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.



#180: Transitions

September 21, 2015 at 5:15PM • 53 minutes

Dave and Aaron chat about transitioning from one job to another, and how their habits and roles are changing.


#179: Three Things Every New Freelancer Should Know

September 11, 2015 at 7:00AM • 42 minutes

Dave and Aaron chat about the top 3 lessons Dave learned when he jumped head-first into freelancing a couple of months ago. And they're super good.


#178: Stalled Projects & Slack

September 4, 2015 at 6:00AM • 58 minutes

Dave and Aaron chat about what happens when your client stops responding in the middle of a project. Also, Dave thinks Slack is pretty darn cool.


#177: Community & Contact Forms

August 28, 2015 at 7:00AM • 53 minutes

Dave and Aaron talk about software and services for building community, and then move on to contact forms, vanity email addresses (again, 2.0, yipee!), and more.


#176: Dave's Social Media Audit

August 21, 2015 at 7:00AM • 53 minutes

Dave walks Aaron through his social media audit, and teaches us how any company can build a successful social media strategy.


#175: Liability and Unused Skills

August 14, 2015 at 7:00AM • 50 minutes

Dave and Aaron talk more about email, how to stay sharp when certain skills go unused, and liability insurance.


#174: Lots of Mail

August 7, 2015 at 7:00AM • 58 minutes

Today the guys talk about blog posting schedules, personal email accounts, and Dave's passion for Instagram.


#173: Dave Goes Freelance

July 31, 2015 at 7:00AM • 39 minutes

Dave and Aaron talk briefly about seasons in work, and then dig into the realization that Dave is a full-time freelancer managing multiple client projects at once. Aaron is topless.


#172: How Hard Could It Be?

July 24, 2015 at 6:00AM • 45 minutes

Dave and Aaron talk about retirement, vision-casting vs. vision-following, bad business ideas, and long-term business planning. And Aaron's echoey office.


#171: Aaron Checks the Mail

July 17, 2015 at 6:00AM • 37 minutes

Aaron flies solo this week, and answers four questions from the mail bag. Making yourself feel at home in a cafe, finding time for personal projects, teaching your family to respect your freelance gig time, and keeping a record of daily work...all of these topics, but with 95% less Dave.