How Business Books Jumpstart Your Home Business!

| January 6, 2010

As unemployment continues to skyrocket, every week there are more and more people losing their jobs, reaching the end of unemployment dollars or having their hours cut back so far they can no longer make ends meet.   Now is the time to look into starting your own home business.  There are many home businesses that […]

Increase Profits By Increasing Services

| January 4, 2010

Regardless of the type of sewing business you are in, there are always a number of ways you can increase your profits by increasing the services that you offer.  Here are a few suggestions: ** If you do alterations, how about making a few assorted craft items from scraps of fabric you may have on […]

Stay At Home Mom Stitches up a High Dollar Mitten Business

| December 17, 2009

Megan Woods, a stay at home mom with three children from Brookline, Massachusetts, was looking for something to do after her children started school.  Then last year her mom sent her a pair of handcrafted mittens for Christmas and Woods convinced her mom to start up a business together. Now Woods spends her time sifting […]

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 […]