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If you are a stay at home mom entrepreneur, or you are thinking about becoming a stay at home entrepreneur, then you’re going to want to read about these inspiring success stories of stay at home moms just like you who achieved tremendous success in a business built right out of their home.
These success stories are courtesy of 3DCart, a great E-commerce solution you should consider if you want an online store (I go into more detail about them in this comparison review of 3DCart & Shopify).
- EasyLunchboxes: A creative stay at home mom started this business to help other moms pack healthy lunches for their children quicker and was based on the Japanese art of food packing. She still runs her business entirely from home and by herself, even several years (and millions in profit) later!
- GetBetterBack: A San Francisco stay at home mom invented this wonderful creation as a back brace meant to help posture & alleviate chronic back pain. After a Kickstarter campaign helped her raise over $1.5 million, it has turned into a multi-million dollar business!
- Aden & Anais: A mother of four started an online baby supply store that fit a need in the United States (muslin swaddle blankets) and has now reached over a million in revenue!
- Spanx: A mother of four designed a hosiery solution and is now one of the biggest hoisery business in the world, even being endorsed by celebrities, including Oprah!
The next three are courtesy of Yahoo Finance (by the way, speaking of Yahoo, Yahoo Small Business is a great resource for anyone starting or running a business)
- Virtual Vocations: After having trouble finding remote work she could do as a stay at home mom, a proactive mother started Virtual Vocations, which is now the #1 all-telecommute job board on the internet
- Healthy Recipes: After taking time off to be with her children, this mom started the Healthy Recipes blog, which now generates over 1 million page view and a 6-figure income
- One Stop Life Insurance: A mom started One Stop Life Insurance which helps families all across the U.S. secure life insurance for kids with pre-existing conditions
Inspired yet? Well, you should be because the thing is, you’re just as smart and capable as these women, and I know this because you took the time to seek out this information, which means you are serious about that and serious about success!
So maybe you already have the next great idea, which is awesome! But maybe you don’t. And if that is the case, that’s all right, because we have some ideas that might springboard a great idea for you:
- Start a Mom Blog: After all, you are a mom, so who better to give advice for other mothers? Find out more information here.
- Start a Subscription Box Service: This is a small business idea that is really been taking off recently – and this is something you can really make your own. Find out more information here.
- Start a Dropshipping Business: Dropshipping is another fairly new business model, and one that can be quite profitable, as outlined here.
- Create a Review Website like Yelp: A great business that can earn money from other people’s opinions, which means it is more passive and therefore perfect for a busy state at home mother! Find out more information here.
- Start a Fashion Blog: This is a great idea for anyone who loves fashion. Find out more information here.
- Start a Political Blog: If you have lots of opinions regarding politics, then take your opinions to keyboard and get started on a political blog! We give tips on how to monetize a political blog here.
- Start a Real Estate Website: There is a lot of money in real estate – and you can have in on some of that money with a real estate website, and we go into detail about real estate websites here.
- Become a Beauty Blogger: Beauty bloggers can make a lot of money – and have a lot of fun doing so! Find out more information here.
- Start a Product Review Website: Have a lot of opinions? Then start reviewing products on a product review website! Find out more information here.
- Start an Online Fitness Business: This is the perfect business for you if you are passionate about fitness. Find out more information here.
- Sell Jewelry Online: Love jewelry? Then you’ll love having a business all about jewelry! Find out more information here.
- Start a Crochet Business: If you love crochet, then I know you will love to make money doing something you love! Find out more information here.
Now you might be thinking, this sounds great, but can I really earn money? Then check out our ways to make money with an online business here for some great tips on how to make money as a stay at home mom with an online business! If you already have a business and you want to make more money, check this list out, too!
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