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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.

More From Jayson DeMers

Global Entrepreneurship

How Other Cultures Think of Entrepreneurship

Germany, New Zealand, China and Brazil? Each has a unique cultural take on entrepreneurship's breadth and importance.

Is Pivoting a Last-Ditch Effort or a Sound Business Strategy?

Pivots, it turns out, are fairly common. One VC cited 17 pivots among the 26 companies he's invested in.
Growth Strategies

5 Companies That Grew Too Quickly (and What You Can Learn From Them)

Zynga, Crumbs Bake Shop and KIND Snacks are examples of companies that tried to grow too fast.Two are dead.

Do Good Entrepreneurs Make Good CEOs?

Larry Ellison did it. Jeff Bezos is still doing it. But not all entrepreneurs can step up to day-to-day leader.

What's More Important: the CEO or the Idea?

Data from startup failures, VC/angel investor preferences and the impact CEOs can have on ideas shows that these leaders are more important than the ideas they represent.
Email Tools

10 Email Productivity Tools That Will Make You Fall in Love Again With Your Inbox

Check out these tools to pause your email, filter your email, automatically reply to your email and more.

Can Your Blog Make Money? Here's How to Predict Your Chances for Income.

In a nutshell, you need to address the three areas of profitability: direct sales, advertising and affiliate marketing.

5 Big Brands That Had Massively Successful Pivots

YouTube, Slack, Yelp, Shopify and Groupon weren't always the giant successes they are today.
Apple App Store

How You Can Win Big From the Changes to Apple's App Store

Overhaul alert! The sooner you adapt to these app store changes, the more you'll engage users and win those downloads of your app.
Side Hustle

Your Side Hustle Can Become a Million-Dollar Business. These 5 Examples Prove It.

Under Armour evolved from its founder's wish for a moisture-wicking t-shirt. What's your pain point and future million-dollar idea?
Business Failure

A New Study Reveals the 20 Factors That Predict Startup Failure: Do Any Apply to You?

Seventeen percent of startups studied cited the lack of a business model; 17 percent admitted their product wasn't good enough.

Are Entrepreneurs Born -- or Made? Research Says 'Born.' But There's a Catch.

Intriguing finding: Identical twins have much higher rates of 'shared entrepreneurial tendencies' than do fraternal twins and the population at large.
VC Funding

Interested in VC Funding? These 4 Statistics Tell You Exactly What You Need to Know.

If your startup focuses on AI and machine learning, you're sitting pretty. Real pretty.

Low on Motivation? 7 Psychological Hacks to Get Going

Studies show that the 'average' optimal time for a work-break split entails working for 52 minutes and breaking for 17.
Personality Traits

Steve Jobs Was an Arrogant You-Know-What. Jeff Bezos and Larry Ellison Aren't Teddy Bears, Either.

Five controversial leaders who are/were polarizing, and why that may have been what made them so successful in the first place.