2020

Gamesbandy: Gaming Marketplace

First 1000 Custmors in 78 Days at 0% Burn Rate!

I started Gamesbandy as a side hustle during the Covid quarantine, but as it grew organically, I decided to transform it from a simple gaming store to a peer-to-peer marketplace.

Responsibilities:

  • Managed marketing activities, including social media design, community engagement, partnerships, and outreach.
  • Established, managed, and optimized web servers.
  • Created, managed, and optimized web pages using WordPress and other tools.
  • Managed development activities.
  • Hired new talent to help with growth, marketing, customer support, and vendor onboarding.

Achievements:

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  • Launched the marketplace in three days using a Whitelabel solution.
  • Onboarded 20 sellers organically within the first month.
  • Reached $1000 in sales in three weeks.
  • Spent $0 on marketing for the first six months.
  • Reached $100K in GMV within 14 months.
  • Joined a well-known startup accelerator and raised a small round of funding. More Details here.
  • Launched an organic PR campaign and featured in many startup magazines.
  • Featured twice on Bloomberg TV as the second-funded gaming startup in the MENA region. TV Interview Video.

Marketing Materials, Results and Dashboard

2023

Maribali: Multi-vendor Marketplace

Led the launch of the largest marketplace in Brunei

Maribali is a partnership project between Baiduri Bank and an agency, with the goal of constructing a cutting-edge e-commerce platform specifically tailored to meet the needs of Bruneian consumers and businesses. Whether you are a seller or a buyer, Maribali provides a seamless and efficient online shopping experience. They hired me as temporary general manager to lead the launch.

Activities:

  • Led the team of 7 members assigned to this project
  • Acted as a product manager with the tech team, fixed the technology, and introduced new solutions
  • Organized the logistics and partnerships activities, 
  • Hired a visual designer and worked with them during the launch period
  • Planned for launch marketing materials and activities

Achievements:

  • Launched the marketplace in under 60 days
  • Scaled the marketplace technology acceptance
  • Closed three logistics partnerships
  • Created all support processes and helpdesk materials
  • Enhanced the overall UI/UX for both vendors and customers

2022

Furniture Hub: Furniture E-commerce

Migrated to a Scalable Technology Under $2000

Furniture Hub is a local store that specializes in home decor and appliances, but their MVP-level technology wasn’t suitable for growth, so they assigned me with a limited budget to enhance their technology.

Activities:

  • Conducted deep research and carefully selected a starting point
  • Purchased a marketplace e-commerce script
  • Put together a plan for customization and optimization
  • Hired a developer and sent a detailed scope of work

Achievements:

  • Launched the new website in 45 days
  • Introduced a completely new UI/UX design that perfectly fit their business
  • Fixed all on-page SEO issues and slightly enhanced its ranking

2023

Covered By NDA

SaaS Startup Accelerator

Increased the Offer Value by 400%

A B2B SaaS startup accelerator (Large scale coaching program) hired me to increase the offering value for startups and convert more startups to join their program.

Activities:

  • Conducted research to learn about their current and previous offerings, as well as how they acquire new clients/startups.
  • Proposed an arrangement that would allow them to offer startups joining their program a total of $500K in perks and discounts with tools including AWS, Hubspot, Notion, Stripe, and more.
  • Built a process that enables them to collect financial data like sales and revenues from their startups to continue improving their offering.

Achievements:

  • Successfully increased the offering value by 400% for startups and improved their chances of joining the program.
  • Attracted new startups to the accelerator program.
  • Enabled the accelerator to collect valuable financial data from their startups to improve their offering further.

2023

Covered By NDA

Web3.0 Platform

Complete Front-End Design in 36 Hours

A web3 platform was facing a critical challenge as their front-end developer disappeared, leaving them without a front-end design for their MVP. With only four days remaining to link the front-end to the back-end, and the wireframes available only on paper, they needed an urgent solution to complete the project.

Activities:

  • I took the wireframes, summarized them, and posted job listings on various platforms, including LinkedIn, Upwork, and local social media groups.
  • After a quick search, a local front-end developer was hired, and I worked closely with him page by page.

Achievements:

  • Successfully found a local front-end developer to hire within a short amount of time.
  • Managed to summarize the wireframes and communicate the vision effectively to the new front-end developer.
  • Delivered the first draft within a tight deadline, ensuring the MVP was launched on time.

2023

Covered By NDA

Crowdfunding Agency

Increasing Efficiency, and Helping in Operations

Currently working with a specialized agency that assists startups in developing crowdfunding campaigns and related activities, including market research, media buying, email marketing, content creation, and pitch deck development.

Activities:

  • Oversee project management from start to finish, ensuring timely and within budget completion of all tasks
  • Coordinate with team members to develop and execute effective marketing strategies
  • Collaborate with content creators to produce high-quality content
  • Hire and manage contractors and part-time workers

Achievements So Far:

  • Streamlined the agency’s project management proces and Improved work efficiency
  • Reduced the hiring costs by at least 60% through hiring local contractors
  • Reduced the workload of the agency’s founder, allowing them to focus on sales.