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Ex-pilot Saya McDermott thanks social media for her skincare brand’s success

Ex-pilot Saya McDermott thanks social media for her skincare brand’s success

  • On October 11, 2018
  • 432, marketing podcast, Marketing tips, saya mcdermott, saya skincare, Small Business Big Marketing, tim reid


Saya McDermott is a graphic designer by trade. She then became a pilot for a few years. Obvious career change! Now she’s building a skincare business cleverly called Saya Skincare that’s taking on the world.


We cover plenty of ground in this chat as Saya talks about the importance of following your passion, the power of creating a strong visual brand, why she set up shop in an industrial estate, how she generates sales across online, retail and wholesale. And plenty more.

“One day we got an order from Panasonic for 10,000 units. Now that was a great day!”
-Saya McDermott,
Saya Skincare


There’s loads more tips and insights just like this that will help you build that beautiful business of yours into the empire it deserves to be. Hit the PLAY button above to listen now, or subscribe free to hear the full interview. 


Saya also shares:

  • Why she made such a big career change
  • How to build a strong visual brand
  • How she’s used social media to attract clients (retail & wholesale)
  • How she got Panasonic to place an order for 10,000 products
  • How she got a contract to supply a new airport on the Sunshine Coast
  • And so much more …


Here’s what caught my attention from my chat with Saya McDermott:

  1. I love the relaxed nature in which she approaches her business.
  2. Say’s blogging strategy is so simple and effective.
  3. And I love her branding. I’m a sucker for a strong visual brand – so no matter what your industry, I don’t think there’s any excuse for not having one!



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This post was provided by marketing speaker Tim Reid who is the host of The Small Business Big Marketing Show, Australia’s #1 marketing podcast, also heard on Virgin Airlines. Subscribe FREE on iTunes or Android