Launch a money-making venture from the comfort of your own home.
Starting a home-based business has special challenges. From preparing the right business plan to your first successful sale, The Home-Based Business Kit gives you the tools you need to succeed and make a profit. Experienced home-based business owners give you actionable steps to:
Write Your Business Plan
Analyze Market Data
Prepare a Budget
Manage Your Time
Handle Work-Life Balance
Set Up Your Home Workspace
Negotiate with Vendors
Raise Start-Up Money
Additional features include:
Sample Business, Marketing and Financial Plans
Now is the time to turn your skills, hobby or big idea into real money.
D-M Boulay received her undergraduate degree from Boston College, and both her Master's Degree in Nonprofit Management and her law degree from Hamline University in St. Paul, Minnesota. A veteran of the Vietnam War and past critical care nurse, she started her own law practice 25 years ago. Since then, she has helped many other entrepreneurs to start and manage their own businesses.
Ms. Boulay is an arbitrator and mediator of business disputes. She is past president of the Minnesota Association of Mediators and the Hennepin County Bar Association Section on Dispute Resolution. She is treasurer of the American Association of Nurse Attorney Foundation, a member of the Board of the National Youth Leadership Council, and a former trustee of the Leukemia and Lymphoma Society of Minnesota.
Ms. Boulay is a nurse attorney, small business owner, and coauthor of several Legal Survival Guides with Sphinx Publishing. She currently practices in the Minneapolis-St. Paul area.
Diana Brodman Summers received her JD from DePaul University College of Law and her undergraduate degree from Roosevelt University. She is an arbitrator for both the Cook and DuPage County mandatory arbitration programs and was recently appointed to the Liquor Commission for the City of Downers Grove. Ms. Summers is an active member of the Association of Trial Lawyers of America, the American Bar Association, the DuPage County Bar Association, and the Illinois State Bar Association.
Ms. Summers has taught seminars for lawyers through several bar associations and has written articles on computerizing law offices. She volunteers with other Illinois State Bar Association attorneys in accordance with the local Judge Advocate General's office to provide low-cost legal service for returning members of the military. She currently maintains a law practice in Lisle, Illinois, a suburb of Chicago.