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The April-May Issue of HobbyFirm now online

April-May Issue of HobbyFirmGood Friday morning, everyone.  I just wanted to let you all know that the newest edition of HobbyFirm Magazine has been publishedd.  It’s up on the site now, at www.HobbyFirm.com and we welcome you to have a look.  For anyone interested in receiving a hard copy by mail, you can purchase yours through HP MagCloud.  Digital editions are always free to read and to subscribe to.

With spring upon us, we look at some sports related hobby businesses in this issue, beginning with the business of sports memorabilia, collecting and auctions of gameworn items.   We also have a look at what was involved for the founds of two amateur sports leagues, the Orange County Adult Soccer League (OCASL) in North Carolina and the New Jersey Amateur Baseball League (NJABL).

We also continue our offerings to promote women in business, looking at two popular sites for networking and communities of women entrepreneurs.  In Canada, we speak with the originator of the Working at Home Moms community (WAHM) [link: www.wahm.com] and in the United States, there is Project Eve [link: www.projecteve.com] which seeks to build a community for networking women business owners.

Read these stories and more: Current Issue: April-May HobbyFirm Magazine

The Role of Online Marketing in Home-based Businesses

The Internet has emerged as one of the most important means of marketing for all kinds of businesses. Individuals interested in setting up their own home-based business can now easily promote their services and/or products, thanks to online marketing. Online marketing can play a crucial role in determining the success of your home-based business, and it is vital to use the right platforms to advertise for your business. Following are some online options that can help your business grow from strength to strength.

How to Advertise a Home-based Business

Advertising is the key to success for any business. Home-based businesses, in particular, require effective advertisement if they are looking to become successful. Although most businesses are usually located in commercial areas, businesses based at home operate from residential areas where traffic is minimal. Since passers-by are few and far between, home-based businesses require smart advertisement in order to inform the market about the kind of services or products they offer. Following are a few such strategies that can help your home-based business achieve the best results.

Keeping Updated on Your Market, While Working from Home

When you work from home, there is a good chance that you’re shut out from the market, buzzing with activities. It is important to keep yourself updated with market information if you want to be successful. Following are a few simple ways through which you can stay up-to-date with the important new developments in your industry.

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