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Home Biz Notes

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 […]

By Mary Emma Allen -- 0 comments

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 […]

By Mary Emma Allen -- 16 comments

December 25th, 2007

Business Channel Challenge Week #7 - Enjoy the Journey

  As we approach Week #7 in the “apprentice” b5 Business Channel challenge, we’re to find for Kay, our prototype business owner, one post that will help her, inspire her, encourage her when she’s too busy to wade through the volumes of information on the web.
Kay, Enjoy the Journey of Your Home Business . When […]

By Mary Emma Allen -- 0 comments

October 28th, 2007

Home Business Owners Make Home Visits & Give Personalized Service

In this age of often less customer contact, with a great deal of shopping taking place over the Internet, some home business owners find an increase in their business if they make home visits. This doesn’t mean being a salesperson who stops by the home, only to find no one there.
Make appointments to […]

By Mary Emma Allen -- 0 comments

October 10th, 2007

Does an Eating Disorder Interfere with Your Home Business?

 Eating disorders can affect anyone, male and female and almost every age.  Often these conditions interfere with one’s ability to work well at their business, their craft, their profession.  These disorders generally range from eating too much and of the wrong type of food to eating too little.  Any of these can play havoc with your health, […]

By Mary Emma Allen -- 4 comments

October 3rd, 2007

Home Biz Owners Celebration - National Work From Home Week

A tip of the hat to Laura Spencer at Work From Home Momma, who has alerted me to the fact that this week is National Work From Home Week (October 1st - 8th). Let’s make it an International Celebration.
Connect With Other Home Business Owners
As home business owners, we are often isolated in our own little […]

By Yvonne Russell -- 10 comments

September 15th, 2007

10 Home Biz Notes Posts Featuring Home Businesses

We generally like to learn about other’s success stories that give us the feeling…
“Ah! If she/he can do that, I can be successful with my business” 
Or…“What a great tip!  I’ll have to try that with my home business.”
Over the existence of Home Biz Notes, I’ve interviewed and mentioned numerous home business.  I’ll round up some of these […]

By Mary Emma Allen -- 0 comments

May 8th, 2007

Home Business Owners Are Risk Takers

“Are you a risk taker?” Darlene McDaniel asks her readers at Small Business Boomers.
As I read her post and considered its relevance to home business owners, I realized that , “YES, Home Business Owners generally are risk takers.”  If fact they have to be to delve into a business from or at home, often leaving […]

By Mary Emma Allen -- 3 comments