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August 11th, 2008

Try Elizabeth Gordon’s Networking Suggestions for Your Home Business

Networking has become the popular “buzz word” in the business and social arena today.  “Making friends,” I like to call it.  We see it discussed everywhere nowadays.
Elizabeth Gordon, author of The Chic Entrepreneur, who visited Home Biz Notes recently, has an interesting post at her blog, What Are the Best Ways to Network?.  Some of […]

By Mary Emma Allen -- 1 comment

August 6th, 2008

Do You Know 30 US Teens Are Participating in the Olympics?

If you’re a fan of the summer Olympics in Beijing and plan on following some of the events, you’ll find Char Polanosky’s post, 30 US Olympians in their Teens of great interest.  Char also includes a number of videos of the young men and women.
What’s your favorite event in the summer Olympics?
Also, Many businesses also […]

By Mary Emma Allen -- 2 comments

July 6th, 2008

Check Out Yvonne Russell’s Writing Blog For Great Writing Advice

Since we’re discussing writing and publishing this month, I’d like to tell you about a writing resource…my co-blogger’s blog, Grow Your Writing Business. Yvonne Russell has a great deal of information there for writers.
Most weekends, Yvonne features the Writer’s Cafe where you’ll encounter lively discussions about various writing and blogging topics.
As well as being […]

By Mary Emma Allen -- 1 comment

June 20th, 2008

Avoiding Burnout In Your Home Business

Even though you’re excited about your home business, you still may get bogged down by the routine, some boring tasks, dealing with disappointments (yes, no business is entirely a positive experience), satisfying difficult customers, and juggling family and business. There are times when you may feel like giving up.
Susan Martin, in her article, 12 […]

By Mary Emma Allen -- 1 comment

June 13th, 2008

If You’re Considering An eBay or Online Retail Business or Have One…

 Does your home business encompass online sales?  Or are you considering expanding in that direction? If so, you’ll find helpful information on the new blog at b5media’s Business Channel, eShopOwner.com, by Suzanne Wells.
Currently, Suzanne has a number of posts concerning the in’s and out’s about setting up an eBay store.  She does […]

By Mary Emma Allen -- 0 comments

April 21st, 2008

Celebrate National Small Business Week With Small Business Resources

Home based business owners can sometimes feel isolated. So it’s good to know someone is batting for small business owners. National Small Business week 2008 runs from April 21 - April 25.
Since 1963, every President has declared National Small Business Week to formally recognize the important role of America’s small business community.
Even if you […]

By Yvonne Russell -- 4 comments

March 11th, 2008

Can Writers Shy Away from the Blogging World?

 A met a writer friend today, and we caught up with what one another is doing in our writing businesses. When I explained about my blogging work, she shook her head and remarked, “I’ll stick with the writing I’m doing [referring to the traditional writing for a print publisher].”
She admitted that blogging is becoming popular, […]

By Mary Emma Allen -- 2 comments

March 3rd, 2008

Check Out The E-Books For Small Businesses

Liz Fuller, at Business and Blogging, has written a very informative post, Free E-books for Small Business Owners!! She describes how Hewlett-Packard put together and published these e-books with great information from business bloggers.
Each e-book is comprised of three articles from small business blogs. My personal favorite is the Marketing book which has good things to say […]

By Mary Emma Allen -- 2 comments

January 31st, 2008

Are You Harnessing The Power Of Social Media For Your Home Business?

If you have a web presence or use the internet, you will have heard the term “social media”, referring to networking sites such as MySpace, Facebook and LinkedIn. But do you use them for your business?
The power of social media and Facebook for communication was brought home to me recently when 500 teens responded to […]

By Yvonne Russell -- 3 comments

January 15th, 2008

Does Your Home Business Blog Measure Up?

We’ve mentioned here that blogging has become a great promotional tool for businesses, home enterprises included.   In Boost Your Home Business with Blogging I’ve given you suggestions for using a blog for your business.  Then in What Should Home Business Owners Blog About presents more ideas on how a blog can work for you.   At Tips on Maximizing a Blog […]

By Mary Emma Allen -- 1 comment