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March 5th, 2008

Dyan Garris -Discovering One’s Business Niche

Finding one’s niche in an at-home or small business often presents a challenge.  However, if you learn that this journey frequently is an evolving one, as you proceed from one business to another, and discover different facets about yourself, it becomes an exciting adventure.
Author Dyan Garris’s book, Money and Manifesting, is the latest in her journey as […]

By Mary Emma Allen -- 7 comments

February 22nd, 2008

Army Offers Recruits Small Business Incentive

The United States Army is offering selected new recruits up to $40 000 towards a home or a small business. This is in drive to encourage a big roll up in elistments.
This seems like a proactive approach. The “New Advantage” program offers an incentive to sign up. It also gives recruits a reassurance that they’ll […]

By Yvonne Russell -- 0 comments

February 18th, 2008

Do You Claim Your Home Office As A Tax Deduction?

Web Worker Daily highlights the fact that many people may be able to claim a home office as a tax deduction, but don’t take advantage of it.
What might be the ultimate barrier for many home-based web workers, however, is the law’s requirement that, in order to deduct expenses for your home office, you use that […]

By Yvonne Russell -- 0 comments

February 14th, 2008

Being Disorganized Costs You Money

Productivity, organization and time management are the mantras of small business. But how good are we at it, really? I like to think I am reasonably well organized, but I still seem to have endless piles of paper around me, even though I work mainly online.
Do you need a professional organizer? Can’t afford it? I […]

By Yvonne Russell -- 9 comments

February 1st, 2008

More Enlightenment on Social Security for the Home Business Owner

I discussed Social Security here earlier in the month, Social Security & the Home Business Owner - What Should We Do?, and at Social Security Follow-up.
Bob Turek, my partner in this partnering at the b5 Business Channel discussed Counting on Social Security? Your Next Project Better Be Your Retirement Plan.
Now, to add more information to […]

By Mary Emma Allen -- 2 comments

January 21st, 2008

Are You Clear When You Talk About Money To Clients?

Anne Wayman at The Golden Pencil talks about writers being comfortable talking about money. This is equally important for home business owners who offer services to clients.
As Anne says, especially if you don’t have a business background, it’s quite common to think that money seems to be somehow associated with greed. In fact it’s your […]

By Yvonne Russell -- 4 comments