Interested in starting your own entrepreneurial journey in marketing but unsure what to expect? Then read up on our interview with Dave Kaminski, President and CEO of Collaborate Pros, located in Tempe, AZ, USA.
What's your business, and who are your customers?
We provide online digital presence to our customers in a unique way. First, we actually connect similar businesses and use them to promote each other online. This creates insane trust and helps catapult their businesses up the search engines. Secondly, we create relevant and quality content that actually gets traffic to our customers' websites. Finally, we help turn your business map listings into a call-generating machine.
Tell us about yourself
I grew my own company into Arizona's largest over the last ten years, 100% without spending money on advertising. Once I perfected this process and proved it works for any industry, I created Collaborate Pros. With this power, we've been able to help any business that has come our way. My passion has turned into helping other business owners succeed.
What's your biggest accomplishment as a business owner?
I grew my Arizona-based company into the largest in the state without paying for advertising! Then I successfully worked myself out of my eight other businesses, and I was able to start Collaborate Pros to help other businesses just like mine!
What's one of the hardest things that comes with being a business owner?
I truly relate to business owners who are struggling to find enough work or business. I take it as if it was my own business, and it weighs greatly on me. I do turn this into motivation and inspiration.
What are the top tips you'd give to anyone looking to start, run and grow a business today?
Have patience, have a well-thought-out plan, and have the knowledge that advertising is not an expense, it is investing in your business.
Where can people find you and your business?
If you like what you've read here and have your own story as a solo or small business entrepreneur that you'd like to share, then please answer these interview questions. We'd love to feature your journey on these pages.
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