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Omnipapers

Name: Karen Bridges

Location: Baltimore, MD 

Type of Business:
Review service


What does your business do?
Omnipapers provides reviews of the most popular essay writing services on the market

When and why did you start the biz?
I started on February 2014. I confess to having used essay writing services back in college - and by the time I graduated I was as close to an expert in that field as one can get. Mine is a tricky business - no one wants to tell if they've used this kind of service, so I wanted to give this subject a bit of transparency.

How Many People are in your Company?
2

Where's your office?
I work from my apartment, using utrack to collaborate with a co- founder of OmniPapers.

What's the toughest part of running your biz?
Finding all kinds of sponsorship for this project is tough. We never ever charge for reviews, so we sometimes collaborate with bloggers, other times we're creating education-related content for external websites (but always leading back to Omnipapers).

What's the most fun part?
We get more visitors each and every year, we also sometimes get emails from people, who thank us for what we do. But they usually prefer to stay anonymous.

Anything you would have done differently?
I would've probably focused more on networking starting from the early days.

What's next on the horizon for your biz?
I'm considering a more aggressive monetization. Once again, reviewing websites for money remains out of question, this product should remain free in order to stay objective. So this question is kind of hanging in the air.

What advice do you have for others?
Grasp every opportunity that you get. You'll have plenty of time to reconsider or say "No, I don't really want it" as you're moving with a new offer or project. Don't drop everything just because at this particular moment you're not exactly sure.

How do you use Idea Cafe to help your biz?
So far, I use Idea Cafe for inspiration and ideas (tautology, but still). 99% of time I really don't know what I should do and where I should go with my project. It's nice to know it's not just me.

School (where, still in school, degree)?
Bachelor's

Prior jobs or business?
Copywriter, web editor, private tutor

Favorite Food?
chocolate

What are your pets' names?
Maximilliana Simona Prima (tortoise)

Do any of these pets help with your biz?
My tortoise is super-helpful - it's not distracting me at the wrong time!

Is there any one person or event in your life that led you to go into business for yourself?
It wasn't any particular event. I just don't think hypocrisy is something to be proud of, so instead of making kids blush quietly when they push "order" on essay writing websites, it would be fair to at least let them know who they're dealing with and let them make an informed choice.

Anyone you publicly want to thank?
Marilyn Monroe, if you're reading this, I think you're gorgeous! By the way, that song "Every baby needs a da-da-daddy" rocks!

Contact Info:
Karen Bridges
Baltimore, MD
Baltimore, MD 21201

karen.bubblegum@outlook.com

Website:
https://omnipapers.com


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