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Author Marty Weintraub

Marty Weintraub

Marty is Founder & Evangelist of aimClear® an integrated social, search, display and PR online marketing agency. After piloting aimClear to INC. 500/5000 status in 2012 and again in 2013, he is focused on guiding aimClear’s extensive training programs, defining agency vision, writing, speaking, networking, and leading industry studies. Marty was named Search Personality Of The Year at the 2013 US Search Awards.

Client credits include Intel, Firestone, Siemens, Tektronix, United Health Group, MarthaStewart.com, Washington Post & other iconic brands. aimClear was named a top workplace place in Minnesota by Minnesota Business Magazine .

Marty is a fixture on the international conference circuit. His recent and upcoming speaking keynotes & panels include SES London, MediaPost Search Insider Summit, OMS, Search Exchange and many others. Marty has appeared in front of audiences since 2007 at SEMpdx, mozCon, PubCon, eMetrics, and numerous other global search and social marketing conferences.

His Wiley/Sybex book, “Killer Facebook Ads,” was critically acclaimed. His second Wiley book, “The Complete Social Media Community Manager’s Guide: Essential Tools and Tactics for Business Success,” was released in 2013. Marty has written extensively for respected marketing publications including SearchEngineWatch, SearchEngineLand, and been quoted in others, from AdAge to MediaPost. aimClear Blog was cited as a Technorati Top 10 Small Business Blogs, Cison Top Ten Social Media Blogs and PRWeb’s 25 Essential Public Relations Blogs You Should Be Reading. Marty was named the #3 most influential PPC professional.

He has been described as “not your typical agency type,” A “social media maverick” and “more innovator than follower.” aimClear has become internationally recognized for psychographic targeting. Marty enjoys camping, canoeing, fishing, patronizing James-Beard-award-winning restaurants, & fine wine.

 

Social Agency Shopping? 12 Brutal Questions (& 6 Point-Blank Tests) Separate Innovators From Posers

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Shopping for a new social media agency can be a tricky process because so many poser firms have hung “social media agency” shingles. It’s extraordinary that some agencies making that claim have little background or depth actually executing social.  This article offers questions and easy to utilize flash knowledge-tests that no poser agency could bullsh*t… Read More

Advertising Agency  /  Social Media

Social Media Content Pitch #Fail! Avoiding Arrogance & How To Humbly Ping Others

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When does social content promotion cross the line to become spam? One bright red line is when a user arrogantly pings other users.  This post highlights content pitching worst practices and offers humility-based solutions that work. Having just attended the vaunted #NMX conference (New Media Expo/blogworld), we were moved by how deeply magnanimous speakers and… Read More

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#NMX Speakers Measured! Who Are The Big Kahunas?

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This weekend, aimClear has the pleasure of attending a new conference for us, NMX originally blogworld.  Since 2007 bloggers, podcasters, web TV, video producers and other digital content creators have been gathering in Las Vegas to attend what organizers tout as: “The biggest New Media expo in the World.” Sounds awesome! A handful of the… Read More

NMX

A Gift Of Legos! aimClear’s Sydney Opera House Time Lapse Construction Video

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Last August our friend Jon Henshaw, Co-Founder of Raven Internet Marketing Tools, noticed aimClear post Facebook status updates and tweets from Australia. Jon’s a lovely guy and Raven reflects his magnanimous personality.  While I was still in Australia, the staff told me there was a largish package waiting for me. I asked them to open… Read More

SEM Poetry Slam

Easily Buy (White Hat) SEO Lift & Disrupt Google’s Vaunted Search Algorithm

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[Author's note: Before we start, all of the techniques shared in this post involve real users responding to compelling content, honestly. There's nothing black hat, nefarious or evil. That said, if you have wonderful content, a big wad of cash and know what to do, it's frighteningly easy to buy SEO dominance. The author wishes… Read More

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