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MAIN INFO

  • FOUNDER

    Vicki Bruce & John Large

  • WIN DATE

    14th April 2012

  • LOCATION

    Manchester, Greater Manchester

  • CATEGORIES

    Shopping, Art, Design, Clothing, Jewellery

  • WEBSITE

    www.koolbadges.co.uk

MY BUZZ

Since winning #SBS we have already gained loads of great followers on Twitter & we have already made a start networking with other #SBS winners

MY BIO

I started Kool Badges with My husband John back in 2006. I was working for a very large bank as a PA to 12 Financial Advisors & John was finishing his Degree. In the summer of 2005 we visited San Francisco & fell in love with the whole craft scene. At a craft fair there was a badge maker making badges from old magazines & newspapers right on her stall & we decided that's what we wanted to bring to the UK. We started off small with orders on Etsy & eBay and built our first web site. We kept it ticking over for two years like this before we decided to go full time. We both quit our Manchester jobs (My PA Job & John as a senior web developer) to pursue our business full time. We have doubled our sales year on year and offer our services to customers around the world. We live, eat & breathe badges and love making up orders for our thousands of customers.

MY BUSINESS TIPS

Stick at it & stay focused. So long as your business is making money & you have the will & energy to keep putting time in, it will grow & flourish.

From the archives: Last Shipping Dates for Christmas https://t.co/nBY0g6rTnb
Santa's helper badges heading out to a primary school. Such a cute idea for the last term of the year 🎅🏻… https://t.co/uRkfZQOr9I
Bah Humbug. Christmas badges fresh off the workbench. 75p each https://t.co/WXQBfRwEfP https://t.co/PG8sJn0gyj
Movie themed badges. Hand made in the UK. Shipped worldwide. https://t.co/OsxxmCisWr https://t.co/tRcTHLB8lh

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