"Shrewsbury-based Emma Jones started her first business from her spare room at the tender age of 27 and successfully sold it 15 months later. Keen to share her experiences, the budding entrepreneur launched Enterprise Nation just over two years ago. A free, web-based resourcse for people starting and growing a business from home, it offers visitors to the site profiles of successful home business owners, 'how-to' guides, podcasts and a fortnightly video show.
May even sees Emma progress to the ranks of author, with National Work From Home Day being the officiallaunch date for her book Spare Room Start Up - How to start a business from home. "It's a stylish guide with helpful tips aimed at anyone who's considering starting a home-based business," she explains. "Organised into three key themes - business, lifestyle and tecnology - it offers simple solutions and demonstrates the ease and low cost with which a home business can be started." Required reading then."