After being made redundant, Allie Astell decided starting a business was preferable to finding another position in an uncertain jobs market.

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Allie Astell

With a BA (Hons) in Media and Communications, Allie Astell worked as an account manager in advertising for nine years and then as an online media manager for a publishing company for three years. She decided to set up her own business, Manage My Website, in 2009, having spotted a gap in the marke...