Entrepreneurial advice, without leaving the desk
Posted: Thu 17th Jul 2014
Over the next couple of months, our founder Emma Jones is hosting webinars to help small businesses hear start-up stories and advice from talented entrepreneurs.
The webinars also give you the chance to submit your own business questions to guests; so no matter where you're dialling in from, you can get one-on-one advice from the comfort of your own desk!
See what's coming up and register for free today:
James Eder: Go and Grow Online
6th August, 12pm
James Eder launched studentbeans.com in 2005 with his brother Michael. This remarkable online business is now a leading student portal which attracts over 6 million visits and over 300,000 new registered users every year.
James heads up the sales and marketing department at studentbeans.com and will share his start-up advice on how to scale an online business; with top tips on driving website traffic, building a social media following and creating shareable content.
Emma Blake: Go and Grow Online
14th August, 12pm
It was her own experience of not finding decent and stylish fashion to suit her corporate career as a finance director that gave Emma Blake the idea for her e-commerce startup, Pinstripe and Pearls.
One of the youngest women to be appointed Finance Director of a FTSE 100 Company and following that with a successful stint at one of the world's largest accounting firms, Emma now relishes the life of an entrepreneur, developing her online business and taking it into new and international markets.
The site sells classy and elegant business wear for women and has become a profitable marketplace for 37 British brands, selling their products to women across the globe, with 50% of sales now coming from the US.
Join this webinar to hear how Emma got started, how she attracts traffic to the site, and her plans for continued growth.
Wendy Tan White: From StartUp to Growth
18th September, 12pm
Wendy Tan White is a brilliant British entrepreneur that co-founded Moonfruit in 2000, which has since become the no.1 hosted site builder in the UK.
With more than 5 million sites being built with their software, Wendy has an incredible start-up story to share on how she built and grew the business through challenging times.
The business was recently acquired for Â£18 million by Hibu and is growing rapidly across the world.
Re-listen to our previous webinars:
Lord Young: Growth Vouchers
Will King: Marketing
Doug Richard: Management
Johnny Martin: Business Finance
David J Brown: Recruiting
Mike Soutar: Accessing advice