Monday, May 11, 2009

Small and Home Business Blog Carnival - May 2009

Welcome to the May 11, 2009 edition of small and home business carnival. Yet again, this is a blog carnival chock-o-block, full of great submissions. Enjoy reading and I hope you learn at least one new thing!

(Note - Please remember to only submit one post per blog per edition. Thanks for making this a great blog carnival.)


Home Based Business presents 21 Steps To Home Business Success posted at Online Home-Based Business Opportunity, saying, "Fifty million home-based businesses will be in operation by 1997, according to Link Resource's National Work-at Home Survey. All around the country, people who want more control over their lives are starting home businesses"

Aditi Walsh presents Are You Becoming The Entrepreneur You Want To Be? posted at Web Marketing Rebel, saying, "As Entrepreneurs, we need to believe, and not make-believe, that if we hold a vision, it will manifest, no matter what our circumstances are, what others say, or whether it's been done before or not. This powerful visioning process comes from Tulshi Sen, author of Ancient Secrets of Success for Today's World in this two-part audiocast."

Praveen presents Niche Business Focus: Astrologists Sara Freder and Larry Pesavento posted at My Simple Trading System.

vsocorp presents VSO: Prepare Yourself For The New Kind Of Thinking – Business Thinking posted at VSO Corp: Logica Uspeha, usluga razvitie internet portal., saying, "Business thinking is a foundation of building a successful model of business. So, here You see the main aspects of business thinking!"

Ralph Jean-Paul presents Building Self-Discipline posted at Potential 2 Success, saying, "The most disciplined business people are usually the most organized, efficient and successful. Learn to build self-discipline in your personal and professional life and see the difference it will make."

tina Barrett presents Can't We Just KISS?? posted at Online-Biz-Now, saying, "Great article on what you need to focus on with your home business so that you can make more money more quickly."

Gus Kamassah presents 7 Ways to Organize and Manage Your Home Office For Success posted at Networking CLUES!!.

J.Chu presents How To Solve The Obtacles And Start Your Own Business Now (Part One) posted at SUCCESS REVOLUTION.

Richard Adams presents How To Increase Your Mailing List Signups posted at Building A List.

Patricia Turner presents 100 Useful, Free, Open Courses and Lectures for Small Business Owners posted at Online MBA Guide : Top Online MBA Reviews.

Lindsay presents Your Home Business May Have Extra Home Security Requirements posted at Home Security Beat.

John Tedder presents I’m Starting a Flea Market posted at Tedder's Random Notes, saying, "I'm starting a flea market in my 4 acre back yard in May. I'm also opening a snack bar. The first floor used to be a tavern / restaurant."

Phil B. presents The Advantages and Disadvantages of eStatements posted at Phil for Humanity, saying, "With the advent of the Internet, many companies have stopped mailing regular statements to their customers. Instead, companies now prefer to send electronic statements or eStatements."

Shawn M. Driscoll presents What's Your Story? posted at Shawn Driscoll.

Brian Reilly presents 2009 Is A Horrible Time To Sell My Business-You Could Be Horribly Wrong posted at Merger and Acquisiton Advice, saying, "Selling your business in 2009"

Steven Lohrenz presents Culling the Herd posted at Steven Lohrenz.

Brian Terry presents Simplifying the complex to help you succeed… posted at Big Selling Website Design.

Melissa presents Safety Tips To Consider When Applying to Craiglist Jobs or Gigs posted at

Paul Dickinson presents 5 Bloggers give their top 3 tips on Productivitity posted at Live Without Work, saying, "5 bloggers give their top 3 productivity tips"

Rosemary Peavler presents Remember to Keep Your Tax Records! posted at Business Finance.

Peter Lee presents Top 7 Tips To Free Affiliate Programs Success posted at Work From Home Business Blog.

ChristianPF presents How to make money with a blog posted at Money in the Bible | Christian Personal Finance Blog, saying, "This is a really long article I wrote about how I replaced my day job with earnings from my blog..."

Steve Faber presents Success - It Really Can Be Who You Know posted at DebtBlog.

Get800today presents Drive Traffic to Your Company with a Toll Free Number posted at Toll Free Numbers Blog.

debt kid presents Staying Motivated When Everything is Going Well posted at DebtKid.

Tisha Tolar presents Set Goals and then Set Them Higher posted at Empowering Mom.

Matthew Paulson presents Tips for Making the Most of a Job Fair posted at American Consumer News.

Jacques Groenewald presents Millionare Mindset - How to think like a millionare posted at Monkeyprofit, saying, "A guide to understanding how you should think if you wish to become a millionare and prosper in life"

internet business

Ian Richardson presents Wordpress 2.7 Plugin Widget, Global Translator. posted at Make Everything EzyAs123, saying, "Recently I was noticing a lot of traffic from other countries, especially when I was using yet another excellent plugin which shows you what people are searching for and find your blog."

Mariano DiFabio presents A Little Birdie Told Me: The Twitter Primer posted at The Web and You, saying, "Heard about twitter, but unsure why you might want to use it? This primer speaks a little about my own experiences with the service in my first week of using it, and my attempt to "get" why it could be a big thing."

Richard Adams presents What Are The Benefits Of Setting Up An Ebay Store? posted at Open An Online Store.

