Advisor to Startup Founders

Selected Writings


High-Altitude Entrepreneurship

Entrepreneurs Organization Octane Magazine | March 2010   

Lessons I learned about how to communicate effectively with my team while on a 17-day trek to Mount Everest.



Easy Marketing Partnerships That Work: Why Every Marketer Needs a Marketing Guild

HubSpot Digital Marketing Blog | September 2016

I introduce a new concept for creating marketing partnerships called “guilds."


The Secret to Super Easy, Low-Cost Web Marketing

Startup Nation | October 2012

Marketing advice.


How to Get 1,000 Visitors to your Website for Free

PracitalEcommerce | December 2012

Tips for building a content marketing strategy you can rely on.

Making Time to Think in an Always-On World

Xconomy | January 2016

At the beginning of 2016, the editors of Xconomy asked business leaders the question, “How do you take time to think?” Here’s my answer.


You Sold Your Company… Now What? How to Prepare for Life After Exit

ExitEvent | March 2016

iContact story and advice for entrepreneurs.

3 Easy Steps for Using Data to Produce Extremely Effective Website Content

ExitEvent | November 2013

Three Reasons Why Today’s Marketing Optimization Tools Don’t Work For Small Businesses

ExitEvent | March 2013

Industry expertise and insights for startups.