A day in the life of Harvey Morton: digital entrepreneur

Written by Harvey Morton Tuesday 11 January 2022
Harvey Morton started his first business aged 13. Resilience got him through and today he runs a successful digital marketing agency
A headshot of Harvey Morton standing in front of a colourful wall

My role

I started my business at aged 13, offering IT support as part of an enterprise competition. Now in my early twenties, I run a successful digital media marketing company, including social media management working with influencers.

My journey

I started my route into business at school through an enterprise competition called the BiG Challenge, where teams compete to turn £25 into a start-up business. I set up an IT support company and began to bid for clients. I won several awards and built a business – all alongside managing my GCSEs and A-levels.

Many people were reluctant to hire me due to my age, so I had to work much harder to win paid clients. It took some time and perseverance to build my portfolio, doing lots of free work for a while and sending out endless emails, only to be rejected. But now I have to turn down work.

Keep reading to discover more what a day in the life of an entrepreneur and business owner looks like


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