Nonetheless, if being self reliant is the direction you’re heading, you’ve considered starting a home business. Should it be part of your prepping strategy?
An article in the November/December 2014, (#150) issue of “Backwoods Home Magazine” gives excellent advice from someone who has started a home business and knows the ropes. Find out how Patrice Lewis and her husband did it.
To start with, you must have three things…
Networking–connecting with others–is a critical element to success as well.
There’s another piece of advice Patrice Lewis gives which shouldn’t be overlooked. Don’t quit your day job. Of course, that’s assuming you still have one.
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Turn your passion
into a business
By Patrice Lewis
In 1993, my husband and I did something most people merely dream about: we chucked our professional nine-to-five jobs, left urban California, and settled in a rural home in southwestern Oregon. Unable to find work in our fields, we began a home woodcraft business. For the past 21 years (and a subsequent relocation to north Idaho), that woodcraft business has been virtually our sole source of support. It hasn’t made us rich, but it’s allowed us to live our dream of homesteading.
After many questions and inquiries about starting a home craft business, it gradually occurred to me that the operative word in this subject is home, not craft. In other words, it’s the fact that we work at home which spurred more interest than making our particular craft.
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Excerpt used with permission of Backwoods Home Magazine.