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August 23rd, 2008

Daily Giveaways at my One Book Two Book Blog Beginning August 24

Giveaways at OneBookTwoBook.com
 You’ll find them daily for several days (August 24 - Sept. 6) for the Back-to-School Blast.  Some days there even two drawings!
Among the prizes are many items to get the youngsters ready for school from snacks, lunch boxes/kits, back packs, books, and other supplies.
Stay tuned and have a blast!  Visit One Book Two Book often.
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By Mary Emma Allen -- 0 comments

July 27th, 2008

Jamie Durie Supports Australia’s National Tree Day - July 27

Jamie Durie of Oprah garden spot fame is an Aussie and one of the celebrity supporters of National Tree Day.
Jamie Durie has done a lot to raise the profile of gardens, trees and outdoor design in Australia, and now in the US.
Co-founded by another Aussie, Olivia Newton John and co-ordinated by Planet Ark, this day […]

By Yvonne Russell -- 1 comment

June 16th, 2008

Spare Room Startup - Sneak Peek Video Of The Book

Emma Jones of the UK’s premier home business site tells us about her new book - Spare Room Startup:How To Start A Business From Home” in this very brief video.
It’s definitely worth a look as is the book. The video gives a good insight into the visual qualities, content and layout of the book, often […]

By Yvonne Russell -- 2 comments

March 9th, 2008

Tame Your Email Overload - Tips From Fellow Bloggers

I was inspired by Celine Roque’s posts about how she tamed her email overload at Pimp My Work - Part 1 and Part 2.
This is something I need to do - and soon, before I sink into the morass of emails.
I also liked Laura Spencer’s approach at Work From Home Momma to tackling a challenge. […]

By Yvonne Russell -- 9 comments

January 8th, 2008

Home Biz Notes Wonders If You Can “Stump Business And Blogging”

 Liz Fuller and Laura Spencer at Business and Blogging are running a Challenge: Can You Stump Business and Blogging?  Do you know of any business that wouldn’t benefit from maintaining a blog and blogging? 
Yvonne Russell and I’ve often discussed here at Home Biz Notes the fact that so many businesses, even those without an Internet […]

By Mary Emma Allen -- 2 comments

December 31st, 2007

Do You Make Your Home Business Plans “Long Term”?

Shannon Cherry has a great reminder at StartUp Spark, Have You Taken Time to Plan for the New Year?
“Oh, no, not another New Year’s resolutions reminder,” you say. 
No, this isn’t the traditional “making your New Year’s list” (then never looking at it again) suggestion.  Shannon talks about making a plan of what you want to achieve […]

By Mary Emma Allen -- 2 comments

November 12th, 2007

Home Business Owners Need Exercise, too

Taking care of yourself and your health becomes especially important when you’re a home business owner.  Often you’re the one who makes everything go.  If you’re sick and can’t produce products or provide services, does your business slow down, perhaps even come to a standstill?
This was driven home to me when I lay flat in bed […]

By Mary Emma Allen -- 2 comments

October 16th, 2007

Expand Your Home Business Reach by Guest Blogging

You can reach a wider audience (if you’re a writer) or customer base (if your business provides products) by writing guest posts for other blogs, for newsletters  or online publications.  This results in more recognition for your name or business name.
I frequently write guest posts for other blogs, and Yvonne Russell (co-blogger here at Home Biz Notes) does […]

By Mary Emma Allen -- 3 comments

October 7th, 2007

Jump Start Your Business Contest Has a Winner!

   Congratulations! A  winner has been selected in b5media’s Business Channel Jump Start Your Business contest.
The winners (Grand Prize, plus first and second runners up) have been notified.  The results will be posted shortly.

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By Mary Emma Allen -- 0 comments

May 9th, 2007

Thinking Like a Home Business Owner

Often it’s very difficult for someone who has been an employee all their working career to start thinking like a business owner when they begin their home business.  They now are the “boss,” a title many envy when they work for someone and think they can do better.
However now:
*You’re are the one who has to […]

By Mary Emma Allen -- 0 comments