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[Ecommerce Series] Revolutionizing Fulfillment for Entrepreneurs With Paul Jarrett

[Ecommerce Series] Revolutionizing Fulfillment for Entrepreneurs With Paul Jarrett

Paul Jarrett is the Co-founder and CEO of Bulu, a company in the business of creating private-label subscription box businesses for some of the world’s biggest brands such as Disney, Clorox, GNC, and Discovery Channel. Paul and his Co-founder and wife, Stephanie, launched Bulu Box, Bulu’s flagship program in 2012 as the sixth subscription box to the market.

Bulu pioneered taking subscription boxes from concept to creation and now they ship millions of boxes to happy subscribers nationwide. They specialize in working with multibillion-dollar retail brands by offering innovative solutions to go to consumers and they also offer e-commerce brands turnkey services such as customer service and fulfillment. Paul quickly gained recognition as a trailblazer and has been featured in the Entrepreneur Magazine, Forbes, PBS, Inc., CBS News, and many other major media outlets.

[Top Agency Series] Unveiling the Roadmap to 2X Growth With Steve Whittington of Roadmap Agency

[Top Agency Series] Unveiling the Roadmap to 2X Growth With Steve Whittington of Roadmap Agency

Steve Whittington is the President of Roadmap Agency, a firm dedicated to driving business results for small to medium enterprises. With a deep background as a “recovering executive” and private consultant, he focuses on helping companies achieve at least 2x growth. Steve is the agency’s driving force, specializing in a comprehensive approach that includes strategy, brand development, demand generation, sales, and customer retention. He is also the CEO of BoomBright Media, a startup that is bringing leading-edge digital display signage to the marketplace combined with creative services to develop unique immersive brand experiences. Steve is the author of Thriving In The Customer Age.

[Top Agency Series] Revolutionizing Brand Value Through Creativity With Mikey Richardson of Jacknife

[Top Agency Series] Revolutionizing Brand Value Through Creativity With Mikey Richardson of Jacknife

Mikey Richardson is Co-founder of Jacknife, a Toronto-based creative powerhouse focused on helping organizations build value through brand and design. He is a seasoned entrepreneur with an educational background in art and a passion for creativity and graphic design. Mikey’s entrepreneurial journey began by co-founding a company in 1996 that eventually merged to form Jacknife. Under his leadership, the agency has worked with notable clients like Nike and has undertaken various projects from branding to workspace design.

[Top Agency Series] Navigating the Constant Changes in Digital Marketing With Ben Dankiw of NAV43

[Top Agency Series] Navigating the Constant Changes in Digital Marketing With Ben Dankiw of NAV43

Ben Dankiw is the Founder of NAV43, a digital marketing agency specializing in full-funnel digital marketing through paid media and SEO. With over 12 years of experience in the industry, he has worked with many prestigious clients, including Canadian Tire, Porsche, Ceridian, and TouchBistro. Ben began his career in paid media before developing a passion for SEO around 2015. He has successfully grown NAV43 by focusing on small- to medium-sized businesses, fostering strong relationships, and keeping abreast of digital trends and changes.

How To Surprise and Delight Your Customers With Jason Friedman of CXFormula

How To Surprise and Delight Your Customers With Jason Friedman of CXFormula

Jason Friedman is the Founder of CXFormula. Through CXFormula he helps fast-growing, entrepreneurial companies gain an unfair advantage over their competition. His clients range from solopreneurs to companies like Foot Locker, Adidas, Nike, W Hotels, Universal Studios, Disney, Bank of America, Wells Fargo, Fidelity, Stanford University, and Harvard University. In 2008, Jason sold his first company Creative Realities in the high 8-figures. He has started and successfully exited four other businesses.

Crossing the Desert: Embracing Life’s Challenges With Payam Zamani of One Planet Group

Crossing the Desert: Embracing Life’s Challenges With Payam Zamani of One Planet Group

Payam Zamani is the Founder and CEO of One Planet Group, a hybrid tech firm that embodies his principles of combining business with a life of service. He is an Iranian-born entrepreneur, investor, and author who fled his homeland as a teen due to religious persecution. Payam co-founded AutoWeb, one of the first online car marketplaces, which went public in 1999. He is also the author of Crossing The Desert, an autobiography reflecting on his experiences of perseverance and embracing life’s demanding journeys. Payam is a mission-driven individual who has invested in numerous companies while committed to improving the world.