Tbarr presents To Make Money Online You Need Traffic, And Lots Of It posted at Resources For Affiliates, saying, "Helpful hints on the best way to generate an ongoing stream of targeted traffic"

Peter OBrien presents Create A Wordpress Blog To Generate Profits posted at Free Internet Marketing Tips, saying, "Many people dream of blogging for profit, and this goal is not far beyond the reach of someone with average intelligence, a willingness to work hard, and a basic grasp of blogging technology. However, very few people manage to reap the profits they want from their blog. Most people who attempt to make money with their blogs do not succeed for two reasons."

Jordan presents Being Creative Goes A Long Way Online posted at Jordan's Internet Marketing Guide.

farid presents Build One-Way Links With 10000 MyArticleNetwork Blogs posted at Easy Ways To Make Money From Blog And Get Profit, saying, "would you like to get fast and evective one-way backlinks? if your answer is yes than this is your best chance to make it happen. With this network you can build one-way backlinks quicker than you can imagine, submit your article to 10000 blogs relevant with your niche, and put 3 link inside the article to make triple backlink, and aslo you can rewrite the article to make sure the search engine index your article..."

LeadMastersUSA presents How A Website Evaluation Can Help Your Business Make More Money Online posted at LeadMastersUSA, saying, "The real secret to marketing on the Internet is not making proper use of technology, but rather how you communicate with people."

Debbie Foster presents Private Label Rights Products posted at Internet Income - The Journey.

Sam Fox presents What Is The Best Internet Business To Get Into In This Economy? posted at Affiliate Marketing 4 Cash.

Andrew Peel presents Creating a business plan for your online business posted at APeel Solutions Blog, saying, "You are excited in being involved in the new forms of income from the Internet? If so, you must first think straight because you can"

Marketing Ace presents The Things To Know About Web Hosting posted at Internet Marketing Ace.

Shaun Connell presents The 10-Step-Plan: How to Make Money Online posted at Make Money Online, saying, "The Internet is filled with thousands of blogs that teach tips for making money online — unfortunately, very few give you a detailed tutorial for how to build your own website that will contually earn an income indefinately. That’s what this page is for."

money & finance

MoneyNing presents Everbank Review posted at Money Ning, saying, "EverBank is one of the best banks and it offers a very high rate with its money market account and even checking account. You should check it out."

jim presents Best Business Credit Cards posted at Blueprint for Financial Prosperity.

Natalia presents Money Management in Forex - Learn It Before You Trade Forex posted at, saying, "This article is about Money Management in Forex Trading. Money Management is one of the most important things that Forex traders should know."

American Entrepreneurship presents Tips to Reduce Business Credit Card Debt posted at American Entrepreneurship.

Leave Debt Behind presents Quick and Easy Ways Your Teen Can Make Money posted at Leave Debt Behind.

Wise Bread presents Can't Get A Bank Loan? 8 Other Ways To Finance Your Business posted at Wisebread.

nickel presents Best Business Credit Cards: What's Hot, What's Not posted at

cody butler presents 3 Steps To Financial Freedom posted at Dream Life Coaching Blog. Ask your questions., saying, "If you wish to be financially free then you must start your own business, here are three steps."


Margaret Garcia presents 100 Resources for Laid Off Employees and Job Hunters posted at Construction Management Degrees.

Fiona Lohrenz presents A Late, Great Idea posted at Child Care Only.

sales & marketing

Jeremy Ulmer presents How To Cold Call Effectively: What To Say First posted at Sales Coaching | Business Coaching | Life Coaching, saying, "important skills for the biz owner...."

Terri Holley presents Relationship Marketing: What is Most Important posted at creative blog solutions.

Franck Silvestre presents Keep Your Marketing And Products Simple And Intuitive posted at Internet Marketing Mentor.

Susan Tatum presents How to Get More Leads at No Extra Cost posted at Technology Marketing by Tatum Marketing.

Jim DeSantis presents PPC Marketing: Instant Traffic, Instant Sales, Or Instant Bankruptcy? posted at On Line Tribune | Internet Marketing Blog, saying, "The world of Pay-Per-Click (PPC) is like having the keys to a bank vault stuffed with cash, yours for the taking anytime you like - If you know what you are doing. Finding out what to do so you don't go broke fast is the challenge. So, how do you break the bank?"

Jimmy Adames presents Email Marketing Tips - 7 Quality Tips For A Successful Email Marketing Campaign posted at Internet Business Building.

Sarah Johnson presents Your Unique Selling Proposition posted at Sarah Johnson Copywriting.

Larry Johnson presents Beginners Simple Guide To Get More Sales posted at Home Business Views, saying, "Do you find yourself frustrated with your promotion and marketing of affiliate programs? Are the sales that you had hoped for just not coming in? For years I experienced the same problem. Finally it dawned on me what I was doing wrong and how to correct it."

Bobby Leong presents How to Select Network Marketing Companies for Residual Income posted at Global Domains International Tips.


Kathleen Gaga presents Is Twitter useful or a waste of time for authors? Judge for yourself posted at Street Smarts Marketing & Promotions, saying, "Is Twitter useful or a waste of time for authors?"

Mike Spencer presents Unique Article Wizard Strikes Again posted at Affiliate Marketing Tips, saying, "Getting your articles published on line just got a whole lot easier thanks to unique article wizard."

Thursday Bram presents Putting Social Media on the Table posted at

Stephen Dean presents Conversion Rates Are Relative posted at Copywriting Dean.

James presents Work From Home - Writing Your First Freelance Article posted at Making Money Freelance Writing, saying, "The most intimidating thing for me getting started with working from home by freelance writing was writing my first article! I've covered some basics for writing your first article in your efforts to make money working at home."

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