// Tell us a little about your business…
Elephant iPrint is owned by Ali Palmer and is based in the Adelaide Hills and is the leader in quality affordable printing.
With over 20 years of experience, we specialise in high quality printing at affordable prices. Offset, digital, large format, you name it, we do it!
At Elephant iPrint we understand that the biggest goal for any business is to make money and give a quality service. We help you get your message across in a powerful, effective and affordable way.
We value loyalty and long-term relationships and pride ourselves in an exceptional service, quality and fast turnaround times. We even offer FREE delivery Australia wide and our products are extremely competitive on price.
// What do you love most about being in business?
The aspect I love most about being in business is being able to work daily with individuals and businesses that have a vision and a goal.
I love seeing the success of other people and their dreams.
// Why did you decide to go into business?
I originally went into business in 1998 as I knew I wanted to start a family and wanted the choice of being at home while my kids were young and to be able to have the opportunity of attending school events, swimming and dance lessons etc.
// What were you doing prior to your business and why did you get started?
Before starting my first business, I was a personal assistant in a large corporate office. I loved my job and learnt a lot; however, I began getting bored and frustrated.
I had always wanted to run my own business. I saw a gap in the marketplace for good quality printing and design services that businesses could afford.
// Let’s talk South Australia, what do you love most about doing business here?
South Australia supports locals, that is what I love the most. Even though it is a big city, it has a country town community feel. There aren’t many places in the world like it!
// What is the best advice you have received that has stuck with you?
The best advice I have received is that hard work pays off and you need to focus your attention on what you want. Have tunnel vision and don’t take no for an answer. Be determined to succeed.
// What advice would you give other women wanting to start a business?
My advice would be to follow your passion but start small and don’t overextend yourself. Have a solid plan and loads of enthusiasm. People are attracted to a can-do attitude.
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