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

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October 16th, 2014 by

Even after your marketing team has gone to the trouble of creating engaging and original content for your blog, there’s still more that needs to be done. Unfortunately, simply publishing new content doesn’t guarantee people will visit your site. By fol …

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October 15th, 2014 by

Content marketing can bring enormous success to your company—but only if it’s properly executed. Too often businesses fail to create content that engages their customers on multiple platforms, and there are a few main reasons for this. Keep Advertising …

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Highway Signpost Lead Generation
October 6th, 2014 by

Any business that runs a blog does so because lead generation is among the list of their main goals. After all, sharing content in the form of blogs is a great way to increase traffic to your website, ultimately bringing in more potential leads. Unfort …

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Converting Leads To Sales
September 23rd, 2014 by

Add a Personal Touch In this age of personal digital communication, business has become all about working towards establishing personal connections with every customer. The more targeted and specific the messaging is of your content, the more effective …

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September 17th, 2014 by

Email marketing has been around for a while now and is believed to be helpful to local internet marketers trying to boost their search engine rankings. Although the direct correlation between email and SEO still eludes us, it’s safe to say that sharing …

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