How to Become A Successful Mompreneur and Earn Money for your Family

This article is a part of my “How To Be a Mompreneur Series”. You can read the whole series here.

 

In every part of the world, you see moms who are juggling the demands of their families, kids and earning economic freedom. Such mom is often termed as mompreneur doing the toughest job of applying her creativity to earn money from home while raising the kids.

Before going to know how to become a mompreneur, let us discuss what is a mompreneur first. The term mompreneur is an agglomeration of two distinct words, mom, and entrepreneur. That means a mompreneur is a mother who runs her own business or enterprise. It is a relatively new concept and completely a boon of technology where women are able to work from their homes on their career along with looking after the family. As the internet is being easily available to almost everyone out there, it has become easy to run a web-based business than a brick & mortar shop. All such female business owners who have kids and run their own businesses are termed as a mompreneur.

mompreneur doing the toughest job of applying her creativity to earn money from home while raising the kids.

 

 

 

How to Become A Successful Mompreneur and Earn Money for your Family

The ups and downs of economy, growth of nuclear families as well as single parent, advancement of technology, increase in women’s education are some of the important factors that have helped many women to open their own businesses. But it is easy to open a business but hard to maintain and earn from it. I have already discussed how to choose the business as a stay at home mom here and today I will help you to know how to become a successful mompreneur and earn money for your family.

Identify the proper business idea for you

Being women, we better know how the homes are run. Think of things that you cannot live without just like other hundreds of moms. Then identify the businesses which supply those things. Check if you can start something that can help others in life. Moms have the ability to think beyond the conventional aspects and find an income source. Use that ability. But be careful not to go with the flow. You must find a business that interests you. Do not start something that does not attract you. Businesses that have helped someone like you to earn money may not be able to help your demands. Moreover, identify the business which will help you to maintain your work life and family life. You can be an interior designer, a personal stylist, babysitter, pet sitter, gardener, fitness trainer,  blogger, freelancer, craft studio, handloom business, and the list goes on.

Success lies in your passion

To be a successful mompreneur, you must invest your passion into your business. Many mompreneurs run businesses which solve someone’s problem or meet a specific need. It is basically a ‘help’ but the mompreneur gets paid for her time and expertise. So, if you are less passionate about your business, success is a distant dream. Be passionate and give your best to be a successful mompreneur.

This article is a part of my “How To Be a Mompreneur Series”. You can read the whole series here.

Follow a strict routine

Success comes to people who manage time better. If you want to be a successful mompreneur, you must maintain a strict routine and stick to it as well. A strict routine will fetch you the much needed time for your business and for you. Make sure you take your business seriously and act accordingly. Limit your TV time and social media time. Let us all admit that social media is a time killer machine that eats up your creativity. Being an entrepreneur, it is necessary to build a social media presence but be sure you use wisely. Use a meal planner for your meals and shop and cook according to it. If your dishes can be cooked in batches and put in the freezers, do it. If you love to cook fresh meals every day, make sure to include things that can be cooked in a limited time. Keep the elaborate cooking for weekends.

How to Become A Successful Mompreneur and Earn Money for your Family

Do not multi-task things that you have little to zero knowledge

Ok. Let’s admit. We are not master of all trades. There are things that need our attention in a business but we may not have 100% knowledge of it. In such cases, it is advisable to hire someone for those tasks. The ‘someone’ can be your best friend, your husband or some other freelancer who can do it. Multitasking kills your creativity and hence hampers your business. Hiring someone for your business will also help in networking and it can help you in future for collaborations.

Involve kids

Kids love to act as ‘grown-ups’. They love to help their parents and it gives them the much needed ‘grown-ups’ feelings. Make sure you involve your kids in your business at some points so that they do not feel left out. Children can be involved in works like redecorating your office space, cleaning the newspapers and other papers or labeling your products. It will save your time and give them a sense of responsibility too. Reward the kids so that their spirits are elated too.

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This article is a part of my “How To Be a Mompreneur Series”. You can read the whole series here.

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