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Startup Story: Helen Munshi, Founder of The Start-Up Studio

You may remember Helen from her guest post ‘How To: Anatomy of a Perfect Pinterest Pin‘; she’s the brains behind The Start-Up Studio, helping aspiring entrepreneurs to find their purpose, start their business and quit the job that no longer makes them happy. And of course, we’re all about starting awesome businesses here at Desk […]

Inspiring Interview: Gemma Scopes from How To Make Friends

These days, Instagram is overflowing with lifestyle bloggers making their lives look overly filtered and full of friendships, so it takes people like Gemma Scopes, otherwise known as the brains behind the award-winning blog How To Make Friends, to burst the Insta-bubble and show a positive, realistic side to friendships and mental health. I first […]

A year of freelance

Happy self-employed-iversary to me! Last week was officially one whole year since I packed up my desk at my 9-to-5 job and went off on my own to work as a freelance copywriter. Since then, I’ve had some amazing opportunities, met incredible clients and fellow freelancers, and learned a lot of things that, looking back, […]

Startup Story: Sophie Bradshaw, Founder of Publishing Workshop

They say there’s a book in all of us, and with the internet making self-publishing so much more accessible in recent years, it’s easier than ever to write and publish your debut without ever leaving your living room. So why is it that we’re not all accomplished authors? Well, the truth is that writing a […]

Inspiring Interview: Leila Michele, Social Media Consultant

Social media is a huge part of our life. It’s where we go to find out about our friends’ milestones, our family updates, what is popular, what the leaders of our country are saying, not to mention to scroll through endless dog memes. It’s pretty much at the top of the marketing strategy for most […]