Author Archives: Ryan Smith

Ryan Smith

Marketing Strategist, Speaker and Trainer. I helps startups, entrepreneurs and SMBs build brand; and generate leads with inbound marketing, SEO & more. I have 15 years of marketing communications and digital marketing strategy experience, including international marketing, inbound marketing, content marketing, search engine optimization (SEO), pay-per-click (PPC), social media marketing, data analytics and marketing automation. An accomplished results-focused digital marketing professional with proven success in achieving and exceeding fiscal and organizational goals. Marketing speaker at live events for companies including Kawasaki Motors Corp. USA, Cub Cadet, and Mayar Foods in Dammam, Saudi Arabia. Conducted multiple marketing training workshops in Dubai, U.A.E. and taught digital marketing to professionals and entrepreneurs from all around the world. Extensive industry knowledge and experience in automotive, higher education, home services, technology, healthcare, biotechnology, sports and entertainment, with a focus on inbound marketing, branding, SEO, digital marketing programs, lead generation, market penetration, campaign development, marketing automation, email marketing campaigns and social media. Ability to juggle several projects simultaneously while working under pressure in fast-paced environments.

Updated Stats to Kickstart Your SMB Social Media Strategy and More News

Social Media Marketing

Each week we bring you a wrap-up of engaging news, tips and trends from social media and marketing technology. As you prepare or fine tune your social media marketing plan it’s important to stay on top of the latest trends in all things Facebook, Twitter, Instagram and more. This week HubSpot shares 34 stats to… Continue Reading

Innovative Ways Entrepreneurs are using Social Media for Funding and More Marketing News

Social Media Marketing News

Each week we bring you a wrap-up of engaging news, tips and trends from social media and marketing technology. This week we learned how entrepreneurs are utilizing social media platforms for funding opportunities and what will be trending in 2017 for content marketing? It’s important to formulate your plans now and include these trends. Additionally,… Continue Reading

Social Media Steps You Must Include in Your Marketing Plan

Social Media

A social media marketing plan is the foundation that you build your campaign around. Very basic, right? Yes. However, more and more it’s becoming a vital step that all too often gets overlooked. When speaking with entrepreneurs and small-to-medium size business leaders, it appears that most are in a get-the-content-live-and-fast approach, and they’re missing the… Continue Reading

Content Marketing That Attracts and Converts, Cybersecurity Issues and More News

Content Marketing Essentials

Each week we bring you a wrap-up of engaging news, tips and trends from social media and marketing technology. This week we learned that you shouldn’t create content for the sake of creating content. You should create content that converts. We’ll explore how to create ridiculously good content with Kim Garst. Are you looking for… Continue Reading

Social Media Examples and Content Marketing for B2C, SMB Revenue Optimism and More Articles

B2C Marketing

Each week we bring you a wrap-up of engaging news, tips and trends from social media and marketing technology. This week we learned 10 social media examples for your B2C content marketing, a report on the optimism of small-business owners and their revenues, a long list of social media marketing tips the experts swear by,… Continue Reading

Tools for Entrepreneurs, Twitter Marketing, Instagram and More News

Social media marketing

This week in social media and marketing technology news we learned that what the top tools every entrepreneur must use, after a review of 16 million blog posts Buffer discovered 3 unusual lessons, how to maximizing Twitter as a marketing and engagement tool and 48 stats that will improve your Instagram strategy. To read the… Continue Reading

LinkedIn’s Added-Value, Facebook Reactions, Improve Your Social Media and More Articles


The articles below are a recap of what received the most engagement from my personal Twitter stream. I share a ton of social media and marketing news daily, and these are the articles that generated the most interest this past week. This week we learned more about the shift in LinkedIn’s platform, which enhanced its… Continue Reading

ICYMI: Content Marketing Metrics, Top Podcasts for Productivity and More Articles

Productivity and social media marketing

Take a look back at this week’s review of the most engaging articles on social media marketing and productivity. The most popular topics include identifying the top key content marketing metrics, what do the most successful people do before they go to sleep each night, what are the top eight ways planning will make you… Continue Reading

ICYMI: Pinpoint your target customer, determine your social media marketing budget, inbound marketing and more

Social Media Marketing

Below is a highlight of the most engaging articles that you may have missed this week in marketing. One of the most overlooked aspects of marketing is to identify and ‘pinpoint’ who your target customer is. There are a number of categories to research, including demographics, interests, behaviors and more. Let’s dig a little deeper… Continue Reading

ICYMI: Tools for Entrepreneurs, Fake Yelp Reviews, Pros and Cons of Social Media Platforms and More

Trending in Social Media Marketing

Getting a business started is hard enough for entrepreneurs, we’ll help make the process a little easier with Neil Patel’s 10 tools that you need before you get started. Additionally, this week we’ll take a dip into the world of online reviews, specifically how Yelp is weeding out the fake reviews, it’s popularity and pitfalls… Continue Reading