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September 3rd, 2008

Enjoy Creativity With The Arts Bloggers Home Business Owners


With the beginning of September and the youngsters back in school, we become very busy in our home businesses.  However, there are times we need to take a break and do something completely different. 
So why not browse as the Arts Bloggers share their weekly inspiration?
They all also are home business owners, either as bloggers or […]

By Mary Emma Allen -- 1 comment

September 1st, 2008

Home Businesses Involving Pets


In recent research and conversations, I realized there is a large potential for home businesses involving pets.  I’d like to mention some of these here and would enjoy having our readers share if they do something like pet sitting, grooming, dog walking, training, etc. that involves pets and a home based business.
Since so many people […]

By Mary Emma Allen -- 0 comments

August 31st, 2008

Back-to-School & Business Ideas for September

With Labor Day weekend in the United States, the summer vacation season comes to an end.  Children are back in school and home business owners get into full swing for fall and the upcoming holiday season.  Even if their business isn’t holiday related, this seems the month when businesses become energized and take stock of […]

By Mary Emma Allen -- 2 comments

August 19th, 2008

Susan Gunelius: Exploring the Harry Potter Phenomenon

The Harry Potter Phenomenon has captured young and older in its web with books, movies, and paraphernalia.  What has made these books so popular that this became a brand in itself and skyrocketed to fame?
Susan Gunelius explores this in her book, Harry Potter - The Story of a Global Business Phenomenon.
I interviewed Susan, since I’ve […]

By Mary Emma Allen -- 8 comments

August 16th, 2008

Readers Talk - More Business Lessons From The Olympics - Working With Competitors

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My post Business Lessons From The Olympics - Work With The Competition sparked some interesting insights and tips from readers. We always love reader comments and all our readers, so it’s great to be able to share these valuable ideas and perspectives.
Lindsay of Writing For Your Wealth said
Yeah, it amazing how little “good […]

By Yvonne Russell -- 0 comments

August 15th, 2008

Swimming Will Be a Hot Topic for Businesses

With Michael Phelps setting Olympics records, swimming will be taking a “front seat” in sports, in business, and in general public interest.  More youngsters will likely want to become involved in swimming lessons and events. 
How can you tie this fascination with swimming into your business, either with actual products or with your PR philosophy? 
Also, […]

By Mary Emma Allen -- 0 comments

August 9th, 2008

Should Your Newsletter Be Online As Well As An Ezine?


Do you find it frustrating when you receive a very informative ezine then discover it’s not online as well. I try to keep my e-mail box cleared out (I’m not always successful).  However, I just realized I no longer had the directions for a project because I’d deleted the ezine. (Even putting newletters in folders becomes […]

By Mary Emma Allen -- 1 comment

August 7th, 2008

Thursday Thirteen - 13 Travel Related Home Businesses


Since August represents Travel Month here at Home Biz Notes, I’ll take time today, Thursday, to mention 13 travel related home businesses that come to mind.  Of course, there will be more, and you may be involved in a type I’ve not discussed here.  Feel free to mention it in the comments.
These may be […]

By Mary Emma Allen -- 1 comment

August 7th, 2008

Recycling Your Blog Posts for Greatest Productivity


As a newspaper reporter and freelance journalist, I learned to “get the most mileage” from my interviews and research.  Most of the time, a journalist has far more information than needed for the immediate story. So why not write a variety of articles/stories from it?
The same can be said for your blog posts.
*Some might act as […]

By Mary Emma Allen -- 1 comment

August 5th, 2008

Getting the Most from Your Home Business “To-Do” List


If I didn’t make my “to-do” list each evening, I’d never have any semblance of organization or accomplishment.  At the end of the day, I often find I didn’t get everything done, was interrupted by unexpected tasks,  could become more organized.  However, if I didn’t make my lists, I’d be batting near zero!
Here’s a great post, 7 […]

By Mary Emma Allen -- 2 comments