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Archive for May 2008

May 31st, 2008

Do You Use E-Cards In Your Home Business?

E-cards and postcards…do you use them?  A discussion evolved about this at a blog I read regularly.
I used to open e-cards and enjoyed receiving them. Then spammers and hackers began using them for their own reasons, even to infect our computers with viruses. So there is only one person whose e-cards I’ll open.   (Some say [...]

By Mary Emma Allen -- 0 comments

May 31st, 2008

New Health Care Blog at b5’s Business Channel

Health care has been a popular topic during the presidential primary campaigns this year and on the minds of the voters.  Where do the candidates stand on the various issues, we wonder. 
To keep you informed about the inside info on the health care industry, you now have Health Care Insiders at b5media. Written by Jennifer Hinkel [...]

By Mary Emma Allen -- 2 comments

May 30th, 2008

Work From Home Moms Month Celebration Roundup

A BIG Thank You to all our work from home mom guest posters this month. It was Mother’s Day all month at Home Biz Notes in celebration of moms all around the world.
Debbie Yost of 3 Weddings kicked off our work at home mom month with a wonderful series on running an in home daycare [...]

By Yvonne Russell -- 1 comment

May 29th, 2008

Memories of the Family Farm…A Home Business

 We didn’t think of our farm necessarily as a home business.  It simply was the farm where we all pitched in, Father, Mother, we four children and Dan, the hired man.  However, looking back, it definitely was a business and our home.  We worked together, played together, laughed together and cried together.
My husband also grew [...]

By Mary Emma Allen -- 1 comment

May 28th, 2008

WAHM – What Do We Think We’re Doing It For?


By Jan Ferrante
Work at Home Moms walk a fine line.
Without great, concentrated effort, the boundaries between work and home responsbilities and more importantly… priorities… can become fuzzy. The fallout comes down ironically upon the things that we wished to protect – our time with our children and family.
How many times have you rushed dinner, [...]

By Yvonne Russell -- 7 comments

May 27th, 2008

Featured Business Opportunities At Home Biz Notes

Would you like us to feature your business at Home Biz Notes?
We’re planning our Home Biz Notes editorial calendar for June and beyond.

Our Home Biz Notes June theme is Family (Father’s Day (US), Mothers, Families and Kids - also home businesses with a family or kids focus).
Contact Us If
You can recommend resources that fit [...]

By Yvonne Russell -- 1 comment

May 27th, 2008

“Not So Fun” Outlook on Gas/Petrol Prices From the Business Channel

Last Friday, our so-called “Fun Friday” at the Business Channel, we took a look at the various ways the higher price of fuel oil and gasoline/petrol is affecting our lives and businesses.  You may find it interesting to check out the posts at the different blogs. How
Many Miles to the Gallon is That?
How Much is [...]

By Mary Emma Allen -- 1 comment

May 26th, 2008

Any Quilters at Home Biz Notes? Check Out a Drawing for Quilting Booklet!

Are there any home business owners who are quilters or involved in a quilting related business?
I’m sponsoring a drawing over at my Quilting and Patchwork blog for a quilting booklet, Bonnie Leman’s How to Make a Quilt - 25 Easy Lessons for Beginners.
Click on the title above for guidelines for the drawing.
Also, if you [...]

By Mary Emma Allen -- 0 comments

May 25th, 2008

Finding Niches For Your Home Business

My love of children’s and young adult books, as well as writing stories for young people, has flowed over to One Book Two Book, a blog for book lovers and readers at here at b5media. As a children’s author, I find writing this blog with Karen Weideman very fulfilling. 
This also is a way to find [...]

By Mary Emma Allen -- 1 comment

May 24th, 2008

Work at Home Moms Aren´t Supermoms

It’s Work At Home Mom month at Home Biz Notes in celebration of Mother’s Day all month long. Here’s another guest post from one of our work at home mom readers.

By Genesis Davies
“You´re so amazing, I don´t know how you do it all!” That´s something that work at home moms hear a lot. The [...]

By Yvonne Russell -- 7 comments