Tools for Success

Note: This section contains recommendations of products and resources that you will find useful in setting up and running your home office business. As I use or have used most if not all of the products, feel free to shoot me a question and I’ll give you a candid answer as to my experience. Also because you understand business, you know I receive a small commission for promoting several of these products on my site.


Attention!!! For all online purchases!!!

:-) Stop leaving $$$ on the table when you make an online purchase. Enroll in the Free Ebates program and receive cash back from merchants such as Amazon, Best Buy, Target, Macy’s , Priceline, Staples,, Travelocity, Home Depot, Lowes and many, many more…  I use for both business & personal online purchases. Click on the logo below and don’t forget to get the Cash Back Activator for your browser. It’s neat! And it pays you every time you purchase!

Ebates Coupons and Cash Back

 Office Products

:-) Save money over bank charges and don’t co-mingle your funds. Keep your business and personal expenses separate to project a professional image, maintain organization, and protect the liability structure of your company. Get Personal & Business checks and products from a name you can trust: The Bradford Exchange

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:-) Shop at for speedy delivery! Amazon seems to be on a quest to deliver the product BEFORE you order it…can’t wait for the drones!   Also, I have found that Amazon Prime is well worth the investment with its 2-day at your doorstep FREE delivery. (If you order anything online, you know how the delivery charges can add up). Use the Direct Link to the Home Office Tools & Supplies store :

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:-) Signs, Banners, and Magnets On The Cheap makes it simple for anyone to quickly and easily create professional looking, custom signs, banners, and magnets. They specialize in servicing real estate agents, developers, construction companies, insurance agents, retailers, event and conference planners, church and school groups, and individuals looking for special event signage.


Productivity Tools


:-) Claim your No obligation, No Commitment, FREE Consultation at Elevation Tax Today! This could be one of the most important steps you take toward ensuring success in your new venture. Discuss your business structure, record keeping requirements , tax analysis & planning, funding, etc. and achieve a high level of comfort from this accredited member of the BBB and member of the AICPA.




Computer Software

:-) Protect your workstations from hardware failure, viruses/malware, and file corruption.  When a computer crashes, you are faced with expensive, disruptive downtime and the risk of permanent data loss. Now you can fully restore an entire system in minutes and get back to work! Acronis Backup for PC is the most effective solution for complete PC protection. Combine easy-to-use tools with unique backup technology to provide the fastest, easiest recovery available.

 Note: I have had this on my workstation for over two years now and it works like clockwork. Check out the FREE TRIAL and you’ll see what I mean!
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Web Tools

:-)  Powerful, Approachable software for Social Business : Sproutsocial offers FREE trial.  View full Twitter conversation histories, customize contact records and share notes across your team in order to build a more complete customer profile. People are often introduced to your business’s website through social media. Sprout Social helps marketers create and execute a social media marketing plan that drives social referral traffic and effectively increases brand awareness. Try Sproutsocial today!

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:-) Work Faster and Smarter with Twitter! Build your Twitter following on autopilot while keeping the follower/following ratios! Freebie account is available with limited features. I have used the “Pro” account for “the paperbroker” posts and monitoring on Twitter for a while now and it is great! Check it out if you are a twitter user and you will see the value.


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