Archive for August, 2009

Creating a Web Site for Under $100

| August 21, 2009 | 0 Comments
Creating a Web Site for Under $100

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.

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Understanding the Factors for Small Business Success

| August 18, 2009 | 0 Comments
Understanding the Factors for Small Business Success

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?

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8 Tips to Stimulate Your Small Business

| August 12, 2009 | 24 Comments
8 Tips to Stimulate Your Small Business

Is your business in the doldrums? Are sales slow? Reinvigorate your small business with these eight tips:

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Erin McKenna: Finding Success with a Vegan Bakery Business

| August 10, 2009 | 3 Comments
Erin McKenna: Finding Success with a Vegan Bakery Business

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.

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10 Secrets of Successful Entrepreneurs

| August 8, 2009 | 3 Comments
10 Secrets of Successful Entrepreneurs

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.

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Arvey Krise: Success from Pampering Grandkids

| August 7, 2009 | 2 Comments
Arvey Krise: Success from Pampering Grandkids

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.

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Sam Walton: 10 Tips on Building a Successful Business

| August 7, 2009 | 0 Comments
Sam Walton: 10 Tips on Building a Successful Business

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.

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Secrets of Six-Figure Women

| August 6, 2009 | 1 Comment
Secrets of Six-Figure Women

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 […]

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How to Successfully Start a Home Business

| August 5, 2009 | 0 Comments
How to Successfully Start a Home Business

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.

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Closing Loops: 7 Keys to Small Business Success

| August 3, 2009 | 0 Comments
Closing Loops: 7 Keys to Small Business Success

  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 […]

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