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Jayson DeMers

Jayson DeMers

VIP Contributor / Founder and CEO, AudienceBloom

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

Instagram

8 Ways to Get More Engagement on Instagram

Did you know, for example, that images of human faces encourage more social connections with your users?
Research

5 Ways to Do Original Research Faster and More Cheaply

Recycling existing ideas (with subtle new twists) is easy, but what customers really want is new data they've never seen before.
SEO

The 7 Top Skills You Need to Be Good at SEO

At the core of every SEO campaign is at least one person calling the shots. Does he (or she) have what it takes?
Business Moving Forward

Do Extroverts Have an Advantage in Entrepreneurship?

No worries: With practice, you can train yourself to master habits and approaches that help those on "the other side" run their businesses.
Ambition

Can Excessive Ambition Actually Ruin Your Chances of Success?

One study found that overly ambitious people surveyed were, no surprise, more materialistically successful -- but, gulp, also lived shorter lives.
Financial Advice

Don't Let Money Be an Obstacle to Starting a Business -- 5 Reasons Why

If money is your only holdup for realizing your dream, do some research -- you might find more opportunities than you'd expect.
Learning

The 9 Steps That Will Help You Learn Anything

Learning new things while maintaining your role as a leader, visionary, and committed worker is challenging, but not impossible.
Confidence

5 Ways to Trick Yourself Into Feeling More Confident

Okay, here's a weird way to feel more confident: Listen to bass-heavy music before that job interview or sales call. It works!
Team Work

How the Culture of Overwork Is Damaging Your Productivity and Your Health

How many hours you work is the wrong metric. Focus on how much you get done.
Marketing Strategies

7 Ways to Correct a Failing Marketing Strategy

A floundering marketing strategy isn't failure, but ignoring reality and refusing to adjust will be.
Employee Management

'Let's Be Friends': Bad Idea When That Person is Your Employee?

So, is it a good thing hang out outside work? The straight answer is probably no.
Take It From The Pros

The Psychology of Brand Loyalty: 5 Key Takeaways

Is brand loyalty dead? Nope, not from this contributor's perspective.
Run a Better Business

The 5 Things All Entrepreneurs Wish They Were Better at

You're the founder of your company -- the idea person, the leader. But do you really have what it takes?
Influencers

Psst! Hey! Wanna Be a Star? 9 Steps to Becoming an Industry Influencer.

Becoming an influencer in your own right could be your best path. For starters, you'll get more traffic to your site.