Q.1 Kindly give our readers an introduction to your business. Please include what your business is all about, in which city you are located and if you have offices in multiple locations/ cities.
Ans. Marketing Wiz was first established in 2015 and we have been growing since. We are located in the central of Parramatta however we have clients across Australia.
Q.2 Kindly give us a brief description about yourself (it should include your brief educational or entrepreneurial background and list some of your major achievements).
Ans. Our managing director is Jimmy Kien that has years of experience in the digital world. Everyday is a learning process to help and educate his staff and clients.
Q.3 What inspired you to (start a new business venture) or (to make significant changes in an existing business)? How did the idea for your business come about?
Ans. Jimmy Kien used to run a small business over 10 years ago and he has found some difficult challenges especially with digital and traditional marketing. The main questions was “what is best marketing strategy for my business?”. He has invested in tradeshow/expo, charity events, facebook ads, google ads from another digital marketing agency and it didn’t get the ROI that everyone has promised. This has given a bad taste of marketing for him. Dispute the bad taste of digital marketing, he has seen companies and businesses out there that has taken advantage of this platform and has seen results so he decided to study the art of digital marketing. Facebook Ads and SEO.
Q.4 What three pieces of advice would you give to budding entrepreneurs?
Ans. 1. START NOW, DON’T WAIT – Its always the right time.
2. BELIEVE IN YOURSELF
3. TAKE CALCULATED RISK
Q.5 What would you say are the top three skills needed to be a successful entrepreneur?
Ans. 1. Management Skills
2. Be humble and honest
Q.6 How many hours do you work a day on average?
Ans. 14-16 hours a day. Its all depend on the hours you put in to be successful.
Q.7 To what do you most attribute your success?
Ans. Turning a routine to a habit
Q.8 How do you go about marketing your business? What has been your most successful form of marketing?
Ans. Its all depending on your business and who you are trying to target. Basically for a small business – long term will be SEO and short term will be Facebook ads.
Q.9 Where did your organizations funding/capital come from and how did you go about getting it? How did you obtain investors for your venture?
Ans. I was working full time to help fund the business at the same time I was studying.
Q.10 What is the best way to achieve long-term success?
Ans. Consistency is the key.
Q.11 Where you see yourself and your business in 5 – 10 years?
Ans. Continue learning everyday, keeping our existing clients and helping new clients.
Q.12 Excluding yours, what company or business do you admire the most?
Ans. I admire a lot of company that is in the same industry, I love seeing other small digital marketing agencies that is providing fantastic results for other small businesses across Australia
Q.13 How important have good employees been to your success?
Ans. A good employees is very important to the company success. If the employees provide great results and communication, the company and staff will grow.
Q.14 How long do you stick with an idea before giving up?
Ans. I have stick to most of my ideas and never giving up on any however I have recalculate many ideas regarding the risk factor and did not continue it.
Q.15 What motivates you?
Ans. My wife and 3 kids.
Q.16 What are your ideals?
Ans. Its revolve around the online space, ecommerce, etc..
Q.17 How do you generate new ideas?
Ans. Not too sure, a lot of reading and sometimes I dreamt about it
Q.18 How do you define success?
Ans. I define success by providing my customers the results as expected. If my clients are making ROI from the investment they make, that is what I define SUCCESS.
Q.19 How do you build a successful customer base?
Ans. Referral, 24/7 Support Team,
Q.20 What is your favorite aspect of being an entrepreneur?
Ans. Flexible Hour
Q.21 What has been your most satisfying moment in business?
Ans. Helped a client generated over $350,000 in sales in 2 months.
Q.22 What do you feel is the major difference between entrepreneurs and those who work for someone else?
Ans. Its all depending on the vision of the person. For me, I like the unexpected each day what can happen
Q.23 What kind of culture exists in your organization? How did you establish this tone and why did you institute this particular type of culture?
Ans. We are a creative, fun and young group
Q.24 In one word, characterize your life as an entrepreneur.
Company : Marketing Wiz Australia – Online Marketing & SEO Services Parramatta
Contact : Jimmy Kien
Address : 19/103 George Street
City : Parramatta
State : New South Wales
Zip Code: 2150
Country : Australia
Phone : +61 1800 965 884