(Disclosure: This post was sponsored by Comcast Small Business but all of the ideas and content are my own, whether you agree with them or not!)
A huge thing happened when I was working for Lexis about 13 years ago. One day I figured out how to forward my work email to my mobile phone. Why was this so huge? Although I was a home-based employee with a flexible schedule, I hated being away from my desk during business hours and missing possible opportunities. But at the same time, I had a baby and a toddler who liked doing things like going to the library or the park during the day. Now I could see if anyone sent me an important email that I needed to get back home to respond to. All of a sudden, I felt like I could leave the house and not miss anything.
Fast forward 13 years and that scenario is laughable compared to what we have today. I can access my bank accounts, family photos, and kids’ grades from my phone. For better or for worse, I can be notified whenever my job needs me, a package gets delivered, or even my doorbell rings. I’m accessible everywhere.
Today is not for debating that because it certainly has its pros and cons. Let’s assume that one of the biggest pros of being an affiliate marketer is that we can work anywhere we want and with almost the same amount of efficiency as if we were sitting in our home office. Here are some tools and tricks to help YOU make the most of working from wherever your day takes you. [Read more…]