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About Tim Flint

Tim Flint is the founder of Smartups Indy, a local startup marketing meetup, and president of Flint Analytics. To learn more about Smartups or attend our next meetup, with Lorraine Ball of Roundpeg about email marketing and entrepreneurship, sign up here.
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About Tim Flint

Tim Flint is the founder of Smartups Indy, a local startup marketing meetup, and president of Flint Analytics.

To learn more about Smartups or attend our next meetup, with Lorraine Ball of Roundpeg about email marketing and entrepreneurship, sign up here.

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How NOT To Be An Email Spammer

People often ask Greg Kraios, Founder of 250ok: Why is there spam? He knows that the answer is simply “because it’s profitable…If it didn’t make money, people wouldn’t do it.” Kraios spoke at the August Smartups event about the ins and outs of email marketing. He told of his days at ExactTarget and how spam […]

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How to Win at Google’s Game

“Play their game. You need to embrace that they have a business model. Embrace it and the rules are there. Play the game.” – Ryan Mull, Partner and Director at Imavex In the game of business, the premise is simple: make more money than you spend. When you take your business online, the game gets […]

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How to Tell When Your Lead is Just Not that Into You

“So one trigger to understand is this person worth my time? Are they sharing information or am I giving it all?” –Aaron Prickel, Vice-president/Owner at Lushin It’s happened to all of us. You pitched a deal to a prospective customer and they seemed so excited about the project. “Yes, Mr. Jones. I just need to […]

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The Key To Executing As Promised

“I define ‘execute as promise’ as the ability of an organization to meet or exceed customer expectations in every interaction, every single interaction.” -Lawrence McGlown,  CEO of getSayDo and Managing Director of The McGlown Group Companies are born and companies die each day. A key attribute to whether a company will thrive or fail is […]

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Amplify Your Content Marketing Efforts Through Engagement & Paid Media

“I like to think of content as currency. Here’s why. If you give valuable content, you will earn valuable customers.” -Julie Perry, Director of Social Media at StrataBlue Engaging With Your Customers Through Content Content marketing has been around for over 100 years. In 1904 an unknown brand named Jell-O gave away free cookbooks on […]

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How Pattern, like Apple, Harley, and Makerbot, Built Community To Foster Growth (And You Can Too)

“Get people in the same room once a month and get them talking to one another. So that’s what we started doing.“ – Polina Osherov Pattern, the Indianapolis based fashion community and international fashion magazine, started from the failure of the Indianapolis Fashion Collective. The Fashion Collective began with a lot of lofty goals, but […]

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3 Lessons Learned About Getting Press From A PR Expert

“All startups have one thing in common: Great ideas. Small budgets.” Those where some of the first words of advice spoken by Kelly Hendricks, the CEO of BLASTMedia, at Smartups last month. Startups are often spending every dollar they have on the product; so with their small budgets how far can a bright entrepreneur stretch […]

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