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: Alpha med marketing is a digital marketing agency, we help local med spas and clinics to get more traffic to their website, social media and increase the engagement with their clients so they can focus on what matters which is serving current and new clients, we accomplish that through SEO services, Social media management and online reputation management
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: I am a pharmacist by education, I used to own 2 pharmacies overseas, in Egypt and I help in managing couple of pharmacies here in United States. I helped also in many clinic and participated in many events where main issues for local health business is discussed and share ideas.
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: First time I thought about Digital Marketing is when I found out that one of my pharmacies that I help manage, marked as permanently closed on google business, which in matter of days decrease the business daily income by 25%, it took me couple of days to fix this but also inspired me about the importance of digital marketing and is tarted to study it and apply some of what I have been doing to help the pharmacy I manage and some of medical practices that we deal with. One of my colleges at work said you should have you or own business doing just that, here where it hit me, I should make an agency that help medical practices to keep up with their online presence while they focus on what matters most which the giving care to their clients
Question: What three pieces of advice would you give to budding entrepreneurs?
Answer: Start your entrepreneurial journey by taking one step at time, which help you to reach your goals faster- there will be always two voices in your head one that encourage you and one that will discourage you ignore both and focus on the tase one hand- making mistakes is part of the process, planning to avoid them just will delay your progress
Question: What would you say are the top three skills needed to be a successful entrepreneur?
Answer: Communication skills (ability to communicate your ideas to your employees and clients)- ability to keep learning (if you stop learning your are not on the path of successful entrepreneur – problem solving skills
Question: How many hours do you work a day on average?
Answer: 8-12 hours not because I have to more like because I enjoy working on my agency
Question: To what do you most attribute your success?
Answer: most attribute is having mentors (they always guide help and put you on the right track)
Question: How do you go about marketing your business? What has been your most successful form of marketing?
Answer: Mainly I do Social media advertising, and SEO, marking both have been so helpful
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: Best part about starting digital agency is that it didn’t require much capital, it required skill (which you can learn), computer and Internet)
Question: What is the best way to achieve long-term success?
Answer: Stay focused on target and keep moving forward
Question: Where you see yourself and your business in 5 – 10 years?
Answer: I I see myself starting my second company for personal branding and also help to coach newer entrepreneurs to achieve their goals
Question: Excluding yours, what company or business do you admire the most?
Answer: Medical prof final who start their own business like MED SPA, Dentists, Surgeons since they provide important services to community