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October 28th, 2007

Home Business Owners Make Home Visits & Give Personalized Service

In this age of often less customer contact, with a great deal of shopping taking place over the Internet, some home business owners find an increase in their business if they make home visits. This doesn’t mean being a salesperson who stops by the home, only to find no one there.
Make appointments to […]

By Mary Emma Allen -- 0 comments

October 24th, 2007

Home Business Is Not Just A Cushy Job - Think Before You Jump

Many people think that as soon as they’re not working for “the boss”, all will be swell.
This is another one of those home business myths. Sure, home business gives you flexibility and many other advantages. Being able to pursue your passion is a big one.
Home Business - Answering To A Different Boss
However, home business […]

By Yvonne Russell -- 6 comments

October 23rd, 2007

Staying Motivated in Your Home Business

You’re excited about your home business.  It’s something you basically enjoy.  You work for yourself, from your home, and can be somewhat flexible about your hours. 
However, no matter how much you enjoy what you’re doing, there will be times when it becomes routine, monotonous, frustrating, and perhaps discouraging.  For instance, when I was making children’s […]

By Mary Emma Allen -- 1 comment

October 15th, 2007

Home Biz Notes Participates in “On the Ball”

  “On the Ball,” a sports related Promo Day at the Business Channel features posts from the various blogs that connect to this topic and the recently revived b5media Sports Channel.  Editor Kelly Erb compiled the round-up of articles.
Home Biz Notes participated with Mary Emma’s Working Successfully as a Home Business Team.  “When husbands and wives develop […]

By Mary Emma Allen -- 0 comments

October 14th, 2007

Working Successfully as a Home Business Team

When husbands and wives develop a business together, many never have worked as a team.  They’ve often been involved in other careers but not in a business together.  Even though they’re excited about their business, want it to succeed, they may find it difficult to meld their working styles into a cohesive effort to drive […]

By Mary Emma Allen -- 5 comments

September 30th, 2007

Success Stories in the Home Business World - Share Yours

Spread word of your success.  Don’t keep it hidden under a bushel.  You can do this without seeming egotistical…simply let others know wherever appropriate. 
This is difficult for some of us because we may come from the generation where I still hear my mom saying, “Don’t toot your own horn.  People will think you’re bragging. ”
However, if […]

By Mary Emma Allen -- 4 comments

September 27th, 2007

Tax Deduction Advice for Home Businesses

“What can businesses deduct?” Kelly Phillips Erb, from Taxgirl, says is one of the most frequent inquiries she receives.
Kelly has answered this in a guest post at Problogger, 46 Tax Deductions that Bloggers Often Overlook.  Even though this post is directed at bloggers (one type of home business), most of the deductions are applicable for any home business…whether […]

By Mary Emma Allen -- 2 comments

September 16th, 2007

Keep Your Blogging Home Business Going While Traveling

Traveling doesn’t have to deter you from your business, especially if it’s one conducted mainly on the Internet.  There are various ways you can keep on task. 
Liz Lewis, my co-author at b5’s Alzheimer’s Notes, has been traveling this month, flying first from her home in New Zealand to Spain.  Then she’ll go to New York City.  Although […]

By Mary Emma Allen -- 0 comments

September 14th, 2007

The Home Business Juggling Game

 When I learned Laura Spencer, of Writing Thoughts, had juggled  a home business with caring for her father, as well as her family, I thought some of her tips would be helpful for other home business owners who are in the midst of this, too.  They’re part of the “sandwich generation” with responsibilities in numerous directions.  […]

By Mary Emma Allen -- 15 comments

September 9th, 2007

Tips on Operating a Handcrafted Jewelry Business from Home

Do you operate a jewelry making or similar business from home?  Have you been thinking of doing something like this?
Check out Laura Spencer’s interview of Barbara Giordano , owner of SunfleursJewelryDesigns.  This is the fifth in a series of interviews of women who work from home that Laura has conducted at her Work From Home Momma blog.
An […]

By Mary Emma Allen -- 1 comment