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January 8th, 2008

Managing One’s Time As A Home Business Owner

The tendency to become distracted by other tasks and people when we work at home challenges many of us.  We find it difficult to block off specific amounts of time and tasks free of interference from family, friends, and other work facing us.
There’s an interesting article, with informative tips at CareerJournal.com, Running a Home Business Like a Big-Company […]

By Mary Emma Allen -- 2 comments

December 31st, 2007

Top Stories At The b5 Business Channel for 2007

2007…..2007…..BEST AT THE BUSINESS CHANNEL….2007…..2007
Bloggers at b5media’s Business Channel compiled their top business stories for 2007, coming up with a great round-up at Taxgirl, 123+ Top Business Stories of 2007.
Among them was our selection of posts by Yvonne Russell and Mary Emma Allen:
Home Biz Notes rounds out the year with five popular posts including Mary […]

By Mary Emma Allen -- 0 comments

December 26th, 2007

5 Tips for Planning “After Christmas” & “After New Year’s” Sales at Your Home Business

 Home Biz Notes.com
Shoppers often look for “after Christmas” and “after New Year’s” sales.  So home business owners can utilize this as a shopping promotion, too.  The manager of a mall store told me shoppers are always coming into her store looking for special sales after Christmas and for new sales to start out the new […]

By Mary Emma Allen -- 4 comments

December 22nd, 2007

Tweak Your Topic for Carnivals to Promote Your Home Business..And Have Fun

Learn to tweak your topic seems to be Darlene McDaniel’s motto as she enters carnivals that seem, at first, to have no relation to her Interview Chatter blog.
I’ve mentioned previously, in Participating in Showcases & Carnivals for Home Business Promotion, that carnivals can aid you in developing a blogging presence and promoting your business while you […]

By Mary Emma Allen -- 2 comments

December 7th, 2007

Home Business Owners Ponder, “What Should I Charge?”

“What should I charge,” long has been a quandry for home business owners concerning their products and services. 
Laura Spencer at Work From Home Momma provides some interesting information to consider about the question, “Should You Set Your Initial Price Low to Get Clients?”
Many business owners often think this way because:
*They aren’t confident of their abilities and […]

By Mary Emma Allen -- 2 comments

December 3rd, 2007

Home Biz Notes Joins The Career & Job Advice Carnival

Join the Carnival! Read all the great posts with career and job advice at Darlene McDaniel’s Interview Chatter blog.  Darlene hosted a blog carnival today called The December Career & Job Advice Blog Carnival.  She has an amazing number of participants who offer insight into the business world. 
What I have been able to do today is to share a blog […]

By Mary Emma Allen -- 0 comments

November 6th, 2007

Mystery Shopping Scam Alert

Laura, at Work from Home Momma, mentioned in her comment on Yvonne’s post, Mystery Shopping Scams - Consumer Affairs Caution - Video , that she’d written today about a mystery shopping scam that’s making the rounds, especially to appeal to those working at home.  So I checked out her blog and thought some of our Home Biz Notes readers […]

By Mary Emma Allen -- 2 comments

October 31st, 2007

Managing Your Home Business Online

Whether you have solely an online business or conduct one from your home that features a walk-in store but utilizes a web site and blog, you will need to become familiar with some of the online tools.  These will help you promote your business and make life easier for you as you maneuver online.
Shai Coggins […]

By Mary Emma Allen -- 0 comments

October 26th, 2007

Home Biz Notes Post Mentioned at Biz Chicks Rule

Biz Chicks Rule, one of the new blogs at b5media’s Business Channel, written by co-bloggers Bridget Wright and Kristen King, features topics of interest to women in business.  Bridget, in Really, Really, I DO Really Work! , touches upon one of the topics I’ve often addressed over the years.  Moms with home businesses really do work.
In her post, […]

By Mary Emma Allen -- 0 comments

October 15th, 2007

Home Biz Notes Participates in “On the Ball”

  “On the Ball,” a sports related Promo Day at the Business Channel features posts from the various blogs that connect to this topic and the recently revived b5media Sports Channel.  Editor Kelly Erb compiled the round-up of articles.
Home Biz Notes participated with Mary Emma’s Working Successfully as a Home Business Team.  “When husbands and wives develop […]

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