We had the good fortune of connecting with Mira Kraft and we’ve shared our conversation below.
Hi Mira, can you walk us through the thought-process of starting your business?
If not now, when? It took me quite some time to finally identify the exact career I wanted; when I first started to think of making the leap I thought I had to do so much more work in order to be ready to do that. The fact is, there’s only so much prep work one can do, if I wanted to be an entrepreneur it was time to go out and start being one.
Alright, so for those in our community who might not be familiar with your business, can you tell us more?
At first glance people may assume MKPR is just another press service but I believe the best foundation for a brand is when they effectively tell their story and inspire the same feeling of their brands identity in their followers. The strongest form of PR is word of mouth; MKPR exists to help artists and brands inspire and tell their followers how to talk about them to others.
I’m proud and honored to get to work with the people I do, starting my own company has not always been easy and I would be nowhere without the people in my corner and the legends I get to learn and build with. I think I’ve also gotten to where I am today because I care about and respect mine and my clients goals. I’m passionate about our success and willing to keep going in order to make it. The best way I’ve learned to overcome the challenges along the way is to face the L, do what I can about it, realize due to the challenge that means I know what to do next time, and get back up and keep going.
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.
Oh man! We’d def start on the water, maybe even out in Malibu -theres a great seafood spot out there I love! I would have to take them shopping in the fashion district and show them Watts Towers and regardless of the day’s itinerary we’re brunching (with brunch queen Scarlet Parke) each day! Some studio sessions or shows would def come into play and are you really a good tour guide if you don’t take them to Griffith?
The Shoutout series is all about recognizing that our success and where we are in life is at least somewhat thanks to the efforts, support, mentorship, love and encouragement of others. So is there someone that you want to dedicate your shoutout to?
My mom! She is the reason I feel comfortable chasing my dreams. And youtube; for being the best university I’ve ever attended 😉
Charles Ancelle, Matt Jeffrey, Alina Ly, Kai Ohio, Juliana J.