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Home Business 101: Enter the Computer

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Our first attempts at home businesses were pretty basic. Bookkeeping was a matter of pencil and paper (those hideous multi-columned ledgers). Ads were hand-written posters or else paid ads in newspapers or whatnot. Then came the computer, and a host of handy tools: word processors (good old Microsoft Word for DOS), printers (horrible old line-printers, followed by the slightly better… Read more »