Market Trends – How Do We Cope?

| November 25, 2009

Our local weekend newspaper had a lengthy article about market trends this past quarter and the past year, as well as suggesting that at a minimum, the first quarter of next year all business owners should exercise “caution”.  The word caution came into the article because of the status of the economy – sales are […]

Interview with Lillian Weber of JSAW Mastectomy Designs

| November 5, 2009

Lillian Weber says she took a year of sewing in 4H when she was 17 years old, but she forgot all about sewing as she pursued other interests and goals.  After her three children were born, Lillian says “the creative side of me was itching to get out and do something.”  Since money was tight, […]

How To Increase Your Productivity

| October 12, 2009

How many days have you had lately that you just couldn’t “get in gear” to get anything done?  Have you felt like you were just “wandering” and “wondering” and accomplishing nothing?  Unfortunately that happens more often than we’d like to admit when we’re working out of our homes. I’d like to offer a few tips to […]

Are You Desperately Looking For A Part Time Job?

| September 30, 2009

There aren’t too many people in this economy who don’t have stories about hours being cut, jobs lost and benefits reduced IF they still have a job.  Many of those unemployed and underemployed are desperately looking for second and third part time jobs just to be able to pay bills and put food on the […]

Is Motivation REALLY Necessary?

| August 31, 2009

We hear and read a lot about motivation is the key to success, or that only you can motivate yourself, nobody else can motivate you.  Is all that really necessary or just a bunch of hype? For those who still have their 9-5 jobs, I’d assume that it takes a bit of motivation to get […]

Is Fear Of Failure Holding Your Business Back?

| August 24, 2009

Or, is fear of failure keeping you from starting a home business?  The only way you can be assured of not failing is to never do anything! 74% of all American millionaires own their own business.  The first day you start a home-based business you instantly TRIPLE your chances of financial independence! Consider eBay and […]

Start A Business In THIS Economy???

| July 13, 2009

This could be the BEST economy in which to start a HOME business!Think about it – if your hours have been cut or you’ve completely lost your job because of a business closing or downsizing of the business, your personal talents and hobbies could help make a home business very profitable!The July 4, 2009 issue […]

Win $25,000 in the eBay Sellers Challenge

| July 1, 2009

Online auction site eBay has announced their eBay Sellers Challenge for online merchants with an entrepreneurial spirit.  The challenge is open to anyone who wishes to start or expand an eBay business Four grand prize winners will receive $25,000 business grants – one in each of these categories: Full time eBay sellers who want to grow […]

Naming Your New Business or New Product

| June 29, 2009

If you’re wanting to open a business or have come up with an idea for a new product, one of the most important things you have to think about is what to name the business or product.The first thing that comes to mind in naming a business or product may be a “cutsy” name, like “The Sewing […]

Spotlight on Rebecca Ray Designs

| June 26, 2009

Rebecca Yuhasz Smith started her Rebecca Ray Designs handbag business about eleven years ago, but says she feels like an overnight success, even though she’s been working at the business for years.  A couple of years ago she says her business made $24,000, but that all changed pretty rapidly when she won the Country Living […]