Woman2Watch: Designs and scents from Toyin Anthony.
PN: Tell us about your business, what products or services you offer and what industries to you serve?
OA: My business name is Jitos Styles and Events Ltd. I sell interior fragrance and décor for houses, offices, hotels, banks, etc.
PN: Please tell us what being a business owner means to you and why did you choose to become an entrepreneur?
OA: Being a business owner makes me feel fulfilled; adding value to my society and internationally. I love to create a warm and interesting atmosphere.
PN: What or who has been your greatest inspiration in business and why?
OA: My passion and my mother; she has always been a versatile woman and I have learnt a great deal from her.
PN:What would you say is your greatest accomplishment so far?
OA: The satisfaction I get from my customers feedback to me and the value I have added to them.
PN: What’s the best advice you have received in business that you wish to pass on to our readers?
OA: I was advised to persevere, to be humble, friendly, have great networking skills and above all, commit my business into Gods hands.
PN: What has been the most effective offline and online marketing tactics or programs you have used in promoting your business?
OA: Building good customer relationship and customer appreciation
PN: Can you tell me about a time when you almost gave up, how you felt about that, and what you did instead of giving up?
OA: I almost gave up one time when I wanted to go back to work in a Bank I resigned from, but, I thought about my customers and preferred to stay on and build my business, and that paid off.
PN: What one lesson have you learned as a business owner that has served you well over the years?
OA: I have learnt to hold on to God, persevere and work hard.
PN: Are there any resources or tools you’d like to share with other business owners that have helped you run your business?
OA: My blackberry phone; it help me to reach my clients better.
PN: What is the numero-uno business goal you plan to accomplish over the next year?
OA: I need my business to become an international business by next year, by the grace of God.
PN: What do you do for fun/relaxation?
OA: I love singing, dancing and watching movies
PN: How would you describe yourself in one word?
PN: What would be the title of your auto-biography be?
OA: God, Jesus, Holy spirit and I.
PN: Is there anything else you’d like to share with our members?
OA: Give your life to Jesus today and you will make heaven
PN: What does pink mean to you?
PN: What’s the best way for other Pink Network members to connect with you (feel free to include the links to your social networks and websites)?
OA: Twitter: @ToyinAnthony7
Facebook: @Toyin Anthony
BBM pin: 28FF5272
FIRST NAME: Oluwatoyin
LAST NAME: Anthony
NO. OF YEARS IN BUSINESS: 4
BUSINESS NAME: Jitos Styles & Events Ltd
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