Running a business from home has lots of advantages. It has also become much easier with the ever-expanding worldwide internet. The following are 5 of the main advantages of kick starting your own business from home. (1) A major benefit of a home based business is reduced costs. Working from home means you do not have the cost of travel or the time taken in getting to a work premises. Home organisations typically have a reduced or no cash outlay policy to get you on your way so you can be earning money quite quickly.