Carla: Tell us a little about yourself.
Scarlet: I am aof two under 6.
Carla: What is your MomsWearYourTees business all about?
Scarlet: I do social media marketing for other websites. It is all about helping businesses get their links out there to increase traffic to their site, create product buzz, and help improve .
Carla: What or who was the inspiration for MomsWearYourTees.com?
Scarlet: The inspriration was my need to find a way to make an income from home.
Carla: How long have you been a work from home mom?
Scarlet: About 5 years. I started as an independent distributor for Young Living and I still do that but added Moms Wear Your Tees into the mix about 5 months ago.
Carla: What did you do before you were a work from home mom?
Scarlet: I was a store manager for companies such as Ann Taylor LOFT and EXPRESS.
Carla: What influenced your decision to become a stay at home mompreneur?
Scarlet: I always knew I wanted to stay at home with my children. I knew that it was right for me and for them. I love spending that time with them and I feel very fortunate to be able to do so.
Carla: How long did it take to begin earning money from MomsWearYourTees?
Scarlet: I did the first month for free. I just promoted sites to get my name out there and my links out there and then I started charging in January.
Carla: What has been your biggest obstacle with your business and how did you overcome it?
Scarlet: My biggest obstacle is time. I just make sure I don't waste any time and that I stay focused on PRODUCTIVE tasks.
Carla: Were there any work from home ventures that you started that didn't work out?
Carla: What has been your biggest success or proudest achievement associated with your business?
Scarlet: I am proud everyday! I am proud when I get a new client and I am proud when I complete their promos. I guess climbling rankings also makes me proud! I do have down days occassionally where I might not have a booking and I feel like I should be doing more! Then I just remind myself it takes one step at a time!
Carla: Where and how do you promote your work from home business/website?
Scarlet: I promote my site every place I can find. The more links you get out the better!
Carla: What resources do you recommend for women who want to start their own business or website?
Scarlet: WAHM Designs does great website hosting and design very affordably. Then use a search engine to find free directories and use social media to get more links back to your site.
Carla: Is there anything that you would have done differently if given the chance?
Scarlet: Yes, I changed hosting on my website and I didn't consider how that would affect my ranks. Now I have to work my way back up!
Carla: What role has networking played with your website / business?
Scarlet: Huge, if not for networking, I would not have traffic!
Carla: Are you open to networking with other work from home moms or aspiring work from home moms? If so, how can they contact you?
Scarlet: I have a entrepreneur linky on my blog they are welcome to use. I also have a contact for on my website. http://momswearyourtees.blogspot.com/2010/04/entrepreneur-small-business-wahm.html
Carla: What words of advice or tips would you give to women who wants to start their own business or website?
Scarlet: Go for it. Make it work. If you really work at it, you can accomplish it.
Carla: What are your goals for the future of your website / business?
Scarlet: My goal for my website is to have a client booked every day. My goal for my blog is to keep increasing my readership. Along the way, I want to enjoy making new friends, and trying and sharing new products with others.
Thank you so much, Scarlet, for allowing us to grill you a little on your website's success!