Sure, working at home is great, but an Internet home based business takes the cake. I started an online home business 5 years ago and it has turned out to be the best decision I’ve ever made. Working online from home has many advantages, and in this brief article I’m going to give you a few reasons why I believe that Internet home based businesses are the best way to go if you’re looking to escape the 9 to 5 rat race. Hopefully by the time you’ve finished reading this article, you’ll have a better idea of the advantages that an online business offers. Starting an Internet business is great because it gives you freedom. While most work from home businesses require you to be at your home office during the day, an Internet business gives you the ability to work from anywhere in the world as long as you have a computer and a reliable Internet connection. This is a big benefit to living the “Internet lifestyle” and one that I would never trade at any price. Another benefit to starting an online home business is the fact that you can handle most of your business via email. Now don’t get me wrong, I enjoy a good phone call as much as the next person… but email really gives you more options. For instance, why not outsource your email and support? This will free you up to do other things that are more productive and it doesn’t cost much at all to implement. Another reason I enjoy email more than the phone is that I can respond to inquiries when it’s most convenient. When people call, they expect you to either pick up or return their call promptly. I’ve found that email responses of 24 hours are more than acceptable, which allows me to get back with people when it’s convenient and I don’t have the constant interruptions that I used to have. Hopefully this short article has given you some good reasons to start an Internet home based business. Sure, there will be challenges along the way just as there are in any endeavor, but the potential rewards are out of this world.