Monthly Archives: May 2017.
It’s time to take your life into your own hands. Have you got an entrepreneurial spirit but no idea where to start with launching your own business? Don’t worry, neither did I. In 2014 I w...
Words by Jess Mackay Market Niche; a small but profitable segment of a market suitable for focused attention by a marketer. Niches are created by identifying needs or wants that are not being addres...
‘Patience, persistence and perspiration make an unbeatable combination for success.’   -Napoleon Hill I’ve been reading and listening to a lot of business related podcasts of late a...
I work with a lot of freelancers who are thinking of turning their passion into a full time gig. I too was a freelancer of sorts when I left my ‘day job’ to launch StartUp Creative. When I decided...
“Remembering that you are going to die is the best way I know to avoid the trap of thinking you have something to lose. You are already naked. There is no reason not to follow your heart.”  ̵...
Stock images are a great way to populate your website with imagery, jazz up a blog post and can be used on your Facebook and Instagram profiles.  Whilst images are something we often all need for ou...
I recently got chatting with a guy I know who became a millionaire by starting and selling his own coffee shop. I love our conversations because his mind is even more busy with ideas than mine and I a...
I recently went into my local hat store to get my felt hat steamed and remoulded after it had been travelling in my suitcase home from Bali. I walked into the shop to chat to the guy about salvaging m...
Alexandra Olsen is the founder of Violet Gray, a local jewellery label from the Gold Coast. From journalist, yacht stewardess to now beading extraordinaire, she aims to take over the world, one inten...
I started StartUp Creative on a train to work in April 2014. By August I had the courage to transition from my full time career as a Social Worker to a full time Entrepreneur. Along the way I have sta...
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