MIV Catch Up - Azam Marketing

Nadeem Azam, founder and CEO of Azam Marketing, joined us on Twitter for #MIVReveals on Wednesday 10th August 2016.  Azam Marketing is an international, full-service digital marketing and design agency which specialises in search, email, social media, performance marketing and website design.

@azammarketing thanks for joining us today Nadeem Azam.  For those that don’t know could you just explain to us what it is you do? #MIVReveals

Hi! Thanks for having me. I run a digital marketing and design agency @azammarketing which helps businesses get more customers. #MIVReveals

@azammarketing What inspired you to start up your business? #MIVReveals

I was working as a print journalist and predicted the net would dominate the landscape in the future. So I started Azam in 1997. #MIVReveals

@azammarketing What makes your business unique and differentiates you from your competitors?  #MIVReveals

As the oldest established digital agency in the UK our unparalleled expertise means we are much more likely to hit the bullseye! #MIVReveals

@azammarketing What has been your biggest challenge as a business owner and how have you met that challenge? #MIVReveals

There have been numerous challenges from lack of start-up finance to recruiting technical staff but persistence has paid off. #MIVReveals

@azammarketing What would you say is your proudest #business moment so far? #MIVReveals

My biggest delight is when our clients regularly tell me they are thrilled with the results we've produced for their businesses. #MIVReveals

@azammarketing How many hours a day do you work on average? #MIVReveals

It averages at about 14 hours a day, 7 days a week. Estée Lauder said "I never dreamed about success. I worked for it." #MIVReveals

@azammarketing What does success look like to you? #MIVReveals

In a service-sector business, client satisfaction is my number one goal. My staff get tired of me saying "The Customer is King!" #MIVReveals

@azammarketing How has your business evolved since its launch in 1997? MIVReveals

The reason we still prosper after 19 years is because I obsessively study industry trends and stay 12 steps ahead of others. #MIVReveals

@azammarketing Where do you envision your company in 5 or 10 years? #MIVReveals

We have got massive plans! For instance, I intend to use my journalism background to launch an innovative digital publishing arm #MIVReveals

@azammarketing Finally what advice would you give to other #entrepreneurs looking to start up a business? MIVReveals

I mentor several entrepreneurs and always advise them to constantly study top-line metrics and react accordingly. #MIVReveals


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