Rural Business

Entrepreneurs | Making Your Business Work In the Country

As anyone who has done it knows, living in a rural area can be both rewarding and challenging.  Each new day may present new hurdles. Unexpected hardships.  Unfamiliar horizons to explore.

But living in the country also provides opportunities that some living in more confined areas may not have.  In fact in recent years, many rural women have taken advantage of their land and circumstances to setup and run a business of their own.

Everyone Loves Fresh Cut Flowers

Think and consider what you are good at, take the plunge and become an entrepreneur.




What Is Your Forte?

Do People Brag About Your Pastries? That's a Business!

In determining which direction to venture, first consider what you excel at.  Have you always had a green thumb, so that your gardens and yard art make you the talk of the town?  Have friends and family always raved about your specialty desserts?

Consider, what are your interests, your hobbies?

Do you have a knack for crafting beautiful pieces?  Golly, there's a business!

Have you always been adept with horses and maybe worked with some who were troubled or undertrained?
What about teaching beginners how to ride horseback.

Whatever you are good at, you can exploit that talent to build a business and become an entrepreneur.

Planning For Business Success

However, especially with today's economy, success is not always easy or fast.  Rather, it comes to those who carefully plan and implement good business practices right from the start.

You will have to consider such things as finding start-up money, planning for success by writing up a good business plan, scheduling your work around family and other responsibilities.  Of course, we mustn't neglect to take care of ourselves.  The business idea is only the beginning.

How did you decide what business to start at your country home?  What prompted you to take plunge?  Share your experiences with us.

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