Synopses & Reviews
"Filled with practical tips, insights and resources for anyone looking to leave the frenzied city for the relative peace of the country -- and make a living once there". -- Home Office Computing
With 3 out of 4 rural counties out to the countryside is one of the biggest trends of the decade. The stunning reversal can only escalate as more and more big city dwellers seek Small Town USA to escape congestion and crime. As attractive as rural relocation may be, there is one major inhibiting factor: What to do to earn a living in rural America?
Country Bound! comes to the rescue as the most comprehensive book of its kind that shows how to propser in paradise. It provides hundreds of essential tips for turning rural dreams into workable reality. Marilyn and Tom Ross present readers with proven strategies so they can:
-- become successfully self-employed
-- find the right rural job
-- tap into the booming information age
-- buy a moneymaking small town business
-- turn interests or hobbies into regular paychecks
-- Use the Internet to prospect for customers and escalate entrepreneurial opportunities
Offering extensive insights into understanding small town needs and attitudes, the Rosses present a detailed road map to an Eden more and more people seek.
Includes bibliographical references (p. 401-409) and index.