MIV Catch Up - Sleeping Giant Media
Sleeping Giant Media CEO Luke Quilter joined us on Twitter for #MIVReveals on Wednesday 9th November 2016.
Sleeping Giant Media is a specialist search and social marketing agency, based in Folkestone. The company has over 35 members of staff with expertise in the delivery, integration and management of successful search strategy and account development.
@LukeQuilter, thanks for joining us today Luke. For those that don’t know could you just explain to us what it is you do? #MIVReveals
@Myincventures @SleepingGiantM is a digital marketing agency, working with clients to drive relevant traffic to their websites. @Giant_campus trains people in digital marketing so they can do this for themselves! As CEO, I oversee what we do in both businesses and ensure we are constantly evolving and developing. #MIVReveals
@LukeQuilter Can you tell us about your background and what inspired you to start up your #company? #MIVReveals
@Myincventures @anthonyklokkou and I worked client side before starting @SleepingGiantM. Agencies were part of the day to day. Whenever we contacted an agency, they were either great at tech or at customer service. Never both. @SleepingGiantM was created to offer just that. It's simple, but not many agencies have been able to do it. #MIVReveals
@LukeQuilter What were the biggest challenges when setting up your #business? #MIVReveals
@Myincventures For us, it was just a lot of hard work and long hours! That doesn't stop. The determination pays off, though. #MIVReveals
@LukeQuilter What type of business support have you received from @FolkestoneWorks @shepwaydc? #MIVReveals
@Myincventures For 2 years we've had rate relief from @shepwaydc, which was great. We used this to recruit and grow faster. #MIVReveals
@LukeQuilter What makes your business unique and differentiates you from your competitors? #MIVReveals
@Myincventures Simply being as good as our word. We get great results and offer great customer service. Oh, and our ball pit! #MIVReveals
@LukeQuilter What are your top digital marketing tips for #startup businesses? #MIVReveals
@Myincventures Ask yourself: 1. What questions do my customers ask? 2. Are the answers on my website? If not, get them on there! #MIVReveals
@LukeQuilter What would you say is your proudest #business moment so far? #MIVReveals
@Myincventures There have been many great moments, and so little time to reflect. Carrying the Olympic torch was a high point. #MIVReveals
@LukeQuilter What sacrifices have you had to make to become an #entrepreneur? #MIVReveals
@Myincventures Starting SGM with no income, working through evenings and weekend was tough. I wouldn’t change a thing though! #MIVReveals
@LukeQuilter What does success look like to you? #MIVReveals
@Myincventures Success is life balance and happiness. There's not much point in anything else! #MIVReveals
@LukeQuilter What does the future hold? Any exciting plans we should keep an eye out for? #MIVReveals
@Myincventures In the face of Brexit and other uncertainties, we will stay agile and react faster than anyone to the change. @SleepingGiantM is still only 8 years old. We have a lot more we want to achieve in the business. #MIVReveals
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