1. How did you become an influencer on social media? And why was it called the king of the selfie?
My appearance as an influencer in social media it’s the culmination of my professional media career, which I started early, as I previously worked in major newspapers and magazines, The turning point and qualitative leap was when I had the honor to take a picture selfie with the Custodian of the Two Holy Mosques King Salman bin Abdulaziz, and that time this picture was very popular and I got a broad big trend, and based on, MBC TV made an interview and me gave me the title of “King of the Selfie.” After that, I had great opportunities to meet several kings and presidents of the world from east to west and take memorial photos with them. To become more specialized more in providing luxury content in several fields, starting with international travel luxury, meeting VVIPs & VIPs, attending royal family selective occasions, and international brands, in addition to the unique lifestyle.
2. What are the three things that a person needs to know to begin as an influencer?
Influential people are characterized by many qualities that make them qualified to have an impact on other people and the society around them, and these qualities include: they have a distinctive vision and clear and non-contradictory ideas, good listening to others, and attention to their affairs, calmness, and tact in speaking, keeping pace with new and speed of adaptation under any an envelope, cooperating to help everyone, and of course having communication skills
3. What would you do differently if you had started as a social media influencer now?
I would not differ much in the content that I present if I started now, because since the beginning of my launch I have been keen to do the distinguished and unique thing that is respected and appreciated by others of all classes. as long It is the same thing that everyone encouraged me to do, and I will seek to devote it more in the coming period.
4. What do you think is the first key to success as an influencer?
One of the most important things that must be present in a person who wants to be influential is to have complete faith in himself and his ideas, so that others can also believe in him and give him the confidence and value he wants, without the person’s belief in himself, others can’t believe in him and follow his steps, and the initiative is also one of the positive things that must be present in the influential person, although not every people have it, this trait makes him able to make his way by himself and creatively without waiting for opportunities to come to him, which requires high confidence Self-esteem, and a person must develop it to reach a high degree of initiative in various things.
5. Tell us about your biggest failure. What did you learn from that?
After I achieved great success at the local level in the Kingdom, I asked myself what the next challenge is I seek to reach. The answer was how to reach the global and provide distinguished content? Honestly worked hard to cover hospitality from hotels and restaurants in various countries of the world and to provide recommendations to all travelers, especially from the Kingdom and GCC, in several international travel destinations. Little by little I started to succeed gradually until I finally managed to gain their trust and respect and achieve success together.
6. What is your biggest influencer success story? Why do you think it was successful?
Achieving success in social media is very difficult for several reasons, including the presence of competitors constantly, as well as the difficulty of maintaining the top that has been reached, so I consider the natural love of people towards the content that I provide and their pride in my humble personality is the real success, as this love does not It is enjoyed by all influencers. On the contrary, you find some of them receive a violent attack on their personality and social content. Recently, the number of lovers has become very large, whether when I met with them in various places and cities that I visit, or through hundreds of messages that I receive daily from followers which they immerse me with their continuous support
7. Who are the other social media influencers you will collaborate with?
I do not focus on the names only, as much as I focus more on their role in serving the community and providing inspiring initiatives to help others, as the provision of volunteer work greatly interests me intending to achieve long-term strategic partnership and qualitative support to civil society institutions, to contribute significantly to strengthening and synergizing efforts to achieve the success of the programs and objectives of these institutions which will benefit the individual and society together .
8. Finally, how do you use your position as an influencer to help advance gender equality and women’s empowerment in the Kingdom?
The Kingdom’s regulations, which are derived from Islamic Sharia, adopt the principle of complementary equality between men and women, taking into account the characteristics of both sexes, to achieve justice in the end, as it believes that the integration of the relationship between the sexes is an ideal way to promote and protect human rights, and so that most areas of human rights are equal between Men and women and have absolute rights, such as the right to work, education, health, and others, with the strengthening of support and care programs directed at them, thus improving their work environment in all sectors. As an influencer, I am very keen that the content is compatible with these concepts.