I coach the movers and shakers of the world to build unique brands and websites helping them make their ideas become a reality.
I help entrepreneurs at all stages of their business journey, whether you want to work with me from idea to finished product, rebrand, or simply design an earth shatteringly awesome website to reflect your current brand.
You will be working with me, Bethan, an artist/entrepreneur/coach/web-designer whose main mission in life is to help talented people put their ideas out into the world. My journey to living the Spirit & Blue life hasn’t exactly been a conventional one, but when was conventional ever inspiring?!
Growing up, I never fitted into a box. Not that I tried to of course. I think deep down I knew that my rebellious unconformist nature would take me somewhere some day. I saw myself as someone who could change the world, even though on the outside people may have seen a girl who was forever in detention, forgetting homework, and getting fired from jobs. I drove my parents and teachers mad, always questioning EVERYTHING. I struggled to accept things as they were, always imagining how they could be better. I learned later in life, however, that this was something common in most of the world’s most successful entrepreneurs. So instead of failing with my talents, I saw how I could succeed with them, and that’s when I set up my own business to help others to do the same.
I wiped out the majority of my 20’s feeling depressed for this reason. I was always trying to fit in with other peoples concepts of living, convincing myself I can do the office job, living in the big city. But like many other people, the constant lies I told myself every day wore away at me and my light dimmed. It was through getting an amazing coach, and a reserve of willpower I didn’t know I had that I decided to change my life and actually start following my dream.
I left my job and my home in London, dragged belongings back to my Dad’s house, took a look at my life and started from scratch. I wrote everything down on a piece of paper of what I wanted to achieve and I started to tell myself it was all possible. I bought a car on blind faith I would have the money to run it, I moved to Portugal to live by the sea, and I set up my business.
Through my own journey I have learned just how important it is to have the right support when trying to launch a business and that is what I work hard to offer my clients.
As with everything I have done, I have walked an unconventional path to becoming a web-designer and coach. I didn’t study web-design and I didn’t take a degree in business. Everything I know has come from the many hours spent either at my laptop wrapping my head around design and web building programs, working with the amazing people I coached during my years running a charity for young entrepreneurs and learning from the incredible mentors and business people I have had the pleasure to meet through my career.
I have been lucky enough to witness the first steps of many pioneering startups and businesses through my work at House of Genius, a non profit that gives startups a platform to pitch their business to industry experts in return for honest feedback and collaboration. Through these experiences I have been able to develop an intuitive and practical understanding of business and what it takes to make one succeed or fail.
These experiences, combined with my background as an artist gives me a unique insight to enable me to work from a place of knowledge and creativity when helping someone develop their brand and website.