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June 20th, 2008

Thanks for Stopping by Home Biz Notes for the Great Blog Off

The Great Blog Off is nearly over. At least in my part of the world.  It’s been an enjoyable day.  Thank you all for stopping by Home Biz Notes, reading our posts and leaving comments.
If you didn’t make it today, the posts, full of information, tips, and fun, will still be here.
ENJOY!  Mary Emma
(c)2008 Mary […]

By Mary Emma Allen -- 0 comments

June 20th, 2008

5 Tips for Better Customer Relations in Your Home Business

Customer service and customer relations are very important for maintaining your business.
*Encourage customer feedback and learn to handle it in a diplomatic way.
*Sometimes, no matter what you do, you won’t satisfy a customer and are better off without them. However, try, as much as possible, to have the parting amicable.
*Develop […]

By Mary Emma Allen -- 0 comments

June 20th, 2008

5 Tips For Setting Up A Home Business


When setting up a home business or thinking about it, there are many aspects to think about.
Here are five to consider:
1. Choose a business that’s timely.
2. Do your market research.
3. Decide whether your business will be online, offline or a combination.
4. Develop a business statement.
5. Do I need a computer; if so, what type?
What did […]

By Mary Emma Allen -- 1 comment

June 20th, 2008

Business Channel Blogs Participating in Great Blog Off

Here’s the latest list of blogs participating in the Great Blog Off at the Business Channel:
Business and Blogging
Accounting Solver
Doing Biz Abroad
Home Biz Notes (You are here!)
One Vote Matters
Interview Chatter
Biz Chicks Rule
Buzz Networker
Digital Money World
Franchise Pick
Yielding Wealth
Small Business Boomers
My Organized Biz
Viva El Negocio
Check out these Business Channel blogs.  See how they’re doing, what they’re writing […]

By Mary Emma Allen -- 4 comments

June 20th, 2008

Working at Home Not Always Convenient

Working at home, although it’s your dream, does have some drawbacks.  Consider them and how you can overcome them.
*Friends and family often don’t take you seriously.
*Children frequently  interrupt.
*You’re considered the “on-call” classroom mother for parties, reading stories, and volunteering.
*You find it easy to get distracted by work around the house or simply take too many […]

By Mary Emma Allen -- 1 comment

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 20th, 2008

Many Business Channel Blogs Participating in Great Blog Off

Many of the b5media Business Channel blogs are participating in the 24-hour Great Blog Off, today, June 20…the first day of summer.
To locate them, scroll down the page until you come to the list of Business Channel blogs.  Click on the various ones to see if they’re participating.  You’ll find numerous interesting, informative, and sometimes […]

By Mary Emma Allen -- 1 comment

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



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