The toughest part of implementing your small business start up idea is often paying your bills while struggling to find bill paying clients. The near-term cashflow, let alone true profit, for a small business @ home is either nonexistent or to small to cover business expenses and pay your personal bills.
Debbie LaChusa of 10stepmarketing has some tips for how to solve this problem based on her own start up experiences. Listen to this Financing Your Small Business Podcast to hear what she has to say. Her advice suggests that the best way to finance your small business idea may be to tranistion up rather than abandon all of other sources of income while you start up your new small business.