Sign Me Up! How I Went From Traveling Saleswoman to Mompreneur This is my story about how I quit my day job to work from home and raise my family. This truly is the best of both worlds. Becoming a mom for the first time can stir up a lot of mixed feelings: JOY, fear, EXCITEMENT, anxiety, ANTICIPATION…just to name a few. Jennifer-Franklin.com

Work From Home: How I Went From Traveling Saleswoman to Mompreneur

This is my story about how I quit my day job to work from home and raise my family. This truly is the best of both worlds.

How I went from traveling saleswoman to Monpreneur at Jennifer-Franklin.com.

Becoming a mom for the first time can stir up a lot of mixed feelings: JOY, fear, EXCITEMENT, anxiety, ANTICIPATION...just to name a few. 🙂

I was over the moon excited for the arrival of my new baby girl, but scared to death of how I would juggle a traveling sales job and caring for a newborn.

My joy was often overshadowed by the thought of going back to a full-time job that had me traveling across the countryside for weeks at a time and missing my little one grow up while I was away.

I desperately wanted to find a way that I could earn money AND stay home with with my baby girl.

You know when they say, "Where there's a will, there's a way"?

Well, I pretty much willed myself into coming up with a way that I could do both. As I searched online for things like "trendy baby bedding" and "modern diaper bags", there really weren't a lot of amazing places to buy these items. (Sorry Babies 'R Us.)

It was during one of my failed Google searches that I realized I COULD OPEN AN ONLINE BABY BOUTIQUE and offer new moms all of the really cool baby items that I was searching for. It was like an AHA moment for me where the clouds parted and the sun shone through. I pictured what it would look like in my mind and I believed I could do it.

In 2005, I took the plunge and paid a web designer $2900.00 to create a website for my business idea, BabysInStyle.com. It was a HUGE investment for me.

BabysInStyle.com Trendy Baby Boutique | Mompreneur | Jennifer-Franklin.com

For a while my stomach was pretty sick about how I would recover this initial investment. I decided that instead of focusing on the cost, I would dive right into developing my business. I worked hard at growing my business every single day and then it happened.

I got my first sale!

I'm pretty sure if I could do any sort of gymnastics flip, I would have done something spectacular at that very moment.

I was like, "YES! I CAN DO THIS!"

So why am I telling you all of this?

If I Can Do It So Can You!

Maybe...

  • You are exactly where I was a few years ago
  • You have a kicka$$ business idea, but don't know how to set up a website + blog
  • You have some amazing logo, website and social media ideas, but don't know how to tie it all together

I totally GET. IT.

Have we met yet? My name is Jennifer Franklin and I am the Mompreneur behind BabysInStyle.com.

I am crazy PASSIONATE about sharing my online business experiences and helping fellow female entrepreneurs get started the right way - no need to make the same mistakes I did. 🙂

Click the image below to get my FREE workbook where I help you hone in on what you do, who you serve, how you help and what you sell; all before you begin to build your website + blog.


Free Branding Workbook How To Narrow Your Niche and Define Your Customer For Maximum Profits | Jennifer-Franklin.com

How did this happen? 

My first "real job" after college was working as an Advertising Account Executive. But after seven years of traveling the countryside meeting with clients, I yearned to to be home.

By 2005, the entrepreneur in me was dying to be unleashed. I had a burning desire to start an online business that would give me the freedom to work from home with my babies.

Over the years, I have learned so much about operating an online business. I wake up excited to spend the day working from home.

What about you?

  • Do you want to work from home?
  • Are you confused about what kind of business you could start?
  • Is your head is spinning in a million different directions?

STOP right there. Do not pass Go.

Download my FREE workbook that I created to help you put your passions to work. You simply cannot afford to skip this first step. I did (more than once) and I can tell you from experience that it is waaaaaay too hard if you do.


Free Branding Workbook How To Narrow Your Niche and Define Your Customer For Maximum Profits | Jennifer-Franklin.com

Have a great day!

Love Jen Signature Logo | Jennifer-Franklin.com

Like what you see? Join the troop!

Join hundreds of other fearless female entrepreneurs and receive access to my free library of resources for starting and growing your online business.

You are about to enter a Spam Free Zone. Unsubscribe at any time. Powered by ConvertKit

Leave a Comment