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July 11th, 2008

Watch What You Write - Don’t Copy Others’ Words


Copyright infringement and plagiarism have become prominent issues on the Internet these days. Much of this occurs because bloggers and business owners, who have not been active in the writing world before, have little knowledge of what constitutes copyright infringement.
I’ve even had writers, in a class I was teaching, express surprise because everything […]

By Mary Emma Allen -- 2 comments

May 22nd, 2008

Four Questions To Help You Find Your Dream Business


By Laura Spencer
Have you looked longingly at a self-employed neighbor, thinking to yourself
“. . .if only I had her talent or skill, then I’d start a business also . . .”
Or, perhaps you lurk on blogs with small business tips (like Home Biz Notes), hoping against hope for that one special tip - the one […]

By Yvonne Russell -- 8 comments

May 20th, 2008

Work From Home Momma - A Great Home Business Resource

May is Work From Home Moms month here at Home Biz Notes in celebration of Mother’s Day moms around the world. We’ve invited some moms to guest post.
One of the moms guest posting for us is Laura Spencer from Work From Home Momma. Laura runs a freelance writing business from home. Her tips at Work […]

By Yvonne Russell -- 2 comments

April 11th, 2008

Twitter As A Research Tool - Some Tips

I’ve been exploring how Twitter could be used as a business tool. It’s been interesting learning from others and observing how they use it too. Laura Spencer of Business and Blogging and Work From Home Momma has been using Twitter as a research tool.
She posed questions (tweets) in the Twitter conversation thread about co-working, the […]

By Yvonne Russell -- 7 comments

April 2nd, 2008

Twittering Along With Twitter In Your Home Business

Since I wrote the post, Using Twitter To Boost Your Home Business, I’ve discovered Twitter is a very popular topic.  I’ve received inquiries asking if I’ve started using Twitter, what’s been my experience or that of others.  Co-blogger, Yvonne Russell, mentions she’s curious about Twitter, too.
So, I’ve been doing a bit more research.  I should […]

By Mary Emma Allen -- 6 comments

March 23rd, 2008

10 Tips On Finding Time For Your Home Business

Last week I was honored to be a guest writer at Laura Spencer’s Work from Home Momma blog.  Since many of those working from home often have difficulty finding time to get everything accomplished, I wrote about Ten Tips on Finding Time for Your Home Business.
Most moms choose to work from home so they can be […]

By Mary Emma Allen -- 2 comments

March 9th, 2008

Tame Your Email Overload - Tips From Fellow Bloggers

I was inspired by Celine Roque’s posts about how she tamed her email overload at Pimp My Work - Part 1 and Part 2.
This is something I need to do - and soon, before I sink into the morass of emails.
I also liked Laura Spencer’s approach at Work From Home Momma to tackling a challenge. […]

By Yvonne Russell -- 9 comments