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Home Biz Notes

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

September 7th, 2007

5 Ways “Back to School” Affects Your Home Business

Most youngsters are back to school and you may find this affects your home business, either because you’re a parent or your customers are.  Have you noticed any changes in your business?
 *You can keep on a stricter schedule, working at your business while your children are at school.  Or if your business depends on customers stopping in, […]

By Mary Emma Allen -- 2 comments

August 20th, 2007

Start Your Own Specialist Home Based Bookstore

By Guest Author - Yvonne Russell
Many people dream of owning a home based bookstore. Can you compete with Amazon? Absolutely! You can find a little corner of the market and make it yours. What you need is a well thought out and well researched point of difference. You may not reach everyone […]

By Yvonne Russell -- 17 comments

August 13th, 2007

Don’t Let Your Home Business Domain Name Expire!

A friend frantically spent the night transferring posts and e-book links to other sites or blogs because she found her two main web site domain names had expired.  The company she purchased them through said they couldn’t do anything about it because someone had purchased them as soon as they expired.
So whenever someone clicks on those original […]

By Mary Emma Allen -- 4 comments

June 29th, 2007

Do You Need Advice Before Starting a Home Business?

Many home business owners (and traditional businesses, as well)  start their venture without seeking advice or learning much about the various aspects to consider about a business.  Some businesses require more business accumen than others, yet some basic business knowledge is beneficial.
Nowadays, operating a business by utilizing the Internet often requires much less investment and stocking […]

By Mary Emma Allen -- 5 comments

June 17th, 2007

5 Tips for Obtaining Interviews for Your Home Business

When I posted The Value of the Interview for Home Business Owners, I mentioned I’d give a few tips in a later post for getting interviewed.   
When I was a reporter for a weekly newspaper and interviewed business owners, the print media, radio and television were the main methods of  being publicized.  However, now we also have […]

By Mary Emma Allen -- 3 comments

April 14th, 2007

Conducting a Home Business Away From Home

With a laptop and the Internet, many business owners can conduct their home business away from home these days.  As my husband and I travel from our home in New Hampshire to attend a conference in Tennessee this weekend, I still can write blogs and my newspaper column, research travel articles, add a chapter to my […]

By Mary Emma Allen -- 3 comments