Scrapbooking as a Business

Written by Stephen Bucaro

Continued from page 1

Why not choose to serve several, or all of these areas?

Scrapbooking Business Example

Melody Ross, an Eagle, Idaho mother of five had been scrapbooking for a while, but she couldn't createrepparttar charming prose that she saw in some scrapbooks. She began writing down any interesting prose that she came upon. Eventually Melody collected 400 quotations.

In response to a suggestion by fellow students in a scrapbooking class, Melody ran an ad in a hobby magazine selling a booklet containingrepparttar 117312 quotations. She was surprised to find her mailbox stuffed with over 2000 checks for $8 each. Now all she had to do was actually createrepparttar 117313 booklet!

Today Melody Ross makes over $500.000.00 annually selling her scrapbooking products at more than 4,000 stores acrossrepparttar 117314 U.S. and at her website

For more examples of successful scrapbooking businesses, visit Joan Miller's website Once Upon a Page and Caroline Meisel's website My-Memories Mrs. Grossman's is a very interesting stickers site.

Scrapbooking isrepparttar 117315 fastest growing craft inrepparttar 117316 U.S., and it looks like this trend will continue for some time to come. If you have a passion for scrapbooking and an entrepreneurial spirit, starting a business servingrepparttar 117317 craft of scrapbooking might be your path to success. ---------------------------------------------------------- Resource Box: Copyright(C)2002 Bucaro TecHelp. To learn how to maintain your computer and use it more effectively to design a Web site and make money onrepparttar 117318 Web visit To subscribe to Bucaro TecHelp Newsletter Send a blank email to mailto:bucarotechelp-subscribe@topica. ----------------------------------------------------------


When the Chips are Down, Encouragement Goes a Long Way

Written by Denise Hall

Continued from page 1

The sincerity and personal connect-ability of your writing is most refreshing, and admirable. You have a lot of talent and great instincts.

You are going to go very far indeed. I feel this in my heart and soul, as well as know it in my head. Keep it up. You've got what it takes.

Larry L. Nichols

When Onlyrepparttar Right Words will do, It's Right for You- Right Now! Web Design and Radio Production Custom Created, with a Servant's Heart."

Needless to say, I immediately e-mailed him a VERY grateful thank you message! As it turns out, he's a professional writer! I am EXTREMELY humbled, indeed!

Do you see what I'm getting at? Words like these are what keep us going! Whenever someone pays us a compliment it tells us we're doing a good job. It says, "Hey, don't get discouraged. You're doing just fine. Keep uprepparttar 117311 good work!"

So when you're having a bad day, dig out those encouraging words. Read them, think about them and BELIEVE them.

Pick yourself up and dust yourself off. Get back on your feet and KNOW that you really can make it work! Remember that others believe in you and don't ever stop believing in yourself!

------------------------- Sidenote:

Thanks to ALL of you who have complimented my work! I really appreciate it and I hope you continue to enjoy it. ALL of YOU are what keep me going!

Denise Hall is the owner of Home Business on a Budget which specializes in tools and resources for your home business needs. Visit today. Get weekly articles, tips, information and resources here:

------------------------------------------------------------ This article may be reprinted in its entirety with this resource box included.

    <Back to Page 1 © 2005
Terms of Use