Mr. Sahil Joshi is an Entrepreneur and the Founder of Core Web Networks®. He has 13 years of work experience. He has done Graduation from Delhi University and Software Engineering program from NIIT, Delhi. Just because of his polite nature and extreme technical knowledge, he has gained many clientele in the Indian and International market.
How did you get started in this business?
After completing my Software Engineering from NIIT, I have started a job in IT company, based in Delhi. After 3 years in 2013, I thought I should start my own startup. Then I have open up an IT company with the name of CORE WEB NETWORKS on 1st June 2013.
How do you make money?
I make money through my own start up.
How long did it take for you to become profitable?
In the initial level the business was in no profit and no loss as I have built some of clients earlier. I have started with website designing but once I have entered in providing BULK SMSes then my start up become profitable.
When you were starting out, was there ever a time you doubted it would work? If so, how did you handle that?
In the initial level there was a little doubt in my mind that will this business grow or not but then I have stopped thinking and focused on my business. This positivity and my hard work proves that this business is profitable.
How did you get your first customer?
My first customer is from my reference, even 8-10 customers has supported my and gave me work. Then i have built a good visibility on Google and I have start getting good leads from there only.
What is one marketing strategy (other than referrals) that you’re using that works really well to generate new business?
Google is the only platform from where I am getting good and genuine leads.
What is the toughest decision you’ve had to make in the last few months?
While there is lack of business and money, I have started putting money in Google Adwords. That was my toughest time to arrange money for Google ads.
What do you think it is that makes you successful?
My hard work and my social network.
What has been your most satisfying moment in business?
To make our website visible on google top pages.
What does the future hold for your business? What are you most excited about?
IT business is every green in Indian and International market. I have a good clientele in India and now looking forward to target International market.
What business books have inspired you?
I am not fond of books
What advice would you give to your younger self?
I will say, if you are thinking to open up your own start up then hard work and dedication will work. You have to take risk on every steps so be careful.
Are you willing to be a mentor? If so, how should someone contact you?
No, I am not interested to become mentor but if anyone wants guidance in business then I am happy to help you always.