I would like to offer my readers the warmest of welcomes! My name is Gary and I live in a small town on the Gold Coast. Last year, I decided I would like to start my own business. However, I realised that I didn't have a clue about what starting my own business would entail. I decided to dedicate the next year to learning all I could about the local businesses in my area so I could work out what made them successful. I spent a long time talking to local businesspeople and I learnt a great deal. I hope you like my blog!