Isabel Isidro

Isabel Isidro is the editor of WomenHomeBusiness.com. She also writes for PowerHomeBiz.com and Learning from Big Boys .

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Marion Gold: Turning a Jewelry Design Hobby into a Business

| August 1, 2010 | 10 Comments
Marion Gold: Turning a Jewelry Design Hobby into a Business

Detours in life sometimes present new opportunities. After the death of her parents, Marion Gold dabbled in jewelry design, which was a passion of her mother. She initially thought that jewelry design will just be her hobby. We talked with Marion about how she started her jewelry design business, and the challenges she’s currently facing.

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There’s Business in Divorce

| July 11, 2010 | 7 Comments
There’s Business in Divorce

Around the world, it is estimated that there are about 5.676 million divorces per year around the world. Given the huge market, some entrepreneurs are starting businesses that cater to those who are undergoing through divorce. Learn some business ideas that target the market of divorcees, many of which are aimed to helping those move forward in their lives.

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Starting an Organizing Business: Getting that First Customer

| June 28, 2010 | 2 Comments
Starting an Organizing Business: Getting that First Customer

A reader has started an organizing business six months ago. While she has been giving out her business cards, she still has not landed any customers. Here are some suggestions on how she should develop her marketing strategies and some marketing tactics that she could use.

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Join Our Lenovo Computer System Giveaway

| June 22, 2010 | 2 Comments
Join Our Lenovo Computer System Giveaway

WomenHomeBusiness is giving away a Lenovo ThinkCentre A63 tower computer and two ThinkVision L1951P LCD monitors! Our giveaway will start July 7th and end July 11th, with the lucky winner announced on July 13. Watch out for the WomenHomeBusiness Lenovo Computer Giveaway and help us spread the word about this contest!

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Balancing Work and Family: 25 Tips for Home Business Moms

| May 26, 2010 | 1 Comment
Balancing Work and Family: 25 Tips for Home Business Moms

As work at home moms, our biggest challenge is finding the right balance between work and our families. Juggling the demands of our home-based businesses and raising our kids is tough, and many are finding it hard to juggle these two competing priorities. Learn 25 strategies on how to juggle our businesses and raising kids at the same time.

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Shiela Lirio Marcelo: Best Business Ideas Come from Identifying Market Needs

| May 16, 2010 | 2 Comments
Shiela Lirio Marcelo: Best Business Ideas Come from Identifying Market Needs

Sheila Lirio Marcelo, founder and CEO of the largest online marketplace for caregivers Care.com, is one of the most powerful women entrepreneurs, according to Forbes Magazine. Learn how she started Care.com.

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What Inspired You to Start a Business?

| April 22, 2010 | 1 Comment
What Inspired You to Start a Business?

The inspiration to start a business can come from a variety of sources. For most people, the idea to start their business comes after seeing a problem that they want to address. They then look for the root cause of the problem, and identify how the problem can be solved – which then serves as the basis of their business. Learn how some women entrepreneurs found the inspiration to start their businesses.

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Lifestyle Entrepreneurship: Making a Living Out of Your Passions

| April 13, 2010 | 6 Comments
Lifestyle Entrepreneurship: Making a Living Out of Your Passions

Some people are content to live humdrum existence, oftentimes trapped in the lives they have to live doing the work they have to do. However, some people are taking a hold of their lives and are deciding that enough is enough: they are pursuing their passions. What’s more, many of these folks are actually making a living out of what they love most. These are the lifestyle entrepreneurs.

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Choosing the Computer System for Your Home Office

| April 1, 2010 | 2 Comments
Choosing the Computer System for Your Home Office

Computers are a must-have in any home office today. They are an integral part in the operation of most, if not all, businesses – whether bookkeeping, landscaping or web design business. Here are some of the factors that I look for in my computers:

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CurbsideCupcakes.com: Success in Using Social Media

| March 31, 2010 | 7 Comments
CurbsideCupcakes.com: Success in Using Social Media

Some businesses “get” social media, but many still don’t. But for those who understand how to use social media for their marketing, the results can be quite impressive. One home business that gets social media is CurbsideCupcakes.com, a mobile vendor of gourmet cupcakes in the Washington D.C. area. Learn how CurbsideCupcakes.com is growing their business through one tweet and one Facebook friend at a time.

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