Building a transparent business and being a solo founder with Adii Pienaar of Conversio

Posted by on November 30, 2017 in CredoCast/Entrepreneurship

I’ve been connected with Adii for a while now and always respected his stuff, but I have to be honest that I really enjoyed this conversation with him. Adii is a calming presence, something not often found in entrepreneurs, and his approach to building his company really inspired me to…

The Future of Websites and Business is Personalization, with Brennan Dunn

Posted by on November 16, 2017 in CredoCast/Entrepreneurship/Marketing Strategies

Brennan Dunn is a developer at heart, but over the last few years has taken personalization and marketing automation further than pretty much anyone I know. Founder of many companies but most notably Double Your Freelancing and now RightMessage, we geeked out on personalization, the steps he’s taken to go…

Aaron Orendorff on the Content Process and Getting Rejected

Posted by on November 9, 2017 in Content/community/CredoCast

Aaron Orendorff (@iconicontent) is a well known content marketer who has been published on the likes of Mashable, LifeHacker, FastCompany, and many more. He’s also gotten email responses from his outreach to incredible people like Lewis Howes and was able to get a guest post on Mashable even though they don’t…

Finding Success with Audience-First Entrepreneurship, with Rand Fishkin

Posted by on November 2, 2017 in CredoCast/Entrepreneurship

Rand Fishkin is the founder of Moz and an intrepid entrepreneur. He’s been a friend of mine for a number of years now, and one thing that has always impressed me is how thoughtful Rand is about growth and entrepreneurship, and how he always stays true to his own values….

The Journey from 6 Co-Founders to Building the Unbounce We Know Today, with Oli Gardner

Posted by on October 26, 2017 in CredoCast/Entrepreneurship/Growth

Oli Gardner is a cofounder of Unbounce, the premiere landing page software to help businesses convert more of their traffic into leads and business. More than that, Oli is an internationally known speaker who travels the world teaching people about conversion optimization and marketing. He’s known for his epic content,…

The Future of Advertising and Why Facebook Ads Are Giving Paid Search a Run for Their Money, with Susan Wenograd

Posted by on October 26, 2017 in Advertising/CredoCast/Marketing Strategies

Susan Wenograd is a Virginia-based advertising specialist. She’s actually my own go-to mentor on anything Facebook Ads or general advertising related, because she’s established herself as an expert there running campaigns for so many different types of businesses. In this episode we talk about Facebook advertising and some of the…

Find Your Communities, Seed Them With Value with Ross Simmonds (@TheCoolestCool)

Posted by on October 26, 2017 in Content/community/CredoCast/Marketing Strategies

Ross Simmonds, aka The Coolest Cool, is a marketer’s marketer. He owns his own brands as well as doing marketing for clients. In this episode, we talk about: His process for identifying promotion opportunities; How he doesn’t get flagged for spam or overpromotion; Why he thinks this is such a…

The new CredoCast is live

Posted by on October 26, 2017 in CredoCast

Over the last couple of years I have done a number of interviews, audio only, with some really smart entrepreneurs. A few months ago I realized that I missed that and that I learned a ton from doing them, so I asked a bunch of my friends to join me…

Chatting Agency Growth with Matt Bowman of Thrive Internet Marketing

Posted by on February 28, 2017 in CredoCast

One of the best parts of the digital marketing world is that there are so many rockstars who fly under the radar. Over the last months, I’ve chatted with well-known marketers as well as agency owners and freelancers that you might not know. People like Kaleigh and Sweta come to…

Chatting Growth, Agencies, and Freedom with Sujan Patel

Posted by on February 27, 2017 in CredoCast

Sujan Patel is a baller. He’s an entrepreneur, hustling, Porsche driving guy who is also a fantastic speaker and knows what he’s talking about when it comes to growth. Enjoy the listen!

