collection of articles can help you learn how to start
and run your own micro business, based at home or
They are written by Wendy
Priesnitz, who has been a micro-business owner and social entrepreneur since 1974, working for most of
that time from a home office.
In 1976, she became co-owner,
with her husband, of The Alternate Press (later to become
known as Life Media), which publishes
Magazine and Life Learning Magazine, Natural Child Magazine,
and Child's Play Magazine, as
well as books and a number of websites.
the 1980s, Wendy championed women-owned businesses, home-based micro-businesses,
by launching the Home Business Network, speaking at conferences, writing how-to articles,
presenting how-to workshops, and participating on national
committees to legitimize and legalize home business at the municipal level.
has taught small business courses to low-income women through a non-profit community economic development
organization, wrote the book
Bringing It Home - A Home Business Start-up
Guide for You and Your Family, wrote a weekly
small business newspaper column for ten years, hosted a
"small business minute" radio show and a television show
featuring small businesses, and mentored
women business owners.
The following are some of
the how-to articles that she has written on the subjects of home-based, micro, and
green business, as well as what has now come to be called "unjobbing."
Bookmark this page, because articles are being added on
an ongoing basis.