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May 28th, 2008

WAHM – What Do We Think We’re Doing It For?


By Jan Ferrante
Work at Home Moms walk a fine line.
Without great, concentrated effort, the boundaries between work and home responsbilities and more importantly… priorities… can become fuzzy. The fallout comes down ironically upon the things that we wished to protect – our time with our children and family.
How many times have you rushed dinner, […]

By Yvonne Russell -- 7 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

May 11th, 2008

Take a Chance - Develop Your Home Business

Taking a Chance
When anyone decides to leave their current job and develop a home business or turn their hobby into a money making venture from their home, they’re taking a chance and jumping into the exciting entrepreneurial field.
 Over the next few days, we’ll be learning from Debbie Yost about developing a daycare business in one’s […]

By Mary Emma Allen -- 3 comments

May 10th, 2008

Preview of Mother’s Day…The Day For Celebrating Moms

 Here at Home Biz Notes, we’re celebrating moms the entire month.  We’re featuring posts about and by moms.  We look at home businesses they’ve developed or are considering.  We realize that mom entrepreneurship is a rapidly growing segment in our society.
Mother’s Day is a time to take a day off from your home business and […]

By Mary Emma Allen -- 0 comments

May 5th, 2008

WAHMS - Why Don’t More Businesses Use Them?

Susan Gunelius, a work at home mom, blogging at Women On Business, asks the question, Why don’t more companies hire stay-at-home moms as consultants, freelancers or as telecommuting employees?
She has an interesting post on this topic, Tapping into the Experience of Stay-at-Home Moms at Women on Business. 
Are you a stay-at-home mom?  Are you considering staying […]

By Mary Emma Allen -- 2 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

December 22nd, 2007

Books For The Home Business Owner…To Relax, To Learn, To Inspire

In her post, Buy Something Just for Yourself for Christmas, Yvonne Russell mentioned books and wondered what others would like to put on their list.   I listed books for home business owners in another post, Thursday Thirteen: 13 Books to Inspire the Home Business Owner.
Do you have books on your list you’d like to share?
In a comment […]

By Mary Emma Allen -- 2 comments

December 7th, 2007

Home Business Owners Ponder, “What Should I Charge?”

“What should I charge,” long has been a quandry for home business owners concerning their products and services. 
Laura Spencer at Work From Home Momma provides some interesting information to consider about the question, “Should You Set Your Initial Price Low to Get Clients?”
Many business owners often think this way because:
*They aren’t confident of their abilities and […]

By Mary Emma Allen -- 2 comments

December 1st, 2007

5 Tips on Making a Successful Business Presentation - A Home Biz Notes Guest Post

We have a guest post today by Laura Spencer of Work From Home Momma.
She has some tips in case you’re invited to give a presentation or talk about your home business. This can be, once you get over any initial hesitancy, a really enjoyable way to spread the word about what you’re […]

By Mary Emma Allen -- 6 comments

November 22nd, 2007

25 Activities to Keep Youngsters Busy in A Home Business Household

Are you’re trying to operate your home business this weekend while the children are home from school?  Do you become dismayed by the many interruptions?  (In the United States, most schools are closed so students have a 4 1/2 day holiday weekend.)
Laura Spencer at Work from Home Momma has just the solution!  Check out her […]

By Mary Emma Allen -- 2 comments