“You are the sum of your influences.” – Austin Kleon
Welcome to my first real marketing blog! I think it’s just proper to start it with my influencer hit list. After all, they got me to where I am now as an enthusiastic digital marketer. Here’s my top seven. I will constantly update this list so be sure to check this space. In no particular order:
Noah Kagan, CEO AppSumo
Noah Kagan is an American Internet Entrepreneur. He’s been into several great companies including Facebook as Product Manager, Mint.com as Director of Marketing and currently as Chief Sumo in App Sumo. All before he was 29. He also got a little controversial because he got fired from Facebook. You can read all about it in this post.
As a Brand Marketer finding my way around the digital marketing arena, growth hacker Noah Kagan caught my attention. I first learned about him while reading an online plan for Mint. I instantly fell in love with his thought process, his laser-focused strategy and most of all his willingness to share his amazing marketing plan that propelled Mint.com’s success. His best advice:
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