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December 19th, 2007

My Mother, The Country Grocer…Success Isn’t Always What You Think

In the apprentice challenge this week, we’re to relate to Kay, our prototype entrepreneur, a success story that might inspire her.  I discovered recently that success isn’t always what you think it is, Kay.
My Mother, the Country Grocer
When I consider business success stories, I now think of my mom, who, with no experience, took over the operation […]

By Mary Emma Allen -- 12 comments

August 4th, 2007

Mary Emma & Home Biz Notes Receives Rockin’ Girl Blogger Award!

Laura Spencer, Writing Thoughts, recently awarded Home Biz Notes and me the Rockin’ Girl Blogger Award!  For gals only, it’s fun to be included.  It’s also a neat way to recognize some of the other bloggers who leave comments, give me inspiration, and help make this blogging world a blast.
(That’s not to say the guys in […]

By Mary Emma Allen -- 8 comments

August 3rd, 2007

Home Biz Notes Participates in the “being august” Theme Day

The b5media Business Channel’s Theme Day focused on “being august” for August, as suggested by Scott Allen, who hosted at Linked Intelligence. Based on the definition of august (the adjective, not the month), we all tied it in with our blogs.
My post, Developing an “august” Home Business, mentions six ways to develop one that stands out […]

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July 24th, 2007

Home Biz Notes Participates in the Business Channel “Summer Business” Theme

b5media’s Business Channel featured a Summer Business Day with a grand array of articles from its bloggers.  I discussed Taking Care of Your Home Business Customers and the importance of the promotional practices you use.
Some of the topics: honesty and ethics in business, free services, building a large blog audience at MySpace, the stress of being […]

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July 3rd, 2007

Home Biz Notes Mentioned in Channel Round-Up

The b5media Business Channel round-up, Welcome to July, included some of the most interesting posts from the past two weeks.  Take a look and find information that will help guide you to success.
Among those included in the round-up was the Home Biz Notes post, Do You Need Advice Before Starting a Home Business?  This included […]

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June 11th, 2007

Home Biz Notes Appears in b5 Business Channel Round-up

A round-up of the blogs from b5media’s Business Channel features a great variety of information to help you in your business and business decisions.  “As always, these posts just show some of the great things that the Business Channel bloggers are coming up with and writing.”
My post, Enjoy the Journey of Your Home Business, was featured in […]

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May 21st, 2007

Business Channel Theme Day Announced at b5media

The Business Channel Theme Day also made the announcement board at the b5media blog…All Work and No Play?  Hardly! b
Bloggers of the Business Channel posted many variations on this theme of Work and Play, hosted by Kelly of Tax Girl.
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April 30th, 2007

Home Biz Notes Mentioned in “Happenings in the Business Channel”

A round-up of “Happenings in the Business Channel” appears at b5media today and features posts from the various blogs included in this channel.  From Home Biz Notes, we learn “Smiles are simple, but undervalued.  Mary Emma, at Home Biz Notes, discusses the importance of greeting your customers with a smile to brighten their day and […]

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February 26th, 2007

Home Biz Notes Participates in Business Channel Highlights

Highlights from posts presented on the b5media Business Channel blogs appear in a channel highlight today. The post from Home Biz Notes mentions finding a need and developing a home business to fit it.
You’ll discover a great deal of helpful business information by checking here…..
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February 14th, 2007

Theme Day at the Business Channel & Home Biz Notes

Theme Day at b5 media’s Business Channel fell on Valentine’s Day.  So what would be the theme?  Passion and Love, of course.
                                    As Ben Yoskovitz of Start Up Spark and this month’s host says, “We’re not serving up secret love affairs at the office…but we can present you with a ton of great content by […]

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