StartupTalky is one of the strongest community in India and we have a lot of professionals who are doing great in their lives. To share their learnings and inspire as many people as we can, we are interviewing all the StartupTalkers in our "Know the StartupTalker" series.
Today, we have Mr Arun Babu as our interviewee. Arun Babu is the founder of PitchMakers. You will learn a lot from this story of Arun Babu in his own words.
Your Autograph Stand for?
Arun Babu, salutation should be earned.
Who are You?
Passionate marketer, with an experience of over 14 years. Interested in everything related to Marketing & Branding - Consumer Behavior, Market Research, Strategy, Promotion, Branding. BBM graduate by academics. Founder of 2 start-ups Pitch Makers & Swapnaloka. General Manager - Marketing for Neojit Technologies a Bangalore based smart office solution provider (Working to bootstrap my start-ups).
If one day I wake up and be you, what are the things that I will do?
Hop between full-time job & start-up. Shift roles while visiting any client and based on the requirement decide which visiting card to give & what pitch needs to be made.
Who are Your Superpowers?
Expertise in Print Production, design aesthetics, artwork & design. Write content. Human Psychology & their impact on buying culture.
Bitter fruits are a part of the journey as the Startup World is a never-ending jungle. Your experiences, if any?
This answer needs to be answered with a beer..!!
What are some tools and Gadgets that make you feel like the Doraemon of the Startup world?
Facebook pages manager, Keywords everywhere for Chrome, Colorzilla for Chrome, Whatruns, Zoho CRM
Who would you consider to be a significant influence on you professionally and can you explain why?
Steve Jobs, Shiv Khera- Reasons self-explanatory.
Any hack/learning which makes your professional life easy/productive?
Have the quick reference files like Profile, Ratecard, Proposal Template, Invoice Formats on Cloud. You never know when & what requirement arises. Have a brief introduction may be about 4 lines along with your Phone number, Email & Website for quick Whatsapp introduction.
Any habit which you want to change in yourself?
Have to learn to wake up early.
Can you give an example of an early lesson in life that helped shaped who you are today?
Rock bottoms will teach you lessons that mountain tops do not. Thank everybody who stood back watching you struggle to move because the farther you move the smaller they look and finally vanish out of your sight.