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Today, on Making It In America, Vinnie Politan will feature Holly Reisem Hanna who is a mom entrepreneur committed to helping other women successfully start their own businesses. Her book, The Work at Home Woman is a site dedicated to mom entrepreneurs.  The show airs today at 4 p.m. Eastern.  Making it in America takes viewers into the struggles and triumphs of people trying to carve out their own path to the American Dream.   Viewers will leave armed with ideas they can use in their own lives. Making it in America inspires you to take a risk, reinvent yourself and live your own American dream life.

Making it in America has been featuring Stories of Mompreneurs. According to HLN, Mom entrepreneurs are: everyday women making their dreams come true by turning their passion and skills into real American businesses. Each has a unique story, but every one of them is inspirational and sometimes absolutely amazing. There are 7.8 million women-owned businesses in the U.S. and 88 percent of them are small businesses. Mom entrepreneurs have gone a step further and have found a way to balance motherhood and running a company, all while inspiring others to do the same.
Holly Hanna highlights 10 steps to work-at-home success.  She states that finding a work at home job can be a challenge, but is worth the effort.  Below are 1o steps that she suggests for moms to experience work-at home success (referenced from HLN) .

1: Polish Your Resume

2: Take Inventory of Your Skills and Passions

3: Research Job Opportunities and Companies

4: Connect with Your Network

5: Integrate Social Media into Your Search

6: Utilize Online Job Tools

7: Practice Your Interviewing Skills

8: Dress for Success

9: Follow-Up

10: Don’t Give Up

 


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