical but my friend told me she had no problems with their Web hosting service. At the time they were running this great deal (which they do quite often) and I signed up. I haven't looked back and it has been four years since I made the switch.

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Figuring Out What Business to Start

This is one of the toughest decisions to make. I know a lot of people who want to work for themselves but have no idea what to do. I start off by asking what their interests are and begin brainstorming but it doesn't always help. Many people start off trying a ton of different things before they figure out how they want to work for themselves.

Sometimes you end up working for yourself out of necessity. For example, in my last job, I was stressing out to the point where I felt completely miserable when I stepped through the doors. I really enjoyed the people I worked with but the deadlines, the work, and commute was starting to take their toll on me. After almost 5 years of working there, I resigned.

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How to Keep Making Progress in Your Business and Life

It's easy to get caught up in the daily tasks of working for yourself. Every now and again, I think it's important to take a step back and ask yourself where you can make improvements. I'm big on reading self-improvement books and reading other blogs in which the authors give out their best advice. Below are some questions that you may ask yourself in order to keep making progress.

Is it Time to Raise Your Rates?

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