But working from home can have its downsides too. If you're used to working in an office, it'll be a bit of a shock to the system to work on your own, even if you've got plenty of support online. You'll also need to have a lot of self-discipline (which many entrepreneurs have by the bucket load) in order to avoid distractions and stick to a work schedule.
So, here are a few essential tools to help you remain focused while working from home.
Also, check out our tools directory for a whole load of resources and tools for starting up and running a business.
Do you have any essential tools for working from home? I'd love to hear about them in the comments section below.