Evy Valuez Self-employment

Evy Goldman in Eccles Library

One of our Start Smart customers, Evy, has made it into the Business Manchester news this week! Evy started working with us while starting up his own digital marketing agency. Originally Evy was referred by the GC Business Growth Hub as he had expressed an interest in starting his own business. Unfortunately, he lacked knowledge of certain business fundamentals to start for himself. He had worked for various companies before including Google & Capita. This was when he decided that he could offer the same service to customers for a better price.  However, his main concern was that as he didn’t have any experience at being self-employed he would not be able to manage his time, finances, marketing etc. He did not feel confident about starting the company alone. After speaking with PeoplePlus Enterprise advisor Gavin Williams, it was clear that he would need several 1-2-1 sessions and a clear pricing strategy to reflect the true value of his service.   Evy met regularly with Gavin in order to put together a sustainable business plan. This outlines his target audience and how best to reach them. Together they positioned Evy as a ‘Digital Marketing Trainer’, and have since set him up with […]