When people hear that I work from home, they immediately get images of me undressed, still in bed, clacking away at the computer. While this is partially true, particularly in the mornings (I opt for yoga pants and a hoodie), it’s a bad habit to get into.
But there are a couple of productive things that you can do to drive traffic to your biz and your brand without getting dressed. Don’t believe me? Keep on reading!
Make Your Planner Work Double Time
I live and breathe by my planner. It is my bible. Not just for my business, but for my life. Get your in order by flipping through it and getting rid of the endless scraps of paper and other unnecessary crap that have accumulated over the weeks, months, and (maybe) years. While you’re at it, maybe it’s time for a bit of #planneraddict love? Check out my Pinterest page for some inspiration.
Update Your LinkedIn and Resume
This is a biggie for any business buff. Having a consistently current resume and LinkedIn page can be a make or break for attracting clients.
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Find Your Tribe
There are tons of Twitter and Facebook groups dedicated to telecommuters and solopreneurs. To make some work besties and to expand your network, participate in a Twitter chat or join a private Facebook group catering to your industry.