[Top Agency Series] Maximizing Agency Profitability With Greg Hickman of AltAgency

[Top Agency Series] Maximizing Agency Profitability With Greg Hickman of AltAgency

Greg Hickman is the Founder of AltAgency, where he has trained and consulted over 700 agency owners, freelancers, and service providers. Greg specializes in helping businesses productize their services, monetize their expertise, and implement systems to improve client success and free up their time. With a wealth of experience from being a project manager at a large agency to founding his own successful agency, Greg has a deep understanding of the digital and creative agency space. He has a knack for creating systematic sales experiences and building team processes that scale.

[Top Agency Series] The Creative Powerhouse Behind Iconic Campaigns With Bob Froese

[Top Agency Series] The Creative Powerhouse Behind Iconic Campaigns With Bob Froese

Bob Froese is the Founder of Bob’s Your Uncle, an innovative creative agency known for launching global brands and executing high-impact marketing strategies. With over two decades of experience in the advertising industry, Bob has led his company to work with clients like Canon, Mike’s Hard Lemonade, and Popeyes. He grew up as a Mennonite in rural Manitoba with no TV, radio, or movie exposure, making his accomplishments in the advertising world all the more remarkable.

[Top Agency Series] Data-Driven Marketing Mastery With Marty Menard of GIANT Creative

[Top Agency Series] Data-Driven Marketing Mastery With Marty Menard of GIANT Creative

Marty Menard is the President and Chief Business Development Officer of GIANT Creative, a data-driven marketing agency focused on performance marketing and lead generation. With a deep commitment to the power of data, Marty steers GIANT Creative in delivering comprehensive marketing strategies across multiple channels for clients like McDonald’s and Sola Salon Studios. As a serial entrepreneur, he has a track record of building businesses and investing in growth and leadership. At GIANT Creative, Marty’s entrepreneurial spirit shines as he develops trusted partnerships while driving innovation in marketing. 

[Top Agency Series] Building a Successful Lead-Generation Digital Marketing Agency With Ted Lau

[Top Agency Series] Building a Successful Lead-Generation Digital Marketing Agency With Ted Lau

Ted Lau is the Founder and CEO of Ballistic Arts, a high-touch lead-generation digital marketing agency with over two decades of experience. Starting in video production, he transitioned to digital marketing to offer established mid-market B2B organizations a path to increased business through marketing efforts. Ted boasts a diverse clientele, from local organizations to prominent companies across North America. He is also co-host of the Marketing News Canada podcast, where he interviews guests from CMOs to astronauts. His entrepreneurial spirit, tenacity, and commitment to core values have helped shape and grow Ballistic Arts into a successful self-managed company.

[Top Agency Series] Client-Focused Digital Marketing With Clint Thompson of DigiHype Media

[Top Agency Series] Client-Focused Digital Marketing With Clint Thompson of DigiHype Media

Clint Thompson is the Founder and CEO of DigiHype Media. Born from a passion for assisting small- and medium-sized businesses, DigiHype Media specializes in website design, branding, digital paid advertising, and more. With a proven track record in sales management and marketing, Clint has over a decade of experience in digital marketing. His approach focuses on demystifying the digital space for clients and providing value through education and results-driven strategies. His philosophy of “we can, we shall, we will” drives the company forward, offering inclusive digital solutions for businesses of all sizes.

[Top Agency Series] Turning Science Into Stunning Visual Stories With Jason Sharpe of AXS Studio

[Top Agency Series] Turning Science Into Stunning Visual Stories With Jason Sharpe of AXS Studio

Jason Sharpe is the Co-founder and President of AXS Studio, a company that specializes in biomedical communication using 3D animation and interactive design to explain diseases and treatments. With a background in art and sciences, he and his colleagues create visuals that educate and inspire, serving clients ranging from Fortune 500 pharmaceutical companies to biotech startups. Jason developed exhibits and animations to elucidate the mechanisms of actions of pharmaceuticals and played integral roles in educating physicians, investors, and patients. 

[Top Agency Series] Crafting the Perfect Customer Journey With Riaz Sidi of Sidi.io

[Top Agency Series] Crafting the Perfect Customer Journey With Riaz Sidi of Sidi.io

Riaz Sidi is the Founder of sidi.io, a digital marketing agency renowned for its expertise in demand generation, performance marketing, and funnel strategy. Sidi.io was named one of Ottawa’s fastest-growing companies in 2022 and 2023. With a background that includes a five-year streak at Postmedia in roles from digital strategist to National Training Manager, Riaz has rich experience in corporate media. A leader always on the cutting edge of marketing trends, he dedicates himself to understanding and optimizing the customer buying journey, leading a team that integrates online platforms to drive growth for diverse clients. 

