Welcome to MarketerDoug.com – the community for people who want to start (or grow) their website, market themselves more effectively, and achieve online success.
My Journey from
Marketing Consultant to Marketing Blogger
I'm one of those weird people who really, really enjoy what I do. I love marketing so much that it transformed from just a nine-to-five career into a hobby and passion.
MarketerDoug.com started as more of a consulting gig for me. I was able to land a few clients with Adwords and organic visibility in SoCal, but I wasn't happy exchanging my precious time for money. I was already working a full-time job (Marketing Director for a corporation) and time was slim between spending time with my wife, playing video games, traveling, and consulting on the side.
One evening, I had an epiphany – What if I stopped pushing my services as a a consultant and focused all of my efforts towards helping people become better marketers? I could take my insight and years of experience, bundle it up into blogs, guides, & how-tos, and give people the real actionable info they need to succeed at marketing their blog, business or website.
So I did, and here we are today! I publish free content regularly in the form of blogs, guides, tips, and how-tos. The more people I help and connect with great tools and actionable marketing tips, the more I succeed.
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As a marketing professional, I've spent the last 12 years helping restaurants, musicians, marketing agencies, medical professionals, and small business owners from a variety of industries accomplish their marketing goals.
Over the years I have authored several courses and resources to guide business owners down the internet marketing path – many of which are available here on my website.
I'm also a proud alumnus of Brigham Young University's Marriott School of Management, where I earned my degree in Business Management with an Emphasis in Marketing.
A few interesting facts you'll learn about me from my blogs and podcasts...
- I love video games! For the past 10 years I've run a popular video game blog.
- My wife and I are huge Disney fans. We're Annual Passholders and regularly cruise with Disney.
- I'm a Trekkie. Currently watching Next Generation with my wife (her first time). She will be assimilated.