MIV Catch Up - Lady Bakewell Park
Becky is a baker based on the Suffolk/Essex border baking cakes, personalised biscuits and infamous brownies. She is proud to be a Small Business Saturday Top 100 Business and official Small Biz Champion.
@bakewellpark thanks for joining us Becky Sebright-King, could you firstly just explain to us what it is you do? #MIVReveals
I provide fine British baked goods - most popular for our personalised biscuits, petits fours Bakewells and gluten free brownies. #MIVReveals
@bakewellpark Can you tell us about your background and what inspired you to start up your business? #MIVReveals
It all started with a blog whilst working in London; I followed my dreams and took a risky punt after being made redundant. #MIVReveals.
@bakewellpark What have been the biggest challenges of setting up your #company? #MIVReveals
The unknown and the solitude; it's hard setting up a business as one with only you, yourself and I to count on. #MIVReveals
@bakewellpark What type of financial and #mentoring support have you received? #MIVReveals
I had mentor support from @ThePrincesTrust - through the Enterprise programme. #MIVReveals
@bakewellpark Can you tell us about your involvement with @SmallBizSatUK? #MIVReveals
I was a #smallbiz 100 in 2014 and I'm now a champion for the cause; it provides a great network and support system of other small businesses - shop local! #MIVReveals
@bakewellpark What would you say is your proudest #business moment so far? #MIVReveals
Surviving the first year and keeping on going; it's so hard to have the courage and belief some days. #MIVReveals
@bakewellpark How do you advertise your business? #MIVReveals
Social media is my biggest source of advertisement and subsequently, income. It's where my biggest audience is. #MIVReveals
@bakewellpark What does success look like to you? #MIVReveals
My parents; retired, happy, successful entrepreneurs. A total inspiration and a goal post to aspire to. #MIVReveals
@bakewellpark What does the future hold? Any exciting plans we should keep an eye out for? #MIVReveals
Christmas is just around the corner, and there's always something bubbling at LBP HQ... #MIVReveals
@bakewellpark What advice would you give to other #entrepreneurs looking to set up their #ownbusiness? #MIVReveals
Have courage and be kind - you are the dreamer of your dreams; just go with it. Ask for help, and be brave. #MIVReveals
@bakewellpark Finally, do you have any #baking tips for those following #GBBOFinal? #MIVReveals
@Myincventures Oh YES; my best advice to anyone is to bake happy;it always ensures a great bake! Good luck finalists! #GBBOFinal #MIVReveals
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