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Archive for the ‘Home Biz Myths’ Category

February 12th, 2008

Home Biz Myth Busted - You’re Always Available

Janice Sharman at The American Chronicle highlights the widespread Home Biz Myth that clients think you are available all the time.
This is just one point mentioned in Sharman’s interesting article about the advantages and disadvantages of having an internet based home business.
It’s not just clients either. Friends and family often don’t understand that because you […]

By Yvonne Russell -- 2 comments

January 9th, 2008

Home Biz Myth Busted Wrap Up

Home Biz Myth Busted has been one of our most popular new series here at Home Biz Notes.

Here’s a wrap up of all our Home Biz Myth busted reader submissions, plus a few from my co-blogger, Mary Emma Allen and myself.
Remember you can join this stellar cast by submitting your very own Home Biz Myth. […]

By Yvonne Russell -- 6 comments

January 7th, 2008

Share Your Favorite Home Business Myth For Our Home Biz Myth Busted Series

Our popular Home Biz Myth Busted Series continues in 2008.
Home business myths abound. What is fact? What is fiction?
If you are thinking of starting a home business, you’ll want to know what you can expect, as far as is possible. You can’t really ask your competition, so sometimes you learn on the fly.
If you […]

By Yvonne Russell -- 12 comments

January 1st, 2008

“Why Do I Blog?” (Final Week of Business Channel Challenge)

(For the final week of the b5 Business Channel’s “Apprentice” type challenge, we’ve been asked to consider “Why do you blog?” Four blogs remain in the challenge…Accounting Solver, Home Biz Notes, Successful Blog, and Greener Assets.)
  “Blogging! What’s that?” friends ask. They appear to think it’s some fantasy world and wonder if perhaps I’ve grown two heads.They […]

By Mary Emma Allen -- 7 comments

December 2nd, 2007

Home Biz Myth Busted - When You Work At Home You Aren’t Serious About Business

Home Biz Myth:
When You Work At Home You Aren’t Serious About Business
Today’s Top Home Biz Tip is from Shannon Cherry of Start Up Spark.
Shannon is an experienced home based public relations and marketing professional.
She operates Cherry Communications, as well as Be Heard Solutions.

Shannon says,
When you work at home, you aren’t serious about business. […]

By Yvonne Russell -- 2 comments

November 23rd, 2007

Thanks & Thoughtfulness in Our Home Businesses

    This season of Thanksgiving and the upcoming December holidays have us considering ways to show our thanks and throughtfulness throughout home business…giving thanks, being thankful, and letting customers know they’re appreciated.
Several of our Home Biz Notes posts have touched upon this theme.  Perhaps you’d like to browse them again and consider how you can […]

By Mary Emma Allen -- 1 comment

November 21st, 2007

Do You Wish You Were Clairvoyant In Business? How Would You Use Those Skills?

We’re having lots of fun with our Home Biz Myth Busted series.
Our Home Biz Myth submission from Heather Douglas touched on the perception others have about the expertise of home business owners.
Clarivoyants came to mind for some of Heather’s corporate audience participants, when asked about who they associate with working from home.
Just for fun
Hey, […]

By Yvonne Russell -- 2 comments

November 19th, 2007

Home Biz Myth Busted - Home Business Owners Don’t Have Expert Knowledge


Home Biz Myth:
Home Business Owners Don’t Have Expert Knowledge
Heather Douglas runs a home business helping other home business owners.
She operates the New Zealand based HomeBizBuzz.co.nz site with information, a membership network site, a Home Biz Buzz blog, and a free e-newsletter.
Heather says,
Working with home businesses it is amazing to see the variety and […]

By Yvonne Russell -- 1 comment

November 13th, 2007

Home Biz Myth Busted - Independent Contracting is an Easy Way To Make Big Money

Home Biz Myth:
Independent Contracting is an Easy Way To Make Big Money
Laura Spencer knows a thing or two about home business. She is a succesful home based freelance writer.
She blogs at Work From Home Momma, Opinion Mom and at her writing blog, Writing Thoughts.
Laura gives us some background and then busts this home […]

By Yvonne Russell -- 13 comments

November 7th, 2007

Share Your Top Home Biz Tip

What Is YOUR Top Home Biz Tip? Share It With Us
Like our Home Biz Myth Busted Series, Top Home Biz Tip is an ongoing Home Biz Notes series.
I’ll be showcasing the Top Home Biz Tip from fellow home business owners. If you have a top home biz tip you’d like to share, I’d love […]

By Yvonne Russell -- 4 comments