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 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.
5 Strategies to Build a Fun Work Culture That's Also Productive
Managing Employees

5 Strategies to Build a Fun Work Culture That's Also Productive

Happy employees work harder, so give them flexibility, recognition, and yes, breaks.
5 Ways to Overcome Entrepreneurship Burnout
Burnout

5 Ways to Overcome Entrepreneurship Burnout

After months or years of constant effort, it's only natural that you'd start feeling exhausted or frustrated with your business.
6 Reasons Why Your Elevator Pitch Isn't Working
Elevator pitch

6 Reasons Why Your Elevator Pitch Isn't Working

You've only got about 30 seconds to land a great first impression, and your elevator pitch is the best tool to get the job done.
5 Tough Choices You'll Face as an Entrepreneur
Starting a Business

5 Tough Choices You'll Face as an Entrepreneur

As a business owner, you are singularly responsible for making all the decisions.
5 Kinds of People Who Will Help You Succeed as an Entrepreneur
Relationships

5 Kinds of People Who Will Help You Succeed as an Entrepreneur

You'll be making your own decisions and carving your own path, but you'll have to your network to help get you there.
7 Dark Truths About Entrepreneurship
Entrepreneurship

7 Dark Truths About Entrepreneurship

Those "overnight successes" are almost invariably the product of exhausting behind-the-scenes work and years of practice and failure.
9 Common Mistakes Made by New Entrepreneurs
Mistakes

9 Common Mistakes Made by New Entrepreneurs

Just because mistakes are inevitable, it doesn't mean you have to make the same ones everyone else does.
5 Sacrifices Every Entrepreneur Must Make
Entrepreneurship

5 Sacrifices Every Entrepreneur Must Make

Business is, at its core, a give-and-take process. The more you invest, and the more you're willing to part with, the more you'll reap in rewards in kind.