November 2nd, 2007
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 […]
November 1st, 2007
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 […]
October 31st, 2007
Whether you have solely an online business or conduct one from your home that features a walk-in store but utilizes a web site and blog, you will need to become familiar with some of the online tools. These will help you promote your business and make life easier for you as you maneuver online.
Shai Coggins […]
October 31st, 2007
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 […]
October 30th, 2007
Halloween or Harvest Time at Your Home Business
Most businesses, especially those with walk-in customers in the United States and Canada, recognize Halloween. However, in some places, this is called a Harvest Festival because a number of people don’t celebrate the season of ghosts and goblins. Many of the same decorations and colors are applicable to both.
Festivities surrounding these occasions may involve […]
October 29th, 2007
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 […]
October 28th, 2007
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 […]
October 27th, 2007
Even though your home business seems the ideal solution for earning an income, you’ll still experience times of stress. There are deadlines to meet, bills to pay, sometimes difficult customers to deal with, unexpected crises, and family commitments to coordinate. You often feel you’ve become a master juggler. Also, you may find your energy […]
October 26th, 2007
Biz Chicks Rule, one of the new blogs at b5media’s Business Channel, written by co-bloggers Bridget Wright and Kristen King, features topics of interest to women in business. Bridget, in Really, Really, I DO Really Work! , touches upon one of the topics I’ve often addressed over the years. Moms with home businesses really do work.
In her post, […]
October 25th, 2007
Headlines and titles are extremely important. They catch the readers’ eyes or cause them to pass over. They come into focus when search engines are roving the Internet.
So…how do you write them? Are there certain words that work better than others? Are there words that make them seem contrived so that readers and search engines ignore them?