Telecommuters, work at home employees or Homepreneurs need technology to work from home. Some are obvious: a computer, email, and Internet access. Others, including accounting software packages, scanners, and firewalls are not. Recently, Homepreneurs listed dozens of work at home and telecommuting opportunities: the postings are here, here, and here.
To work from home, software and hardware, and an Internet connection are needed. We’ll examine each over the next few posts, provide a cost range, and websites with reviews.
– Desktop or laptop computer. A laptop is preferred for mobility: one can take a laptop to a customer, trade show, conference or a local coffee house. Some good brands include: Tosbiba, Sony, Dell, Lenovo, Apple, and Asus. Look at PcMag for reviews, comparisons, and recommendations… Read more