MIV Catch Up - Deepak Tailor, Latest Free Stuff

Deepak Tailor, founder of Latest Free Stuff, joined us on Twitter for #MIVReveals on Wednesday 3rd February.  Latest Free Stuff is one of the UK's largest consumer freebie websites where people can save money -  the website is updated daily with hundreds of free offers and samples.  Deepak started the website in 2012 and it now attracts over 500,000 visitors a month.  He appeared on Dragons Den in January 2016 and secured investment from Deborah Meaden.

@LatestFreeStuff Hi Deepak Tailor, thanks for joining us today. For those that don’t know could you just explain to us what it is you do? #MIVReveals

Hi @Myincventures Well I'm the founder of a website called @LatestFreeStuff. We show people how to order free stuff on the internet! #MIVReveals

@LatestFreeStuff Can you tell us a little more about your background and what inspired you to start up Latest Free Stuff? #MIVReveals

@Myincventures I wanted to make a website which offered only genuine freebies from top brands. Something that people could use everday  #MIVReveals

@LatestFreeStuff How does your #businessmodel work; how do you source your freebies? #MIVReveals

@Myincventures We find the freebies through our partners, to generate brand awareness for their new products launches. #MIVReveals

@LatestFreeStuff You appeared on @BBCDragonsDen last month, has this experience helped your business? #MIVReveals

@Myincventures It helped massively, we had record traffic! Think we had over 275,000 visitors in less than 3 hours! #DragonsDen #MIVReveals

@LatestFreeStuff Fantastic! What were the biggest challenges when setting up your business? #MIVReveals

@Myincventures The biggest challenge was trying to convince people we were genuine. People just didn't believe us! #MIVReveals

@LatestFreeStuff What makes your business unique and differentiates you from your competitors? #MIVReveals

@Myincventures We pride ourselves on only having the top brands. Our team work around the clock to find the best freebies! #MIVReveals

@LatestFreeStuff How do you advertise your business? #MIVReveals

@Myincventures Well luckily free stuff promotes itself! We have a low advertising budget because people love sharing our offers. #MIVReveals

@LatestFreeStuff What advice would you give to other entrepreneurs looking to set up their own business? #MIVReveals

@Myincventures When you have an idea make sure you create a MVP and test it in the market. Just test it and see where it goes. #MIVReveals

@LatestFreeStuff What sacrifices have you had to make to become an entrepreneur? #MIVReveals

@Myincventures Lack of sleep and working late nights etc. But I'm getting better now. I just need to find the right balance. #MIVReveals

@LatestFreeStuff What does the future hold for you? Anything exciting we should keep a look out for? #MIVReveals

@Myincventures We're working on lots of new projects. It's the same industry, but much bigger potential. Stay tuned! 😀 #MIVReveals

@LatestFreeStuff Exciting times! Thank you for joining us today Deepak Tailor, it's been interesting to share your story. #MIVReveals

 

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