“I’d be misplaced if I hadn’t understood advertising,” claimed digital advertising specialist Sahed Ahmed.
Sahed Ahmed is a seasoned digital marketer who works as a digital marketing specialist at Fiverr. The recognition of Sahed is far reaching. He is known as the freelancer Sahed Afridi. Sahed is one of the brightest young talents in digital marketing in Sylhet.
Sahed was born on March 4, 1997. Sylhet is his birthplace and where he grew up, studies and currently works. Sahed completed his higher secondary studies at SCHOLARSHOME and is continuing a bachelor’s program at Madan Mohan College.
Sahed wears many hats: he’s an entrepreneur, digital marketing trainer, SEO specialist, and social media consultant. He has been running his freelance service for 5 years with expertise in digital marketing, graphic design and web design. Some of its common services are social media marketing, website creation and design, website optimization, YouTube SEO and advertising, video marketing, music promotion, lead generation, email marketing, Facebook ads, PPC, and more .
The story behind the brand freelancer Sahed Afridi:
Sahed did not prefer to work among others and was always passionate about doing something alone. He has mastered and survived many challenging situations in life. The unexpected financial crisis in his family, followed by his older sister’s firing, caused Sahed to go to work later. At the time, he was just a low-skilled college student. Sahed wanted to enjoy his life like the boys his age, but circumstances forced him to embark on a career. His career began with several jobs, but his expectations went unfulfilled, then he adjusted to the freelance profession.
Sahed took the opportunity to complete a digital marketing course offered by Future IT Valley with the help of his college teacher. “I didn’t know how to freelance and how to generate income then, and I didn’t have enough fees to pay for the course. Somehow I managed to pay half the fees & buy a used laptop. After completing the course, I started working hard. Because of my dedication, hard work and sleepless nights, I gradually began to earn money by being self-employed.
I haven’t looked back since then. My hard work paid off and I took responsibility for my family’s upkeep. I will always be grateful to my teacher who supported and helped me in my difficult time. The Sahed Afridi you see today is just because of him! ”With three years of dedication and hard full-time work, Sahed was able to create a lifestyle he needed to take care of himself and his family, thereby creating his brand identity has been. Today people know him more as a freelancer Sahed Afridi than as Sahed Ahmed.
Sahed’s work and life as a digital marketing trainer:
Sahed has worked with more than 500 customers all over the world. He helped 428 companies grow online. He has worked with many entrepreneurs, music artists, successful YouTubers, and business strategists and this has enabled him to be more competent and skillful. When asked about his monthly income, Sahed replied, “The youth unemployment rate in Bangladesh is 11.56 percent and many may find that I brag about my income, but I love to motivate the youngsters by exposing them and them to inspire people to work as a freelancer to help fight poverty from unemployment. “Sahed makes $ 3,000-4,000 a month as a full-time freelancer.
Sahed also works as an in-house team for a US marketing agency. Regarding his other role as a digital marketing trainer, he offers an extensive training program for new learners over the past two years to strengthen them in the field of digital media and marketing. Sahed’s students also started earning after completing their training, and Sahed is fortunate to hear of their success. His students are very happy to have a mentor like him and always approach him with questions and problems about their projects.
Sahed has a completely different teaching method, which is why students from different parts of Bangladesh are also interested in learning digital marketing at Afridi. When he was last approved for his upcoming DM training program, around 100 places were booked within one day.
Successes and future goals:
Sahed has been working on fiverr since the beginning of his career and will receive the “Top-Rated Seller” badge on fiverr in the coming days, as he has already met all the requirements for the top-rated. Sahed worked really hard and stayed true to the job.
“Marketing was an urgent need for me. I would be lost if I didn’t understand marketing, ”said this enthusiastic entrepreneur. Sahed has received several awards from various IT institutes for his contribution to the freelancing community. Just recently, Sahed received the “Top Freelancer Award – 2021” from Pxlhut Ltd. from Misbahur Rahman and the “Top Freelancer Award” from Roki Tech from Roki Roy.
Sahed has a variety of hobbies and pastimes. Whenever he has time, he plays soccer and polls with his close friends. He likes to travel to places, eat out, take photos, ride horses, etc. He tries to keep himself physically fit and mentally satisfied by doing the above things. This enables him to work in a more organized manner.
Contribution and future plans:
Sahed Ahmed contributed to the local and national freelance community through his superb, bespoke support. Sahed believes, “The best marketers value people. Whether customers or employees, we’re all about communities and helping others. ”Sahed’s younger brother Tareqe Ahmed is also a digital marketing expert. Sahed founded a Facebook community group called Freelancer Sahed Afridi Group (Sylhet) and had almost 14,000 members.
The community is full of freelance newbies. Sahed receives hundreds of marketing and freelancing related questions about the group every day and tries his best to answer them. In the coming days, Sahed wants to help unemployed young people through his training to overcome their financial constraints and help the country to transfer more money.
Published June 26, 2021