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Archive for the ‘HomeBiz/Books’ Category

November 3rd, 2007

5 Tips for Self-Publishing as a Home Business

  Many writers are taking the route of self-publishing their work these days.  This method has become more accepted in the world of books and publishing, whereas it once was considered only for those who weren’t “good enough” to find a traditional publisher.  Also, the mainstream publishers often look for self-published books that have begun to […]

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October 31st, 2007

Have an Idea for a Home Business?

Darlene, at Interview Chatter, mentions an interesting idea in her post, Need a Job?  Got An Idea? Check Out Cutie Pies.  She refers to Shai Coggins’ blog, Just Make Money Online, for her inspiration. 
Are you up to a dare?  Darlene is putting out one…”what can you do, what ideas do you have that will help you […]

By Mary Emma -- 2 comments

October 14th, 2007

Working Successfully as a Home Business Team

When husbands and wives develop a business together, many never have worked as a team.  They’ve often been involved in other careers but not in a business together.  Even though they’re excited about their business, want it to succeed, they may find it difficult to meld their working styles into a cohesive effort to drive […]

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September 15th, 2007

Running Contests in Conjunction with Virtual Blog Tours

Authors find virtual blog tours a popular way to reach readers all around the world…and to appear on blogs internationally.  They will take questions from readers in the comments sections of blogs and communicate with them there and on their own blogs.
To generate even more interest in the blog tour, as well as make an […]

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September 12th, 2007

Have You Entered the “Jump Start Your Business” Contest?

The “Jump Start Your Business” contest is in its second week.  Have you considered entering it and vying for the $2.000 worth of prizes?  Have you started working on your entry?   The deadline is September 25, 2007!
This is a way someone considering a home business or is in the early days of operating  one […]

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September 5th, 2007

Medical Billing and Transcription as a Home Business

  A friend, for a number of years, did billing and transcription for a doctor’s office.  Then situations changed in her life, and she went on to other work.  However, for someone trained in the medical field (she was an LPN), this was an ideal way for her to work at home and care for a […]

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September 1st, 2007

Tips for Starting a Child Care Home Business

When her boys were pre-schoolers, my neighbor was having challenges find a reliable and convenient babysitter or day care while she worked.  Finally she wondered, “Why not stay home [she wanted to anyway] and take in some other children?”
She proceeded to do this and was a stay-at-home mom until her boys attended school.  Then she […]

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August 22nd, 2007

Insurance, Taxes & Licensing Issues for a Home Business

This article in Business Week, Before Setting Up Shop on eBay, by Karen E. Klein, provides tips to consider about insurance, taxes, licensing, permits and other similar issues before setting up your Home Business.  Even though it may be an online business, rather than one with customers coming to a shop in your home, you may find several […]

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August 16th, 2007

Writing Press Releases for Home Business Promotion

                                  One of the traditional methods of obtaining publicity for a business has been press releases, written by the business owner, or someone hired for them. (I once did this, on a freelance basis, for a real estate office, as well as write their ads.)  You can send these to print publications and online e-zines and web […]

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July 30th, 2007

Quilter Evolves from Home Business to Multimillion Dollar Corporation

Eleanor Burns, the quilter who started Quilt in a Day, the home business that has grown into an internationally recognized one, is featured in a story in the NC Times of San Marcos, CA, Quilt in a day owner builds business piece by piece.
“Although Quilt in a Day started out as a way […]

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