KRISTINA KARLSSON OF KIKKI K

Kristina Karlsson Kikki K

KRISTINA KARLSSON OF KIKKI K So today I got the chance to sit down with Kristina Karlsson, founder of Swedish Design & stationary behemoth Kikki K. We met at the Push PR headquarters and sat down for a chat (live on the Get To KNOW Instagram! You’ve got 24hrs to check it out!) about her incredible journey. It all started one night when at 3 am, feeling frustrated, unsettled and unsure of what she wanted to do with her life (we’ve all been there, right?!), Kristina decided to write down what was important to her in her life and career. ON HER…

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HOW TO BLOG PROFESSIONALLY

How to blog professionally

Way back in 2011 when I first started blogging, I had no idea that it would one day become my full-time job with Break The Loop. You don’t learn how to blog professionally in school, or how to work with clients on a freelance basis, you have to figure it out as you go along… With lots of trial and error, along the way. Thankfully, we made all of those mistakes, so that you don’t have to. Disclaimer – You still need to make mistakes, it’s how you learn. However, some of the real rookie s*** that has historically gone…

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BRANDING, NOT JUST FOR CATTLE

Branding for Beginners

BRANDING FOR BEGINNERS Branding. No longer confined to the realms of logo and packaging (and cattle) but also now to concepts, ideas, and even individuals. Back in the day branding was used to mark ownership of something or to show allegiance with a certain gang or tribe. Nowadays the term ‘brand’ is much more rooted in presenting the overall ‘vibe’ of a person or business, a way of distinguishing one vendor from another. It’s also not just about a logo and colour scheme, although those are important (and fun) factors in branding. It’s about defining and sharing a unique set…

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SELF CARE FOR FEMALE FOUNDERS

Self care for female founders

I’m writing this post at a point in my life where self care kind of feels like an afterthought. After being hit with a bit of an emotional sledgehammer last week whilst simultaneously trying to launch Get To KNOW, plan our launch event, freelancing to pay the bills AND renovating a house… Self care has almost taken a backseat, right when I need it the most. I say almost because I have started a little daily yoga / meditation thing, which I’m pretty pleased with myself about. Totally different from the way I would usually practice yoga, these are short…

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