Chatting Solo Content Writing and Entrepreneurial Journeys with Kaleigh Moore (@kaleighf)

Posted by on February 21, 2017 in CredoCast

Well folks, I’m a few hours late this week getting out the podcast episode. Hopefully I’m not a dollar short as well! This week’s guest is Kaleigh Moore, who is a solo digital marketing consultant specializing in content marketing.

Chatting Entrepreneurship and Agencies with Aaron Agius of Louder Online

Posted by on February 14, 2017 in CredoCast

Aaron Agius is a baller. He’s an Australian entrepreneur who runs Louder Online, a phenomenal digital agency based in Australia but with offices all around the world. He’s run a bunch of entrepreneurial ventures over his career, which we dig into during this chat, but how they’ve grown Louder and…

Chatting Writing Books, Starting Agencies, and More with Sweta Patel (@swetaspeaks)

Posted by on February 7, 2017 in CredoCast

Do you ever have an event take place that totally knocks your socks off because of how impressed you are? I’m fortunate to know a lot of very smart people, and just when I think I’ve met enough I meet someone like Sweta Patel. Sweta is the founder of Global Marketing…

CredoCast Season 1 Finale – John Doherty

Posted by on December 6, 2016 in CredoCast

Today is the finale of Season 1 of the CredoCast. I decided to give you a bit of a background on my own entrepreneurial journey, some of the lessons I’ve learned along the way, and more as I walk through the questions that I ask all CredoCast guests:

CredoCast Episode 7 – Blake Denman of Rickety Roo

Posted by on November 1, 2016 in CredoCast

Today’s guest is someone I have known for about a year and had the pleasure of sharing a meal with a few times on visits to Bend, Oregon. He’s a smart entrepreneur who has a fascinating personal as well as business story. Blake Denman is the founder of Rickety Roo,…

CredoCast Episode 6: Akvile Harlow (@akviledefazio)

Posted by on October 26, 2016 in CredoCast

Today’s CredoCast guest is someone that I have known for a long time through the digital marketing industry, but learned a ton about during the podcast – Akvile Defazio. Akvile recently relaunched her consulting practice under the name AKvertise, which really shows off her keen eye for detail and doing…

CredoCast Episode 5 – Mike Ramsey of Nifty talks door to door sales and entrepreneurship

Posted by on October 18, 2016 in CredoCast

Sometimes in business you get a chance to talk with one of the people you have come to respect most. That’s this week on the CredoCast, as I had the privilege to chat with Mike Ramsey who is the founder of Nifty Marketing, based in Burley Idaho. Mike is a…

CredoCast Episode 4 – Tom Critchlow on Solo Consulting

Posted by on October 12, 2016 in CredoCast

Today’s guest is one of my best friends and a mentor of mine. Tom Critchlow is a New York City based digital marketer with a wealth of experience under his belt – he helped build Distilled from the ground up and opened the New York City office (where I worked for…

CredoCast Ep 3 – Mike Arnesen of UpBuild

Posted by on October 4, 2016 in CredoCast

Mike Arnesen is the founder of UpBuild, based in Portland Oregon. Mike used to have a sweet ponytail, much like myself and a few other digital marketing industry veterans. I learned during this podcast that he actually cut it off about 10 months ago in order to streamline his life as an entrepreneur….

CredoCast Ep 2 – Brandon Doyle of Wallaroo Media

Posted by on September 27, 2016 in CredoCast

Brandon Doyle is a cofounder of Wallaroo Media, based in Provo, Utah. Brandon was actually the first person I ever sold a lead to through what was at the time HireGun, and now Credo. Brandon and his cofounder Kade have become good friends and trusted peers of mine in the industry….

CredoCast Episode 1 – Jeremy Smith of SimpleTiger

Posted by on September 20, 2016 in CredoCast

Jeremy Smith is the founder of SimpleTiger, one of my favorite agencies here at Credo. Jeremy and his brother Sean were one of the first agencies on Credo, and they have closed an incredible amount of business off the platform. I’m super happy to kick off the new CredoCast with Jeremy, where…