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Archive for the ‘HomeBiz/Business Ideas’ Category

November 2nd, 2007

What Types of Home Businesses Should We Discuss?

The term “home business” encompasses a wide range, as seen in Yvonne’s post, Thursday Thirteen - What is a Home Business? 13 Answers.  It can refer to any business operated at or from the home, may be entirely online, partially, or not at all.
Then my post about Young Entrepreneurs - Starting the “Home Business” Tradition Early opened […]

By Mary Emma -- 0 comments

November 1st, 2007

Young Entrepreneurs - Starting the “Home Business” Tradition Early

  My grandson is always looking for ways to make money and his imagination knows no bounds.  Last night, after coming home from Halloween trick-or-treating, he emptied his bag of goodies and began sorting out the ones he didn’t care for.
(For those of you living in countries that don’t have Halloween…October 31…festivities, trick-or-treating means going around […]

By Mary Emma -- 3 comments

November 1st, 2007

Thursday Thirteen - What Is A Home Business? 13 Answers

People often ask What is a home business?
Well, a home business can look different to different people. This tiger has many spots. Here are 13 variations.
If you are based at home to operate or manage a full time or part time business, then you have a home business. This applies even if some of […]

By Yvonne Russell -- 3 comments

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 29th, 2007

Using MySpace to Promote Your Home Business

Are you always looking for new tips and ideas for promotion?  You know, that new source of inspiration…
Why not try MySpace, as Kevin at Buzz Networker suggests?
I haven’t set myself up on MySpace yet, although I must do this…especially after reading Kevin’s post.  In Using MySpace to Drive Traffic: a One-Month Test, he sets out to […]

By Mary Emma -- 0 comments

October 28th, 2007

Home Business Owners Make Home Visits & Give Personalized Service

 In this age of often less customer contact, with a great deal of shopping taking place over the Internet, some home business owners find an increase in their business if they make home visits.  This doesn’t mean being a salesperson who stops by the home, only to find no one there.
Make appointments to conduct your services at […]

By Mary Emma -- 0 comments

October 21st, 2007

Basic Gift Basket Know How For Your Home Business - Video

This video is a good basic overview with some practical tips for making gift baskets.
Gift baskets can be a valuable addition to many home business ranges, even if just made to order for special occasions. It’s a good way to value add your products. If you keep thinking of different gift basket themes and […]

By Yvonne Russell -- 0 comments

October 18th, 2007

Thursday Thirteen - 13 Home Business Start Up Ideas

Freelance Writing
Editing Services
Gift Basket Service
Pet Grooming
Mystery Shopping
Specialist Bookstore
Quilt Making & Sales
Jewelry Making & Sales
Virtual Assistant
Ebay Seller
Handbag Crafting
Professional Blogging

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By Yvonne Russell -- 6 comments

October 13th, 2007

Believe in Your Home Business

As I read Darlene McDaniel’s post, “Unstoppable People Don’t Believe in Failure,” at Interview Chatter, I realized this is one of the characteristics the winners of the Jump Start Your Business contest seemed to exhibit.  They’re unstoppable.  Their submissions indicated a belief in their business and their ability to make it work.  
I have the feeling […]

By Mary Emma -- 6 comments

October 12th, 2007

Aime Stewart Grand Prize Winner of Jump Start Your Business Contest

Aime Stewart, owner of Cutie Pies, has been selected the Grand Prize Winner of the b5media Business Channel’s Jump Start Your Business contest.  Her business features individual single serving pies for people who don’t need a whole pie.  Aime’s goal is to expand  into more retail outlets and restaurants.
First runner up is Emilie Shoop who is developing […]

By Mary Emma -- 1 comment