We are sharing our recent interview with Faisal Shafique, a talented influencer. His success rate is exceptional. Till date he has successfully promoted companies like Game of War, Mobile Strike, Fashion Nova, Tik Tok, Fit tea, Sugar bear hair, and even iFunny, helping them garner downloads and sales through the network he built on his social media.
How has Instagram changed your life?
Without Instagram I wouldn’t have direction of what I want to do in life. I was going to college for my bachelors in biology then maybe do 9-5 for someone once I had my degree. Instagram has made me into my own boss I can’t imagine what would have happened if it weren’t for Instagram.
What are the benefits for businesses that use instagram?
With everything going digital online presence is a must. Instagram provides that platform for businesses they can get traffic on their Instagram page and convert that info potential buyers. Instagram provides instant results if people like the product or not in seconds.
Did your social media journey begin as just a fun thing for you? or was it always taken very serious?
It was always a fun thing. In 2012 it was so new it wasn’t until two years after I started to see bigger picture and took it serious then turned it into my full time job.
What motivates you?
I wake up everyday knowing I am doing what I am passionate about and I am my own boss
and I can control my own future. My motivation is where I want to be in next 5-10 years I want to make it big and that motivate me to work for that future.
How much time a day would you spend on Instagram?
With Instagram it’s a 12-20 hour with making content to posting. Then getting brand deals
it’s a constant thing.
What advice would you give others that want to get into ecommerce?
My only advice I would give it’s 2019 almost 2020 with everything online anyone can make it
if they are willing to put in the time and work. You might not succeed the first time but don’t
You have worked with some of the biggest brands in the world! what was your favourite one to work with and why?
I loved working with fashion nova because I have seen them grow from very small to where
they are now so I have seen their journey and they have seen mine.
Where do you see yourself in 10 years?
In 10 years I want to open a marketing agency maybe get into a real estate just to expand
and have few successful e-commerce businesses You can keep up to date with Faisal on his Instagram page @faisl – @Fact
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