From Freelancing to Entrepreneurship
It was then that Matt’s enthusiasm for building websites and applications led him to seek out experiences such as offering web design and also working with other developers. His efforts paid off when he started his own business in 2015 called Shoot to Thrill Media by officially launching the website application.
Currently, Shoot to Thrill Media helps businesses have an impactful online presence through web development and marketing strategies. It bridges the gap by providing agency owners with an in-house web development team instead of outsourcing it. Located in Saint Pete, Florida Shoot to Thrill Media has clients all over the US. A majority of them are from Tampa Bay but it does not limit itself just there!
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Why should the focus be on the website?
Matt has identified the pain point in most agency owners’ lives – being unable to focus on their website. As if that wasn’t bad enough, neglecting this can slow down business growth and make it difficult for an agency’s success! Most customers look for user-friendliness when they land on your page, but also consider how mobile-friendly it is.
A bad user experience means less clients – less profits!
Matt developed shoot-to-thrill media so he could help his clients get back on track with web development while giving them more time towards running things smoothly.
How do Mathew’s Marketing strategies work so well?
Mathew shares his secrets on how he manages the marketing for Shoot to Thrill Media. He believes it’s exceptionally effective and expansive, with benefits that extend beyond just one aspect of business – including social media strategies or even website design!
The marketing strategy for shoot-to-thrill media consists of using outbound strategies like email and web-based campaigns with the help of different tools. However, Word of mouth has proven to be more successful when it comes to organic growth.
When it comes to the business model for Shoot to thrill media it is based on client’s success with many highlighting Shoot to thrill media’s logo after a good customer experience. This helps build credibility and pulls in new clients.
The importance of a good Sales process – What works and what doesn’t?
The sales process is critical for any business, but it’s especially important for businesses that consult. After all, the whole point of consulting is to provide advice and services to clients, That means being able to understand the client’s business, their goals, and their needs. It also means being able to offer the right advice and services to the client.
At Shoot To Thrill Media, the sales process is quite simple – Organic interactions that lead to closing deals. He mentions how working with businesses larger than his own is a great learning experience. One, You can foresee how they operate. Two, you can acknowledge their needs and then serve them best while streamlining your own processes. This is a win-win for everyone involved!
As a business owner, it is important to always be learning and growing. Shoot to Thrill Media is an excellent example of how pursuing your passions can lead you down the path of entrepreneurship.
The skills that Matt Foreman learned while freelancing transitioned into him starting his own business. His story is one that should encourage other entrepreneurs out there that if they are passionate about something, they should go for it! And remember, when starting your own business, always continue learning so you can stay ahead of the competition.
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