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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 14th, 2008

Business Lessons From The Olympics - Work With The Competition

I’ve been enjoying watching the Olympics. Of course, each individual athlete wants to win, but outside the sports arena, the athletes are often good friends with some of their competitors. They even help each other as long as it doesn’t jeopardize their own chances.
The cycling is a good example of this. Cyclists on long road […]

By Yvonne Russell -- 4 comments

August 10th, 2008

What’s Sport Got To Do With It? Sports Terms in Business

With Olympic fever in the air, I thought it would be timely to encore and highlight one of our favorite sports related Home Biz Notes posts.
There are a lot of parallels between business and sport, and it’s interesting that a lot of the terminology we use in everyday business are sports terms.

Hit a home run
Carry […]

By Yvonne Russell -- 5 comments

July 23rd, 2008

Is Your Business Affected By the “Dog Days of Summer?”

 Sometimes it’s difficult to remain inspired about our business during the sultry days during July and August, especially when humidity is high, along with the temperature.  If we don’t have air conditioning, we plan to work at our projects in early morning or the evening.
Often we find, if ours is a business […]

By Mary Emma Allen -- 0 comments

July 15th, 2008

The Business Channel Tackles the Summer Slump

During the heat of summer (in the Northern Hemisphere), it’s often difficult to keep going with our writing and other businesses. We hit what’s called the “summer slump.” So we have to force ourselves to meet goals, to get our work done, to reach the heights of our abilities.
The bloggers of the […]

By Mary Emma Allen -- 1 comment

June 25th, 2008

Do You Have Work You Can Take To The Beach?

 It’s Beach Week over at One Book Two Book.  So home business moms and dads, who need some ideas for the youngsters or who want to relax at the beach, too, stop by and see what we and Camp Weary Parent have in mind.
Taking Your Work to the Beach
When our daughter was […]

By Mary Emma Allen -- 0 comments

June 15th, 2008

Happy Father’s Day To Home Business Owner Dads!

Whether you’re a home business owner dad, a supportive dad, anyone’s dad in the business world and elsewhere…I wish you a Happy Father’s Day!
This is a time to celebrate dads and remember our dad. Even though my dad is no longer living, this day brings memories of him. It’s a […]

By Mary Emma Allen -- 0 comments

June 9th, 2008

Do You Tie Your Home Business Promotions Into Unique Celebrations

Associating business promotions with holidays and celebrations (local and national) often works well.
However, do you look for unique celebrations for creating promotions? These may catch attention and make people curious about your business.
You’ll discover all types of holidays and celebrations in every country. There are lists of holidays available on […]

By Mary Emma Allen -- 0 comments

June 5th, 2008

Global Warming And Its Connection With Shorts & Bathing Suit Weather & Home Businesses

With summer approaching (in the Northern Hemisphere), we begin to pull our shorts and bathing suits out of the closet and see if we can can fit into them. If they’re a bit snug (or a lot snug) we begin thinking of losing a few pounds.
We’re not obese, but want to be comfortable in our […]

By Mary Emma Allen -- 1 comment

January 1st, 2008

Happy New Year From Home Biz Notes

No, I’m not going to talk about New Year’s Resolutions, except maybe the guilt free, be kind to yourself kind.
Mary Emma Allen, my co-blogger here at Home Biz Notes and myself, Yvonne Russell, just want to wish you all the very best for a wonderful 2008.
We look forward to you visiting Home Biz Notes often, […]

By Yvonne Russell -- 0 comments