Be Your Own Boss
I'm making my own money.

Minding your own business might not be as hard as you think!

I've loved computers and technology since I was young. When I was a sophomore in high school, I took a Web design class and discovered I loved designing websites. 

My experience

The summer between sophomore and senior year, I designed a website for a family member for a small fee.

A couple of months later, I designed a website for a friend of a friend who paid me five times what I made working at the local grocery store. It was then I realized that running my own Web design business in my free time wouldn’t be that hard.

Since then, I won $500 through a DECA high school competition, got a job as a member of a Web focus group, and later became a part-time Web consultant. Now, I’m designing another website. Last year, I made around $2,000 from my business!

Why you have an edge

You might not know it, but you have major advantages over many adults when starting a business. Here’s what you’ve got going for you:

Read on for how to get started...

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