How do I start a business on a budget?
How do I find my first 100 customers and make my first £100k?
How do I build a network and get my business noticed?
Whether you want to transform a fledgling side-hustle into a full-time endeavour or simply have an idea that’s keeping you up at night, this is the ultimate blueprint for building your own business.
With no network, no capital and no previous experience, Nafisa built her business from scratch and has helped hundreds of founders to do the same. Now, she wants to share her honest, game-changing advice. From how to nail sales and branding to understanding how to build a network, Nafisa lifts the lid on business culture – and questions everything you think you know about the business world.
Nafisa Bakkar is the CEO and co-founder of award-winning media platform Amaliah, which seeks to amplify the voices of Muslim women.Nafisa’s work and ideas have gained recognition across Forbes 30 under 30 list, Ad Age Women to Watch Europe and the Evening Standard Progress 1000 ‘Most Influential in Media’. She is regularly featured in the media as a business leader who speaks openly and honestly about what it takes to run a business.
‘Nafisa is a brilliant, incisive entrepreneur and How to Make Money is the handbook for anyone with a business idea and belief. Think of it as the best short cut you could ever take’ELLA DOLPHIN, CEO of STYLIST -
‘Straight-talking but highly emotive, How To Make Money provides superbly tangible insights into laying the foundations for your own brand playbook, via ideas that bust through the bravado and bluster of standard business talk’KATIE BARON, author of FASHION AND MUSIC -
‘Nafisa Bakkar saw a gap in the market for a website that curated modest fashion for Muslim women. She had £50, no experience and no network. Her business, Amaliah, is now pushing a seven-figure turnover. How to Make Money is Bakkar’s no-nonsense guide to all the steps it took, and the moments she nearly quit, with anecdotes from entrepreneurs such as Mohammed Khalid, who had an idea for a halal chicken shop, opened Chicken Cottage by the Brick Lane mosque, and now has 140 outlets - an underappreciated British success story’THE TELEGRAPH, Best Self-Help Books of 2023 -