One of the most common questions we are asked is, “How do I start a home business?” My husband and I started PowerHomeBiz.com in 1999, and a decade on the Web has taught me a lot in terms of what to do (and what not to do) when running a home-based business. Here are some […]
Beware of business opportunity companies that uses the name of Google — e.g. Google Money Tree, Google Cash Kit, Google Quick Cash, or whatever the other names are. They are all running a scam using Google’s name. And I must say that they are succeeding pretty well, convincing a lot of people with snapshots of […]
Hope everyone is having a great holiday season, even if the economy is sagging and business owners like you and me are feeling the pinch. It’s almost end of the year, and it’s time again to draw up our New Year’s resolutions for our businesses. Preparing resolutions for the next year is my sort of […]
Balancing family and business for work at home moms is never easy. Here’s what Nicole Simons, founder of Fortunuts.com, says about her own experience in work-life balance.
Many small and home-based entrepreneurs start out small, oftentimes working alone in their businesses. Eventually, their businesses begin to expand that hiring employees become imperative. Then they find that steering their businesses to success is different from managing other people. Managing employees is an entirely different ballgame, and some successful business owners spectacularly fail in […]
Starting a business can be scary, exciting and daunting at the same time — and many become frozen with fear. Learn how to avoid the common excuses of startup entrepreneurs.
I previously wrote about the how to survive life as a work at home mom , which got a great comment from a reader. An article at Lousiana’s ShreveportTimes.com focused on the same topic as well, with some additional tips on how to balance home business and family: Prepare a realistic schedule — and stick […]
I have just been released from the hospital for an emergency surgery last Wednesday. Everything went well, and I am now back home recuperating. But I have not been able to post anything in my blogs, which brings me to the question: If you are hospitalized or get sick, do you have a back up […]
Having a home-based business is a great way for moms to earn money while staying at home. However, the reality is easier said than done. A home-based working mom must be adept in the tricky balancing act of caring for the kids, ensuring the house is in order, and running the business. I have 3 […]
What’s the biggest mistake you did when you were just starting the business? The ideal situation, of course, is to go through the process of starting a business without a single misstep. Unfortunately, that doesn’t always happen. We sometimes trip; or even stumble; or worse, fall flat on our faces. Discounting complete ineptitude and bad […]