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Learn from world-class marketing execs, practitioners, entrepreneurs and thought leaders as they share the secrets to their success and their views on marketing and business trends. We discuss strategies, tactics and trends in content marketing, social media, growth marketing, demand generation and brand strategy. Guests share their tips on how to build a brand and marketing programs that attracts & retains customers, and keeps them coming back for more.

This is Content. Marc Bitanga

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Learn from world-class marketing execs, practitioners, entrepreneurs and thought leaders as they share the secrets to their success and their views on marketing and business trends. We discuss strategies, tactics and trends in content marketing, social media, growth marketing, demand generation and brand strategy. Guests share their tips on how to build a brand and marketing programs that attracts & retains customers, and keeps them coming back for more.

    #19 - Launching a Successful DTC Ecommerce Brand | Ronnie Teja

    #19 - Launching a Successful DTC Ecommerce Brand | Ronnie Teja

    On the show we have Ronnie Teja.
    Ronnie is a prolific entrepreneur who has run a number of ecommerce companies over the years. He has recently launched a fashion brand called Branzio. On the episode we discuss the ins & outs of launching a new watch brand, running a direct to consumer (DTC) ecommerce company, why brand is so important in consumer marketing and Ronnie's relentless customer focus.

    #18 Conversion Copywriting Tactics | Joel Klettke

    #18 Conversion Copywriting Tactics | Joel Klettke

    Joel Klettke is is on the show today to share his approach to conversion copywriting and tactics you can use to improve conversion rates.

    #17 - Advice for Startup Founders from a Successful VC | Semil Shah

    #17 - Advice for Startup Founders from a Successful VC | Semil Shah

    In this episode, we are getting a behind the scenes look into the thought process of a VC. This is the perfect episode for young entrepreneurs and startup founders.

    Today we have Semil Shah, the founder of Haystack (https://haystack.vc) a seed stage VC fund. Semil was an early investor in DoorDash, Instacart, HelloSign, Giphy and others. He’s also known for being a prolific writer, sharing his thoughts on VC and tech.

    During this interview we dig into what he looks for in startups & founders. And some of his successes and some investments that didn’t pan out.


    If you’re a founder, this one’s for you. Enjoy.

    #16 How to Achieve Double-Digit Growth Consistently | Cameron Herold

    #16 How to Achieve Double-Digit Growth Consistently | Cameron Herold

    Today on the Growing Pains Podcast you are in for a masterclass from an accomplished executive and thought leader Cameron Herold.

    Cameron is the founder of COO Alliance - The World’s Leading Network for Chief Operating Officers.

    He’s also a best selling author of books such as Free PR, Vivid Vision, Meetings Suck, Double Double, The Miracle Morning.

    Cameron has also spoken at TedX events, so you can check him out there as well.

    I asked Cameron to join the show to teach us the strategic secrets that lead to growth.



    * He shares how he persuades founders to take new strategic approach.
    * Why some founders are great visionaries but poor at executing at scale.
    * And his #1 piece of advice to founders looking to make an immediate impact on creating a culture full of A players...




     
    Enjoy!


    Links:
    Cameron on LinkedIn (https://www.linkedin.com/in/cameronherold/)
    COO Alliance (https://cooalliance.com/)
    Cameron's books on Amazon (https://www.amazon.com/Cameron-Herold/e/B00845CG2S)
     
    I'd like to hear from you:

    What topics should we cover? Send me (mailto:marc@agencio.ca) an email or reach me on Twitter @marcbitanga (http://twitter.com/marcbitanga)

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    #15 Executive Leadership Fundamentals | Mic Berman

    #15 Executive Leadership Fundamentals | Mic Berman

    Today on episode 15 of the Growing Pains podcast we have Mic Berman.

    Mic is a highly sought after leadership coach & strategic advisor, who works with a multitude of companies. She’s coached founders, new CEO’s and aspiring executives on how to grow as a leader, and teaching them the building blocks that’s required to successfully scale an organization.

    Prior to being a leadership coach Mic has over 20 years experience working in tech companies like Mozilla, Yahoo & firms like McKinsey & Company.

    Her last executive role was as the COO of Freshbooks a popular small business accounting SaaS platform.

    I asked Mic to join the podcast to discuss:


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    Coaching leaders for growth

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    Squashing offie politics in a high growth company

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    Transitioning through the various stages in a company’s growth



    If you are a founder, executive or aspiring executive, the fundamentals that Mic discusses will help position your company to successfully scale.


    Enjoy!

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    #14 How to Succeed as a Serial SaaS Entrepreneur | Hiten Shah

    #14 How to Succeed as a Serial SaaS Entrepreneur | Hiten Shah

    This is episode 14 and today I have Hiten Shah.


    I invited Hiten because he is a true serial entrepreneur.


    Hiten Shah is the co-founder of numerous successful SaaS companies, including FYI (https://usefyi.com/) (helps you find your documents in 3 clicks or less), Crazy Egg (https://crazyegg.com/) (creates heatmaps for your website), Product Habits (https://producthabits.com/) (content and education for Product teams), KISSmetrics, and others.


    He has also advised or invested in over two dozen technology startups.

    In this candid conversation, Hiten touches on:

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    How he is able to start, juggle and be successful with multiple companies

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    How his marketing teams operate

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    How to compete as a marketer in a very crowded & noisy digital marketing landscape



    Hiten is an entrepreneur that’s been at it for over 15yrs. He knows what he’s talking about. I really enjoyed speaking with Hiten, I hope you find it helpful. On to the show.
     
    Links:
    Hiten on LinkedIn (https://www.linkedin.com/in/hnshah)
    Hiten on Twitter (https://twitter.com/hnshah)
    FYI, Hiten's Latest Startup (https://usefyi.com/)
     
    I'd like to hear from you:

    What topics should we cover? Send me (mailto:marc@agencio.ca) an email or reach me on Twitter @marcbitanga (http://twitter.com/marcbitanga)

    Did you like the episode? Rate it or submit a short review.

     
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    On Twitter @marcbitanga (https://twitter.com/marcbitanga)
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