Entrepreneur Of The Week!
Angela Motesepe, a 24 year old young women who’s currently running her own fantastic online magazine called The Art’Logue, artloaguemagazine.wixsite.com. The magazine have been running since February 2017. If you are an artist or love art this is for you to follow!
When did you start with your online magazine?
I started the magazine last year and our very own first issue was published in February.
What is your magazine about? How did you come up with the name “The Art’Logue”?
The whole aim and purpose of the magazine was to showcase different forms of art, name Art’Logue is short for Art ‘Catalogue.
Why did you decide to have an online magazine? Have you ever thought of moving into print?
Print is the ultimate goal for Art’Logue we were testing the waters online and we wish to venture into print someday.
What has inspired you to start your own magazine, do you have anyone who ispired you or a role models?
Starting my own magazine has always been a dream to me since I stepped into in to varsity I knew I wanted a publication of my own. The joy and fulfilment of writing about what you love and what you’re passionate about. Honestly, I do not have motive or role models, I am just a dreamer who isn’t afraid to chase after her dreams because I believe we owe our dreams, our courage.
How would you describe your journey as an entrepreneur?
It is full of bumps and grinds, the journey of entrepreneurship is quiet draining and challenging it requires one to be mentally prepared.
What are the interesting things you came across in the journey, that you regard as best moment of your life?
Meeting other passion fueled young entrepreneurs, exchanging and sharing and sharing ideas and advises. Those moment and priceless.
Do you/can you make a living off your magazine?
I believe the magazine will one day sustain itself and become lucrative.
What do you think is best between working for yourself, working for someone or both? Please elaborate.
Working for yourself is best. Working for yourself unlocks creativity, it gives a feeling that is almost close to freedom. While working for someone else there are certain rules you have to adhere to it almost make one feel caged .
What have you achieved so far?
Turning my dream into reality, into something tangible.
How many people are currently following your magazine?
We have about 1200 people following us on Facebook
What message would you like to spread to young people, especially young entrepreneurs regardless of what they do for a living.
You owe your dreams your courage no matter how insignificant you think they are.
By: Fortunate Machaba