Home Work

Home Work

A weekly advice podcast for people who work from home, whether freelancer or telecommuter. We address listener-submitted questions, comments and concerns about all aspects of working from home. You can submit your questions here.

Hosted by Dave Caolo and Harry Marks.



#52: A Year in Review

March 22, 2013 at 2:45PM • 43 minutes

Dave and Aaron celebrate one year of Home Work by visiting the most popular topics from the last 52 weeks. Plus, Dave reveals the origin of "52 Tiger" for the first time. Also, chocolate.


#51: Rockstars and Ninjas

March 15, 2013 at 2:00PM • 30 minutes

Aaron and Dave discuss the tendency to label oneself a "rockstar" and why that might not be the best marking decision.


#50: Was It Worth It

March 8, 2013 at 2:00PM • 33 minutes

Aaron and Dave discuss how to decide if a project will be worth your time and attention before taking it on, as well as assessing a project that's completed.


#49: Five Productivity Myths

March 1, 2013 at 2:00PM • 45 minutes

This week our series on freelancing continues as Dave and Aaron discuss record keeping and overhead. No Downton Abbey this week.


#48: Record Keeping and Overhead

February 22, 2013 at 2:00PM • 44 minutes

This week our series on freelancing continues as Dave and Aaron discuss record keeping and overhead. No Downton Abbey this week.


#47: Invoicing

February 15, 2013 at 2:00PM • 36 minutes

This week our series on freelancing continues as Dave and Aaron discuss invoicing, both tools and practices. Plus, they debut the brand-new listener mail theme! HUGE thanks to listener Kyle Evans who created it for us.


#46: Contracts

February 8, 2013 at 2:00PM • 46 minutes

This week our series on freelancing continues as Dave and Aaron discuss contracts. They talk about why you need one and identify the features that every contract should have.


#45: Project Management

February 1, 2013 at 2:00PM • 59 minutes

This week our series on freelancing heads into the realm of project management, and with Dave out sick, professional copywriter and all-around star home-worker Jason Rehmus fills in. We talk about setting up projects, managing expectations, contracts and testimonials. It's awesome.


#44: Rate Of Pay

January 25, 2013 at 2:00PM • 49 minutes

Dave and Aaron continue their series on freelancing. This time, it's setting your price. A big topic and the guys share some nice insights and tips.


#43: Educating Clients

January 18, 2013 at 2:00PM • 39 minutes

In episode two in our series on freelancing, Aaron and Dave discuss clients even further, including how and why to educate them to your process.