- 1. Who is an Entrepreneurial Parent?
- An Entrepreneurial Parent
(EP) is a work-at-home professional
who is also a parent of children under 18 years old. The Entrepreneurial Parent is designed to bring EPs together and to support them in their
efforts to balance work and family under one roof.
- 2. Who can join?
- Parents who are self-employed
or working towards self-employment, and/or who are work-at-home
professionals. This includes all business owners in the SOHO
(Small Office Home Office) work force, as well as freelancers,
consultants and telecommuters. We also welcome EP supporters -- including
friends, relatives, clients, customers and anyone else who supports
EPs in their quest for a viable work-family
You do not need to
be turning a profit to be an Entrepreneurial
Many EPs work in their home office to keep their professional
careers afloat while engaging in their primary work of raising
young children. This can leave little time for money-making activities.
If you're an EP with happy children, rewarding work
and barely- break-even earnings, then you're a success in our
- 3. Do I have to pay dues to become an Entrepreneurial Parent?
- No, we realize that many EPs are on tight budgets and are struggling to balance
work and family through limited resources. That's why we have
two levels of membership: Associate Membership in the EP
and Executive Membership in the National
Association of Entrepreneurial Parents (NAEP). Associate
Membership is free; NAEP
Membership is $60 for 2 full years of membership,
with a reduced $25 annual renewal rate. Click the above
links to learn the membership benefits of each option.
- 4. What are the
- The EP Profiles are a Showcase
-- who we are, what we do, why we do it.
It's where you can:
- Spread the word about your business
and/or home career.
- Stand up and be counted as an
- Celebrate your work@home lifestyle
with the world!
- The EP Showcase features all of our Executive Members, and being a part of it is an excellent way to
promote your business. If you would like to learn more about
- 5. As an Entrepreneurial Parent, will I be entitled
to a free link at the EP Site?
- Yes, we'd love to exchange links.
If you have your own web site, you can pick up your "Entrepreneurial Parent" button right
here and have it link back to the home page of EP (http://www.en-parent.com). Then email us and let us know
you're proud to be an
and we'll provide free links
back to your site, next to your listings in the EP Member and Business Directories.
- 6. What if I don't have a web site but would like
to be a member. Can I still be part of the EP
- But of course! Just join our
mailing list and become part of our virtual community. You can
join anonymously and
receive your electronic copy of EPnews twice a month, or you can fill out the Associate
Membership Form to request an email listing in the EP Member Directory.
- Also, for EPs who don't have a web site, joining the
EP Community as a NAEP
is an excellent option because it includes a Member Profile Page that advertises your
business all year long, as well as NAEP Chapter Guidelines to start your own local
support group of EPs, an EP product you can put to immediate use,
a listing in our annual, hard copy EP Membership Directory, and many other valuable
benefits. To read more about becoming an Executive Member of EP by joining the National Association
of Entrepreneurial Parents (NAEP), click here.
thank you for your interest and your support! If you have any
further questions, feel free to ask directly at: [email protected]