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Louise Dewey | 30 Women Who Mean Business Series

Louise Dewey is the host of the Baby Boomer Babe podcast and a real joy to be around. Describe your business in 3 to 5 sentences. My business is evolving every day, but the gist of it is to assist women between 50 and 70 (Baby Boomers) who want more out of life. Some may just want more friends, and fun places to go and do things; others may want to start a business; or they may have lost their […]

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Customer Retention Strategy: Treat Your Clients to a Halloween Treat

Customer retention is not as hard as you think. If you want to keep them coming back for more, treat your clients to an occasional treat. Halloween is the perfect time to do so! During the major holidays like Christmas, your clients are inundated with cards and gifts. If you send something when everyone else is sending, your gesture is likely to get lost in the crowd. When was the last time someone sent YOU a Halloween treat? Oh really? […]

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Cynthia Powell Shares How She Got to the Top of Organic Google Search | Podcast #008

Cynthia Powell, mother of three boys, has been a work at home for 15 years.  Her company, Chicks and Cubs, offers heirloom baby shoe bronzing services.  Her background in chemical engineering did not prepare her for the realities of business ownership.  However, she has learned to step outside of her comfort zone and embrace challenges.  Today, she shares the marketing secrets that keep her website at the top of organic Google search for her niche, year after year. She’s Come […]

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Peggy Vincent Explains What Aspiring Work-at-Home Moms Need to Know about Pricing, Promotion and the Loneliness Factor | Podcast #006

Peggy Vincent is the innovator of the glow in the dark pillowcase.  She was a young, single professional when she launched her company, Comfy Cozy, Inc. in the mid-1990s.  Peggy shares how her products, company and expectations all changed with marriage and children. Common Threads Peggy and I first met around the year 2000.  We belonged to a small, online mastermind of work-at-home moms we called SuperWAHMz.   Lynn Korff, of Korff Ceramic Originals, hand-picked our group who provided support […]

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Send Out Flowers for Valentine’s Day

I’ve been married now for about 16 years to a great guy. My husband Shane is creative, and supportive, and he sucks at Valentine’s Day. I gave up hoping years ago. Now, February 14th is just another day, and I schedule my day accordingly. I am perfectly okay with it. What he lacks in romance, he makes up for in encouragement. Heck, he produces my podcasts and videos. He has spent hours creating the artwork, formatting the templates, researching and […]

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Interview: Sandy Schmidt of You are Special Patterns and the Olde Country Cupboard

Note: It is with profound sadness that we report, Sandy Schmidt passed away on Sept 5, 2013.   Sandy Schmidt of Starke, Florida, cancer survivor and mother of one, shares her experiences owning two businesses simultaneously.  MG:  What is the name of your business? SS:  I have two pattern companies You are Special Patterns and the Olde Country Cupboard. MG:  Where do you sell your products? SS:  I sell my products on line via facebook and my blog, plu in CountrySampler […]

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