Jayson DeMers

Jayson DeMers

Founder and CEO, AudienceBloom

Jayson DeMers is founder and CEO of AudienceBloom, a Seattle-based SEO agency. He also started Crackerize.com, a lyrics-humor website. He's the author of the ebook, “The Definitive Guide to Marketing Your Business Online.”

5 Ways to Prepare for Disaster in a Startup
Startup Basics

5 Ways to Prepare for Disaster in a Startup

Disaster seems to lurk around every corner, and no matter how hard you try to prepare yourself, there's seemingly always something waiting to take your company out.
Are You Ready to Seek Funding? This 10-Point Checklist Will Decide.
Funding

Are You Ready to Seek Funding? This 10-Point Checklist Will Decide.

If you start seeking funding before you're ready, you could end up wasting your time and heading toward disappointment.
5 Hidden Dangers of a Stereotypical Startup Culture
Company Culture

5 Hidden Dangers of a Stereotypical Startup Culture

There's a certain type of office culture that has pervaded the public perception of startups, and it's starting to have a major impact.
What's the Secret to Startup Success? Timing.
Success Strategies

What's the Secret to Startup Success? Timing.

We all know that there's no shortcut to success, and there's no magic formula that can create the "perfect" startup. But this one factor rises above all others.
Why Modern SEO Requires Almost No Technical Expertise
SEO

Why Modern SEO Requires Almost No Technical Expertise

There are five keys to scoring that ever-coveted spot at the top of Google search results.
Considering Crowdfunding? Why You Need a Strong Business Plan First.
Business Plans

Considering Crowdfunding? Why You Need a Strong Business Plan First.

Without one, you'll become one of the vast majority of hopeful entrepreneurs who find themselves without enough capital to keep moving.
5 Truths to Remember When Facing Failure as an Entrepreneur
Failure

5 Truths to Remember When Facing Failure as an Entrepreneur

When something does go wrong, don't take it as a sign of your own incompetence or believe that there's little to no hope of recovery.
5 Key Outlets for Building a Strong Personal Brand
Personal Branding

5 Key Outlets for Building a Strong Personal Brand

Any opportunity you have to show off your personality, meet new people or share new content can be considered a viable outlet for your personal brand.
5 Preventable Disasters That Have Ruined Countless Startups
Startup Basics

5 Preventable Disasters That Have Ruined Countless Startups

Allowing your business to succumb to one of these entirely preventable fates will lead to regret.
5 Things You'll Never Hear From a Successful Entrepreneur
Success Strategies

5 Things You'll Never Hear From a Successful Entrepreneur

They are passionate, imaginative and undaunted by the inevitable challenges of starting a business from scratch, and won't say these phrases.
Why Local SEO Is About to Become Even More Important
SEO

Why Local SEO Is About to Become Even More Important

A number of factors, including the rise of wearables and increased competition, places a greater focus on location.
How to Survive Losing Your Star Employee or Partner
Leadership

How to Survive Losing Your Star Employee or Partner

There are ways to survive -- no matter how devastating a blow the departure might seem at the time.
17 Safe Places to Build Links for SEO
SEO

17 Safe Places to Build Links for SEO

Building bad links can earn you a penalty and set you back weeks or months. Try these sources.
5 Management Mistakes Almost Every New Entrepreneur Makes
Managing Employees

5 Management Mistakes Almost Every New Entrepreneur Makes

In practice, managing people is far more challenging than most aspiring business owners realize.
Got a Business Idea? Here's How to See If It's Sustainable.
Business Ideas

Got a Business Idea? Here's How to See If It's Sustainable.

Ideas come in many shapes and sizes, but not all "good" ideas are created equal.