We had the good fortune of connecting with Natalie Trivibulchaikul and we’ve shared our conversation below.

Hi Natalie, what principle do you value most?

I grew up in a strict, abusive, low-income household. My father worked nights and my mom worked two jobs at 18 hours a day. I knew they worked hard to get food on the table for us and I thought thats what life was.

After a conversation with my parents at the age of 12, I told my parents I wanted to be a robot. That way I can be incredibly efficient, make a lot of money and do not have to be sad. They realized at that moment, how their lifestyle choice was effecting my growth, and told me that what was truly important was my happiness. They told me that there is only one life that I get to live and if I wasn’t happy, then make a change.

From that day forward, I decided to join a bunch of extracurriculars and find what I was passionate doing. My goal if not only to find happiness in myself but also help people change their mindset, so they can not be fearful in following their dreams and get that same lightbulb moment I did at twelve.

Can you give our readers an introduction to your business? Maybe you can share a bit about what you do and what sets you apart from others?
I run a marketing and media company. I have been doing marketing and media professionally since I was 14, promoting small businesses and selling them spots on the school news for our program. An idea that I came up with to help fund our program. I continued through this journey and graduated with my Masters in New Media Journalism at 22 years old.

My goal is to help any business but usually a focus on mom and pops or multifamily real estate grow their social media presences and reputation organically with no lead ads. My strategy is that I will create a loyal audience through content and relationship building online and they will get prospects that are loyal and dedicated to them as opposed to the competition.

I got started in my business because my previous employer pushed me to a point where I was producing content for 24 different projects everyday as a one man team. I was being severely underpaid for my work but I enjoyed how inspiring my CEO was. I was extremely loyal and after I was unexpectedly fired, I figured, if I can work on 24 different projects and make nothing, why would I charge what I deserved and make more? It was easy for me to find clients because people in the real estate industry knew who I was with my “legendary” marketing, as they would say.

For me to fund my own elements and assets necessary to running a smooth operation was difficult financially at first. Once I had more contracts coming in, I knew I could balance my finances and make sure I can pay for my home.

Now I have hired my first employee and he is loving the opportunity and company culture. Our focus is to use our talents to build the community together. I want to share the story of those small businesses and help them success into this shift into e-commerce and thrive.

Let’s say your best friend was visiting the area and you wanted to show them the best time ever. Where would you take them? Give us a little itinerary – say it was a week long trip, where would you eat, drink, visit, hang out, etc.
I have a close friend who recently came into the city for the first time in her life from a town of only 500 people. Everything for her is exciting and new! I’d love to show her the Galleria Mall, eat at a fancy restaurant like Mastro’s Steak House or Trulucks. After that taking her somewhere more humble like Old Town Spring, to meet all the small shop owners that I know and walk the dogs throughout the town. I would probably end the night with my favorite taco truck spot “Too Good Papi!” and have her try tacos for the first time.

Who else deserves some credit and recognition?
I was really high risk for drugs, trafficking and domestic abuse where I was growing up. At the time, our school was known for it gang affiliation and violence.

One teacher, my science teacher Mr. Delagarza, was my biggest influence to change my life. He gave me a place to sit for lunch away from the gang members I was affiliated with. We spoke about deep things and education. He was a real mentor to me, telling me that I was smarter and more brilliant than I might think. He wrote in my year book that “I would be running high school” at the end of my eight grade year. I didn’t want to let him down. I joined all the extracurriculars I could, and became officers for all of them. Continued to jump into different avenues until I found something I was passionate about.

Website: https://t15.media/

Instagram: https://www.instagram.com/ntrivi/

Linkedin: https://www.linkedin.com/in/natalietrivibulchaikul/

Twitter: https://twitter.com/ntrivi123

Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/natalietrivibulchaikul/

Youtube: https://www.youtube.com/channel/UC2sozxCGGINygfKXIvekasA

Image Credits
Timothy Crawford, Nick Salancenito

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