• Nurturing Success: The Journey of Running a Small Business

    Running a small business is no small feat. It requires passion, dedication, and a willingness to take risks. Whether you’re an aspiring entrepreneur or already immersed in the world of small business ownership, this blog post aims to shed light on the realities, challenges, and rewards that come with running your own venture. So, fasten your seatbelts, and let’s embark on this entrepreneurial journey together!
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  • Which Marketplace is right for you?

    Which Marketplace is right for you?
    “When starting out in online selling, the easiest and quickest way to start is by signing up to one of the many online marketplaces. Why? They already attract a huge audiences (most in the millions) so it’s like setting up a shop in a very very busy shopping mall. Of course, the downside of that is you’re fighting for attention over many many other shops BUT it’s costs effective and gives you time to find out what works and what doesn’t work before you outlay additional costs connected to setting up on your own.”
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  • Lessons learnt as a Small Business Owner

    Lessons learnt as a Small Business Owner
    “We introduced our “order slots” to keep the workload from becoming overwhelming - now we know how many orders we can produce within our dedicated working hours and we won’t overstretch ourselves beyond this. Overworking can lead to stress and anxiety which are already a lot more common in self-employed people. “You can’t pour from an empty cup” my mum used to say - so now I prioritise keeping that cup as full as can be.”
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  • How I became a Small Business Owner

    How I became a Small Business Owner
    “A lot has happened in the last 8 years and a lot I will cover in future posts, but in short - we have grown, developed, invested and expanded to get to the point of having a £1million turnover last year. We have made deliberate choices and have learnt many things along the way that I hope to share with YOU.”
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