Using StumbleUpon

When I first started using social media, Facebook came easy. It is pretty self explanatory and easy to network with others with like interests. Twitter came next and although it looked confusing and overwhelming at first, once you dive in, it really is easy. StumbleUpon is one that I looked at several times and just could not seem to be able to figure out how to use it to its highest benefit. I kind of gave up on it at first until person after person continued to tell me that some of their highest traffic sources was from StumbleUpon....more

New Google Ranking Factors

Back in the spring of 2010, Google had announced that it was not factoring in links shared through social media sites such as Facebook or Twitter in to its rankings. Recently however, Google has changed its mind. These links shared through users on social media sites now have a direct impact on your rankings....more

Womens Procurement Program

The U.S. Small Business Administration came through for women in small business this past Friday by opening up a program called the Women’s Procurement Program which set aside $30 billion dollars in federal funds to be available specifically for women owned small business contracts. This is a big opportunity for women owned small businesses and to see if you meet the qualifications you first have to have a business that is mostly(at least 51%) owned and operated by a woman or women who are U.S. citizens....more

Happy Valentines Day Copreneurs

Happy Valentines Day to all of you out there. Marriage and relationships in general take a lot of work to keep them going strong. Starting up a business takes a lot of work and dedication as well. Running a business well combined with also maintaining the relationships in your life is even more work, which leads me to an article I ran across this morning that reported that one third of all family businesses are run by a husband and wife team. Talk about stress in a marriage....more

Women Reign Supreme When It Comes to Social Media

I have run across several articles lately based on this recent research study by  The Guardian Life Small Business Research Institute. Their study showed that women business owners value social media three times more than their male counterparts. I thought this was very interesting and it made me think that women, in general, like to socialize more than men from my experience and so maybe this also applies to socializing online....more

Different Types of Work From Home Job

For those just getting started looking for a work from home jobs, you should first decide what kind of work you might be interested in doing. Work from home jobs fall into several main categories for the most part and some may not be a good fit for you or your schedule. Virtual call center jobs are one of the most popular types of work from home jobs and there are many companies who hire for this but most of them require you to commit to a fixed schedule and have a quiet background with no screaming children....more

The Difference in a Work-from-Home Job and a Work-from-Home Business

Many women who start looking for work from home are often overwhelmed by the amount of information out there and the overwhelming number of scams they come across. One thing to understand before you get started is what you are really looking for. There are work-from-home jobs and then there are work-from-home businesses. Many people start their search not understanding the differences between the two and not understanding which one they want....more
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Work From Home Scams

When you first start looking for a work from home job it may be a little intimidating. Just Craigslist alone has so many telecommuting jobs listed it is hard to sort through what is real and what is a scam. Here are some things to watch for when searching for a legitimate work from home job. Does the job ask for your resume or application? If the company seems very uninterested in your background or experience chances are it is a scam....more

New here!

Hello everyone! New here and just wanted to introduce myself. I am a work-at-home, homeschooling Mom of four wonderful kids and just started blogging a couple months ago but loving it.Alaina...more