Americans have always been known to be industrious and innovative. Owning your own business or company is a vision that many of us have. It is important to our economy to keep the spirit of entrepreneurship alive. Without small business unemployment will go up and less people will spend money.
With the economic slowdown more and more women are staying home with their children to avoid expensive day care costs. However, without a second income many households are not able to pay all their bills. For this reason, moms are turning to small business and use business networking and business accounting services. Moreover, most moms plan the layout and store design of their own businesses themselves, as well as the labeling of their own brands. Many of them are joining direct sales companies like Scentsy Wickless Candles, Miche Bags or Passion Parties. The more daring stay at home moms follow bigger dreams at start their own small business from home. If you search the web you will find thousands of mom run online stores. With big box companies like Wal-Mart, Amazon and C Stores how do these small online mom shops stay in business? Word of mouth, business coaching, and social media along with mom’s touch of superb customer service is the key to running a successful mom store.
Some stay at home moms will try just about anything to help pay for the groceries. Sometimes they need a little nudge and support from people like you.
Why you should support mom run small business
These moms are just like you and they work extra hard to help our economy grow. Many of them have wonderful ideas but give up when the competition gets too tough. Running an online store with thousands of competitors can be challenging when you have children to look out for and a limited budget to spend on your small business. If you are a stay at home mom you should know how difficult it is to help with your families finances. Children are expensive and many families are struggling in today’s economy.
Next time you are shopping online take a closer look at the store that you are purchasing from. Is it a large company? Is it run by an individual? Where is your money really going? Is it paying some one’s wage overseas or is it helping an American family? Are you shopping on Amazon.com? Who is the Amazon merchant you are ordering from? Is it a large company or a mom run small business? You may be surprised at what you find.
Take a look at these wonderful mom run stores. These amazing ladies work hard and deserve your support.
Mom’s Natural Health and Wellness Shop Discount Health Store
Monkey Business Graphic Design
Pedal Cars and Retro Collectibles
Rocking Horse To Love
Cocoon Wrap Mama Store
Granola Mom for God’s Young Living Store
Mom’s Healthy Market
Becoming Home Grown Etsy Shop
Artists of Derbyshire
The Knitting Journeyman
Hands of Creativity
Mo Betta Surfer Jewelry
Mo Betta Surfer Jewelry on Ebay
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Cascia Talbert is a busy blogger, publisher, freelance writer, online merchant and mother of five children living in The Pacific Northwest. With a B.A. in history and law and a passion for writing and staying healthy, she started The Healthy Moms Magazine in 2007. The Healthy Moms Magazine is currently ranked the top health blog for moms and features several health expert writers and mom bloggers. Ms. Talbert believes that if mothers are well educated on health issues and how to stay healthy, they can pass that information down to their children and reverse the childhood obesity statistics in the U.S.
Ms. Talbert is a featured health blogger at Wellsphere.com and her articles can also be found on ezinearticles.com. She also runs the Healthy Moms Social Network on Ning, manages Mom’s Natural Health and Wellness Shop, and is on the Social Media Advisory Board for America’s Wellness Challenge.