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mumsbuzzar is an online platform that brings a community of mums together: to channel their creative ideas into a product, provide a thriving e-marketplace for mums who are looking to have a launchpad for their home businesses, and get that sense of support and empowerment.

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Entrepreneurship and motherhood require a similar mindset, but being a working mum will require a more supportive safety net to ensure you efficiently juggle between the two demanding roles. Being a mumpreneur comes with loads of challenges that you have to get past to become successful. You will need to efficiently run your business while not forgetting that your family also needs you. In this post, we will dive deep into the challenges you may encounter as a mumpreneur and how to overcome them.

Striking a balance between life and your business is uniquely challenging for mothers. Here are a variety of ways to make sure both are a success.

Design A Priority Based Routine for Yourself

When you are growing your small business and raising kids, it might seem like every task is urgent. However, you will need to learn how to prioritize your daily duties. It will help break down the task into small manageable duties to ensure you are not overwhelmed.

Take five minutes off your morning to determine the tasks you will need to complete throughout the day. Create a routine where you get done with all the urgent tasks. This way, all your greatest needs at work and home will be met.

Set Out Clear Goals That Allow Flexibility

We recommend you categorize your work tasks into four boxes, i.e.

  • Tasks you don’t want to do but you need to.
  • Tasks that you don’t want to do and you don’t need to do.
  • Tasks that you want to do and you need to do.
  • Tasks that you want to do but you do not need to do.

Your daily routine can also include the time you will work on the tasks without interruptions. Ensure you set aside family time, including homework supervision, mealtimes, and playgroups.

Have Realistic Expectations for Your Family and Work

As a mumpreneur, you must understand that your business may not reach seven figures in the first year. Look at where you fit in the market and carefully look at what success in the field will look like for you. You must understand that starting a successful business will require a long ramp-up to become profitable.

You also need to ensure you are doing something you are passionate about. Doing so will ensure you do not give up on your craft when things get hard and will continue to scale out.

You will also need to make a detailed road map that outlines the milestones you plan to achieve with all the specifics on your measuring success. Remember to lay out the plan you need to achieve your goals so that you know what you are working towards.

Create Your Community

When starting your business, you must make many connections, network, and seek out a market to launch your venture. Whether you are a home-based business, such as a home baker, or a clothing designer, you must ensure you put your product in the market as you raise your kids.

Many communities have network mixers through business-oriented lunches, seminars, or outings. Ensure you attend these events to reach out to other mumpreneurs to gain exposure for your business and valuable market connections.

Be Flexible and Mindful

The main character trait of mumpreneurs is their ability to take life’s punches and come out vivtorious. You will have to deal with rescheduling your business meeting due to emergencies with your kids. It is important to accommodate the unexpected in your work routine. This can make a huge difference in your business’s success. You must also understand your priorities to ensure you are a more flexible business owner.

Sell on Mumsbuzzar

Mumsbuzzar is an e-commerce platform designed to help you sell all your organic products and eco-friendly business services from the comfort of your home. Our platform is skillfully designed to allow us to market your business to your target audience and help you increase your sales. At the same time, you get to focus on providing your customers with high-quality products and services.

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