Finding the right business for you
For some people, finding their dream business is easy, they have a lightening moment and know exactly what they want to do. For others its not so straight forward, you might know that you want to run your own business but have no idea what type of business that might be. To help you find out we’ve got some great advice for you to work though. start off by reading our article about Information about Businesses to help you decide what sort of businesses appeal to you. Next read our article about getting to know yourself, this will help you think about which businesses might suit your skills, knowledge and experience. Finally, read our article about prejudices to see if there are great possibilities you’ve unfairly discounted. when you’ve worded your way through these you should have a great checklist to compare business opportunities against.
If you’re after some Inspiration to get you started have a look at our Ten Great Business Ideas for Mums. If you’re keen to work from home try Home Business ideas for Mums. You can also read about where other mums have found their business inspiration.
Franchising and LICENSING
Specific Types of Business
As well having hundreds of stories from people who run different types of businesses, we also have a post on Becoming a Childminder and What it’s really like to run Baby and Toddler Classes.
If you need some encouragement to get started, have a read of Taking the plunge and check out how other Mums have funded their Businesses.
Ever wondered when the Best Time to become a Mumpreneur is? If Running a Business Beats Working? Or What I see like when your Business fails (not as bad as you’d imagine!) We regularly blog about topics of interest to Mums in Business and Mums who want to be in business. You can also check out our more light hearted posts.