How to Get Local Publicity for Your Small Business

| April 23, 2012

Getting local publicity is a fundamental step when it comes to marketing your small business. In fact, for many small business owners, local marketing is the only type of marketing they know of and need. Here are some great ways to get local publicity: 1) ¬†Get involved in community events. Although donating money to charities […]

How to Thrive On Less in This Tough Economy

| July 14, 2009

This new free ebook by Leo Babauta, author of “The Power of Less”, is loaded with great information and useful tips to help people that are worried about their jobs, businesses, homes and bills.  His “Thriving on Less, Simplifying in a Tough Economy” ebook includes topics like focusing on the essentials, thriving on less, changing […]

5 Reasons You Should Have a Website

| July 2, 2009

Many sewing businesses are local in nature, serving a specific geographic area.  Most owners of these smaller-scale businesses never think of having their own websites, but here are a few of the many reasons a website could help your business.Reason #1:It sets your business apart.You probably already know one or two (or even more) sewing […]

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 […]

Garter Belt Designer Enjoys Successful Niche Business

| May 8, 2009

Ouida Davis in Salisbury, North Carolina has carved out her own little niche business by making fancy garter belts and selling them online at her Originals By Ouida website, as well as through her mother Ruby’s formal wear shop.  Ouida says her frilly accessories are a growing trend for proms and other occasions and that they’re […]

501 Tips, Strategies & Professional Secrets for the Home Business Entrepreneur

| May 6, 2009

We’re very proud to share with you, our valued readers, our new 90 page ebook “501 Tips, Strategies & Professional Secrets for the Home Business Entrepreneur!”  The ebook is yours free when you subscribe to our weekly emails, just type your name and email address in the box at the upper left of this page […]

Keep An Eye on Your Competition Online for Free

| April 24, 2009

Would you like to see how your website traffic compares with your competitors?  You can get that information for free from!  You can compare numbers for your site and any two other sites without even signing in.  Signup for a free account and will report and analyze the traffic for up to five […]

Get Free Alerts for Your Business on Your Mobile Phone

| April 17, 2009

There are a number of excellent services where businesses and individuals can get news alerts, however my new favorite is Yahoo Alerts, as they will also notify you via text message on your mobile phone.  These services are wonderful for small businesses or anyone that needs to keep track of their online reputation and what […]

Could You Use Help With a Product Launch?

| April 15, 2009

Jeff Walker is an Internet guru who has been creating and successfully launching products online since 1996.  The products that he typically creates are informational in nature, and based on topics like business and the stock market.  Over the years Walker has honed his product launch formula and even created a blueprint with simple steps […]

Save Money With Free Software & Services For Your Small Business

| April 10, 2009

Taxes & Money Management Quicken Online provides a free web based service for managing your finances, it includes automatic bill reminders, plus you can check your finances on your mobile phone.TurboTax from Intuit will file your 1040EZ or other simple forms for free.  The Internal Revenue Service also has a list of companies that provide […]