The prpa company celebrates a successful launch with a £500 website package giveaway:
Since leaving a promising graduate scheme just two months ago to run her own ‘business startup company’ - the prpa company - Lisa Bean has helped six other startups to ‘get online’ in her first six weeks, with more on the way.
After failing to settle on a highly promising graduate scheme, Lisa (a 2007 Newcastle Graduate) decided to leave her corporate career behind to open up her own ‘business startup company’ in the North East.
"People in work fear losing their job, I’ve always feared having to get a job because I just love building brands: meeting new clients, winning new business and thinking of clever new ways to market a client’s services. I’m happiest in front of clients and I’m so proud to have helped six other businesses to enhance their offering already”.
Lisa’s entrepreneurial edge and creativity meant she found it hard to fall into line in the workplace, and often found herself asking “how can I make this company better?” more often than she found herself focused on the tasks in hand. So, two months ago, Lisa made the brave decision to leave a highly paid and highly rated graduate scheme behind (currently listed 4th on the Times Top 100 graduate jobs list) to formally launch ‘the prpa company’ - a business specialising in brand, web and business development.
Lisa launched web site number six for a local beauty salon just a few weeks ago and has three more sites ‘ready to go’, pending final editions.
“I find that the best and most cost effective way to grow your business is through referrals. The more work you do to the best of your ability; the more people you have in your ‘virtual sales team’ selling your praises to others. Most of my business for the prpa comes from referrals and I am very grateful for that“, says Lisa. “What I want to do with this business is help as many other entrepreneurs get their business off the ground in the most cost effective manner. That’s why I’m so keen to team business coaching and development with brand and web development: both must come hand in hand to be successful”.
Having worked in the North East, London and America for SMEs, large corporates and now for her own company, Lisa is determined to help others in the North East start up their own companies in the right way and provides everything they need from start-up coaching all the way through to branding and web site development. And, to kick-start her official launch Lisa is running a competition whereby one lucky winner will win a £500 web design package to get their business online.
You can find out more about Lisa and the prpa company at www.theprpa.com.