50+ Digital Marketing Tools To Grow Your Startup

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The one constant of Austin’s SXSW conference is the gaggle of startups trying to pitching for attention. Some deserve it, others not so much. IdealSpot.com was named one of the 50 Austin Startups You Absolutely Must Know About, I’m a co-founder and CMO of one of those startups.  I thought you … [Read more...]

Get Your Free Copy of Buyer Legends: The Executive Storyteller’s Guide

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Jerry’s Branding Punch Line

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Do you know the one about Jerry and Jeff walking into a coffee shop? “I love advertising because I love lying.” Jerry Seinfeld tells the room as he accepts a Clio award for his work with American Express.  He goes on to describe how people are happy in the time between seeing an ad and … [Read more...]

How to Design High-Converting Mobile Landing Pages {includes video}

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To create effective landing pages, you should understand the anatomy of a landing page and it should be part of your landing page and optimization framework. After optimizing thousands of landing pages over the years, I want to offer this framework for understanding the 10 key elements of a perfect … [Read more...]

Leadership in the Age of Agility & Experimentation

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Here’s the punchline; The role of today’s leadership is to “remove the speed bumps in the experimenters’ way!” ~ Scott Cook, co-founder and Chairman of Intuit Nobody worth arguing with argues whether search, social, and mobile technologies have impacted customers’ minds and changed buying behavior … [Read more...]