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Join us in congratulating Book n Cookin for being named in the Top 100 of the 2014 Home-Based 100 Business Winners in the “Yummiest and Recession Buster Categories!”

Book n Cookin in the Top 100 and in the Top 10 of the “Yummiest and Recession Buster” Categories

Congratulations to Book n Cookin, located in Coral Springs, Florida, for being named in the Top 100 for 2014 Home-Based 100 Business Winners and in the Top 10 of the “Yummiest and Recession Buster” Categories. We caught up with business owner and entrepreneur Robyne Friedland and asked her to answer some questions and share some words of advice and inspiration with our StartupNation audience.

Tell Us About Your Journey

StartupNation: What is your favorite aspect of being an entrepreneur?
Robyne: Seeing the different directions my business takes me.

StartupNation: To what do you attribute your success as an entrepreneur and business owner?
Robyne: I wanted to try something new and challenging.

StartupNation: What ignited the spark in you to start/select your particular business as an entrepreneur?
Robyne: Giving 100% of myself and willing to learn.

StartupNation: What would you say are the top three skills needed to be a successful entrepreneur?

  • Hard work
  • Trust
  • Enthusiasm

Words of Wisdom – Inspiration for Aspiring Entrepreneurs

StartupNation: If you had one piece of advice for someone just starting out, what would it be?
Robyne: Ask veteran business owners for advice.


StartupNation: Where do you find your greatest inspiration?
Robyne: My family!

StartupNation: What is your favorite motivational/business quote as an entrepreneur?
Robyne: If you fail to plan you plan to fail.

StartupNation: A motto you live by?
Robyne: If you are not messy you didn’t have fun.

Tell Us About Your Business, Experiences, & Funding Your Startup

StartupNation: How did you get funding for your startup?
Robyne: A small loan.

StartupNation: Recommendations for others starting out?
Robyne: Try getting sponsored.

Marketing and Building Their Customer Base

StartupNation: How do you market and build your customer base?
Robyne: Vendor fairs and word of mouth.

Learn more about Robyne’s business and view other businesses that entered and placed in the competition by clicking here for the top ten and a full list 2014 Home-Based 100 Business Winners and entrants.

Do you have a startup? Are you a passionate entrepreneur with an idea that has taken off and want to share your success with others? Would you like your business to receive priceless exposure in the media and be positioned to take your business to the next level? Then join us this fall for the 8th Annual StartupNation Home-Based 100 Competition which ranks outstanding home-based businesses and the amazing people behind them! Watch for your change to enter! In the meantime, be sure to visit us daily for new content to support and grow your business!

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