Interested in starting your own entrepreneurial journey in design services but unsure what to expect? Then read up on our interview with Noel Mercieca, Owner and President of Breakpoint Design, located in Waterloo, ON, Canada.

What's your business, and who are your customers?

Breakpoint Design is a creative studio that specializes in design. It all begins with an idea. Maybe you want to launch a business. Maybe you want to scale your business. Or maybe you have a creative project to share with the world. Whatever it is, the way you tell your story can make all the difference. Breakpoint Design offers a variety of services that can assist you in developing a brand that will appeal to your target audience. I founded Breakpoint Design in 2003 to help small and medium-sized businesses. I recognized many entrepreneurs, start-ups, and established companies need to break through the clutter with good creative.

Tell us about yourself

I am the president of BPD. I'm an avid graphic designer/product photographer with a passion for creating eye-catching designs for print and web projects.

What's your biggest accomplishment as a business owner?

Breakpoint Design has helped clients in a variety of industries bring their visions to life. Working with a client team is exciting, and we enjoy seeing the impact our ideas have on a product and a company's growth and success.

What's one of the hardest things that comes with being a business owner?

Keeping up with technology and trends is one of the challenges of being a business owner and entrepreneur. The future is uncertain, and there are always new challenges to solve. Rising to the challenge can be very rewarding.

What are the top tips you'd give to anyone looking to start, run and grow a business today?

  1. Stay focused.
  2. Be creative.
  3. Love what you do.

Where can people find you and your business?


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