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Carol Perkins: How Sickness Helped Her Discover a Lucrative New Business

Carol Perkins: How Sickness Helped Her Discover a Lucrative New Business

| September 3, 2009 | 0 Comments

Carol Perkins was leading a glamorous life as a model, until she got sick. Now home-bound, she retreated from the world with dogs as her constant companion. She started to sew and create outfits for the dogs of her friends and neighbors, which launched her Harry Barker line of pet accessories and doggie beds.

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Creating a Web Site for Under $100

Creating a Web Site for Under $100

| August 21, 2009 | 0 Comments

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

Understanding the Factors for Small Business Success

| August 18, 2009 | 0 Comments

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

8 Tips to Stimulate Your Small Business

| August 12, 2009 | 24 Comments

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

Erin McKenna: Finding Success with a Vegan Bakery Business

| August 10, 2009 | 3 Comments

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

10 Secrets of Successful Entrepreneurs

| August 8, 2009 | 3 Comments

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

Arvey Krise: Success from Pampering Grandkids

| August 7, 2009 | 2 Comments

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

Sam Walton: 10 Tips on Building a Successful Business

| August 7, 2009 | 0 Comments

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

Secrets of Six-Figure Women

| August 6, 2009 | 1 Comment

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

How to Successfully Start a Home Business

| August 5, 2009 | 0 Comments

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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