Lesley Spencer Pyle

Lesley Spencer Pyle is the founder and president of the, Inc. Network which includes Home-Based Working Moms and Pyle has been featured in numerous publications including Forbes, Entrepreneur, Wall Street Journal, USA Today, Parenting, Dr. Laura's Perspectives, Family PC and many others. She has 4 children ages 18 months to 14 years and has been working from home since the first baby was born! Copyright 2008 by Inc. All rights reserved.

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Top 5 Resources for Moms Looking to Start a Home Business

Lesley Spencer Pyle

May 08, 2009

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Women across the country are taking charge of their work and their families’ livelihoods. From starting their own home businesses to telecommuting, millions of moms — many of whom are highly educated, experienced and motivated — are jumping back into the workforce while choosing to work at home.  
For those not sure where to begin, or how to find support, there are a variety of free resources that can help home-based working moms.
My Own Business

Free online course that provides the basic do's and don'ts for starting a business.  The web site contains valuable free information to all viewers including online access to all our 14 sessions, the top ten characteristics of successful entrepreneurs, top 10 do's and don'ts, the entrepreneur's quiz, course outlines of all 14 sessions, important video clips and other important information. The course is presented by successful business owners who point out the common, avoidable mistakes.


SCORE "Counselors to America's Small Business" is a nonprofit association dedicated to educating entrepreneurs and the formation, growth and success of small business nationwide. Volunteers are working or retired business owners, executives and corporate leaders who share their wisdom and lessons learned in business.   SCORE's goal is to help you live your dream. SCORE volunteers are successful entrepreneurs and executives who love business and want to share their knowledge with you, so you can succeed too.
All home businesses need a great looking website to attract clients and customers. But not everyone has the budget or skills to create one. The answer lies in a great website building tool called which gives anyone the ability to create and manage a professional quality website with drag-and-drop simplicity.
Home Based Working Moms

Home Based Working Moms is a professional association and online community of parents who work at home and those who would like to. provides a variety of opportunities and resources to help moms network, learn and grow in their role as a home-based working mom, including publicity opportunities, networking, and freelance opportunities. “Our website aims to give work at home moms ideas, support, tools and connections to help their business flourish,” Lesley Spencer Pyle, HBWM Founder and President says.
Women Entrepreneur

The comprehensive site from the publishers of Entrepreneur magazine includes blogs, articles and videos on a wide range of topics, including sales and marketing, money and finance, branding, human resources and management.  If you need a primer on social marketing on tips to win federal contracts for example, this site has the answers you need.


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