IN THIS CHAPTER
Organizing your workspace
Stocking your office with necessary equipment
Maximizing the power of your computer
Selecting applications to enhance desktop performance
Choosing software to increase productivity
Identifying the best way to access the Internet
For some of us, setting up a new office is part of the fun and excitement of starting a new business. It makes it “real,” so to speak. But you should plan your office space also for the practical reasons of budgeting start-up costs, gaining a more efficient and functional work area, and ensuring that you have the adequate tools to build your online business and service your customers. From the chair you sit in to your filing system, you need to spend a little time setting up your office with the correct equipment and software, as well as Internet access. ...