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

Hi Melissa, is there something that you feel is most responsible for your success?
I would say that the most important factor behind my success is knowing how to market myself. Having a strong social media presence and knowing exactly what my brand is. Being a makeup artist in the wedding industry is very competitive and I have been able to stand out with not only my work ethic, but going above and beyond for every single client. I take the time to listen to what my clients want and offer my expertise to ensure they feel confident on their wedding day. I also believe that if you are passionate about your business and truly love what you do the client will feel that and you’re genuineness to help them.

Can you open up a bit about your work and career? We’re big fans and we’d love for our community to learn more about your work.
I remember going to my 9-5 job and just dreading the day. A series of events lead to me leaving Corporate America and I never looked back. I love getting to be creative in my new career and really just connecting with my clients. I meet so many people in the industry and love to learn as much as I can to further my success in being a business owner and entrepreneur. It has definitely been a long road full of obstacles and challenges but just learning how to overcome them with grace and professionalism has been key. I cannot wait for what the future holds and all the opportunities that have come my way.

Who else deserves some credit and recognition?
I would say having the support and encouragement of my family has been a driving force in my business.

Website: http://www.makeupbymela.com
Instagram: http://www.makeupbymela.com
Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/makeupbymela1983

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