Zac Carman

Zac Carman

Guest Writer / CEO, ConsumerAffairs

Zac Carman has served as CEO of ConsumerAffairs since 2010, when he purchased the website from founder Jim Hood. Previous roles included Entrepreneur in Residence, Senior Associate and Associate at Mainsail Partners, a private equity firm in San Francisco, and roles in engineering and sales at IBM and Hitachi. 

Leadership

Stop Wearing So Many Hats and Watch Your Productivity Soar

Spreading yourself thin often leads to costly mistakes.
Business Moving Forward

7 Tips for Managing Offshore Teams

Your remote teams can be as productive and engaged as your in-house staff.
Take It From The Pros

4 Reasons Small Cities Are Better for Business

The short commutes in a community grateful that you started a business are just the beginning of the benefits.
Social Media Marketing

7 Ways CEOs Should Engage on Social Media

How to use social media to promote your brand without risking your company's reputation
Starting a Business

6 Misconceptions About Entrepreneurship

A successful CEO breaks down the major myths of what it takes to succeed.
Recruiting

9 Tips for Poaching Top Talent

The key to luring executive talent is knowing where to start searching and how to keep them engaged after the hire.
Growth Strategies

5 Steps to Creating Metrics That Matter for Your Company

Dashboarding eliminates faith and allows a company to grow based on data and facts.
business decisions

What Happened When I Broke the Rules of Entrepreneurship

Why one entrepreneur left the bright lights, big city -- and hefty paycheck -- and took a chance in the Midwest.
Run a Better Business

What 'The Oregon Trail' Can Teach You About Building a $1 Billion Business

Written, measurable goals help create a road map for success -- if company leadership commits not to stray from the route.
Take It From The Pros

How ConsumerAffairs Survived Pivoting and Improved Profitability

Three key factors carried the company through the pivot process in order to slay the dragon.
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