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March 29th, 2008

Using Twitter to Boost Your Home Business

Twitter…how can you use this popular social media site to boost your home business?  It’s all the rage and many people find beneficial for networking.
Over at Copyblogger, guest blogger Nathania Johnson has written a very informative post about this social phenomenon, Three Ways to Maximize Your Twitter Time for Networking, Marketing and Fun.  Thus, you’ll […]

By Mary Emma Allen -- 12 comments

October 28th, 2007

Partner With Complementary Businesses To Increase Your Business Reach

Home businesses may benefit from partnering with complementary businesses, either home based, online or brick and mortar stores. Note, I didn’t say competitors, although you can sometimes partner very effectively with them too.
Working With Complementary Businesses
Complementary businesses are businesses that cater to a similar market, but offer different services and products. A home […]

By Yvonne Russell -- 5 comments

October 20th, 2007

It Feels A Lot Like Christmas - Pre Christmas Home Business Marketing Ideas

For home business owners and other small business owners, Christmas celebrations start early.
If you are a home business owner selling Christmas themed products, planning ahead is key. If you sell products, you probably attended trade fairs in July or earlier to order your Christmas stock.
Freelance writers who submit Christmas articles to magazines started sending […]

By Yvonne Russell -- 1 comment

October 5th, 2007

Networking For Home Business Owners - 20 Ways To Find Others In Your Niche

Miranda Marquit at WorkShak reminds us that long after National Work At Home Week celebrations have finished, the networking and connections can continue all year round.
Networking - It’s All About Mindset
For effective networking and developing relationships, you first of all need the right mindset. Accept that your competitor does not necessarily have to be an […]

By Yvonne Russell -- 6 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

June 3rd, 2007

Networking for Your Home Business - Online

More and more networking for home businesses and other business occurs online nowadays.  This seems to be the growing trend even if your business isn’t an online one.  Business owners begin to find the Internet and e-mail a great way to communicate with customers and to promote their products and services. 
As Mark Allen said in […]

By Mary Emma Allen -- 0 comments

June 1st, 2007

Networking for Your Home Business - in Person

Networking, or touching bases with other people, helps promote your home business.  You can do this online, either through e-mail or visiting other blogs and leaving comments.  Or you may have opportunities to meet other people in person.  Also, postal mail still is a useful way.
Today I’ll discuss meeting others the traditional way…in person.
*Keep attuned during […]

By Mary Emma Allen -- 0 comments