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Emily Gall: Winner of the 2024 Great Companies International Women Entrepreneur Award

Name: Emily Gall

Business Name: North of Eight Design & Marketing

Location: Spooner, Wisconsin , USA

Establishment (Year): 2019

Category: Advertising & Marketing

Profession/ Specialty: Marketing Consulting and Web Design

Social Media : Linkedin

Company Detail:

North of Eight is a (nearly) full-service marketing agency based in the woods of Wisconsin. They offer comprehensive digital marketing solutions and branding.

Unique Selling Proposition or Competitive Advantage:

Their desire to help. The business partners were both burnt out marketers. Emily Gall left her corporate job and eventually built the agency she wished she would've had back then. She understands the struggles of being overwhelmed with work and not being able to deliver the best results. They provide the necessary help for clients to feel successful.

Challenges Faced During the Journey:

Certainly, everyone experiences struggles, and theirs aren't unique. Besides the challenges posed by COVID-19, Emily also went through a very difficult pregnancy that nearly shut down their business in the early days.

Advice for Women Entrepreneurs:

Emily's advice is not to scrutinize the journey of others too closely and to follow one's own path. She emphasizes that individuals are the sum of their privileges and how they utilize them, consciously or subconsciously. Comparing oneself to others when everyone has different advantages can lead to failure.



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