By Maria Valdez Haubrich

If you own a home-based business and are tired of being overlooked and treated like a second-class entrepreneur by friends, family and other businesses, enter the fifth annual StartupNation Home-Based 100 Competition and show everyone you mean business!

The contest by Startup Nation, a leading source for small businesses, is a ranking of the top 100 home-based businesses and the amazing owners behind them. The contest ranks the best performing home-based businesses across America in ten distinct categories.

  1. Most Innovative
  2. Boomers Back in Business
  3. Greenest
  4. Yummiest
  5. Wackiest
  6. Savviest in Social Media
  7. Recession Busters
  8. Most Slacker Friendly
  9. Most Glamorous
  10. Highest Vote-Getters

The deadline to enter is October 31, 2011 and the 100 winners will be announced in mid-December.

Enter today!