Carrie Green // Founder of the Female Entrepreneur Association
In 2005 I was 19 and studying Law at the University of Birmingham. I knew nothing about business, although I always thought I’d end up doing my own thing – as opposed to working for someone else, I just didn’t realise that I’d end up doing my own thing so soon.
Since then I graduated with a degree in Law, I started 2 businesses, I went to night school to learn about web development, I travelled around Thailand and Australia, I had my videos viewed half a million times on YouTube, I had my website viewed by over 5 million people, I became financially free.
However, there are a few things I’ve come to realise about being an entrepreneur… it’s harder than it first seems, it’s a lonely journey, but when you finally turn ideas into reality it’s incredible and I wouldn’t change it for the world!
I have had my fair share of ups and downs. I started off with nothing, but an idea, a credit card and a marketing budget of £30 per day and I have turned it into a successful, global business. Has it been easy? No, but if I can do it, then anyone can.
I think the secret to success is having the right mindset. You’ve got to believe you can do it, even when things seem impossible.
I started the Female Entrepreneur Association in 2011 as a way to connect with like-minded women from all over the world and find out how they keep motivated, how they overcome challenges, what things they’ve learnt along the way. I love it.
I will be blogging about my journey as an entrepreneur, things that inspire me and tips & tricks that help me grow my business. I hope you enjoy reading and watching!
CARRIE’S LATEST BLOG POSTS //
All of us have a website (or at least I hope we do!)
But not all of us have a successful website... i.e. people come to your website and then they click off it wit... More
Social media is a beast.
Every single one of us needs to be utilising social media, but the truth is that it can be so darn overwhelming and time consuming to do... More
I know that headline is dramatic, but we've got some serious stuff to discuss...
As we set out on our venture to build a business, one of our biggest aims is to get lo... More
I love a good brand, in fact, I'm a sucker for them...
Recently I was in Target with my boyfriend who was looking for some Bar Keepers Friend, so I started to peruse t... More
I have a question for you:
If I asked you to tell me in one (short) sentence why you do what you do, would you be able to give me a good answer?
If the answer is ye... More
Wow. We're into the last quarter of 2014 (or at least we will be tomorrow!).
I'm pretty convinced that time is speeding up! Where has this year gone? Does anyone else ... More
Recently I went on a one day business mastermind in San Diego with Pat Flynn, founder of Smart Passive Income and Chris Ducker, best selling author of Virtual Freedom.
This weekend I went to the beach and came across the picture below in a cute little shop and I had to take a picture to share it with you.
[Tweet "One day she wo... More
Have you ever wanted to create a course or a program, and in your head it's this brilliant, amazing course that you know people will love, but then whenever you try to pu... More
Do you ever feel like a workaholic? Like you just can't switch off from your business... even though you probably started it to have more time and freedom to live a life ... More
There's something that every single one of us has to do successfully in order to build a brilliant business, and that is...
Good marketing is vital to th... More
You may be wondering "why on earth do I need to learn how to become a brilliant writer? I'm an entrepreneur, not an author, I run a business, I don't write!"
I get it.... More