John Rampton

John Rampton

Entrepreneur and Connector

An entrepreneur and connector, John Rampton is the managing editor of search-engine marketing news site Search Engine Journal and founder of Palo Alto, Calif.-based Adogy, a marketing company specializing in helping startups. He also serves as an advisor to several startups in Silicon Valley.

10 Tips to Find and Win the Best Clients
Finding Customers

10 Tips to Find and Win the Best Clients

The keys to bringing in the business that is most beneficial is to know whom you are looking for and what they are looking for.
15 Characteristics of a Good Programmer
Business Circle

15 Characteristics of a Good Programmer

Finding a person with solid skills who is the right fit for you and your team is a challenge but here is how to do it.
25 Amazing Business Books From 2014
Books

25 Amazing Business Books From 2014

Whether you are looking for inspiration, practical advice or insight, there is more than one book offering exactly that.
50 Inspirational Entrepreneurial Quotes
Leadership

50 Inspirational Entrepreneurial Quotes

Whatever you've succeeded at or failed trying, somebody you respect said has something worth listening to on the topic.
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7 Cool Social Apps That Are Changing the Way We See Ourselves
Social Media

7 Cool Social Apps That Are Changing the Way We See Ourselves

There is much more to social media than Facebook and Twitter.
4 Things No One Tells You About 'Entrepreneur-ing' From Home
Work From Home

4 Things No One Tells You About 'Entrepreneur-ing' From Home

No matter how successful you are, people will wonder if you're really working.
The 15 Characteristics of People Who Succeed at Sales
Sales Representatives

The 15 Characteristics of People Who Succeed at Sales

Sales is the original equal opportunity job. Anyone who is gregarious, diligent and resourceful can succeed.
7 Ways to Relieve Boredom by Hustling for Extra Cash
Marketing

7 Ways to Relieve Boredom by Hustling for Extra Cash

Staring out the window at work? Little too much time on social media? The hours won't drag when you fill them making a some extra money.
5 Signs From Childhood That You Were Destined to Be an Entrepreneur
Young Entrepreneurs

5 Signs From Childhood That You Were Destined to Be an Entrepreneur

Everyone is freeto become an entrepreneur but it seems some people really never had an alternative.
4 Excuses Holding You Back From Being an Entrepreneur
Entrepreneurs

4 Excuses Holding You Back From Being an Entrepreneur

Everybody is scared to leave their cozy job and nobody starts a business with enough money. Overcoming those worries is what makes an entrepreneur.
Successful Entrepreneurs Have These 5 Traits in Common
Business Circle

Successful Entrepreneurs Have These 5 Traits in Common

Maybe being an entrepreneur is in your DNA but, even if it's not, it's in your power to succeed at it.
What's the Smarter Move, Start My Business or Stay in School?
Education

What's the Smarter Move, Start My Business or Stay in School?

If you know in your heart you want to be an entrepreneur, weigh carefully whether the value of college outweighs the debt you'll carry when you graduate.
5 Strategies for Entrepreneurs to Steer Clear of the Debt Trap
Debt

5 Strategies for Entrepreneurs to Steer Clear of the Debt Trap

It's as hard to avoid borrowing money as it is to make it when you're getting started, but both are possible.
4 Fundamental Strategies for Launching a Successful Ecommerce Startup
Success Strategies

4 Fundamental Strategies for Launching a Successful Ecommerce Startup

Success is never guaranteed but when we get the basics right, it is much more likely.
11 Strong Signs You're About to Be Canned
Managing Employees

11 Strong Signs You're About to Be Canned

If it all sounds familiar by number six, stop reading and get busy on LinkedIn.