Ep.5 – How To Get The Attention Of The Big Brands
Amongst the many weird and wonderful tales that result from the launch of a start-up business, having your emerging print magazine stocked in the national transit lounges of Virgin Australia Airlines is one of the more unbelievable.
Kaylene Langford’s persistence and awareness of the importance of opportunity led to StartUp Creative magazine being promoted in the enterprise of one of her own entrepreneurial heroes, Richard Branson, after only its second print issue.
‘If we could get our magazine in those lounges, not only would we be able to leverage off the Virgin Lounge name, but we would get our magazine in front of some really cool people.’
In the third installment of the StartUp Creative podcast series, hear how being in the right place at the right time led to an overwhelming public response and a long-term dream becoming a reality.
Kaylene answers one of the most common questions asked by up-and-coming entrepreneurs, creatives, and freelancers: how do you get the attention of the big players? And how to make them invest and engage in your ideas or product.
‘Within days of having the magazine in the lounges, I personally started getting emails and phone calls from people who [had] picked up a copy in the lounge and were offering opportunities.’
Are you curious to know the top tricks to seizing the opportunity and turning the spotlight on your business? Download Episode 3: How to Get the Attention of the Big Brands of the StartUp Creative podcast series, which is now available here