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 Entrepreneurial Roadblocks You Never See Coming
Challenges

5 Entrepreneurial Roadblocks You Never See Coming

No matter how you approach them, roadblocks have the power to destroy your business if you ignore them, and they have the potential to help your business evolve if you catch them and address them appropriately.
The Pros and Cons of Starting a Business While Working a Full-Time Job
Starting a Business

The Pros and Cons of Starting a Business While Working a Full-Time Job

Keeping your job while starting your own business is a way of hedging your bets, but there are drawbacks.
5 Steps to Take Before Quitting Your Job to Become an Entrepreneur
Entrepreneurship

5 Steps to Take Before Quitting Your Job to Become an Entrepreneur

Too many people have become obsessed with an idea and quit their jobs impulsively only to find their potential business isn't as strong as they thought it would be.
If You're Comfortable, Change Something
Growth Strategies

If You're Comfortable, Change Something

Even in the volatile position of entrepreneurship, it's painfully easy to land in a comfort zone. If you want to be successful, you have to break out.
5 Thought Experiments to Test Your Business Idea
Business Ideas

5 Thought Experiments to Test Your Business Idea

A seemingly good idea with flaws can cause the entire foundation to collapse, while a questionable idea with more merits than faults might be abandoned despite having a real shot at success.
50 Habits That Prove You Were Born to Be an Entrepreneur
Traits

50 Habits That Prove You Were Born to Be an Entrepreneur

Do you want to create, build and grow your own enterprise? Are you filled with the passion for ingenuity?
The Top 5 Places Entrepreneurs Meet Investors
Investors

The Top 5 Places Entrepreneurs Meet Investors

Savvy entrepreneurs go out of their way to meet the right people. Like anything else in life, it comes down to being in the right place at the right time.
5 TEDTalks Every Entrepreneur Needs to Watch
Inspiration

5 TEDTalks Every Entrepreneur Needs to Watch

These speeches will help you challenge your assumptions, believe in yourself and push you to be the best leader you can possibly be.
5 Personality Traits Investors Look for in Entrepreneurs
Investors

5 Personality Traits Investors Look for in Entrepreneurs

Attaining capital means impressing seasoned financiers and convincing them that your business, more than any other, is worthy of their time and money.
5 Steps to Becoming a Thought Leader in Your Industry
Thought Leaders

5 Steps to Becoming a Thought Leader in Your Industry

Thought leaders are popular, well respected and connected enough to drive real value to their respective businesses.
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.