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September 19th, 2008

Happy International Talk Like A Pirate Day

September 19th is International Talk Like A Pirate Day.
There’s no special cause linked to International Talk Like A Pirate Day…. no world changing significance. It’s just a fun chance to talk like a pirate or have a fun pirate theme day at work, school or home.
Special events and promotions take some time to plan […]

By Yvonne Russell -- 0 comments

September 13th, 2008

Do You Let Others & Their Opinions Hold You & Your Business Hostage?

All of the discussion about Oprah apparently refusing to have Republican Vice-Presidential Candidate Sarah Palin on her show got me thinking…does it matter? 
Oprah can back whichever candidate she wishes and have whomever she wants on her show.
So why should it matter to Sarah Palin if she appears on Oprah’s show or not?
Oprah’s show, admittedly a very […]

By Mary Emma Allen -- 0 comments

August 8th, 2008

If You & Your Family Are Following the Olympics…..

Travel, our theme this month at Home Biz Notes, can be experienced vicariously at home if you don’t have the opportunity to attend an event or visit a country.  This is what many people are are doing during the Olympics.
So, if you and your family, perhaps your customers and clients, too, are following the Olympics and […]

By Mary Emma Allen -- 0 comments

June 20th, 2008

Fun Friday: Home Businesses & Charity

FUN FRIDAY at the Business Channel
Many businesses become involved in charitable causes, either by donating outright or participating in events. Often community businesses band together to hold an event that’s fun and raises money. Sometimes a business donates an item or items. Or you might provide your time.
* I‘ve donated my […]

By Mary Emma Allen -- 2 comments

June 19th, 2008

The Great 24 Hour Fundraising Blog Off Helps Charity

For 24 hours on June 20th many b5 bloggers will blog on the hour every hour to raise money for charity.
Home Biz Notes will participate in the blog off as we can but may not have posts for you every hour. However, stop by and see what we do have in store.
Blog on! […]

By Yvonne Russell -- 0 comments

May 9th, 2008

Home Businesses Raise Funds For Worthy Causes

 Many home business owners contribute to worthy causes and develop projects to raise funds.  Katelyn at Stamping Mad is initiating Giving Back - A Call for Alzheimer’s Related Art, at her blog.  You can become involved by contributing your art for a zine to raise runds for Alzheimer’s research.
I was thinking to do something a […]

By Mary Emma Allen -- 0 comments

March 15th, 2008

Celebrating St. Patrick’s Day at Home and Business

Do you celebrate St. Patrick’s Day, or at least recognize its significance for those who have an Irish heritage?  Perhaps you have celebrations in your family.  Or you have customers/clients who enjoy this traditional day of fun, food, and even parades. 
Although the traditional St. Patrick’s day falls on March 17, this year many are celebrating today, March […]

By Mary Emma Allen -- 0 comments

October 13th, 2007

Blog Action Day - Are You Ready To Post on October 15th? - Video

Are you a home business owner with a personal or business blog? What would happen if every blog all over the world posted about the same topic on the same day?
Blog Action Day 2007 is October 15th. The theme is the environment. This is an issue that affects all home business owners. Tell your […]

By Yvonne Russell -- 4 comments

October 3rd, 2007

Home Biz Owners Celebration - National Work From Home Week

A tip of the hat to Laura Spencer at Work From Home Momma, who has alerted me to the fact that this week is National Work From Home Week (October 1st - 8th). Let’s make it an International Celebration.
Connect With Other Home Business Owners
As home business owners, we are often isolated in our own little […]

By Yvonne Russell -- 10 comments

September 17th, 2007

Will Your Home Business Participate in National Alzheimer’s Day?

Will your business participate, in some way, to recognize National Alzhemer’s Day, this coming Friday, September 21. Many people are helping to raise Alzheimer’s awareness and funds for research.
There may be some way in your community that you can become involved. Even learning more about this disease and how it affects so […]

By Mary Emma Allen -- 1 comment