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September 18th, 2008

Thursday Thirteen - 13 Outlets For Home Produced Products

Depending on your type of product, you may have a very narrow niche market or you have customers from a broader base for your home business. 
If you’re just starting out or need to expand, check out the list below and see if these will give you some more marketing ideas.  With some of these […]

By Mary Emma Allen -- 0 comments

September 4th, 2008

Thursday Thirteen - 13 Regional Home Businesses

Apparently the appeal of home business is great.  Since I once edited a regional publication and have written for many over the years, I can’t resist picking them up wherever I go.  As I browse through them, I see many home businesses mentioned, often very unique ones.
Here are some I found mentioned in one regional […]

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August 7th, 2008

Thursday Thirteen - 13 Travel Related Home Businesses


Since August represents Travel Month here at Home Biz Notes, I’ll take time today, Thursday, to mention 13 travel related home businesses that come to mind.  Of course, there will be more, and you may be involved in a type I’ve not discussed here.  Feel free to mention it in the comments.
These may be […]

By Mary Emma Allen -- 1 comment

July 3rd, 2008

Thursday Thirteen - 13 Home Based Writing Businesses

Since we’re focusing on home based writing and publishing businesses throughout July, I’ll mention 13 types you could consider.  Of course, there are others.
Sometimes you may combine a variety of them, as I have done.  Or you may do solely one type of writing if it will being in the necessary income.
Some of these […]

By Mary Emma Allen -- 13 comments

May 15th, 2008

Thursday Thirteen- 13 Types Of Home Businesses For Mom Entrepreneurs

 Work at home moms become involved in many types of businesses.There’s so much opportunity out there…on the Internet and offline in a traditional business, or combining the two. Some businesses may involve working entirely from one’s home; others include going to places outside the home, yet using your home as a base.
Here’s simply a […]

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March 20th, 2008

Thursday Thirteen - 13 Thoughtful Follow-up Tips

Following up on customer sales and services helps with satisfied customers or repeat sales and visits. 
Have you tried any of these 13 Thoughtful Follow-up Tips?  Some tips will work better than others, depending on your customer, your product, and the nature of your business.

Send an e-mail, asking if they have any questions.
Write and mail a […]

By Mary Emma Allen -- 2 comments

March 13th, 2008

Thursday Thirteen - 13 Random Words To Inspire

How can you apply these words to your life and your business? 
Some are nouns, others verbs, and still more are adjectives.  How do they fit into your life? Think how they can inspire and encourage you and others.  They’re in no particular order


How do any of these relate to you?  Share with us. 
(c) 2008 Mary Emma […]

By Mary Emma Allen -- 2 comments

February 28th, 2008

Thursday Thirteen - 13 Things On My Business “To Do” List

I imagine most business people have their lists, and an important one notes their tasks or items to get done TODAY.  Some people prioritize and put the urgent tasks at the top; others arrange alphabetically; or you may designate them with times (like appointments) during the day. 
You might have a notebook and jot down your list daily […]

By Mary Emma Allen -- 2 comments

February 21st, 2008

Thursday Thirteen - 13 Random Business Thoughts

“Give yourself the time to think,” says author and leadership guru, John C. Maxwell.  He emphasizes the importance of setting aside time to think.
Often when I think, random thoughts flit through my mind. Sometimes these I immediately pursue. Other times I simply let my thoughts incubate, to be applied later. Perhaps I’ll think with pen […]

By Mary Emma Allen -- 6 comments

February 7th, 2008

Thursday Thirteen - 13 Online Businesses To Pursue From Home

In a previous Thursday Thirteen post, 13 Types of Home Businesses to Consider, I realized I’d named mainly off line businesses or those that combined online with a shop or office in the home.
Today, I’ll suggest thirteen that are predominately online ventures.
These are suggestions and ideas others find successful. You might use one of […]

By Mary Emma Allen -- 3 comments