Finding space

As outlined in Chapter 4, I highly recommend you start the business from home to keep costs and commuting time as low as possible. This leads to a requirement for space both inside the house, and out, and multi-functional space, too. When starting out, you may need space from which to work, make sales, have meetings and collaborate. In this chapter, I offer a spacious range of options.

The home office

If you can, find dedicated space in the house from which to work. That way, you can close the door at the end of the working day and feel a physical sense of separation between what is work and what is not. Shoo Rayner is a children’s author and illustrator and works out of a garden office. It is something he recommends ...

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