Stop Dreaming and Take Action
Are you looking for ways to balance work and your family? Are you thinking about starting a home-based business?
These books, DVDs and websites can help:
Start Your Own Retail Business and More
by the Staff of Entrepreneur Media, Inc. and Ciree Linsenman
Personalized shopping experiences powered by the use of mobile devices has helped nearly double the number of retail stores in operation since the last edition. This guide provides the tools to help retail savvy entrepreneurs start a successful retail business in brick-and-mortar stores, online, mail orders, or kiosks.
How to Start a Home-Based Business – Series
by Various Authors
This series includes titles on home-based businesses such as daycares, retail, craft, app development, web design, graphic design, interior design, food trucks, editorial services and more. Topics include market research, business planning, financing, legal issues, marketing and more.
Moms Mean Business
by Erin Baebler and Lara Galloway
A guide to creating a successful company and happy life as a mom entrepreneur. Includes sections on time management, self-care, owning your business, business planning, productivity tools and more.
After her husband’s unexpected death and subsequent financial woes, suburban mom Nancy Botwin embraces a new profession: the neighborhood pot dealer. And it seems like everyone secretly wants what she’s selling – except for her best friend.
Work at Home Now
by Christine Durst and Michael Haaren
Want to explore the idea of working at home? This book covers it all, from an overview, convincing a boss, avoiding scams, the different types available, networking and reputable sites, freelance and the resume & interview. Tips from actual teleworkers are icing on the cake.
The Digital Mom Handbook
by Audrey McClelland and Colleen Padilla
Mothers have been looking for the middle ground for more than half a century. Staying at home and raising the kids full-time isn’t it. Working full-time and rushing home to tuck the kids in at 7 p.m. sharp ain’t it either. Even part-time work outside the house can be a scramble for most women, as they try to “have it all” between 9 am and 5 pm. In this book McClland and Padilla show other moms how to find middle ground via the frontier of the Internet.
While you may need extra money or want to work from home, this series maybe an entertaining if cautionary lesson in what not to do. After an unremarkable chemistry teacher learns he has terminal cancer, he turns to an exciting life of crime to provide for his loved ones.
Grow Your Handmade Business
by Kari Chapin
Applying her “you-can-do-it” coaching style to the nuts and bolts of business planning, Chapin covers all of the issues involved in turning a creative hobby into a successful business.
More books on Home Craft business
The work at home sourcebook
by Lynie Arden
This expanded sourcebook covers opportunities from starting your own business, telecommuting to salaried full time work at home opportunities. This book includes step-by-step directions for getting a home-based job.
Work-from-Home Web Resources
- Rat Race Rebellion – Looking for a home-based job but don’t know where to start? This website provide leads on home-based jobs and lessons on avoiding scams.
- Dice.com – The career hub for tech.
- Job Seekers – Online library resources for your job search