Almost six years of passion – Saija Mahon – UK
As during the ‘honeymoon’ period of any relationship, I’ve noticed I talk about my business rather the same way – with passion, with exact knowledge of how long this great relationship has been going on, and with endless energy and effort to ensure it all keeps going strong for many years to come.
Owning and running a business is pretty much a lifestyle, you need to love it, and you need to immerse yourself fully in it.
There’s no denying being a business owner is challenging, and like any relationship – it has its ups and downs. You keep on learning each day as you go along, and that’s truly the real excitement of it all. Anything could wait round the corner.
My company Mahon Digital Marketing is now on its 6th year, and since its humble beginnings, the company has grown into a flourishing international media agency with offices in London UK and Finland Scandinavia. Our 14-strong team keeps on driving the business forward, and I feel like my initial ‘relationship’ has developed into a fully-fledged family.
Starting out as a one-woman-operation back in 2010 was due to a fairly simple dream of mine; I wanted to practise digital marketing for my own clients, and I wanted to rule my own day around my young family’s needs and as I saw convenient.
I never really thought of the concept of being ‘an entrepreneur’, or launching a ‘start-up’.
All I wanted to do was follow my passion and the rest seemed to follow as a natural cause.
Scaling up the company has been a (positive) challenge, and I’ve truly learned the ropes of being a leader of a growing business.
During growth, I’ve hired more people to drive the business forward, I’ve increased the company’s service portfolio – and I’ve also been able to launch other companies to support the ecosystem around the business.
It’s been almost six years of passion, and I hope many more to come. I feel that this is only the beginning and the building blocks are all falling into their correct places. I am very excited about the future and I hope to see many more ladies starting up their businesses too! Go for your passion, and do it today.
About the author
Saija Mahon (London, UK)
Founder, CEO – Mahon Digital Marketing Ltd
Saija Mahon is the founder of Mahon Digital Marketing Ltd, an international, award-winning digital media agency that helps growing global businesses to achieve their sales targets by utilising advanced technologies and strategical tactics in the ever expanding online environment. After working for some of the biggest global media houses in the world, Saija decided to launch her own business 6 years ago, starting her journey as an entrepreneur from London, UK. Mahon Digital Marketing specialises specifically in biddable media, website optimisation, search engine optimisation, content marketing, social media optimisation and PR activities. Mahon Digital operates their main offices from London UK and also Turku Finland, with multiple resources across US, Europe and Asia. And this is only the beginning.
Inspiring Story – Saija Mahon – UK
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