What I’ve Learned From Six Months in Business

Today marks six months since I officially flung open the doors on my business and started working full time as a small business copywriter. And what a ride it’s been! I’d love to say that it’s all been great, but the reality is that some things haven’t turned out like I thought they would. But, I have figured out a lot of important stuff about my biz and myself in that time, and had some amazing wins (sometimes unexpectedly). This week, I wanted to share with you what I've learned so far in my business. Enjoy! (Nearly) Everything You Do is An Experiment I spent a lot of time in the early stages of my business obsessing over the right way to do things. Like, should I call prospects or email them? Should I list my [...]

By |2019-10-16T12:51:45+11:00December 16th, 2014|Copywriting, Growing Your Business, Money & Business|2 Comments

Starting a Business in Melbourne? 4 Things You Shouldn’t Spend Money on Before You Launch

Starting a business is so exciting. I should know. I’ve got one business, and I’m smack-dab in the middle of launching my second one. Launching a business brings with it so many possibilities. And also so many decisions. The business name? The branding colours? Who are your clients? How will you serve them? Another great thing about starting is the business is our fresh it is, like that first day of Spring. A new business also comes with a few expenses. There's your domain name and website hosting. If you’re selling a product you’ll need supplies and a way to get your products to your customers. There’s also a whole lot of things that you think you need to buy when you start out, but actually you shouldn’t spend a dollar on (yet). 1. Brand New Equipment and Office [...]

By |2019-10-16T12:51:23+11:00June 8th, 2014|Money & Business|5 Comments
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