Chris Marentis

For nearly three decades, Chris Marentis, Founder and CEO of Surefire Social, has been responsible for driving innovation and sales growth for large media and e-commerce brands as well as start-ups. With a long-history of counseling local businesses about their marketing efforts, Marentis provides insight on what it takes for small businesses to succeed and thrive in today’s evolving digital environment. His notable career includes creating the foundational blueprints for online marketing, e-commerce and content branding for AOL's Interactive Marketing group, where he served as Senior Vice President. While CEO of Clearspring Technologies, Marentis developed one of the most widely adopted venture-backed Web 2.0 technology platforms. Marentis is a frequent speaker at local digital marketing conferences and a contributor to SMB and technology-focused publications.

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The latest posts by Chris Marentis

Marketing Strategy for 2015
January 19, 2015 by

While every day is a new opportunity for positive change, there is something particularly inspiring about January 1st. Whether it’s the marketing strategy your business has or focusing on sustainability, New Year’s resolutions are great ways to set goa …

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Online Marketing Strategy
January 7, 2015 by

Although there is no one-size-fits-all formula for a winning online marketing strategy, there are some general guidelines to follow that can help you determine where to invest your efforts. While ideally your company should have both a great website an …

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Online Marketing Plan
December 23, 2014 by

Thanks to recent updates from Google, it’s now easier than ever for consumers to find local businesses in their area. Now marketers can use Google My Business as a component of their online marketing plan to enable customers to zero in on your business …

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Online Marketing Solutions
December 18, 2014 by

Now that 2014 is winding down, it may be a good idea to start crafting your strategic marketing plan for 2015—if you haven’t already. Although the principles of effective marketing never change, there are always some changes in technology and the way c …

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SEO Strategy Tips
December 1, 2014 by

SEO Strategy Tips Toward the end of the year, business owners like yourself are getting ready for the new year, and if you’re like most companies, you’re aiming for more web traffic and more customers. The good news for online marketers is that the rul …

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