In Business? Why You Need a Mailing List

Lately I’ve had several people ask me WHY they need a mailing list. It’s true that in the marketplace today, we hear many things about newsletters and mailing lists. Most experts will tell you that if you’re in business – whether it be direct sales, writing, selling your own product or service – you NEED […]

Work From Home Tips – Top 10 Ways to Get Traffic to Your Blog/Website

We all know the importance of regularly blogging or updating your website. But so many entrepreneurs and work-at-home moms have problems in being consistent and doing it regularly as they run out of ideas on what to do. To be effective, it’s important to be consistent and do it regularly. These tips should help you […]

How Do You Organize Your Time When the Kids Are in School?

I read an article online recently that called the beginning of the school year the “New Year for Moms.” I think that’s an appropriate title as it does feel like the start of a new year now that my kids are back in school. For those of us running businesses, it’s also just a few […]

Saving Money to Stay Home

Usually when I write something have to do with working from home, it’s about how to create an income. However, making money isn’t the only necessary ingredient in the stay-at-home recipe. The flip side of the coin is making some sacrifices and finding ways to save money.   When my husband and I first made […]

Listening To The Right Voice

For me, every day is filled with voices. There are the sweet voices of my children, the warm voice of my husband and even the near-silent voice of our gecko. And then there are the voices in my head. Do you know the ones I’m talking about? The voices that urge you to quit; that […]

Changing Your Definition of Success

As a Christian Business Coach, one thing that I work on with all of my clients is their definition of success. We live in a society where a successful person is defined as one who makes money and influences others. God’s economy, and His business practices, are upside-down when compared with the world’s. We’re told […]

Five Tips For Landing a Legitimate Work-at-Home Job

According to the latest American Community Survey data, there are approximately 2.8 million people, not including the self employed or unpaid volunteers, who consider home their primary place of work. The struggling American economy has created the need for companies to cut back as much as possible. This has created growth in the work-at-home industry […]

How To Get Started Selling Advertising On Your Website

When I began Christian Work at Home Moms in late 2000 it seemed like a natural thing to include advertising from moms who wanted to reach other moms with the business opportunities. I didn’t really have a strategy in mind; I simply stuck some ads on my website and waited for new advertisers to contact […]

Avoiding Distractions

Do you find yourself checking your email every five minutes? Or chatting on the phone when you are supposed to be working? Distractions are a part of life, but that doesn’t mean they have to control your days. Here are a few ideas to help you keep on task. Close your email This may seem […]

How to Stay Focused On God When Life Feels Out Of Control

Keeping our eyes on the Lord can be tough, especially when life feels out of our control. Here are a few tips I have for how to stay focused.

Business Success Tips – Six Summertime Survival Tips For Work-at-Home Moms

Summer is one of the most difficult seasons for entrepreneur moms. Juggling work with kids who need extra attention and outside playtime can make for some stressful days. You want to have fun, but you also know that the demands of business require your attention. Here are a few tips that will help you get […]

So You Want To Start a Business – Six Steps To Help You Succeed

When starting a business the first step is easy. Before we do anything else we must simply decide to begin. Every decision following that one tends to be more difficult. However, we have a few tips to help get your started down the path to starting your dream business. 1. Choose the right business. If […]

Christian Work at Home Mom: Let God Invade Your Business?

A few years ago I had one of those “lightning bolt” moments. Each year I sit down to write out goals and dreams for my business. This particular year, as I sat and thought through what I hoped to accomplish in the upcoming year, how I hoped to help people, it hit me. Where does […]

So You Want To Create A Marketing Plan: Six Tips To Make It Happen

A marketing plan outlines the basics for how you want to market your business. Your marketing plan helps you establish, direct and coordinate your marketing efforts. It’s your roadmap for success.  Your marketing plan allows you to understand your customer base, better determine exactly how products or services will benefit those clients, and create a […]

So You Want To Master Social Media – Ten Tips to Help You Succeed

It’s official. Social media is here to stay. It’s not a fad like so many initially thought and it isn’t going anywhere soon. Businesses have realized that not only is it a great way to connect with current clients, but a great way to land potential clients as well. And that’s only the beginning. Social […]

Entrepreneurs – Business Start Up Tips For Ultimate Success

We know what it’s like.  You have a great idea and are ready to begin building your business, but how do you know where to start? What are the first steps that you should take? Below are a few tips to get you started in the right direction. Have a Plan & Work That Plan […]

Three Tips To Get You Started Blogging for Business

Over the last several years blogging has become the foundation for social media campaigns of businesses big and small. Where Facebook and Twitter help keep companies in the limelight, spreading the word about special events, discounts and newsworthy items, blogs are the place where companies build their reputation and make sales. As popular as blogging […]

Ten Twitter Tips For Work-at-Home Moms

Social Media is quickly growing into one of the most-used marketing tools for work-at-home moms. One of the largest social media websites, Twitter.com, can be an effective way to spread the word about your business and learn from other top representatives in your business niche. However, it can take a lot of time to determine […]

Juggling Work and Family When You Work at Home

Q: I have been having my home based business for three years now and I still am struggling with how to juggle business and being a mom, wife and housekeeper. How do you juggle these? I want to make this a success, but so far it’s only been frustration. My children are four and two […]