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Making Sense of Solo Business

Coaching & Events For Solisits Building Businesses on Their Own Terms


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Hello! I'm Keir Whitaker. I'm a UK-based business coach and event host who specialises in working with solo founders and solo entrepreneurs running digital and creative businesses.

In business, as in life, getting a clear perspective isn't always easy. Taking the opportunity to talk through your challenges and ideas and hearing an objective and insightful point of view from a trusted partner can be invaluable. This is what I do.

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Would you like to learn more about how 1-1 coaching can benefit you and your business? Complete my short survey and I'll contact you within 24 hours to book your free, no-obligation 60-minute consultation.

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Do you feel stuck? Unlock your potential with personalised 1-1 coaching. Discover how tailored guidance can help you discover your blindspots, gain new perspectives and help you move forward.

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CraftWork

An event series that brings together freelancers, soloists, founders and small business owners to share experiences, learn from each other and prove that there is no right way to build and grow a business.

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I've been involved in the web, tech and ecommerce industry for over 25 years. I've worked for myself, in agencies, in big companies and in startups (including Shopify). I've had a few wins, made mistakes, and learned a lot. Perhaps I can help you — let's find out.


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Recent Articles

I write about solo entrepreneurship, running a small business, and the tools we use to get work done. The archive also contains my "9 Questions For…" series of interviews with solo founders and entrepreneurs.

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9 Questions For...Mike Jordan

In this edition of 9 Questions For… we hear from creative agency co-founder Mike Jordan

15 January 2024
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What was Work With Shop?

After leaving Shopify, I had the idea of launching a Shopify-specific job board. Here's what happened.

14 January 2024
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Publishing Prices Online

It's an age-old question. Should we publish our prices and rates online?

18 December 2023
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9 Questions For...Marc Thiele

In this edition of 9 Questions For… we hear from event organiser and community builder Marc Thiele

13 December 2023
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9 Questions For...Elliot Jay Stocks

In this edition of 9 Questions For… we hear from designer and type guru Elliot Jay Stocks

28 November 2023
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9 Questions For...Rob Mills

Founder of Fourth Wall Content Rob gives us his answers to my 9 questions.

21 November 2023

All my articles can be found in the archive.


CraftWork Upcoming Events

Craft+Work is an event series that brings together freelancers, soloists, founders and small business owners to share experiences, learn from each other and prove that there is no right way to build and grow a business. It's not your average sit and listen event. Expect to come and get involved in the conversation, share your ideas, and learn from others building businesses on their own terms.

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Friday 31st May 2024

9am ‐ 5pm @ citizenM, Tower Hill

Full-Day Edition

Our goal is to visit all parts of the UK and Ireland along with a trip to the USA for a full-day event in 2024. We are currently researching venues in Exeter, Cardiff, Milton Keynes, Birmingham, Cambridge, Leeds, Edinburgh, Glasgow, Belfast, Dublin, New York City, and Toronto. If you are interested in helping host a Craft+Work event please get in touch and let's talk.

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This is the web site of Keir Whitaker — I'm a UK-based business coach and event host working with solo founders and solo entrepreneurs running digital and creative businesses.

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