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Between 1999 and 2020, the number of stay-at-home moms in the United States rose from 6% up to 29%, and up to 90% want to go back to work. However, logistics with children and convenience are often reasons we don’t. A great compromise is becoming a home-based entrepreneur.
Starting a home-based business is a huge commitment. Fortunately, with a little preemptive planning and realistic expectations, it’s also a rewarding experience that gives you the freedom to have the best of both a career and family. From GenZ Education, here’s some advice on how to make it work:
Laying the Groundwork for Success
On the preemptive planning side, there are a few things you can do well before you ever make your first sale to give you more solid ground for success. Two of these are to budget for a website and to make sure that you have a firm grasp of accounting.
Your business’s website should clearly and accurately convey what you do. Make a point to have information about yourself and previous experience in business, even if it doesn’t necessarily relate directly to your chosen entrepreneurial endeavor. Your website will be most effective when designed professionally and with custom features that help you stand out from the competition.