Archive for August, 2009
Our editor, Isabel M. Isidro, wrote in the PowerHomeBiz.com Small and Home Business Blog an engaging and informative piece on how she redesigned WomenHomeBusiness.com for under $100. Learn how you, too, can create an effective web site for under $100.
We all know the stats: 80 percent of new businesses fail. The question, therefore, is: How can your business be part of the 20% that succeeds and flourishes? With so many businesses being started, why do some succeed while many more fail?
While working in the fashion business, Erin McKenna was diagnosed as allergic to wheat and dairies. Not wanting to totally give up on sugar and sweets, she then tried baking and trying recipes for mouthwatering deserts that she can tolerate. Knowing that she has a winning lineup of goodies convinced her to open her vegan bakery, BabyCakes NYC.
How do you know whether you can be a successful entrepreneur, or if you are better off as a salaried employee? While there is no surefire formula for success, studies have shown that successful entrepreneurs share these ten characteristics. Check if you possess any one of them.
After wearing various hats throughout her career and starting different businesses, Arvey Krise is ready for a new chapter of her life. Now a grandmother, her new passion is pampering her grandkids. To share that joy to other grandparents, Arvey created SpoiledGrandKids.com. SpoiledGrandKids.com is an online store that she says is her “last child” offering unique gifts and clothing for the stylish grandkids.
Sam Walton, the founder of Wal-Mart, grew up poor in a farm community in rural Missouri during the Great Depression. The poverty he experienced while growing up taught him the value of money and to persevere. Today, the store he founded, Wal-Mart, is the world’s #1 retailer. Learn Walton’s winning formula for business.
Do you have what it takes to achieve financial success? Barbara Stanny in her book “Secrets of Six Figure Women” explores the strategies that financially successful women – from entrepreneurs to corporate executives to freelancers and part-timers — employ to reach their highest income potential. According to the author, here are the eight secrets of […]
A home business is a significant endeavor requiring time, energy, foresight and a whole lot of creativity. To increase the chances of your home business succeeding, you need to ensure that some critical elements are present when launching the business. Here are some tips to successfully start a home business.
What is the secret to small business success? According to the book “Loops: The Seven Keys to Small Business Success” by Dr. Mile Chaet and Dr. Stephen Lundin, success in business is all about closing loops – the right loops. The book follows the summer-long study of Tony, a business student assigned by his […]