Today's moms are choosing more frequently to work from home. They opt to stay home to raise the kids but are still looking for something they can do part-time to contribute income to their families. I know the feeling. It happened to me when my first son was born in 2000. I turned to direct sales to enable me to earn money without leaving my baby. Direct sales is a great option for many women. According to the Direct Selling Association census, over 81% of direct sellers are women. There are ... Continue Reading
5 essential motivators to help overworked moms juggle running a family while building a home business.
Working from home while raising children is not an easy task. While your main priority is the care of your family, the added demands of making money from home can sometimes discourage even the best of moms in business. Staying motivated is essential to thriving as a work at home mom. If you find yourself losing motivation from time to time, here are five essential motivators to get you back on track: Take time for yourself. This is often the first solution given to overworked moms, ... Continue Reading
Quick ways to make money for the holiday season by writing and working online.
With the holidays fast approaching, many begin creating shopping lists of gift ideas for friends and loved ones. As the list grows, so does the need for more money. For those looking for ways to earn a little extra income for the holidays, the internet offers many opportunities. You can become a part of someone else’s enterprise or create a business of your own. Every day people search the Internet for all sorts of opportunities with the goal of finding ways to make money with low ... Continue Reading
Learn the five keys to create a website that sells by keeping your customer on the page.
As a mompreneur, your business website is essentially your storefront, business card and most significant marketing material all rolled into one. How your website engages your visitors and customers is essential to your success. If you provide a memorable experience, customers are sure to return time and time again. If you're ready to turn your website into a profit-making tool, then here are five keys to creating a website that sells. Key #1 - Make your website interactive. As ... Continue Reading
Learn five marketing strategies to help get your products in front of your ideal prospects.
Many mompreneurs find their niche in direct sales. From Mary Kay to Pampered Chef and everything in between, women are finding opportunities to create a profitable business from home. But what if sales are declining or that market is all tapped out? Making money in direct sales is mostly about getting as many people as possible to see your offer – the greater the number of people who see it, the greater your chances of making a sale. So which marketing techniques are best suited for ... Continue Reading
If you have a desire to put your strengths and passions to work for you, here are 5 tips for creating your ideal work from home.
More and more women are leaving the corporate environment and opting to work from home. The reasons vary - from wanting to spend more time with children, to having the desire to be one’s own boss. Though there are challenges involved, working from home can offer many advantages for women with an entrepreneurial spirit. If you have a desire to put your strengths and passions to work for you, here are 5 tips for creating your ideal work from home: 1 - Take Inventory of Your ... Continue Reading
Discover five work habits that ruin home businesses and learn the ways to overcome them.
Working from home may seem like the ultimate work arrangement, but it can be pretty challenging to stay focused and get work done. With the relaxed environment and the various temptations begging your attention, you may find yourself less productive at home. If you want to avoid this trap and help ensure your home business has the best opportunities for success, discover these five work habits that ruin home businesses and learn ways to overcome them: 1. Lack of Planning Having a ... Continue Reading
Benefit from your children’s persona in your online marketing without exploiting or embarrassing them.
Say you want to feature your child in a special image on your business’ social media presence, or as the “author” of your email newsletter. What’s the biggest concern? That you'll be lumped in with infamous stage parent nightmares such as Joe Jackson, Kate Gosselin, or Dina Lohan. The good news is, there are ways for your work-at-home business to derive a tangible benefit from your children’s persona in your online marketing without Toddlers & Tiaras exploitation. Follow these top ... Continue Reading