Singles Life Interview: AnnaLaura Brown, Entrepreneur

by Jen on October 29, 2007

We recently interviewed a young single adult named AnnaLaura Brown, who has a successful online business. We wanted to find out how she got started making money online.

Jen: How did you get started selling candles?

AnnaLaura: I found an ad online, read the website, talked with the woman who owns the website, took some time to think about it and then decided to get started.

Jen: Where you looking for a work-from-home opportunity before you learned about this business?

AnnaLaura: I had considered working from home before but was not actively looking. I saw the opportunity and it caught my attention.

Jen: Why do you think selling candles is a good business?

AnnaLaura: 90% of all US households burn candles, they are easy to sell and its fun; people love talking about and smelling candles.

Jen: What makes your candles unique?

AnnaLaura: They are made from an all vegetable wax so they burn clean with no black on the jars and the scent lasts from top to bottom.

Jen: Where did you learn how to make a website?

AnnaLaura: I actually already knew how to make websites as I had taken a class at school on it.

Jen: About how many hours do you work on your business per week?

AnnaLaura: It varies, but usually about 15.

Jen: About how much money do you make per month?

AnnaLaura: My income grows every month and I already make more than enough to pay my rent and I hope to one day make enough to do my business full time.

Jen: What advice would you give to a young woman wanting to start a home business?

AnnaLaura: I recommend taking inventory of what you want to do and of what kinds of things you like as well as talking with others who have already done it in order to make the right decision.

Jen: What advice would you give a girl who wants to learn how to do internet marketing?

AnnaLaura: Read and do research and learn all you can from those who have done it successfully and make sure you have a plan before you start.

Jen: What are your goals for the next 5 years?

AnnaLaura: My big goal for the next 5 years is to pay off all of my debt and make enough money with my business to quit my job.

Find out more and see the candles at ScentedCandlesClub.com.

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