Interested in starting your own entrepreneurial journey in beauty and cosmetics but unsure what to expect? Then read up on our interview with Courtney Nelson, Owner and CEO of CourtSide Glam, located in Jacksonville, FL, USA.

What's your business, and who are your customers?

I am a luxury service provider of quality hair and beauty products. I cater to all women around the world, specializing in providing you the top-quality Brazilian and Raw tresses with 100% mink lashes and much more, where beauty meets glam. ✨

Tell us about yourself

I first started out selling lashes as a small-time business owner. I always loved to keep myself and my appearance up to par. I am doing what I love, and that is to make every girl feel beautiful in a luxurious way.

What's your biggest accomplishment as a business owner?

My biggest accomplishment is making my customers happy.

What's one of the hardest things that comes with being a business owner?

Consistency can be hard when the sales aren’t matching up but keep going, and the hard work will pay off.

What are the top tips you'd give to anyone looking to start, run and grow a business today?

  1. Never give up.
  2. Have a strategy.
  3. The customer comes first.

Where can people find you and your business?


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