The rise of the momtrepreneur

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Say goodbye to the door-to-door Mary Kay lady of the past. Please welcome the new work-from-home woman. Mothers from all over the country are becoming high-profile "influencers" and powerhouse saleswomen. With massive online followings, these savvy moms are creating mini-empires in shockingly short time, and racking up billions in sales in the process. Propelling this trend is the rapid growth of social media. Instagram is expanding rapidly, with 800 million reported accounts. More...


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