The trend of young people dreaming of big salaries in government jobs and the corporate world is now changing rapidly. Today, the new generation of youth has realized that due to the increasing influence of the technological and digital revolution, it is not possible to achieve something big and quick in the world, without connecting yourself with digital and technology methods. Interview with Akash Shankar Patna, Founder of Akash Digital Marketing.
Akash Shankar, the founder of Akash Digital Marketing, became one of the successful online entrepreneurs from Patna, Bihar and he is now imparting digital training to youths in Patna through akashdigitalmarketing.com.
Akash Shankar Patna Interview
Digital Guruji : Hi!! Will you please introduce yourself to our readers?
Akash Shankar Patna : Hi, I am Akash Shankar, owner & founder of Akash Digital Marketing. I am a Global Classroom Expert and Trainer, a budding entrepreneur, speaker, and Patna’s (Bihar) 27 years old digital-marketing coach. I have previously worked in well-known companies such as Digital Vidya & CARE India. I have 4 years of strong experience in this digital marketing industry.
Digital Guruji : How did your brand come into being?
Akash Shankar Patna : I started Akash Digital Marketing 4 years ago, an idea came to my mind and I started my own digital marketing career with just a laptop and internet connection. I started with zero investment and just an idea. And now, I am running my own brand, a youtube channel, digital courses, and multiple websites, Facebook pages & groups.
Digital Guruji : How did you come up with the name of your company?
Akash Shankar Patna : I am passionate about what I do, and it shows in my work. So I started the brand with my name i.e. Akash Digital Marketing.
Digital Guruji : What does Akash Digital Marketing do?
Akash Shankar Patna : We help students, job seekers, and entrepreneurs of all the ages to learn new technologies & work more effectively with our Mentorship Courses Online Coaching program.
We also manage online business consultation & digital marketing campaigns and services for our clients across India & abroad.
Digital Guruji : What is USP of Akash Digital Marketing Patna, which makes it unique & different?
Akash Shankar Patna : We at Akash Digital Marketing Patna deliver high-quality training & the best online learning experience to our students and result-oriented services to our clients.
Digital Guruji : What were the first few months of Akash Digital Marketing Patna like?
Akash Shankar Patna : The starting few months were very challenging. I did everything to get success in my work. And after 1 year in the online industry, I made my first income. It was a dream coming true for me. This was the turning point of my life.
Digital Guruji : What are the major challenges you face at Akash Digital Marketing Patna?
Akash Shankar Patna : The one major challenge was I don’t have a business background. Even in my family nobody was in the business earlier.
Digital Guruji : How do you overcome these challenges?
Akash Shankar Patna : I found a good mentor and invested in him. Then, I started learning the skills required for business growth from my mentor with full determination & commitment. He guides me on what to do and what not to do. And this is how I overcome these challenges for myself.
Digital Guruji : Tell us about the people who impacted your journey of Akash Digital Marketing?
Akash Shankar Patna : My parents and brother have had the greatest impact on my life.
Digital Guruji : What has been the proudest moment of your career at Akash Digital Marketing?
Akash Shankar Patna : The proudest moment is when people love & appreciate my work. And this makes me feel proud and motivated to achieve results, goals, and objectives for my organization.
Digital Guruji :. What kind of culture exists in Akash Digital Marketing, and how did you establish it?
Akash Shankar Patna : A family-oriented business culture exists in our organization. We have a mutual understanding, respect & cooperation between all of us.
After work, we meet or hang-out together on weekends, and enjoy parties.
Digital Guruji : How far do you think you’ve come since Akash Digital Marketing Patna was first established?
Akash Shankar Patna : I can’t comment on how far I have come but there’s still a long way to go.
Digital Guruji : How do you define success?
Akash Shankar Patna : According to my view, success isn’t about how much money you make, it’s about the difference you make in people’s lives.
Digital Guruji : Tell us something about your education?
Akash Shankar Patna : By qualification, I have a bachelor’s degree in B.com (Hons). I studied from St. Xavier’s College, Patna (Bihar), and graduated in 2015. Also, I have a good technical background and knowledge of marketing psychology.
Digital Guruji : Why did you decide to choose this as your career?
Akash Shankar Patna : I choose this career because I enjoy it. I care about helping people and making an impact on them and this career allows me to do that.
Digital Guruji : How has been the support from friends and family?
Akash Shankar Patna : My friends & family have been very supportive and encouraged me to take part in different activities throughout the journey and reminds me that they are here for me.
Digital Guruji : Do you believe there is some sort of pattern or formula to becoming a successful entrepreneur?
Akash Shankar Patna : I don’t believe there is a pattern or formula to becoming a successful entrepreneur more than there being the right attitude and determination, as each business is different and each business would be faced with different challenges.
Digital Guruji : Any regrets till now? If yes, will you like to share it with our readers?
Akash Shankar Patna : Life is too short to regret! Keep on improving always.
Digital Guruji : If not the Digital Marketing field, what would you have been?
Akash Shankar Patna : A government employee or doing a job in a private company.
Digital Guruji : Who inspires you the most?
I am a very ambitious person. I am inspired by educated people because they know the real meaning of money & struggle.
“Upgrade your knowledge to upgrade your lifestyle.”
Digital Guruji : Can you describe/outline your typical day?
Akash Shankar Patna : Every day, I wake up early in the morning and occupy myself as best as I can.
Digital Guruji : Tell us about your learning in this entrepreneurship journey.
Akash Shankar Patna : There are so many things that happen in the life of an entrepreneur and you must have to be strong enough.
Digital Guruji : What is next for you and your team?
Akash Shankar Patna : We are on a mission to bring 1,00,000+ Businesses Online to impact our country. And there are 1500+ people already who are on this journey of building their own successful online business.
Digital Guruji : Any message that you want to send to our young readers?
Akash Shankar Patna : If you also want to become your own boss and want to quit the 9-5 job and redefine your life. Then, I must recommend joining my 5-Day Affiliate Marketing Online Workshop (for students, job seekers, and entrepreneurs) Starting from Monday, August 31st, 2020 at 08:30 am onwards. This is the new level of training that will completely change your life. Read more details about this workshop from here https://bit.ly/39t1CeU
Here ends Interview with Akash Shankar Patna, Founder of Akash Digital Marketing.