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August 6th, 2008

Do You Know 30 US Teens Are Participating in the Olympics?

If you’re a fan of the summer Olympics in Beijing and plan on following some of the events, you’ll find Char Polanosky’s post, 30 US Olympians in their Teens of great interest.  Char also includes a number of videos of the young men and women.
What’s your favorite event in the summer Olympics?
Also, Many businesses also […]

By Mary Emma Allen -- 2 comments

August 1st, 2008

Do You Feature Specials on Fridays at Your Home Business?

As I browse the mail coming to my e-mail box, I’ve noticed, over the course of time, that Fridays seems to be a day for special deals…special prices, special combinations of “stuff” (depending on what you sell and offer), exclusive offers, special incentives for doing business with you.  Generally these offers are one day […]

By Mary Emma Allen -- 5 comments

July 10th, 2008

Become A Recognized Authority In Your Field In 60 Days Or Less - Book Review

Bob Bly is a renowned copywriter - regarded as one of the industry’s best.
His book, Become A Recognized Authority In Your Field In 60 Days Or Less does not disappoint. It is great for anyone who wants a book chock full of practical ideas for promoting yourself as an authority in your […]

By Yvonne Russell -- 1 comment

June 9th, 2008

Do You Tie Your Home Business Promotions Into Unique Celebrations

Associating business promotions with holidays and celebrations (local and national) often works well.
However, do you look for unique celebrations for creating promotions? These may catch attention and make people curious about your business.
You’ll discover all types of holidays and celebrations in every country. There are lists of holidays available on […]

By Mary Emma Allen -- 0 comments

April 22nd, 2008

Home Biz Notes Mentioned At Art Biz Blog

Alyson Stanfield mentioned, at her Art Biz Blog, her appearance on Home Biz Notes while touring the blogosphere to introduce her book, I’d Rather Be In the Studio, The artist’s No-Excuse Guide to Self-Promotion.
“Mary Emma Allen, of Home Biz Notes, wants to know what is the  most important action an author/artist can take to promote […]

By Mary Emma Allen -- 2 comments

April 18th, 2008

Alyson Stanfield Focuses on Promotion for Artists…& Other Businesses

Artist and author, Alyson Stanfield visits Home Biz Notes today answering questions about her book, I’d Rather Be In The Studio! The Artist’s No Excuse Guide to Self-Promotion.  Although the books focuses on promotion tips for artists, you’ll find much helpful information and suggestions for any home business owner. 
Alyson is here as part of the […]

By Mary Emma Allen -- 6 comments

March 29th, 2008

Using Twitter to Boost Your Home Business

Twitter…how can you use this popular social media site to boost your home business?  It’s all the rage and many people find beneficial for networking.
Over at Copyblogger, guest blogger Nathania Johnson has written a very informative post about this social phenomenon, Three Ways to Maximize Your Twitter Time for Networking, Marketing and Fun.  Thus, you’ll […]

By Mary Emma Allen -- 13 comments

March 17th, 2008

Carolyn Howard-Johnson’s Tips To Spark Your Media Releases

  Carolyn Howard-Johnson, known as a frugal book promotion specialist, offers six tips to help you make your media releases more effective.  Even though Carolyn’s tips focus primarily on book promotion, see how you can adapt them to your business.
Carolyn is the author of The Frugal Book Promoter, The Frugal Editor and the Great First […]

By Mary Emma Allen -- 8 comments

February 26th, 2008

Consider Blogging & Social Media In Your Business PR

Blogging and social media (the interaction of people on the Internet) can affect your business and sales, even if you’re currently not utilizing these outlets yet. According to Susan Gunelius at BrandCurve, Target encountered a negative situation when they disregarded bloggers. (See her post, Target Dismisses Bloggers (& Customers) as Insignificant & Irrevelant.)
You’re not likely […]

By Mary Emma Allen -- 0 comments

February 24th, 2008

10 Ways Blogging Helps With Business Promotion

Blogging has come into it’s own as more than an online journal to records one’s thoughts and activities. As we’ve mentioned in previous posts, it can greatly enhance the promotion of your home business.The following 10 ways blogging can help with business promotion were written for a writer’s home business and a blogging class I’m […]

By Mary Emma Allen -- 1 comment



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