June 21st, 2008
In today’s changing economy, with graduates looking for jobs, I’ve found a number of them considering home businesses. They are venturing into the “real world” of earning a living. It’s a time for new beginnings.
While giving thought to developing a home business, you probably will be working as an employee for someone else […]
May 19th, 2008
“Help! Help! My server’s down.”
(Or my computer crashed. My e-mail has a zillion spam.)
When you’re depending solely on the Internet to operate your business, what do you do when you have problems, can’t access it, or can’t fill your customers’ requests? Are there solutions?
*Use the phone…Make sure your regular customers have a phone number they […]
March 8th, 2008
If you’re a home business owner who home schools one or all of your children, working this into your business schedule, or even incorporates your home business into your schooling lessons, you may want to learn what’s happening in California. You also could be affected if you provide, through your home business, supplies and services […]
February 27th, 2008
(Oops! Somehow this title got posted instead of saved. So I’d better finish and let you know what I was thinking. So if you saw only the title, here’s “the rest of the story.” )
Generally we regard blogging as a method to help promote a business by informing customers, providing added information resources, bringing a more personal side […]
January 28th, 2008
HomeBizNotes.comDepending on the products you sell or the services you provide, you may find an additional tax on these items if you live in New Mexico (USA). According to an article at Levine Breaking News, US State Wants to Tax TVs, Video Games to Fight Fat, Fund Education, a Democratic lawmaker, along with the Sierra Club, […]
January 22nd, 2008
HomeBizNotes.comIn previous posts, I discussed working with an expert to help you in your home business and facing the fact that You May Be the Expert. You’re still uncertain you’re an expert. How do you become one…in a skill, a hobby, your home business?
Finding that unique skill or talent. Perhaps it’s even a new one.
January 12th, 2008
Odd Couple Project
Bob Turek, at ProjectManagement411, is partnering with me in a b5media Business Channel Odd Couple project. Our assignment is to consider: At current rates, Social Security payouts will exceed payments made into the system within the next ten years. What should we do about Social Security?
He mentions possible solutions as he […]
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 2nd, 2007
Thanks for the warm welcome, Mary Emma. I’m really looking forward to working with you on Home Biz Notes.
I have owned a number of businesses, including an award winning bookstore and home based businesses. I own a small training and development business and am an accredited Myers Briggs trainer. I also have […]
September 7th, 2007
Most youngsters are back to school and you may find this affects your home business, either because you’re a parent or your customers are. Have you noticed any changes in your business?
*You can keep on a stricter schedule, working at your business while your children are at school. Or if your business depends on customers stopping in, […]