SERVICE-BASED INSPO

Unlike product based businesses that sell a physical, tangible product, service based businesses – as the name implies – sell a service.

Want to start your own service-based biz? Learn from the women who’ve gone and done just that!

A spotlight on: Nicola Hartley, 39, Founder of Mint & Co

Truth be told, Elle Woods and the “bend and snap” aside, if I think of lawyers, the classic corporate power suit accompanied by a rather fetching wig; mountains of paperwork piled on desks late into the evening; and high-rise offices à la Suits come to mind. Having complete control over your diary, working remotely from home and being able to…
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A spotlight on: Lizzie Bielicki, 26, Founder of Blix Creative

The fact that I turned up to a photography class last December with a camera that I had forgotten to charge and therefore wouldn’t switch on, just about summarises my skills when it comes to gadgets. It goes without saying that when it came to capturing the launch of The Midweek Mingle on film therefore, it was a job that…
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A spotlight on: Lola Hoad, 23, Founder of One Girl Band

With vivid yellow images of Emma Gannon’s latest release – The Multi-Hyphen Method – populating the majority of my Instagram feed this week; walking away from a 9 to 5 in favour of your side hustle; juggling multiple projects that bring you joy; and creating a more fulfilled life for yourself on your own terms; is more popular now than…
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A spotlight on: Katie Nickless, 36, Co-Founder of DNA Travel

Not many people can say that the decision to start their business emerged after a year off work in which they quit their corporate job of five years; sold their house and moved into rented accommodation; then spent the majority of their savings on living the high life for a year! Nor would they readily admit to being motivated more…
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A spotlight on: Donna Tweedale, 37, Founder of Donna Tweedale Styling

Aside from the obvious ‘how to launch a business’ tips, management advice when it all goes a tad pear-shaped, and day-to-day life hacks that female entrepreneurs swear by these days; if there’s one thing that my experience launching She can. She did. has taught me, it’s that I’ve nailed the art of walking up to random strangers who are sat…
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