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July 10th, 2008

Self-Publishing Options

With any self-publishing or home publishing venture, you have a number of options, much of it depending on the amount of money you have available.  Study books, talk to printers, talk to self-publishers, research possibilities via the Internet, get recommendations.  Check out your options well before becoming committed to the production part of your venture.
For […]

By Mary Emma Allen -- 1 comment

July 10th, 2008

Become A Recognized Authority In Your Field In 60 Days Or Less - Book Review

Bob Bly is a renowned copywriter - regarded as one of the industry’s best.
His book, Become A Recognized Authority In Your Field In 60 Days Or Less does not disappoint. It is great for anyone who wants a book chock full of practical ideas for promoting yourself as an authority in your […]

By Yvonne Russell -- 1 comment

July 5th, 2008

Mary Emma Allen’s Self-Publishing Adventures

When I mentioned, in a previous post, that I’ve been involved in self-publishing, Anne Wayman, of A Golden Pencil, asked me to share my experiences about MEA Productiions.
Here is a brief overview and I’ll go into detail about each in future posts.
Manuals – My first self-publishing venture consisted of manuals to accompany (or […]

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July 4th, 2008

Happy Fourth of July From Home Biz Notes

In the United States, we’re celebrating Fourth of July, or Independence Day. There are parades, fireworks, community activities, and for many a weekend off from work. Some businesses are closed; yet others must operate to provide services for the celebrations and celebrants.
When I was growing up, our home business was the  […]

By Mary Emma Allen -- 0 comments

July 2nd, 2008

Fourth of July Activities to Keep Business Owners’ Tots & Teens Busy

As the Fourth of July approaches, many communities will hold parades and fireworks. However, you also may want quieter activities for youngsters at home…to keep them busy over the long weekend, especially if your business is open.
Why not check out some of those at One Book Two Book, where I’m a co-blogger.

Fourth […]

By Mary Emma Allen -- 1 comment

July 2nd, 2008

It’s Books & Publishing Month At Home Biz Notes

For the month of July, we’re looking at books and publishing and how writing a book can help your home business.
Coming up at Home Biz Notes In July

Interviews with the author Spare Room Startup about

the book and researching and writing
how a book can help establish you as an authority in your niche
marketing a book
general […]

By Yvonne Russell -- 0 comments

July 1st, 2008

Winner Announced in Drawing for 3 Secret Pillars of Wealth


Our winner has been notified in the random drawing for James Burns’ book, The 3 Secret Pillars of Wealth. I received her mailing address and have sent the book on its way.
Congratulations! The winner is Jean Murray.
I wish to thank the others who entered the drawing and submitted their comments. We […]

By Mary Emma Allen -- 1 comment

July 1st, 2008

Brenda Avadian Adds Value to Drawing for Finding the Joy in Alzheimer’s

Brenda Avadian, editor and publisher of Finding the Joy in Alzheimer’s, has added value to the drawing for a copy of this book over at Alzheimer’s Notes.
“What a GREAT IDEA to bring JOY to overwhelmed caregivers.
As the editor and publisher of the Finding the JOY series, I’ll add even […]

By Mary Emma Allen -- 0 comments

June 28th, 2008

Contest/Drawing for Alzheimer’s Book at Alzheimer’s Notes

Perhaps you’re juggling your home business with caring for an Alzheimer’s parent. If you need inspiration and encouragment, Finding the Joy in Alzheimer’s, edited by Brenda Avadian may help you find a bright spot midst frustration.
Check out the drawing for this book at Alzheimer’s Notes, where I’m a co-blogger, for rules and for […]

By Mary Emma Allen -- 1 comment

June 25th, 2008

Do You Have Work You Can Take To The Beach?

 It’s Beach Week over at One Book Two Book.  So home business moms and dads, who need some ideas for the youngsters or who want to relax at the beach, too, stop by and see what we and Camp Weary Parent have in mind.
Taking Your Work to the Beach
When our daughter was […]

By Mary Emma Allen -- 0 comments