of Small and Home-Based Entrepreneurs
Below are some successful small and home
business entrepreneurs. Learn from their stories and be inspired by their
Lisa Kothari, Founder, Peppers and Pollwogs
Lisa Kothari (Peppers and Pollwogs): Success in Planning Kid's Parties
Lisa Kothari, founder of Peppers and Pollywogs, is a well known author and a nationally known party planning expert. Learn how Lisa started the business and how she is facing the challenges coming her way.
Heather Murphy Monteith, Founder, Baby Loves Disco
Heather Murphy Monteith (Baby Loves Disco): Dancing to Success
Heather Murphy Monteith founded Baby Loves Disco to provide a fun party atmosphere for both kids and adults. Learn how Heather started the business and how she is facing the challenges
Nicole Simons, Founder, Fortunuts
Nicole Simons: Home Business Success Story with Fortunuts
When Nicole Simons sold out again and again her special walnuts in farmers' markets in California, she knew she had the makings of a successful product. Learn how Nicole Simons is steering her gourmet nuts business Fortunuts to success.
Brenda Dronkers, Founder, Pump It Up and Thriving Ink
Brenda Dronkers: Moving from One Successful Business to Another
Brenda Dronkers made her mark by
starting the highly successful inflatable party place for kids called
Pump It Up that grew into a $55 million dollar business with 160
franchises. Now she is ready to face a new challenge with a new clothing
line called Thriving Ink.
Betsy Fein, President, Clutterbusters
Betsy Fein: Success in the Home Organizing Business
A mompreneur, Betsy Fein turned her talent for home organizing into a successful business Clutterbusters, a leading name in professional organizing.
Alison Liebeskind, Founder, Alison Beth
Alison Liebeskind: Making a Mark in the Fashion Industry
Alison Leibeskind, founder and creative force of knitwear fashion accessories company, combines her vast knowledge of visual arts with a solid understanding of her market to push her business to success.
Jenny Lefcourt, Co-Founder, WeddingChannel.com and Bella Pictures
Jenny Lefcourt: Online Wedding Business Pioneer
Jenny Lefcourt is one of the first visionaries who saw the potential of the Web for the wedding business. After leading WeddingChannel.com to success, she is revolutionizing the wedding photography business with her new venture Bella Pictures.
Liz Folger, Founder and Author, BizyMoms.com
Liz Folger: A Stay-at-Home Mom's Success Story
Liz Folger, founder of Bizymoms.com is one of the most visible
work-at-home mom expert, self-syndicated columnist and public speaker
Eileen Coale, Founder, Coale Communications
Eileen Coale: Making It Big in Freelance Copywriting
Eileen Coale has found her niche doing business on the Web as a
freelance copywriter, one of the hottest careers on the Web today.
Richard Busch, Owner, Glenfiddich Farm Pottery
Richard Busch: Who’s Retiring?
Instead of slowing down, a growing number of retirees are opting to
start new careers – as entrepreneurs. Richard Busch, 63, owner of
Glenfiddich Farm Pottery, is part of the growing number of lifestyle
entrepreneurs who started businesses to support the lifestyle that they
love. After a 30-year career as a highly successful magazine editor,
Richard made a 180-degrees turn and quit the job in 1997 at the age of
56 to pursue his passion for pottery.
Marcks, Founder, Geese Police
Geese Police: It's a Geese of a Home Business!
David Marcks discovered a lucrative business opportunity when his dog
chased away the geese at a golf course. Today, Geese Police, a company
that uses dogs to chase geese, is a multi-million business with several
offices across the U.S.
Amilya Antonetti, Founder, Soapworks
Amilya Antonetti: How a Family Need Spurred a Profitable Business
Amilya Antonetti struggled to find a cure for her son’s ailments, and
found with it a successful business. Learn how Amilya started her
business manufacturing hypoallergenic cleaning products and then turning
it into a $10 million business.
Lillian Vernon, Founder, Lillian Vernon Corporation
Lillian Vernon and Her Continued Success in the 21st Century
Lillian Vernon built a hugely successful direct mail catalog business from her kitchen table in the 1950s. Fifty
plus years later, let us learn how Lillian and her company cope with the vastly different business environment of the 21st century.