Paul with his wife, Sarah Edwards, are award-winning authors of 17 books with over 2,000,000 books in print. Paul provides local marketing consulting through the Small Business Development Center. Prior to becoming an author, I practiced law, served as CEO of a non-profit, and operated a public affairs consulting practice.
Working From Home was the first commercially published book about how to work from home; its five editions sold half a million copies. Always interested in major trends and how they will affect our lives, our 17th book, Middle Class Lifeboat: Careers and Lifestyles for Navigating a Changing Economy provides practical information for what individuals can do to address economic and ecological changes in the global economy.
Paul continues to author specialty publications, such as Bar Charts, and creates and produces videos on topics such as local marketing, health care, and politics. In addition to this website, I have two other sites: Advocacy4You.com and ToMendaNation.com.
The Edwards’ titles include: Working From Home, The Best Home Businesses for People 50+, The Best Home Business for the 21st Century, Changing Directions Without Losing Your Way, Cool Careers for Dummies (1st and 2nd editions), The Entrepreneurial Parent, Finding Your Perfect Work, Getting Business to Come To You, Home-Based Business for Dummies, Home Businesses You Can Buy, Making Money with Your Computer at Home, Secrets of Self-Employment, Teaming Up: The Small Business Guide to Collaborating with Others, The Practical Dreamers Handbook, Why Aren’t You Your Own Boss?, and Making Money in Cyberspace, which received the best general computer book award from the Computer Press Association. Their books have been made into 4 audio titles and translated into nine languages.
Columns and Blogs
The Edwards’ print column appeared in the Costco Connection for over 15 years. From 1988 until 1998 they were contributing editors and columnists for Home Office Computing magazine and wrote columns distributed through the Los Angeles Times Syndicate, and Entrepreneur Magazine, BYOB, and Homeofficemag.com.
TV and Radio
Paul and Sarah have 20 years of radio experience, having hosted and produced Entrepreneur Magazine’s Home Based Biz Show for 6 years and before that, the Working From Home Show on the Business News Network for 14 years. They were weekly commentators on CNBC’s “How To Succeed in Business” and hosted the weekly “Working From Home television show with Paul and Sarah Edwards” on Scripps-Howard’s Home and Garden cable network, which ran for 4 years.
Spokespeople and Speakers
The Edwards have been retained by such corporations as Avery-Dennison, Canon, DuPont, Epson, Fuji, Hewlett-Packard, Intuit, Microsoft, Network Solutions, Northern Telecom, Okidata, Sears, Symantec, and Xerox as well as many professional associations for speaking engagements. As spokespeople, they have appeared in nearly 100 U.S. cities. Sharing Ideas, the International Newsmagazine for Speakers, Meeting Planners and Agents, named them “Consummate Speakers for 1996.”
Paul and Sarah have been the subjects of scores of articles in such publications as The Wall Street Journal, New York Times, Los Angeles Times, Business Week, and Newsweek. They have been featured on television shows like the Today Show, the CBS Morning Show, and Oprah. Paul and Sarah have consulted the White House. In 2006, they were recognized as the U.S. Small Business Administration’s (SBA) Region IX “Small Business Journalists of the Year.” Paul was recognized by Who’s Who in America for Lifetime Achievement. Paul and Sarah were locally recognized for their contributions to the community by being selected as the Grand Marshalls for the 2016 Lilac Parade and festival.
To contact Paul, email him at firstname.lastname@example.org.