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Archive for the ‘HomeBiz/Promotion’ Category

October 31st, 2007

Managing Your Home Business Online

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 […]

By Mary Emma -- 0 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 25th, 2007

Writing Captivating Headlines for Home Business Posts & Releases

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?
Brian […]

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October 24th, 2007

Check Out Press Releases for Increasing Your Home Business Exposure

        Some may consider press or news releases a relic of the past.  But, according to Dorothy Thompson, of Pump Up Your Book Promotion PR (an online promotion service), You Can Double Your Profits With Free Press Releases.  She has some suggestions for formatting your press releases so they’re picked up by major search engines.  Dorothy also gives ideas […]

By Mary Emma -- 0 comments

October 21st, 2007

Participating in Showcases & Carnivals for Home Business Promotion

 One way to promote your home business, particularly an online business,  involves participating in showcases and blog carnivals.  However, you can do this, too, if you have a walk-in business in your home.  You probably have a web site and may be writing a blog. 
Utilize your blog by becoming involved in the online round-ups of similar […]

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October 20th, 2007

It Feels A Lot Like Christmas - Pre Christmas Home Business Marketing Ideas

For home business owners and other small business owners, Christmas celebrations start early.
If you are a home business owner selling Christmas themed products, planning ahead is key. If you sell products, you probably attended trade fairs in July or earlier to order your Christmas stock.
Freelance writers who submit Christmas articles to magazines started sending […]

By Yvonne Russell -- 1 comment

October 19th, 2007

Win A Blog Domain & Hosting Package For Your Home Business

Here’s a chance to get your business online, or to add a blog to connect and interact with customers and prospective customers.
Top Hosting Center is holding a competition. First prize is free hosting for a year, and a free domain name registration to boot. There are second and third prize hosting packages too.
All you […]

By Yvonne Russell -- 0 comments

October 13th, 2007

Celebrate Spekked - Win A 4GB iPod Nano With Video

Spekked is b5 media’s brand new entertainment portal. It highlights gossip, spoilers, videos, news from over 28 popular b5 entertainment blogs.
Spekked is a destination for the latest information about television shows, from 24 to VH1, and other entertainment and movie news. Spekked consolidates the content from dozens of individual communities from b5media’s Entertainment Channel into […]

By Yvonne Russell -- 0 comments

October 9th, 2007

Entering Your Home Business Post in a Showcase

We’ve mentioned previously the technique of entering carnivals, theme days, and showcases on other blogs.  This helps give you wider name recognition, promotes your business, and is fun.
If your business doesn’t involve a craft, do you have a craft for a hobby…quilting, knitting, woodworking, scrapbooking, photography, etc.?   Check out the possibility of linking a post about your hobby to […]

By Mary Emma -- 4 comments

October 7th, 2007

Home Biz Notes Blogger Writes Guest Post

My guest post, Take Your Writing on Tour , appears at Grow Your Writing Business.  Here I give tips for realizing the potential of speaking to earn additional income from a writing business.
However, most any home business owner can turn to speaking.  This becomes enjoyable, helps promote your business, and can develop another stream of income. 
Opportunities […]

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