Interested in starting your own entrepreneurial journey in content creation but unsure what to expect? Then read up on our interview with Christian Wolmar, Author and Broadcaster, based in London, UK.

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

I write articles and books, mainly on railways, and frequently appear in the media. I also do public speaking. My customers are publishers and editors, but mainly the public at large.

Tell us about yourself

I am a writer and have worked as a journalist all my life, but I became freelance in 1997 - my full biography is on my website. I enjoy my work and have no intention of retiring. I also do not have a decent pension, so the money helps ensure I can maintain my middle-class lifestyle.

What's your biggest accomplishment as a business owner?

Writing 20 books which earn me enough to live on.

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

Administration of appointments.

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

Ensure you have some key skills that are worth selling, always be professional in meeting deadlines, etc., and take a measured view of the likely success or failure of the business.

Where can people find you and your business?


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