Jack Knight Graphics

Illustrator for hire! When did you start out on your own? I started Knight Time Creations as an illustration studio back in 2010 in the months leading up to becoming a dad. Prior to that I’d been flexing my creativity through makeup as I was a makeup artist who travelled around the country to film …

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Registering as Self-employed

Deciding to set up business on your own is a big step, and one you’ll hopefully enjoy. When you first set your business up there is so much to do, but the first thing you must do is register yourself as self-employed. Why register as self-employed? When you are employed by someone else, they are …

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Help with Business Start Up

We are here to Help With Business Start Up Help with business start up can seem daunting at first, but with the right help and advice our Startup Superheroes help make it an easier task. Help with starting a business requires lots of support, advice, guidance, tools and tips in order to reach your goals …

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Jump in feet first? or test the water?

Startup a business today! All it takes is an idea! It may be redundancy, a desire for independence, more flexibility or simply a desire to achieve more. For me, it was to achieve a work life balance that would work with my young family, and I have never looked back. BUT there are things you …

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The Importance of an Email List when Starting Up your Business

“An Email can make or break a potential opportunity for you” Everyone has a different opinion when it comes to creating an email list to be used for email marketing. I am of the opinion that it is a brilliant method of marketing, but only if it is used correctly. Email marketing can be a …

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Decline of the High Street… How Online Marketing can help!

Long Live the High street When I was young (and I say young as my kids tell me 30 is old!) I used to love the weekends going round the local High Street with my mam. In my case it was Consett, where I now reside. I always remember it to be busy. Every store …

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Working from Home – Pro’s and Con’s

The Pro’s and Con’s of working from home There is a lot of freedom gained from becoming a freelancer it gives you the ability to work from home. Work Life Balance is something that I have found is easily obtained when working from home (as long as you do it right). You can fit in …

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So you want to be a freelancer

We all become freelancers for our own reasons It may be redundancy, a desire for independence or more flexibility or simply a desire to achieve more. For me, it was to achieve a work life balance that would work with my young family, and I have never looked back. BUT there are things you aren’t …

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