Name: William Boddy
Business: Beezly Design and Print
Tell us about your business?
I provide quality, affordable, design and print. Mainly to small, medium size businesses.
What motivated you to start your business?
There were redundancies in my previous employment and it was something I had always wanted to do, to better myself.
What have been your greatest successes?
I have improved as a person. I am more confident and comfortable meeting and dealing with people. Previously I was stuck behind a desk.
What has been your greatest challenge and how did you overcome it?
Money is tight but you need to find ways to promote yourself and get your work seen with too much spend.
What advice would you give to other small businesses and those thinking of taking the plunge and creating a start-up?
Be patient, things don’t sky rocket overnight, watch your overheads and always be looking of potential business.
How has technology (the Internet, Social Media, etc.) impacted how you conduct business?
I could not do without it. Social media is my main method of communication and showcasing my work.