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Dive into Shivam Gupta's unexpected journey from Hotel Management to Social Media Management! Learn how he turned setbacks into opportunities and built DFY Reels from scratch...



Coming from a business family, Shivam Gupta's journey took an unexpected turn when he secured his first client just before pursuing Hotel Management. The turning point came after being scammed out of an Instagram account with over 100k followers, leading him to dive into Social Media Management and Marketing (SMMA) in 2018. He admits his #1 mistake was not doubling down on what initially made him successful. He emphasizes consistency and learning from the best in the field. Treating people like people, not mere numbers, is a core principle for him, highlighting the importance of building genuine connections and providing consistent value, as per Gary Vee's philosophy.



He acknowledges the crucial role his family played in his entrepreneurial journey. While they may not fully comprehend his work, their unwavering support has been instrumental. He emphasizes the symbiotic relationship between family support and the entrepreneur's commitment to showcasing results and potential. Starting with just YouTube and a single course, Hebuilt DFY Reels from the ground up. He highlights the importance of utilizing available resources and emphasizes the need for budding entrepreneurs to start with what they have.


Challenges in reaching out to foreign clients and skill-building were significant hurdles. Shivam overcame these challenges through meticulous learning, strategic outreach, and hiring freelancers for specific projects, creating a win-win scenario for all parties involved. DFY Reels specializes in helping content creators transform long-form content into short-form content tailored for platforms like YouTube Shorts, Reels, and TikTok. In a social media landscape where attention is the new currency, DFY Reels provides a solution for creators seeking to captivate their audience. Shivam notes the booming demand for attention in the digital space.


DFY Reels plays a pivotal role in meeting this demand by facilitating the creation of engaging short-form content. Shivam stresses the importance of staying consistent. In an industry where many give up within the first month, he encourages budding entrepreneurs to build habits, stay consistent with outreach and content creation, and persevere through challenges. DFY Reels is a solid proof that entrepreneurial spirit opens the door of limitless possibilities that consistency and resilience can unlock in the world of social media.





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