Elaine Ball, wasn’t always sure which path she would take after dabbling with an Equestrian career and working for oil companies. However, her true passion has always been, and still is, improving sales and marketing and the standards of the geospatial industry. It hasn’t always been straightforward for Elaine, but the entrepreneur is now seeing the success of her unrelenting hard work while leaving a lasting impact on her field.
Amy Crumpton, Social Cactus
Social media manager turned multi-six figure business and mindset coach, Amy Crumpton, started from scratch four years ago after packing in her career to go travelling. aunching Social Cactus while living out of a backpack in South America, Amy has gone on to help over 250 women and reached over £500k in annual sales.
Jack Sutcliffe & Simon Hobson
Power Sheds started with no loans, no venture capital, no angel investors, no crowdfunding… it was simply the money that Simon and I had managed to save up which was used to lease a 10,000 square foot manufacturing unit, the purchase of some second-hand machinery, and a website.
Callum Gamble & Caren Launus-Gamble
This is a story about a mother and son who decided to take matters into their own hands in the face of adversity. A story that starts with a first-class university degree, an ignorant employer and a humiliating job dismissal and leads to a passionate mission for web accessibility and digital inclusion.
I’m Angie, I run a marketing consultancy in York. I set up Halo Effect Marketing during the pandemic in May 2020. Starting a business from scratch can be tough. I hope the lessons I’ve learnt along the way will help others starting out.