The Rise of the Homepreneurs [Infographic]


According to the following infographic by ContactMe, home businesses are in. A home-based business starts up every 11 seconds, and the number of home businesses in the United States nearly doubled in the last decade, from 9.5 million in 2001 to 18.3 million in 2010. These “homepreneurs” generate $427 billion annually, making them truly substantial business competitors. Suffice it to say that we can no longer measure a company’s success by the size of its luxury rental or its upscale high-rise. The homepreneurs are taking over.



About the author: Sarah Tibbling

Sarah Tibbling is a recent graduate from William Paterson University where she was the editor-in-chief of the university’s literary magazine, Zeitgeist. She is a copyediting intern for AlleyWatch and enjoys books, cats and the endless social media scroll.

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