Sam Wooden, a last yr pupil learning Movie Manufacturing on the College of Salford and entrepreneur, has launched Salford Media Works, an all-inclusive artistic content material company anticipated to disrupt the media and advertising and marketing sector, because of the help of Launch@ Salford.
Launch, Salford Enterprise College’s purpose-built incubation area, is designed to help Salford college students and graduates by the start-up part of their enterprise journeys. Since its inception in 2018, it has efficiently offered in-depth help to 200 college students to assist them begin a enterprise.
Sam launched into his entrepreneurial journey after eight years as a contract content material creator, one thing he began when he was simply 14 years previous. As a photographer and graphic designer supporting manufacturers trying to standout in crowded marketplaces, Sam has gained invaluable expertise and developed a ardour for delivering high-quality visible content material through the years. So, when he noticed a spot out there with purchasers constantly requesting suggestions for different companies within the content material area together with video, in addition to technique and artistic ideation, he noticed the chance for him to plug that hole.
Reflecting on the early success of Salford Media Works, Sam, stated: “Due to the help of Launch@ Salford, establishing Salford Media Works has been an unbelievable expertise. I’m thrilled to have the chance to develop my enterprise and purchase the abilities obligatory for long-term success. The help I’ve obtained by the programme and accessing the mentors, plus different college students on the cohort to bounce concepts off has been invaluable.”
Sam’s all-inclusive artistic content material company is already making waves within the media and advertising and marketing world by offering complete 360 visible content material options. Salford Media Work’s dedication to protecting the visible content material panorama units it aside as a one-stop-shop for purchasers’ artistic content material wants, together with videography, images, graphic design, social media administration, technique and artistic ideation.
Recognising the demand for all-inclusive content material options and campaigns, Sam is now efficiently plugging what was a beforehand burgeoning hole out there. He’s offering purchasers with a variety of artistic content material choices, from social media content material and product demo movies to podcasts and headshots.
The company has already achieved important success, delivering content material and campaigns for purchasers resembling BEAR Espresso and Winncare Group.
The incubator has outfitted Sam with the boldness and information to navigate the challenges of rising a enterprise, whereas the supportive group has offered inspiration and invaluable networking alternatives.
Paul Little, Incubation Supervisor at Launch@ Salford, stated: “We’re extremely happy with Sam. He’s a shining instance of the entrepreneurial spirit and artistic expertise we nurture right here at Salford Enterprise College. Empowering and galvanizing the following technology of entrepreneurs as they embark on their very own start-up journeys by programmes like Launch will proceed to be a magnet for us.
“It’s pushed, progressive and artistic entrepreneurs like Sam who’re instrumental to the area’s economic system, so to play even a small half of their journeys is extremely rewarding. Sam’s achievements reveal Salford Media Works’ dedication and experience, securing prestigious purchasers shortly after beginning his buying and selling journey, so we are able to’t wait to see his enterprise proceed on this thrilling upwards trajectory.”
Launch provides a wealth of sources and steering from Salford Enterprise College lecturers and Business Fellows to assist entrepreneurs flip their enterprise concepts into actuality. From help shaping their enterprise concept and launching to market, to offering steering on securing funding, producing gross sales/income and advertising and marketing, the programme helps nurture future enterprise leaders.
Sam concluded: “I’ve some bold development plans for the following few years which I now have the boldness to pursue, because of Launch.”