Q: 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: InnerMedia is a direct digital marketing company. We enable clients to connect to their exact target market by providing an omni-presence throughout the web, and the ability to promote their business across multiple contact points through automation. This includes social media, email, mobile, and phone. We also provide them with the infrastructure to communicate with their customers and team members in the most efficient way.
Q: Kindly give us a brief description about yourself.
Ans: My experience as a business professional, manager, and former corporate executive has gained me extensive sales, marketing, and management expertise. I am credited with selling services to more than 500,000 subscribers, and the management of hundreds of direct sales professionals during my career. My core competency is in Direct Sales, Telesales, Social Media, Digital Marketing, SEO, and Product Management
Q: 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: We at InnerMedia realize that to be successful in business that you have to perfect 3 critical areas of business. These include sales, communications, and management. We have spoken to hundreds of companies, and they all had the same core concerns. How to generate sales, how to communicate with clients and team members, and a process to manage it all. This data was the basis of our product development effort.
Q: What three pieces of advice would you give to budding entrepreneurs?
Ans: Pursue your passion, because it is your passion that will sustain you through the challenges of starting and running a business. Develop a cogent strategy using data, not gut feelings, and never give up.
Q: What would you say are the top three skills needed to be a successful entrepreneur?
Ans: Vision, focus, and the ability to identify the right people to work with you.
Q: How many hours do you work a day on average?
Ans: 12-14 hours daily
Q: To what do you most attribute your success?
Ans: Focus and Diligence
Q: How do you go about marketing your business? What has been your most successful form of marketing?
Ans: We use the same technology and practices that we prescribe to our clients.
Q: 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: Our funding came from private parties within our professional network. We socialize the opportunity to accelerate the earnings on cash that they had sitting in either non-low performing accounts. This includes credit. Many people do not realize how you can leverage credit into income. The financial manager of our company is very astute in leveraging and cash-flow management.
Q: What is the best way to achieve long-term success?
Ans: Stay current in your perspective, which requires constantly measuring your success against your goals.
Q: Where you see yourself and your business in 5 – 10 years?
Ans: We see ourselves as a dominate brand in the digital marketing space. Our reach will be global, and we forecast the creation of hundreds of jobs.
Q: Excluding yours, what company or business do you admire the most?
Q: How important have good employees been to your success?
Ans: Very important. Our people are our business.
Q: How long do you stick with an idea before giving up?
Ans: When its apparent that I’m heading in the wrong direction.
Q: What motivates you?
Ans: The ability to help people pursue their dreams.
Q: How do you generate new ideas?
Ans: Usually they occur during my sleep.
Q: How do you define success?
Ans: The ability to make a living doing what I love.
Q: How do you build a successful customer base?
Ans: Sell, Sell, Sell.
Q: What is your favorite aspect of being an entrepreneur?
Ans: The freedom that comes with working for yourself.
Q: What has been your most satisfying moment in business?
Ans: Once the GlobeWatcher platform was launched.
Q: What do you feel is the major difference between entrepreneurs and those who work for someone else?
Ans: Doing what you love vs doing what you have to.
Q: 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: Happy would be the word to describe our culture. What better job is there than getting paid to helping people pursue their dreams. I can think of many
Q: In one word, characterize your life as an entrepreneur.
Ans: A never ending adventure.
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