This Entrepreneurial Story is about Shantunu Tomar who Founded ‘Professional Jokers-An Event Creation Co.’ located in New Delhi, India
About - An MBA in Marketing and HR, Shantunu is an avid learner and hungry for ideas and knowledge, worked in Print media as correspondent, and had a brief stint in marketing for hospitality industry
When Started: Dec 13
What Motivated you to start your Business?
To make people happy n merry, lots of moments go unnoticed in one’s life which could make a big difference, we identify those moments and create them into an events for unforgettable memory to cherish forever
Tell us about your Business
We offer a unique blend of idea and creativity for your occasions, we advocate to celebrate not just the events which are bound to happen but identify the special moments in your life and celebrate. We provide services which satisfies ones objective of celebrating a particular event and furnishes happiness beyond everyday experiences
What is a Day in a life of you like?
I don’t sit in my office, I am always on my toes, roaming here there, looking for new ideas and inspirations suiting my business, meeting as many people as i can and exchanging thoughts
One particular skill you got right and gave you best results
That would be my ability to network with people
What have been your biggest challenges in running your Business so far?
Making people understand that ‘life is short don’t wait to celebrate’, make your occasions eventful
How did you overcome these challenges?
We are trying every possible medium to convey the message, in every possible manner and language, depending on the profile of our potential clients, you have to listen to what people are asking and then providing them a tailored solutions within sensible budget.
What have you found the most effective way to get new clients?
Network, Network and Network
What advice do you give to other business owners?
Always measure your success on two parameters, Qualitative and Quantitative, first measures the number of people you did good and satisfaction they garnered through you, latter measures monetary equations.
How did you keep motivated through difficult times?
There will be clouds over your head all the times, be self motivated if you want to achieve your goals, set your standards right and believe in yourself, you will sail, rest assured
Whats Your Marketing, Funding and Team Building Strategy
Social media marketing, its cost-effective and result oriented along with the traditional 4ps, we are in-touch few angle investors for expansions, rest what comes in, goes in. Don’t hire people as employee, ask them to render their services in return for remuneration, then empower them and make them responsible
Yet to encounter
Whats your favorite quote?
Keep Learning, Keep Growing
Who inspires you?
Do you have a Business Philosophy?
Be honest to yourself
Startup Freak wishes Shantunu, All the Best!