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Home Biz Notes

January 9th, 2008

Home Biz Myth Busted Wrap Up

Home Biz Myth Busted has been one of our most popular new series here at Home Biz Notes.

Here’s a wrap up of all our Home Biz Myth busted reader submissions, plus a few from my co-blogger, Mary Emma Allen and myself.
Remember you can join this stellar cast by submitting your very own Home Biz Myth. […]

By Yvonne Russell -- 6 comments

January 8th, 2008

Managing One’s Time As A Home Business Owner

The tendency to become distracted by other tasks and people when we work at home challenges many of us.  We find it difficult to block off specific amounts of time and tasks free of interference from family, friends, and other work facing us.
There’s an interesting article, with informative tips at CareerJournal.com, Running a Home Business Like a Big-Company […]

By Mary Emma Allen -- 2 comments

October 24th, 2007

Home Business Is Not Just A Cushy Job - Think Before You Jump

Many people think that as soon as they’re not working for “the boss”, all will be swell.
This is another one of those home business myths. Sure, home business gives you flexibility and many other advantages. Being able to pursue your passion is a big one.
Home Business - Answering To A Different Boss
However, home business […]

By Yvonne Russell -- 6 comments

September 14th, 2007

The Home Business Juggling Game

 When I learned Laura Spencer, of Writing Thoughts, had juggled  a home business with caring for her father, as well as her family, I thought some of her tips would be helpful for other home business owners who are in the midst of this, too.  They’re part of the “sandwich generation” with responsibilities in numerous directions.  […]

By Mary Emma Allen -- 15 comments

August 19th, 2007

Yvonne Russell, Guest Blogger at Home Biz Notes

Yvonne Russell, blog owner of Grow Your Writing Business, will be a guest blogger here at Home Biz Notes, tomorrow, Monday, August 20. She will discuss ideas for to Start Your Own Specialist Home Based Bookstore. Yvonne operated a bookstore in Australia for a number of years, along with other business ventures. She […]

By Mary Emma Allen -- 4 comments

August 10th, 2007

Juggling a Home Business with Triplets

Juggling a home business with family presents a challenge to any mom, as does coordinating an outside-the-home job with caring for children.  However, when one has triplets, the challenge may present even more situations to cope with.
Mary Beth Stevenson, already had her home business up and running when her triplets arrived.  Working from home at her […]

By Mary Emma Allen -- 0 comments

July 4th, 2007

5 Reasons to Work at Home (or Develop a Home Business)

We’ve covered this topic before, but it’s always good to think about, “Why am I working at home?” when we’re beset by interruptions, your family (or friends) think you don’t have to keep on task, you’re tempted to get off track yourself and a myriad of other frustrations.  Take stock of the advantages you enjoy.
Laura Spencer, […]

By Mary Emma Allen -- 2 comments

April 22nd, 2007

Home Business - The Desire of Many People

At a business conference I attended recently, one point was emphasized…people nowadays are looking to home businesses for more security than the traditional job offers…or to provide security if their employment ends.
Then this morning I received an e-mail from a relative, telling me she lost her job, just short of 15 years of service, when […]

By Mary Emma Allen -- 0 comments

March 13th, 2007

Many Hobbyists Develop Home Businesses

I found, through the poll I conducted on this blog during the past month, that the readers who took time to check it out appear to be ones who are turning a hobby into a home business.  (I appreciate your checking out the poll and contributing.)
This isn’t to say they’re the only ones who read my […]

By Mary Emma Allen -- 0 comments

March 12th, 2007

Home Business Boom

According to economist/author Paul Zane Pilzer, “We’re in the midst of a boom in home based businesses and it shows no signs of slowing.”
He considers that a home based business has “the edge” over the traditional business. According to statistics Pilzer has researched, “Today more than 50% of Americans work either for themselves or for a small business.”
In […]

By Mary Emma Allen -- 0 comments