October 28th, 2007
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 […]
October 24th, 2007
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 […]
October 23rd, 2007
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 […]
October 15th, 2007
“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 […]
October 14th, 2007
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 […]
September 30th, 2007
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 […]
September 27th, 2007
“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 […]
September 16th, 2007
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 […]
September 14th, 2007
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. […]
September 9th, 2007
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.