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August 8th, 2008

If You & Your Family Are Following the Olympics…..

Travel, our theme this month at Home Biz Notes, can be experienced vicariously at home if you don’t have the opportunity to attend an event or visit a country.  This is what many people are are doing during the Olympics.
So, if you and your family, perhaps your customers and clients, too, are following the Olympics and […]

By Mary Emma Allen -- 0 comments

August 4th, 2008

The Power of Networking According to the b5 Business Channel Bloggers

Networking, in today’s world, whether you’re focusing on online business, walk-in clientele, or a combination, has power in moving you forward. 
The b5Business Channel bloggers present their takes on networking in this Promo Day post, The Power of Networking.
Home Biz Notes chimed in with The Power of Networking (”Making Friends”) for Your Home Business.
You’ll also learn […]

By Mary Emma Allen -- 1 comment

August 3rd, 2008

The Power of Networking (”Making Friends”) for Your Home Business


Networking has become a buzz word in today’s business world. Depending on whether you’re talking about the Internet or having a traditional business.
However, even though the word is taking on a new meaning, the good old-fashioned term, “making friends,” covers it all.
When we network, we experience the enjoyment of meeting people, finding their interests, […]

By Mary Emma Allen -- 6 comments

May 9th, 2008

Home Businesses Raise Funds For Worthy Causes

 Many home business owners contribute to worthy causes and develop projects to raise funds.  Katelyn at Stamping Mad is initiating Giving Back - A Call for Alzheimer’s Related Art, at her blog.  You can become involved by contributing your art for a zine to raise runds for Alzheimer’s research.
I was thinking to do something a […]

By Mary Emma Allen -- 0 comments

April 2nd, 2008

Twittering Along With Twitter In Your Home Business

Since I wrote the post, Using Twitter To Boost Your Home Business, I’ve discovered Twitter is a very popular topic.  I’ve received inquiries asking if I’ve started using Twitter, what’s been my experience or that of others.  Co-blogger, Yvonne Russell, mentions she’s curious about Twitter, too.
So, I’ve been doing a bit more research.  I should […]

By Mary Emma Allen -- 6 comments

March 29th, 2008

Using Twitter to Boost Your Home Business

Twitter…how can you use this popular social media site to boost your home business?  It’s all the rage and many people find beneficial for networking.
Over at Copyblogger, guest blogger Nathania Johnson has written a very informative post about this social phenomenon, Three Ways to Maximize Your Twitter Time for Networking, Marketing and Fun.  Thus, you’ll […]

By Mary Emma Allen -- 13 comments

February 26th, 2008

Consider Blogging & Social Media In Your Business PR

Blogging and social media (the interaction of people on the Internet) can affect your business and sales, even if you’re currently not utilizing these outlets yet. According to Susan Gunelius at BrandCurve, Target encountered a negative situation when they disregarded bloggers. (See her post, Target Dismisses Bloggers (& Customers) as Insignificant & Irrevelant.)
You’re not likely […]

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November 4th, 2007

Politics and Your Home Business

With Election Day taking place in many communities throughout the US, we may ponder, “How much should we inject politics into our home business?”
Will taking a firm stand regarding one’s political views turn customers away or bring more business? This is a question we all have to determine, balancing it against how […]

By Mary Emma Allen -- 2 comments