[Top Agency & E-commerce Series] Agency and CPG Brand Success With Whitney Geller and Yasemin Emory

[Top Agency & E-commerce Series] Agency and CPG Brand Success With Whitney Geller and Yasemin Emory

Whitney Geller is Co-founder and Partner of Whitman Emorson, a Toronto-based design studio focused on solving complex problems with a human touch. She is also Co-founder of Jems, a female-founded, body-safe condom and lube product line. Whitney has worked at the forefront of strategic design with global clients such as MTV, Coca-Cola, Oprah Winfrey, and the Mayo Clinic while at Bruce Mau Design.

Yasemin EmoryYasemin Emory is Co-founder and Partner of Whitman Emorson. It is a team of designers, strategists, writers, editors, and creative thinkers bound by the desire to produce thoughtful and responsive work. She is also Co-founder of Jems, built on the desire to naturalize sex and condom use and disrupt a toxic industry. Previously, Yasemin served as the Senior Director of CO-OP and Associate Art Director at Martha Stewart Living Omnimedia.

[Top SaaS & Agency Series] Real Estate Marketing With Automated Ad Platforms With Stephen Whiting

[Top SaaS & Agency Series] Real Estate Marketing With Automated Ad Platforms With Stephen Whiting

Stephen Whiting is Co-founder of StreetText, an ad tech platform that integrates with Meta to provide businesses with agency-level ad capabilities in-house. Since its inception in 2012, StreetText has transformed real estate marketing, helping clients generate over 5 million leads and achieve hundreds of millions of dollars in value. As an experienced real estate agent, Stephen gives real estate professionals and various other industries the tools to generate leads and effectively run ad campaigns.

Strategically Navigating Business Financing Complexities With Ami Kassar

Strategically Navigating Business Financing Complexities With Ami Kassar

Ami Kassar is the Founder and CEO of MultiFunding, a company helping businesses achieve their growth goals through creative and personalized funding solutions. He authored The Growth Dilemma, is a regular contributor on the current state of the financing market through his weekly articles in Inc., and has provided valuable advice to the White House, the Federal Reserve Bank, and the US Treasury Department. Ami has been interviewed by numerous national publications, including The New York Times, Huffington Post, The Wall Street Journal, Entrepreneur, and Forbes.

Transforming Furnished Real Estate Through AI With Andria Santos of Fülhaus

Transforming Furnished Real Estate Through AI With Andria Santos of Fülhaus

Andria Santos is the CEO and Co-founder of Fülhaus, an AI-powered interior design and furnishing company providing enterprise solutions for the real estate and hospitality industries. Before Fülhaus, she had a career in law and real estate. Andria’s passion for design and technology led her to start Fülhaus with a focus on vintage designer furniture before pivoting to the tech-driven enterprise it is today. As CEO, she enhances property performance through smart design and cutting-edge technology.

[Top Agency Series] Data-Driven Digital Marketing: Harnessing Analytics for Success With Jessica Li

[Top Agency Series] Data-Driven Digital Marketing: Harnessing Analytics for Success With Jessica Li

Jessica Li is the President of Advertience, a media investment management consulting firm that helps organizations leverage data for insight-driven advertising. With over 22 years of experience in online marketing, she has worked with esteemed brands like Alibaba, Yahoo China, and Under Armour. Jessica is passionate about operational efficiency and data analytics, implementing automation to optimize reporting systems. She holds a background in biomedical engineering, aligning an engineering mindset with marketing strategy to create a unique approach at her agency.

[Top Agency Series] Unveiling Nonprofit Branding Secrets With Ben Hagon of For Good Intent

[Top Agency Series] Unveiling Nonprofit Branding Secrets With Ben Hagon of For Good Intent

Ben Hagon is the CEO and Co-founder of For Good Intent, an award-winning creative communications agency that exclusively serves nonprofit organizations across Canada. With a background in graphic design from a prestigious school in London, he is acclaimed for his work in healthcare, public health, and community service disciplines. Over the years, Ben has earned nearly every major North American creative award, published works, served on boards, and spearheaded his agency’s rapid ascent as Canada’s leading full-service firm for nonprofits. He is renowned for integrating strategic consulting with creative execution, helping organizations articulate their narratives and craft visually compelling campaigns.

[SaaS Series] Navigating Chargebacks and Fraud With Michael Zavet of Shieldify

[SaaS Series] Navigating Chargebacks and Fraud With Michael Zavet of Shieldify

Michael Zavet is the CEO and Co-founder of Shieldify, an AI-driven software and technology company focused on combating fraud and chargebacks in the e-commerce industry. With prior personal experience in round chargeback challenges in his own nutraceutical company, he offers practical solutions to help businesses retrieve hard-earned revenue and reduce losses. As a serial entrepreneur, Michael has a deep understanding of the complexities in e-commerce transactions and has equipped Shieldify to become an effective dispute management platform.

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