Small business owners face many challenges in today’s digital world and despite the obvious advantages, it can also be quite a lonely journey to take when you work for yourself. Below we share a series of interviews through our business vlog, with some inspirational small business owners, who have all been there, done it and got the t-shirt.
We hear their story and discuss their thoughts, ideas and challenges they face in the future for their particular industry. I am pleased to say that they have all shared some real nuggets and pearls of wisdom throughout our discussions and for this I thank them.
Join the discussion and enjoy watching!
Introducing RIMU Reflections
Louise Hickman from Trusted Compliance
Louise, from Trusted Compliance Solutions is based in Chesham, Buckinghamshire. In Q1 2018 the small business community exploded as the threat of the new GDPR regulation was the hot topic of conversation. In stepped Louise. Trusted Compliance Solutions helps businesses of all sizes, to ensure they are completely GDPR compliance. In our recent conversation, Louise shared a little about her business journey and some great words of wisdom - we hope you enjoy!
If you would like to discover more about Louise and Trusted Compliance Solutions, please click here to visit the website.
Sarah-Lynn Hodder from Bettering Youth
Sarah-Lynn, from Bettering Youth is based in Ascot, Berkshire. Bettering Youth is a Tuition business which provides emotional coaching and academic tutoring either online or in partnership with the school. The work that Bettering Youth do, helps all children to build confidence in Maths, English and other core subjects, as well as helping them to build growth mindset and resilience in the classroom. In our recent conversation, Sarah-Lynn shared a little about her business journey and some great words of wisdom - we hope you enjoy!
If you would like to discover more about Sarah-Lynn and Bettering Youth, please click here to visit the website.
Kittie Walker from Avidmode
Kittie Walker, from Avidmode is based in Maidenhead, Berkshire. Avidmode is an ethical branding and website development company who specialise in helping small/ medium size businesses to create a strong and effective digital presence. Kittie's particular area of expertise is in working with the business owner to understand their ambition and helping them to build a successful online presence, through optimising the customer experience. In our recent conversation, Kittie shared a little about her business journey and some great words of wisdom - we hope you enjoy!
If you would like to discover more about Kittie and the Sero Digital team, please click here to visit the website.
Julia Blake from Blake Consultants Ltd
Julia Blake, from Blake Consultants Ltd is based in Newbury, Berkshire. She specialises in helping small business owners to set up an effective CRM solution, helping their business to grow and establish a strong sales pipeline. Through working closely with the business owner, Julia helps them to identify the gaps in their knowledge and the processes they need to put in place to realise their ambitions. In our recent conversation, Julia shared a little about her business journey and some great words of wisdom - we hope you enjoy!
If you would like to discover more about Julia and how a CRM system could help your business grow, please click here to visit the website.
Fiona Johnson from Fiona Johnson PR
Fiona Johnson, from Fiona Johnson PR is based in Hampshire. She specialises in supporting business owners to build themselves powerful reputations through PR-led communications. Fiona has worked with some amazing businesses gaining wide ranging media attention to create visibility and credibility enabling them to stand out from the competition. So if you are looking for someone to help you get started with Public Relations, from online media to help boost your SEO strategy, to national or regional print coverage or to learn how to approach the media yourself through one of her training workshops - Fiona is the person to speak to. In our recent conversation, Fiona shared some of her business journey and great words of wisdom - we hope you enjoy!
If you would like to discover more about Fiona and how Public Relations can work for you, please click here to visit the website.
Ali Powell from Commercial Acceleration
Ali Powell from Commercial Acceleration is a Business Growth Consultant, based in Buckinghamshire. She focuses on helping small business owners across the Thames Valley, to review and grow their commercial performance. With a strong commercial background from working with Blue Chip organisations in the hospitality and care sectors, today Ali distills all of that knowledge to help small business owners. So, whether you are looking for some help increasing your revenue, improving ROI, rebranding, or motivating your team to embrace change, Ali can help. We had a great discussion and Ali shared some great insights - we hope you enjoy!
If you would like to discover more about Commercial Acceleration, click here to visit the website.
Raina Joyce from Q Print
Raina from Q Print is a print specialist, focusing on helping small/ medium size businesses. The business was established in 1997 and today Raina brings her wealth of knowledge from the print industry to support all of her clients. So whether you are looking for traditional printed marketing collateral, promotional items or branded clothing Q Print can help you make the right choice from their extensive range of partners, to suit your brief and budget. Raina's passion for what she does shines through in our discussions and it is obvious that she puts the customer at the heart of everything, delivering excellent service.
If you would like to discover more about Q Print, click here to visit the website.
Tricia Wilkie from The Mind Hub
Tricia from The Mind Hub is a Mindfulness and Wellbeing Specialist, who is also a fully qualified Mental Health First Aid Instructor. She set up the business in 2014 and is based in Maidenhead, Berkshire. Through many years of training and experience, Tricia understands what it is like to work within a high-pressured corporate environment, she now offers both virtual and in-person training sessions for a wide range of mindfulness and mental wellbeing topics. Her aim is to help support her clients to build resilience, overcome anxiety, increase productivity and build a sense of wellbeing in the workplace. In today’s digital space being aware of mental wellbeing has never been more important for any individual or organisation. We hope you enjoy listening to what Tricia has to say.
If you would like to discover more about The Mind Hub, click here to visit the website.