Apprentice winner Mark Wright is our new columnist

Winner of The Apprentice will pen a monthly column for on the ups and downs, challenges and rewards of running your own business

Mark Wright, winner of TV’s The Apprentice, has joined SmallBusiness as our monthly columnist.

Mark will be writing his Mark Wright column detailing the ups and downs, the issues and joys of running his own small business, marketing agency Climb Online, in partnership with Lord Sugar.

As the most successful business to have been founded by an Apprentice winner to date, Climb Online is known for its disruptive approach to digital marketing, working with household brands to scale growth and generate profit.

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Mark’s experience in building and creating a multi-million-pound turnover digital business has led him to invest in additional businesses within the property investment, web development, public relations and the hair and beauty sectors, all of which he will be writing about as well.

Aged just 31, Mark has won a host of business accolades including Entrepreneur’s Team of the Year at the 2018 Great British Entrepreneur Awards and Entrepreneur of the Year at the 2018 UK Business Awards.

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In June 2019 Wright launched his very own UK business conference, CLIMBCON, which welcomed hundreds of Business Owners and aspiring Entrepreneurs to learn from proven business leaders.

Mark’s first column this Saturday will look at how important it is for any entrepreneur to have their own mentor.

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