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Featured Book Review: Money Making Mamas: Ditch Your Boss, Stay Home & Make Decent Income Working Online

Disclosure: I got this product as part of an advertorial.

Momprenuers, this book is for you! Mommy bloggers and Work at Home Moms (WAHM) are finding their ground as an integral connection between everyday consumers and major and emerging brands looking to reach new targets and increase their reach in their respective industries.  Mamas, give thanks to Lisa Kroulik, author of Money Making Mamas: Ditch Your Boss, Stay Home & Make Decent Income Working Online, for sharing her tricks of the trade.  Written by a mother and for mothers, the tried-and-true information that Kroulik provides is current and an excellent resource based upon her personal business experiences.

Personally, I found exceptional value in the corporate references offered and found much of the information noteworthy as I read Money Making Mamas with pen and paper at hand.  Kroulik serves as a trusted source entrepreneurship advice, having successfully established herself as a WAHM.  Money Making Mamas gives readers answers to the questions that many mothers wish there was a prominent authority to consult with the How-To's of kickstarting a work at home business.  

Author's Description
Lisa Kroulik is a freelance writer and an entrepreneur at heart. Before she found her stride in the writing world, Lisa worked from home as an affiliate marketer, online seller, and a virtual assistant. She has worked at home in some capacity for most of the past twelve years. People ask her how she does it so often that she decided to write a book to answer that question. 

The introduction of "Money Making Mamas" describes the author's own desire to work from home and the journey she took to get there. She then goes on to present in-depth information about five different work-at-home opportunities, including the ones already mentioned. Since the author has done most of the at-home jobs she discusses, her personal experience lends credibility to her narrative. Each chapter begins with a broad-level overview of the work-at-home opportunity before getting into the specifics of what you need to do to start working in that area. 

The visual aids and referrals to online resources help readers form a sense of what working in that field is really like. Lisa provides approximate figures for what you can expect to earn where it is appropriate. In addition to the detailed accounts of several work-at-home jobs, Lisa provides you with guidance about tax issues, PayPal, and other ways to get paid for online work. She discusses the equipment and skills you may need as well as the personal characteristics it takes to be successful as an at-home worker. 

This book is a practical and realistic guide for anyone who desires to work from home to maintain maximum flexibility with his or her schedule. The author never promises that you will get rich following any of her suggestions. As she states in the opening pages of her book, she has "a heart for mothers who want to be at home and a passion for self-employment.” This book is appropriate for parents, students, moonlighters, and anyone else who wants to use the power of the World Wide Web to make a living. Lisa Kroulik gives you the tools, but what you do with them is completely up to you. 

The growing population of moms that are seeking to earn an income by working from their homes will view Kroulik as a mentor that has illustrated the essentials that have been useful to her personal business endeavors. Money Making Mamas: Ditch Your Boss, Stay Home & Make Decent Income Working Online is a book that many mothers will be able to use as a blueprint and provides tools can be referred to often in an online business career.  Money Making Mamas, you have to spend money to make money.  Money Making Mamas: Ditch Your Boss, Stay Home & Make Decent Income Working Online is a worthwhile investment.  What other business investments would you recommend to other moms considering an online work from home business?

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