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Old 13th November 2005, 02:29 AM   #1
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Hi - relatively new here.

Currently running two businesses while being a full time mother to 2 wonderful preteens.

The most consuming business and where I spend most of my time right now is with my vacation rentals in Oceanside, CA; Palm Desert, CA; and Georgetown, ME. I've renovated all of them with the help of my husband, and now rent all of them weekly. My current endeavors are rebuilding my web site and implementing ethical SEO techniques. I'm also working on expanded marketing efforts, as my California properties are in competitive marketplaces. I love the challenges of this business, learning and using new internet tools, and making vacation dreams come true.

My other small business is part time consulting in technical areas - primarily medical products and devices. I work on marketing with businesses on anything from new concepts to protecting market share. My background is in the chemical industry, lab supplies, and medical devices. My specialty is technical marketing - helping make complex technical products make sense to buyers in business, sales people, and end users.

I've got a BS in Chemistry, and MBA, and more importantly nearly 13 years experience as a mom! I've learned more about people, human nature, time management, innovation, and getting things done in the past 13 years than in all the others before.

I cannot imagine working anywhere but from home, or for anyone but myself!

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Old 13th November 2005, 11:54 AM   #2

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Cheers to that Melinda

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Old 13th November 2005, 08:55 PM   #3
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Hi Melinda ~

Welcome to the forum! I was actually just researching vacation rentals in the Lake Tahoe area and came across a site that shows vacation rentals by owners. Let me know if you are interested and I'll see if I can find it again.

Also, from one full time mother of a pre-teen myself (my son turns 13 in January)...I think it is great that you are still a "full time" mom!

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Old 13th November 2005, 11:08 PM   #4
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We are glad to have you join us here at the forum, Melinda. Welcome!

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