After so many years of meeting, working with and interviewing home based business owners, I never get tired of hearing their “how I got started” stories. Maybe it’s because none of the stories are the same, including the ones behind these two businesses.
Business: Cute Beltz, a line of belts and accessories for children 12 months to 6 years young.
Motivation: No existing product was available. “I could never find a belt for my two-year old. My sister had the same issue while shopping for her son. The items I did find were a nuisance as I had to add notches in the belt or use safety pins, which are dangerous for kids,” says designer and founder, Kristen Ford-Stevens. [Read more...]