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Home Biz Notes

January 28th, 2008

Is Your Business Fueling Childhood Obesity & Poor School Performance?

HomeBizNotes.comDepending on the products you sell or the services you provide, you may find an additional tax on these items if you live in New Mexico (USA).  According to an article at Levine Breaking News, US State Wants to Tax TVs, Video Games to Fight Fat, Fund Education, a Democratic lawmaker, along with the Sierra Club, […]

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January 25th, 2008

Keep Your Sense Of Humor In The Midst of Daily Routine

  This has nothing to do with anything…except to remind us we need to keep our sense of humor in the midst of our daily routine, chaos, and challenges.  Take a few minutes each day to smile, to grin, to laugh.
Sometimes friends send you endless e-mails that seem senseless and a waste of time.  However, I have one […]

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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 […]

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January 22nd, 2008

How Do You Become An Expert?

HomeBizNotes.comIn previous posts, I discussed working with an expert to help you in your home business and facing the fact that You May Be the Expert. You’re still uncertain you’re an expert. How do you become one…in a skill, a hobby, your home business?

Finding that unique skill or talent. Perhaps it’s even a new one.
Learning […]

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January 19th, 2008

You May Be The Expert!

  Are You The Expert?
In a previous post, Do You Enlist the Assistance of Experts in Your Home Business?, I talked about inviting outside experts in your business area to provide programs, workshops, entertainment, etc. at your business. In other words, you’re working together for your mutual benefit.
However….you may be the expert…and can offer your […]

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January 18th, 2008

Do You Enlist The Assistance Of Experts In Your Home Business?

A strategy many businesses use involves enlisting the assistance of an expert or well-known figure for your mutual benefit. These experts in your field might make an appearance, give a talk, teach a workshop, do a book signing that, if publicized adequately, will draw customers to your place of business and gain attention for the […]

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January 17th, 2008

Home Business Travel - Routine Or Chaotic?

My husband and I travel frequently by plane so have to develop ways to get our luggage from place to place efficiently. Also, we’ve had to become adept with our carry-on bags. 
I’d begun to notice that many men and women use fanny packs. I realized if I use one, I don’t have to panic, “Where’s […]

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January 12th, 2008

Social Security & The Home Business Owner…What Should We Do?

   Odd Couple Project
Bob Turek, at ProjectManagement411, is partnering with me in a b5media Business Channel Odd Couple project. Our assignment is to consider:  At current rates, Social Security payouts will exceed payments made into the system within the next ten years. What should we do about Social Security?
He mentions possible solutions as he […]

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January 11th, 2008

Home Businesses Gear Up For Valentine’s Day

Valentine’s Day already!
Yes, businesses must be thinking about this occasion.  Actually we must do more than think….we must have the products and promotions in place.
Don’t wait till the week before to start letting people know you’re ready for them to do their Valentine’s Day shopping with you.
What have you been doing for Valentine’s Day […]

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January 10th, 2008

Home Biz Notes Listed Among Women Bloggers of 2008

I was thrilled when I saw Home Biz Notes and my name listed as one of the Women Bloggers of 2008 at Virtual Women’s Day Celebrations.  This included a list of 25 women’s blogs and bloggers for January. 
Biz Chicks Rule , another b5media Business Channel blog, also was one of those named.  Congratulations Kristen and Bridget!
According […]

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