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Home Biz Notes

September 18th, 2008

Thursday Thirteen - 13 Outlets For Home Produced Products

Depending on your type of product, you may have a very narrow niche market or you have customers from a broader base for your home business. 
If you’re just starting out or need to expand, check out the list below and see if these will give you some more marketing ideas.  With some of these […]

By Mary Emma Allen -- 0 comments

September 4th, 2008

Thursday Thirteen - 13 Regional Home Businesses

Apparently the appeal of home business is great.  Since I once edited a regional publication and have written for many over the years, I can’t resist picking them up wherever I go.  As I browse through them, I see many home businesses mentioned, often very unique ones.
Here are some I found mentioned in one regional […]

By Mary Emma Allen -- 0 comments

August 7th, 2008

Thursday Thirteen - 13 Travel Related Home Businesses


Since August represents Travel Month here at Home Biz Notes, I’ll take time today, Thursday, to mention 13 travel related home businesses that come to mind.  Of course, there will be more, and you may be involved in a type I’ve not discussed here.  Feel free to mention it in the comments.
These may be […]

By Mary Emma Allen -- 1 comment

July 3rd, 2008

Thursday Thirteen - 13 Home Based Writing Businesses

Since we’re focusing on home based writing and publishing businesses throughout July, I’ll mention 13 types you could consider.  Of course, there are others.
Sometimes you may combine a variety of them, as I have done.  Or you may do solely one type of writing if it will being in the necessary income.
Some of these […]

By Mary Emma Allen -- 13 comments

May 15th, 2008

Thursday Thirteen- 13 Types Of Home Businesses For Mom Entrepreneurs

 Work at home moms become involved in many types of businesses.There’s so much opportunity out there…on the Internet and offline in a traditional business, or combining the two. Some businesses may involve working entirely from one’s home; others include going to places outside the home, yet using your home as a base.
Here’s simply a […]

By Mary Emma Allen -- 0 comments

March 13th, 2008

Thursday Thirteen - 13 Random Words To Inspire

How can you apply these words to your life and your business? 
Some are nouns, others verbs, and still more are adjectives.  How do they fit into your life? Think how they can inspire and encourage you and others.  They’re in no particular order


How do any of these relate to you?  Share with us. 
(c) 2008 Mary Emma […]

By Mary Emma Allen -- 2 comments

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

December 13th, 2007

Thursday Thirteen - 13 Tips for Easing Customers’ Stress

So often your customers are rushed and stressed this time of year as they finish their shopping, attend school holiday programs, do extra baking, wrap up year-end reports at work and often deal with stormy weather.
How can you make them smile and feel less stressed when they shop with you or visit your online store?
1. […]

By Mary Emma Allen -- 7 comments

November 29th, 2007

Thursday Thirteen - 13 Books to Inspire the Home Business Owner

  Books to inspire, books to inform, books to help you work with people, books simply to enjoy…many of these you’ll find helpful as a home business owner, as well as simply a soujourner on our planet.  Not all of these books will appeal to everyone.  However, you may want to check some of these […]

By Mary Emma Allen -- 5 comments

November 22nd, 2007

Thursday Thirteeen - 13 You Tube Tips - Getting Your Message Across

Everyone from rockstars to politicians are using You Tube or other similar free video storage and distribution services for promotion.
There is potential here for promoting your home business as well.
Given that you know how to operate the basic equipment, here are a few tips on getting your message across.

Introduce yourself and name your business
Speak […]

By Yvonne Russell -- 4 comments



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