Dp Vishwakarma graduated as an Electrical Engineer but now is working as a Digital Marketing Consultant. If he shares his past working experience, he started his career as a Sales and Marketing Associate at the age of 17 in a Network Marketing company on a part-time basis during engineering. After engineering, Dp didn’t want to go in the technical field. He chose marketing but not MBA. Dp started as a Social Media Marketer for an e-commerce company.
Importance of Digital Marketing
On sharing the importance of Digital Marketing in his current profile, it is everything for him. Dp got secured a stable position on Google’s first page and everyone helped him get high searched queries like Digital Marketing Expert in India or Digital Marketing Consultant in India. It helps him generate leads. Really, Digital Marketing has changed his life.
Which course of Digital Vidya did you participate in? How did it help you acquire new skills related to Digital Marketing?
Dp Vishwakarma: I participated in the Certified Digital Marketing Master (CDMM) Course offered by Digital Vidya in 2016. CDMM course helped me to get a real face of Digital Marketing domain. Because of this course, I started my own Digital Marketing Agency (KeywordsFly) and treated as a Digital Marketing Expert and Consultant.
Why did you choose Digital Vidya’s course?
Frankly, I was impressed with demo class by Pradeep sir and I wanted to join Digital Vidya network.
How has the course contributed in your career growth including new job opportunities?
Dp Vishwakarma: This course has made my life and career. I am running my business and I have a choice to choose working time according to my place and zone.
Why do you think it’s important to learn Digital Marketing today?
Dp Vishwakarma: Today, Digital Marketing domain plays great and I think, It helps to anyone for career and business.
Share about the benefits you can foresee about building a career in Digital Marketing industry.
Dp Vishwakarma: Digital Marketing industry has created huge opportunities for everyone.You can become a freelancer, working from home as a part-time job, start own company, or get a good job with an excellent salary. It’s is very demanding profile nowadays. As an entrepreneur, you can increase your online presence by Digital Marketing techniques.
How do you stay updated on the latest trends in Digital Marketing? Which are the Digital Marketing resources (i.e. blogs/websites/apps) you visit regularly?
Dp Vishwakarma: I follow few websites like Social Samosa, Digital Vidya’s Blog, HubSpot, Sorav Jain’s Blog, etc. I have joined a couple of groups of Digital Marketers and SEO experts on Facebook and LinkedIn where I get the latest updates on Digital Marketing and Social Media Marketing.
Which are your favourite 3 digital media channels (e.g. Twitter, Google etc) and why?
- LinkedIn: I am using for professional network and getting leads
- Twitter: It helps me for self-branding
- Facebook: It helps me for targeting people according to business and need.
Which are your 3 favourite Digital Marketing tools?
Dp Vishwakarma: Fanpage karma, MailChimp, and Moz
Share the names of 3 people you respect when it comes to Digital Marketing.
Dp Vishwakarma: Pradeep Chopra, Deepak Kanakaraju, and Nithyanandan Ramakrishna(Neil)
What is your advice to newbies who want to build career in Digital Marketing?
Dp Vishwakarma: Digital Marketing is result oriented domain. If you don’t have experience you will never get high salary or position. Don’t think in terms of money. Simply think about work/projects. Second think start your own world and work on personal branding.
What are the challenges a person is likely to face when s/he enters into Digital Marketing industry? How can s/he overcome those?
Dp Vishwakarma: Well, If I say I had faced many challenges and the main is, everyone wanted results what I did in Digital Marketing But I was fresher and I didn’t have results. So, Do any kind of works or projects which related to Digital Marketing and focus on learning.
For someone who’s looking at full time or part time job or an internship in Digital Marketing, what approach would you advice?
Honestly! If I say, I got jobs and freelancing projects because of my effortss and Digital Vidya support. They help me at every point. Digital Vidya’s placement support is also a great support for anyone. Digital Vidya’s team is doing a great job by providing placement assistance as they guide best.
Digital media especially Social media channels such as Facebook can eat up a lot of your productive time if not used wisely. Do you agree? What all can one do to efficiently leverage these channels for personal growth?
Dp Vishwakarma: Before joining Digital Vidya’s Digital Marketing course, I used to scroll Facebook for timepass and spend maximum hours only checking my friend’s activities and Facebook Fun groups. But now, I use Facebook for my personal branding, marketing activities and building networks. I easily get latest updates from marketing gurus and trainers.
I have joined many Digital Marketing Facebook Groups where I get freelancing projects and case studies. It’s now excellent for me.
If you were given a chance to rebuild your career, what changes you would have made to have even better growth and fulfillment?
Dp Vishwakarma: If I get a chance to rebuild my career in Digital Marketing, I would join Digital Vidya’s Digital Marketing course in my college time and worked on my personal branding and saved my few years.
How do you see Digital Media evolving in future?
Dp Vishwakarma: Anyone who knows the internet is everything now! and it’s the future. Digital Media help people connect worldwide. There’s no doubt about that. It is the way we will be communicating with each other in the future.
Would you like to share few words about the work we are doing at Digital Vidya in educating others about Digital Marketing?
I entered in Digital Marketing domain only because of Pradeep sir and his presentation. After joining Digital Vidya, I got support each moment and your team is really providing great learning content and support. Today, I work with many Digital Marketing experts but Digital Vidya’s students are the best, their approach is excellent and thiis s because of Digital Vidya’s trainers and course coordinators. Thank you for changing my life forever.
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