The Advert Man – the ups and downs

The Advert Man is a Derby-based SME that aims to sell advertising space on lorries and trucks. SME caught up with founder Ed Hollands to find out more…

What have been your biggest challenges? How did you overcome them?

To date my biggest challenge has been: informing the right people about truck advertising. Usually once they know about it they like to explore it as an option.

What have been your greatest successes?

Definitely obtaining my first nationwide advertising contract recently with an online tool retailer based in London.

If it’s not that, then it’s having the opportunity of guidance and mentoring from a few well-known entrepreneurs from Derby.

What are your top tips for SMEs?

Never Give Up!

Always have a Plan B

Always try different things

Give it a go, you never know what’s going to happen!