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Archive for the ‘Home Business Opportunities’ Category

May 29th, 2008

Memories of the Family Farm…A Home Business

 We didn’t think of our farm necessarily as a home business.  It simply was the farm where we all pitched in, Father, Mother, we four children and Dan, the hired man.  However, looking back, it definitely was a business and our home.  We worked together, played together, laughed together and cried together.
My husband also grew […]

By Mary Emma Allen -- 1 comment

May 25th, 2008

Finding Niches For Your Home Business

My love of children’s and young adult books, as well as writing stories for young people, has flowed over to One Book Two Book, a blog for book lovers and readers at here at b5media. As a children’s author, I find writing this blog with Karen Weideman very fulfilling. 
This also is a way to find […]

By Mary Emma Allen -- 1 comment

May 23rd, 2008

Increasing Fuel Costs…Ban or Boom to Life & Business In the US?

 Increasing fuel costs affect so many aspects of our life.  Will this create a ban or boom to business in the US, as well as other countries?  (See co-blogger Yvonne Russell’s post, Rising Gas Prices in Australia Affect Business Owners.  Where Will It Stop?)
Here’s a check list of ideas:
*We’ll have to do more carpooling for business, […]

By Mary Emma Allen -- 0 comments

May 21st, 2008

Am I Too Picky About Business Dress?


As I sat in the airport watching passengers deplane or hurry along the concourse toward their gates, I wondered at the state of dress these days. Even people who obviously were carrying business briefcases or computer bags seemed to delight in baggy sweatshirts and jeans with holes.
Yes, there were a number in business dress, either professional or […]

By Mary Emma Allen -- 4 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 […]

By Mary Emma Allen -- 0 comments

May 12th, 2008

It’s Not Just Babysitting - Intro To Running An In Home Daycare Business


Our Home Biz Notes May theme is Work At Home Moms in honor of Mother’s Day this month.
Would you like to contribute a Work At Home Mom Top Biz Tip or a Home Biz Myth Busted with a mom or family theme? Contact us. Email details are in the sidebar.
This is the first in […]

By Yvonne Russell -- 10 comments

May 11th, 2008

Take a Chance - Develop Your Home Business

Taking a Chance
When anyone decides to leave their current job and develop a home business or turn their hobby into a money making venture from their home, they’re taking a chance and jumping into the exciting entrepreneurial field.
 Over the next few days, we’ll be learning from Debbie Yost about developing a daycare business in one’s […]

By Mary Emma Allen -- 3 comments

May 5th, 2008

WAHMS - Why Don’t More Businesses Use Them?

Susan Gunelius, a work at home mom, blogging at Women On Business, asks the question, Why don’t more companies hire stay-at-home moms as consultants, freelancers or as telecommuting employees?
She has an interesting post on this topic, Tapping into the Experience of Stay-at-Home Moms at Women on Business. 
Are you a stay-at-home mom?  Are you considering staying […]

By Mary Emma Allen -- 2 comments

April 9th, 2008

Home Biz Notes Blogger, Yvonne Russell, Delves Into Podcasting

Do you ever wonder what someone looks like and how their voice sounds?  Our modern technology is making this more common.  We can post photos on our blogs, but until we develop a podcast, the voice may remain a mystery.
However, Yvonne Russell, my co-blogger here at Home Biz Notes, is solving that at her Growing Your […]

By Mary Emma Allen -- 0 comments

March 31st, 2008

Stay At Home Mom’s Guide To Successful Ebay Selling - Video

My colleague and friend, Suzanne Wells is a successful ebay selling coach. She is an ebay Power seller. Suzanne blogs at Power Seller King and Ebay Selling Coach.
She is the author of The Stay At Home Mom’s Guide To Successful Ebay Selling available from Amazon. Watch the video to learn more if this is a […]

By Yvonne Russell -- 1 comment