Ingenuity and creativity are the two traits that define Jabeer Khan. Right from the start of his career, he always had a knack of creating highly inventive designs involving websites, animations, graphics, printed materials, computer games and sound files. After completing his MBA in marketing and related support services, he started his career as an animation artist. Slowly and gradually, he started to climb the ladder of success and gained ample expertise in Web design, Photoshop, SEO and social media marketing.
However, an idea of starting his own company was tinkering in the back of his mind. This is what eventually led him to start Toon Explainers. It is an animation company, which creates effective and targeted Explainer animated videos specifically, so your business grabs the attention of your audience immediately. They have the experience and a team of qualified experts and our content creation process is thorough and well organized.
Please provide a brief overview of your product/ service.
Toon Explainers is a front runner in the animated explainer videos. Some of Our Services are:
- Explainer Videos -Well developed animated videos that increase sales Promotional Videos -Speak, communicate & get visible.
- Whiteboard Animations – Power of illustrated imagery to engage audiences.
- Startup Videos -Massive marketing opportunities with captivating storytelling.
- Web Videos-Quick viewer engagement that entertains and drives traffic.
- Product Marketing- Create customer consideration and keep them glued to you.
- 2.5 D Animation Videos- Visually dynamic explanations that simplify complexity of thoughts.
- Our well groomed team of experts from various fields makes our videos outspoken in the market.
The step by step process aligned in a way for video making, ensures the quality of the final video.
What inspired you to build the above product/ service?
“The greatest tool of communication given to us by Mother Nature is Story Telling,” – So what does storytelling have to do with business? Everything! “Because our brains value stories over anything else,” I wanted relate this storytelling into business. That’s how I got interested in creating videos for business.
What is your life mantra?
Don’t get annoyed with failures. Just move on, stick tightly to your dreams.
What was the most challenging part of your journey till now?
- Getting a right team to make it happen
- Getting investors
How did you overcome those challenges?
We hired some fresher’s, who were seriously was looking for a opportunity to show their skills. We trained them and deployed them in the development. It took some time, but definitely worth it. Since I was into this industry for quite a long time and worked for global brands, I was aware of the quality standards every client expects. Same quality I wanted to get from our people through training. We achieved it.
Share some details about the investments that you have been able to fetch for the business till now.
A small amount of loan from a bank helped in starting up our business along with the personal savings. Though it was very less for our business needs, it helped us in the right time.
But now we are re-investing from what we made till now. (I know this is practically very tough, but still we manage to do so).
How do you protect yourself from the problem of Brain Drain?
Creativity is our basic and essential requirement of our business. Every project has to be ideal, every scene has to be creative. So, not to get Brain Drain is mandatory. But still as human beings we still get brain drain.
But as a team, one person can have a brain drain, but not all. In that case, we have team discussions, reviewing some related references which will help us to get out from that scenario.
According to you, what are the three qualities an individual must have to achieve success?
- Readiness to learn
Which online tools/ services/ apps do you use the most and would like to recommend as well?
Google Apps, Basecamp, Zoho CRM, Skype etc.,
Share any one habit which you think makes you more productive.
Proper planning, acting according to that plan and reviewing the progress.
Share any one habit which you wish to change in yourself.
Multitasking. Even though I am in a position to handle different tasks at a time, sometimes I couldn’t focus more on what is prioritized.
Answer in less than 50 words
• One tip to success:
Commitment & dedication is the key for success.
• One mistake you believe every individual must avoid:
Don’t procrastinate. Don’t get annoyed with failures.
• One most important lesson that you have learned till now:
Plan properly and work smartly.
What are your plans for next 3 years?
Add more creative services and build a bigger customer base.
If you get a chance to start your career again what would you do differently this time?
Be more organized and Well-planned (which never stops).
What are your top three getaway destinations?
Share a quote that inspires you the most.
“Become one of the rare people who don’t know how to quit”.