About

Click Start Digital

We got started back in 2012

to help people create a profitable home-based business that can be run from anywhere!

Our passion is helping anyone, with any level of experience create an income stream for themselves and their family, regardless of what their background is, and we believe this can be achieved within the eCommerce industry.

Click Start Digital are the number 1 provider of eCommerce turn-key business solutions. Our business was born well over a decade ago, and to date, we have helped thousands of people create a home-based business within the online retail industry, all with little to no experience, and we want to help you too!

We are one of the only companies around that offer a complete eCommerce solution packaged with face-to-face tailored coaching for each and every client. Every successful person has a coach or mentor, and this is one of our unique differences to what else is out there.

We offer complete transparency on who we are (be wary if a business doesn’t), so you can read more about our team below.

To find out more check out the video or follow us on social media.

Meet

The Team

SAMANTHA HURST
Founder

Samantha, author of “The Speedy Start-Up” and founder of Click Start Digital, brings over 20 years of experience in launching, growing, and selling successful online and e-commerce businesses. 

 

Sam developed Click Start Digital to guide new e-commerce entrepreneurs in starting their businesses successfully while avoiding expensive mistakes often made by newcomers. Her long-standing experience in the e-commerce sector, marked by the successful launch and sale of her own online brand in 2010, has given her first hand experience on how to successfully launch and run an e-commerce store. Sam has invested millions of dollars in advertising for her own ventures, which has given her a keen insight into what strategies are (and are not) effective in the digital world.

 

Recognised in publications like Sydney Morning Herald, BRW, Smart Company & many others, Samantha’s expertise is widely acknowledged. Her active role in the Entrepreneur Organisation places her among a global network of 15,000 leaders with businesses generating revenues over $1 million USD p/a, underscoring her influence and dedication in the entrepreneurial space.

 

Susan Francis
general manager

With over two decades of experience in e-commerce, fashion, and the coaching industries, Susan brings a wealth of knowledge and experience from multiple aspects of running and scaling businesses. 

 

After a successful career as a General Manager in fashion and ecommerce, Susan started her own entrepreneurial journey in 2016 after the birth of her daughter.  She pivoted and reskilled as a mindset, manifestation and business coach and successfully grew and scaled her own coaching business and helped multiple clients double and triple their own monthly revenue within just a few short months. 

 

Having helped multiple businesses grow and scale she is passionate about sharing her breadth of knowledge and helping others create both time and financial freedom doing something they love. 

SARAH COSTIN
Account Manager

Sarah is an accomplished eCommerce specialist with an MBA and a decade of experience guiding small to medium-sized enterprises amplify their online revenue by optimising their web presence and digital marketing tactics.
 
More than just a strategist, Sarah has hands-on experience, having launched, scaled, and sold two of her own eCommerce ventures, and she’s eagerly preparing to unveil another in 2024.
 
Driven by her enthusiasm for eCommerce, Sarah thrives on assisting Click Start Digital’s clients ignite their entrepreneurial spirits. She’s dedicated to understanding your ambitions, providing answers to your questions, and steering you towards your goals with insightful, actionable advice and supportive guidance.

REBECCA THREDGOLD
head Business Coach

Rebecca is an ex-client of Click Start Digital and brings to the team over 15 years’ experience in Business and Marketing. Rebecca enjoys helping other people achieve their dreams and goals through building their own successful business within the digital landscape.

 

She has extensive experience in website platforms and social media marketing gained through developing her own online home wares business over 7 years ago and can assist you to get your business heading in the right direction.

 

Rebecca has an empathetic and encouraging way of coaching and she can relate to all of the business ups and downs having gone through the Click Start system herself many years ago.

ashleigh baker
Business Coach

Ashleigh, a Click Start Digital client, offers a wealth of entrepreneurial and corporate experience. With over a decade spanning both realms, her journey seamlessly blends business ventures and corporate success.

 

Her diverse background encompasses client support, team management, and human services, highlighting her extensive skill set. As a business coach, Ashleigh prioritises collaboration and empowerment, guided by her grasp of the digital marketing landscape. She champions growth and independence, grounded in a strengths-based philosophy.

 

Ashleigh’s coaching thrives on clients’ aspirations. Her commitment, informed by her entrepreneurial and corporate background, ensures steadfast support to help clients achieve business objectives. As a current online business owner, she intimately understands the challenges faced by others, fostering unique empathy and effectiveness in assisting them on their journeys.

MOIRA scheyen
client service manager

Moira is a highly experienced and accomplished professional, boasting a wealth of expertise in client support, social media management, and administration. With her vast knowledge and skill set, she is an invaluable asset to our team.

 

Her dedication shines through as she passionately assists clients in all facets of launching a new store. Moira’s exceptional contributions extend beyond client support, as she assumes a pivotal role in generating innovative business names and ideas for our team, while skillfully managing our support team.

 

Furthermore, Moira possesses extensive proficiency in various platforms such as WordPress, Shopify, and a multitude of CRM systems. 

Khreen Inion
client service manager

 

Khreen has over 12 years of experience in the industry. Khreen is passionate about delivering outstanding customer experiences, going above and beyond to ensure satisfaction. Her journey is marked by a dedication to excellence, innovative problem-solving, and strong relationship-building.

 

Khreen also brings four years of expertise in supporting e-commerce businesses, adding valuable insights into our online commerce strategies. Her leadership philosophy emphasizes teamwork and collaboration, aiming to inspire success and excellence in customer service.

 

maica azeulo
admin assistant

Maica has years of experience in offering general administration support and customer service within global organisations.

 

She has several years experience working with many eCommerce platforms including WordPress & Shopify and she is responsible for our product uploads for our clients.

maria alano
admin assistant

Maria has been working with small businesses since 2011 and is very experienced in Data Entry, Data Research and Product listing tasks.

 

She is highly experienced with listing products on Etsy, Ebay, Shopify, WooCommerce and Neto.

 

When Maria isnt working she enjoys spending time with her kids.

Tillie Pearl
Social media

Tillie manages our social media pages and is also actively involved in other creative aspects of the business as needed.

 

Tillie has worked in social media & marketing since 2016 helping grow brands by sourcing contextually relevant and engaging content.  She also has a degree in Media and has worked in Public Relations and Publishing houses, giving her an in-depth understanding of the media and marketing landscape.

DZMITRY AFANASENKA
Website Developer

Dzmitry is a highly skilled professional with decades of experience in website development and theme creation. With a strong expertise in this field, he has successfully built and delivered over 2000+ WordPress and Shopify websites throughout his career.

 

Dzmitry’s proficiency extends to various technologies, including PHP, JS, CSS, and other web development tools. His deep understanding of these technologies allows him to create websites that run at optimal efficiency, providing a seamless user experience for visitors.