Posted: Wed 11th Oct 2023
We are delighted to announce that the Small Business Sessions, Enterprise Nation's podcast, is back!
The sixth season is powered by the business.connected online training programme.
Every Wednesday for the next 10 weeks we'll be releasing an episode with brilliant entrepreneurs and digital experts sharing their inspiring stories and tips for business success. You can listen wherever you get your podcasts.
Episode one: Ailis Topley, Pott Candles
Ailis' business started as a lockdown hobby in 2020, but it now has sales of over £1m, its products are stocked in Selfridges and John Lewis and Ailis was named by Forbes as one of Europe's top young entrepreneurs.
Tune into the episode to hear the inspiring Pott Candles story and its founder's tips for business success.
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On this week's Small Business Sessions podcast
During the show, Ailis shares brilliant advice and insights from her business growth story. Topics discussed include:
turning a hobby into a business
generating initial sales
attracting big retailers like Selfridges and John Lewis
how to work with big retailers and maintain your values
how to start and grow a sustainabile business
the power of Instagram and social media
finding loyal customers willing to invest in the business
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