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How to Make the Most of Home Computer and Internet Access

Tips how to use and make the most of home Internet service access connection.

There are many ways to maximize use of home personal computer (PC) and Internet service access. Some of them are discussed in this article, whether the computer is mainly used for personal or family use, or for serious adults who want to monetize or pursue a home-based business or small business working from home.

Plan Holiday Online

Start with credible traveler sites like lonelyplanet.com then use Google and WikiTravel.com to learn more about the chosen destination, hotel accommodation, significant places to see plus other tips. The Internet allows shopping for the best hotels and the best rates. Even if a travel agent is arranging for everything, the web still makes a better informed traveler, right the moment a holiday comes to mind and way before a travel agent is contacted.

Buy Groceries Online

Time and money can be saved by doing regular grocery shopping online. Build personal shopping list, take advantage of specials and have it all delivered to your door. Some big supermarkets have online outlets, where we can swap the hassle of a fortnightly or weekly trip for the relaxed hour spent clicking through their web supermarket.

Use Online Review for Products of Interest

Are you in the market for a particular product? There is always eBay for practically anything. There’s also amazon.com for the latest in books, DVDs and other items. There are sites that provide product reviews, news articles and latest prices of numerous products, from cars to appliances. Simply do a search at Google, Yahoo or other search engines.

Manage Money Online

There’s the most popular PayPal to use with your bank credit account to pay bills or other online banking facilities. There are sites where to check and compare the deals on credit cards, insurance plans, term deposit loans and other banking and financial transactions. Speaking of spam, hacking, phishing and all these, Internet security should be in place.

Study Foreign Language Online

Many people have availed of studying a foreign language online. There’s the Internet radio to listen to a station from that country. If you are one of these people interested in learning another language, your ability to hear, read and speak the language will progress immensely. There are free download language that can be played on your iPod or in iTunes online.

Reduce Phone Bills Using Skype

For those with family members and friends living in another city or overseas, with computer and internet, skype.com (a free download) can be used. This lets anyone chat and even make video-calls without paying a cent.

Internet Home-based Business

For those already running a home-based business, the use of the Internet is a treasure for many ideas to grow business. The web is buzzing with all kinds of information from advice to support for the work-from-home start-up and for numerous tips for small business owners.

Right in the comfort of home, the computer Internet access has it, from all kinds of information at your finger tips to all kinds of the latest innovations in technology, from iPads, eBook readers to smart phones.

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Comments (6)

I also want to do work from home, tell me more

If I may just add one more: build a community online :) Great article!

Hi Deepak, You may want to visit my blog smallbizideasnow [dot] com. Thanks.

Hi Nur, Thanks. Your point, well taken. I agree with you, we need to include community online. I was probably side-tracked since my piece is for internet users but most of my readers are not really into online community or social networking. Have a good day.

Very informative and useful article. thanks

Thanks Abdel-moniem, Glad you found it useful. Best regards.

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