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December 22nd, 2007

Books For The Home Business Owner…To Relax, To Learn, To Inspire

In her post, Buy Something Just for Yourself for Christmas, Yvonne Russell mentioned books and wondered what others would like to put on their list.   I listed books for home business owners in another post, Thursday Thirteen: 13 Books to Inspire the Home Business Owner.
Do you have books on your list you’d like to share?
In a comment […]

By Mary Emma Allen -- 2 comments

August 22nd, 2007

Insurance, Taxes & Licensing Issues for a Home Business

This article in Business Week, Before Setting Up Shop on eBay, by Karen E. Klein, provides tips to consider about insurance, taxes, licensing, permits and other similar issues before setting up your Home Business.  Even though it may be an online business, rather than one with customers coming to a shop in your home, you may find several […]

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August 16th, 2007

Writing Press Releases for Home Business Promotion

                                  One of the traditional methods of obtaining publicity for a business has been press releases, written by the business owner, or someone hired for them. (I once did this, on a freelance basis, for a real estate office, as well as write their ads.)  You can send these to print publications and online e-zines and web […]

By Mary Emma Allen -- 3 comments

March 13th, 2007

Many Hobbyists Develop Home Businesses

I found, through the poll I conducted on this blog during the past month, that the readers who took time to check it out appear to be ones who are turning a hobby into a home business.  (I appreciate your checking out the poll and contributing.)
This isn’t to say they’re the only ones who read my […]

By Mary Emma Allen -- 0 comments

March 12th, 2007

Home Business Boom

According to economist/author Paul Zane Pilzer, “We’re in the midst of a boom in home based businesses and it shows no signs of slowing.”
He considers that a home based business has “the edge” over the traditional business. According to statistics Pilzer has researched, “Today more than 50% of Americans work either for themselves or for a small business.”
In […]

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March 9th, 2007

Considering Home Business Books

“That book was terrible.  It didn’t give me the information I needed to build my home business.”
“That was a great book,” another home business owner might say.  “It had a lot of good ideas that really got me on the right track.”
It occurred to me as I scanned reader reviews of books, the review will […]

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