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

March 17th, 2014 by

Findings from the report, including how brands and multi-location businesses harness the power of their local affiliate networks for digital local marketing strategies, will be presented during March 25 webinar. Top 5 Channels Used By Franchises for Lo …

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March 10th, 2014 by

Accomplished Tech Leader Lewis to Help Expand Surefire Social’s National-to-Local Partnerships and Strategies; Company Also Announces Addition of Vice President of Digital Marketing Brian Seskin Herndon, VA, March 10, 2014 – Surefire Social™, a provide …

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March 8th, 2014 by

As more consumers turn to Yelp to help make purchasing decisions, your small business’s reputation on this is more critical than ever before. If you’ve ever visited Yelp, you might have noticed that while some reviews are obviously legitimate and helpf …

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March 5th, 2014 by

With all of the website analytics tools available to small businesses, it’s easy to focus too much on where links are going. After all, building website authority is important. But sometimes small business owners also need to stop and take a look at th …

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February 12th, 2014 by

There’s no better time than Valentine’s Day to show your customers some love. We’ve taken a look at some of the best Valentine’s Day campaigns and compiled a list of tips for small business owners. Create a Video to Announce Your Campaign Some of the b …

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