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Interview with Sourabh S, an MBA turned Freelance Digital Marketer

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Sourabh S was working as Marketing Executive for a company called Niveus Solutions Pvt Ltd. in Udupi (KA). He’s a musician by passion. Suddenly, his my mind changed towards the digital world of marketing and Sourabh rushed towards Digital Vidya. At present, he is doing freelancing in Digital Marketing along with pursuing MBA from Manipal University.

Which course of Digital Vidya you participate in? How did it help you acquire new skills related to digital marketing?

Sourabh S: I participated in Digital Vidya’s Certified Digital Marketing Master (CDMM) CourseDigital Marketing was completely new for me when I opted. It gave me a worldwide view on digital world what’s happening.

Why did you choose Digital Vidya’s course?

Sourabh S:

I went through different digital marketing institutes, which I did not find that worth studying there. By going into various reviews my mind just fixed to Digital Vidya and was fantastic.

How has the course contributed in your career growth including new job opportunities?

Sourabh S: The course gave me an overall view of the Digital Market. Additionaly, the Placement Cell helped me a lot in finding new job opportunities.

Why do you think it’s important to learn Digital Marketing today?

Sourabh S: The present so-called world which is a Digital World is a vast growing digital market where without Digital Marketing is a must for each and every product or services. I think learning Digital Marketing helps a lot!

Share about the benefits you can foresee about building a career in Digital Marketing industry.

Sourabh S: Building career in Digital Marketing helps alot, where you have vast job opportunities. There are lots of new products and innovations coming up and that needs a digital marketing.

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?

Sourabh S: Besides the Digital Vidya blog, I follow some of the WhatsApp groups where I can find up to date information.

Which are your favorite 3 digital media channels (e.g. Twitter, Google etc) and why?

Sourabh S: Twitter, Facebook & LinkedIn.

Which are your 3 favorite Digital Marketing Tools?

Sourabh S: MailChimp, Google AdWords & Yoast.

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Share the names of 3 people you respect when it comes to Digital Marketing.

Sourabh S: Neil Patel, Sorav Jain & Rand Fishkin.

What is your advice to newbies who want to build a career in Digital Marketing?

Sourabh S: Go for it! Start from scratch as digital marketing is a growing day by day you find lots of opportunities ahead.

What are the challenges a person is likely to face when s/he enters into Digital Marketing industry? How can s/he overcome those?

Sourabh S: I think learning new things is the biggest challenge especially in the Digital Marketing sphere where new things come up every day. Focus on what you have to study on the platform and I’m sure you will love it and overcome!

For someone who’s looking at full time or part time job or an internship in Digital Marketing, what approach would you advice?

Sourabh S: Don’t look back just make Digital Marketing as your career, you will surely enjoy it.

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?

Sourabh S: Yes, I do agree. Rather what I suggest is to utilize Facebook for the better use. Make a page, write some articles promote it, play with some of the platform tools, it will surely give you something in return end of the day.

If you were given a chance to rebuild your career, what changes you would have made to have even better growth and fulfillment?

Sourabh S: I would have built my career in Digital Marketing just after my graduation. It’s not late now, still a long way!

How do you see Digital Media evolving in the future?

Sourabh S: In this developing economy Digital Media plays a important role in case of innovations etc. Where Marketers find different new platforms to market.

Would you like to share few words about the work we are doing at Digital Vidya in educating others about Digital Marketing?

Sourabh S:  

‘Digital Vidya’ is just doing a Fantastic Job! Proud to be a student of ‘Digital Vidya.’

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