More Americans work at home today than ever before. Is it your turn to make the leap? Running your own home-based business is loaded with fringe benefits - and fraught with potential disasters! Fortunately, living the lifestyle you've always dreamed about is easier than ever with The 30-Second Commute , your guide to launching a home-based business that is both personally and financially rewarding.Written by two of today's leading home business experts, including the U.S. Small Business Administration's 2002 Home Business Advocate of the Year, and loaded with practical information, The 30-Second Commute will help you start and build a successful company while avoiding the most common potholes and roadblocks along the way. You'll discover how to: determine the business that's right for you and the marketplace; write a business plan that virtually ensures your success; find the financing you need to start and grow your business; market and sell your products and services - even if you have NO marketing experience; manage your time effectively, and beat the home-alone blues . Get your business and your family to coexist, and even benefit from each other. There's no better time than now to start your own business. And there's no better place than your own home. So open this book and unlock the secrets to enjoying your own 30-second commute.