Today I would like to introduce you to Okereke, a psychologist turned Entrepreneur, whose killing it with his dream business. This man of fewer words started his own printing press business.
I framed a couple of questions and I hope his journey serves as a true inspiration to wannabe entrepreneurs fetching for a profitable side business idea. So, what are you waiting for? Let’s jump right in.
#1 Can you tell me about yourself and your business? Who or what inspired you to start your dream business?
I am Okereke, A. God’s gift by name.
I studied Psychology from the University of Nigeria, Nsukka. I am the CEO Cordial Printing Press. Currently, we are working to set up additional two companies Cordial Farms and Cordial Foods. My dad is my inspiration and the driving force behind my success.
#2 How much money do you make with your online business?
Our capital investment was $30. We print on papers, clothes, binding of books, flex banners, monogramming etc. & make up to $300 or more per month.
#3 What made you choose this niche?
We are into printing business and our company is registered with the Corporate Affairs Commission (CAC), in Nigeria RC 13617. My inspiration is to build a world-class organization that would make a difference through innovation and creativity. The passion I have for the business made me choose this niche.
#4 What are the skills required to start this business?
The skill required is having a knowledge of graphics and printing technology.
#5 How do you market your Products?
We market our services through social media platforms and word of mouth. Here’s how you should proceed:
- Market your products or services consistently on social media.
- Join network or join a business platform on social media.
- Publish your client testimonials about your business on social media.
#6 What tools do you find indispensable for accomplishing tasks?
The human resources and printing machines.
#7 What surprising lessons have you learned along the way?
Always learn from your mistakes and improve on it
#8 What’s the best advice you would like to give to Hearmefolks’ audience?
My advice is always to follow your passion and work towards it.
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Thank you, Okereke, for taking the time to show us how to make money doing what you love!