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November 18th, 2008

Listen to Your Customers - Doing Your Marketing Research

I was talking this evening with a young couple who have an idea for a business.  Their idea is great - they want to make beautiful handmade stone crosses.  Like many home business owners, they don’t really get the importance of listening to their customers and doing research to figure out what customers want.  Here […]

By Jean Murray -- 0 comments

November 3rd, 2008

Starting a REAL Home Business - The Series - #1

Are you getting paid for work, but not as a “real”business?  If so, you are missing out on some tax advantages and other benefits of having a business.  Over the next few weeks, I will give you some tips on how to set up a home business.  Today, I
My daughter-in-law is one of those “mile […]

By Jean Murray -- 1 comment

May 15th, 2008

Thursday Thirteen- 13 Types Of Home Businesses For Mom Entrepreneurs

 Work at home moms become involved in many types of businesses.There’s so much opportunity out there…on the Internet and offline in a traditional business, or combining the two. Some businesses may involve working entirely from one’s home; others include going to places outside the home, yet using your home as a base.
Here’s simply a […]

By Mary Emma Allen -- 0 comments

May 7th, 2008

Home Business Idea - Creating Family Recipe Books

 Were there favorite family foods of your childhood, foods your mom, grandmother, and other family members prepared and served? Do you have or use these recipes?
Then consider doing this for others and getting paid.
Why not collect them into a recipe book or scrapbook for your use and to pass along as a family legacy? Here […]

By Mary Emma Allen -- 5 comments

April 9th, 2008

Home Biz Notes Blogger, Yvonne Russell, Delves Into Podcasting

Do you ever wonder what someone looks like and how their voice sounds?  Our modern technology is making this more common.  We can post photos on our blogs, but until we develop a podcast, the voice may remain a mystery.
However, Yvonne Russell, my co-blogger here at Home Biz Notes, is solving that at her Growing Your […]

By Mary Emma Allen -- 1 comment

January 24th, 2008

Thursday Thirteen - 13 Types Of Home Business To Consider

Home businesses range from small one-person operations to larger ones with employees and equipment.  They may be operated solely online or completely off line in a portion of your home. Also, you might have the office in your home, but your service is performed at your customer/client’s house or business. 
Here are just thirteen possibilities, if […]

By Mary Emma Allen -- 5 comments

November 22nd, 2007

Thursday Thirteeen - 13 You Tube Tips - Getting Your Message Across

Everyone from rockstars to politicians are using You Tube or other similar free video storage and distribution services for promotion.
There is potential here for promoting your home business as well.
Given that you know how to operate the basic equipment, here are a few tips on getting your message across.

Introduce yourself and name your business
Speak […]

By Yvonne Russell -- 4 comments

October 25th, 2007

Thursday Thirteen - Top Home Biz Notes Posts - Blast From The Past

Two weeks ago we celebrated our first year blogiversary at Home Biz Notes.
As co-blogger here with Mary Emma, I’ve been exploring the archives. Here are my top Home Biz Notes picks from October to December, 2006. Most home business principles don’t change too much over time, so these posts contain some home business gold. […]

By Yvonne Russell -- 2 comments

October 18th, 2007

Thursday Thirteen - 13 Home Business Start Up Ideas

Freelance Writing
Editing Services
Gift Basket Service
Pet Grooming
Mystery Shopping
Specialist Bookstore
Quilt Making & Sales
Jewelry Making & Sales
Virtual Assistant
Ebay Seller
Handbag Crafting
Professional Blogging

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