Question: 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.
Answer: My name is Amir Nenaa I am the owner of Alpha Med Marketing, we are located in Hyattsvile Maryland . In our agency we help Med Spas to build their online presence through helping with mastering their SEO tactics.
Question: Kindly give us a brief description about yourself (it should include your brief educational or entrepreneurial background and list some of your major achievements).
Answer: My background is originally in pharmacy, graduated back in 2007, from pharmacy School I worked as pharmacist in Egypt and I interned for pharmacy in the united states stuttered my entrepreneurial journey as jr copywriter, as freelance email copywriter then I switched to SEO blogs copywriter after client needed help with building his business ranking with search engines, after while I decided to start my agency Alpha Med marketing
Question: 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?
Answer: The Idea of starting my agency tarted when I first got into 5 day challenge online “freedom change” about how to get more freedom in your life, it opened my eye how being an agency will provide more services to my clients and in same time help me to grow as entrepreneur. It required me to shift my freelancer mindset, to business owner way of thinking and also required additional knowledge which I learned and still learning along the way.
Question: What three pieces of advice would you give to budding entrepreneurs?
1-Always prioritize your time towards actions that help you provide the best services to your clients
2-when you have choice to make don’t overthink taking the decision, overthinking will paralyze your business
3-always and alway keep learning no one knew everything about their industries and with speed technology advances ability to learn is always the best skill entrepreneur will have
Question: What would you say are the top three skills needed to be a successful entrepreneur?
Answer: Open to learning Ability take decision fast Time organization
Question: How many hours do you work a day on average?
Answer: Around 8-10 hours daily
Question: To what do you most attribute your success?
Answer: The ability to contentiously learn thanks to internet
Question: How do you go about marketing your business? What has been your most successful form of marketing?
Answer: Me and my team use several tactics includes social media advertising , SEO and some emails and I would say set advertising is most successful method we got so far after the referral we get from out clients but I would say each method has its own benefit and when we combined them together it helped us to reach out more to larger clients
Question: Where did your organizations funding/capital come from and how did you go about getting it? How did you obtain investors for your venture?
Answer: My agency was originally funded through loans and also I used some of my saving I had to start the business
Question: What is the best way to achieve long-term success?
Answer: The best way to achieve long-term success is to have a vision and keep grinding till you achieve it
Question: Where you see yourself and your business in 5 – 10 years?
Answer: My plans in 5 years for me and my business is to start agency coaching business along with my agency to help other agency owner achiever their goals as I achieved mine
Question: Excluding yours, what company or business do you admire the most?
Answer: Entre institute as it helps others to become entrepreneurs
Question: How important have good employees been to your success?
Answer: Having a good employee is essential to agency as our job is a result form teamwork
Question: How long do you stick with an idea before giving up?
Answer: In the beginning of my journey I used to give up on ideas within couple of months which costed my business a lot but now I stick to my idea till it become reality
Question: What motivates you?
Answer: Seeking success is main motivation and I keep fueling it by setting goals and keep working to achieve them
Question: How do you generate new ideas?
Answer: I keep a small notebook with me and write in it any ideas I get while working and number them when ever I face issue that require new idea I review ideas in this notebook, if I find a solution to my issue it will be great if not going through those ideas help me to generate a solution to the issue
Question: How do you define success?
Answer: Success is achieving life where I do and work what I want and allow me to Answer:achieve my goals and ideas
Question: How do you build a successful customer base?
Answer: Building customer base is continuous process that include, reaching out in regular basis to your prospects not to spam them but to add value to them that helps them to solve a problem and prevent a problem from happening. When this happen those leads they always love to connect with you to hire you for more services, you keep them by always adding the same value you put in advance
Question: What is your favorite aspect of being an entrepreneur?
Answer: Mainly ability to create goals and achieve them, adding having ability to set my own schedule
Question: What has been your most satisfying moment in business?
Answer: The most satisfying moment is when I get a call or receive email from happy client thanking me about how my agency helped his/her businesses improve their online presence and resulting in increasing their client base
Question: What do you feel is the major difference between entrepreneurs and those who work for someone else?
Answer: Major difference is prospective for each person how they see themselves
Question: In one word, characterize your life as an entrepreneur.
Question: If you had the chance to start your career over again, what would you do differently?
Answer: Start act sooner and faster Ask for advice an help more but always follow my guts
Question: How has being an entrepreneur affected your family life?
Answer: I become more present and I started to enjoy more time with them
Question: What is your greatest fear, and how do you manage fear?
Answer: Greatest fear to always is loved my loved ones everything else can be worked on again but loss of loved ones keeps scar inside
Question: How did you decide on the location for your business?
Answer: Since agency is digital marketing focused location choice is not an issue mainly just building a great team is
Question: Do you believe there is some sort of pattern or formula to becoming a successful entrepreneur?
Answer: Wok hard, give value , seek smart solution and always find good team that complete flaws
Question: If you could talk to one person from history, who would it be and why?
Answer: Napleon Hill , I would love to talk to the man who’s books changed my life
Question: Who has been your greatest inspiration?
Answer: Jeff Learner entre institute co-founder
Question: What book has inspired you the most? (OR what is your favorite book?)
Answer: Book that inspired me most is Out witting the devil by Napoleon hill
Question: What are some of the biggest mistakes you’ve made?
Answer: Listen to other advice but always be careful from their motivation
Don’t overthink and act more
Question: How can you prevent mistakes or do damage control?
Answer: Working with plan helps to prevent mistakes and with damage control, but if a mistake happen we work as team to solve it then document with solution to learn how to prevent it in the future
Question: What are your hobbies? What do you do in your non-work time?
Answer: Non work time spend either reading SCI-fi books/novels Scheduled ration twice year in winter to Florida and in summer to Rehoboth Beach Delaware Move nights is always great time to spend with loved ones
Question: What makes you happy?
Answer: Success and ability to help others
Question: What sacrifices have you had to make to be a successful entrepreneur?
Answer: Main sacrifice is always time spent, til the business start , away from family and loved one
Question:If you were conducting this interview, what question would you ask?
Answer: A question I would ask “Which qualities do you look for in new employees?”