In this episode of the Duct Tape Marketing Podcast, I interview Ryan Deiss. Ryan is an entrepreneur, author, and investor. His company, DigitalMarketer, is the leading provider of digital marketing training and certifications. Its community has over 15,000 paid members and over half a million subscribers. Ryan is also the founder and host of the Traffic & Conversion Summit, the largest digital marketing conversion conference in North America. Ryan is also a best-selling author and a sought-after speaker.
Ryan Deiss started building the empire of businesses he has today by selling eBooks right from his dorm room back in 1999. Fast forward to today and his company DigitalMarketer now has over 15,000 paying members and half a million subscribers that trust them to learn about digital marketing.
In this episode, Ryan shares his story and the challenges he faced along the way. He talks about his journey with the business and the pivotal moments that helped launch DigitalMarketer and the Traffic & Conversion Conference that now has a turnout of upwards of 7,000 people per year.
Questions I Ask Ryan Deiss:
- [0:34] So your book Digital Marketing for Dummies — you probably have to update it a lot, right?
- [3:44] What was your first foray into the world of internet marketing as we call it?
- [7:23] When did you start DigitalMarketer?
- [10:27] Can you share a succinct description of where DigitalMarketer is today?
- [11:59] Do you ever feel like you get pushback from the larger organizations and need to adjust for the mainstream if you will?
- [13:22] If someone asks you, where do you want DigitalMarketer to be three years from now, what would you say?
- [19:20] When you’re not working, when you go on vacation, when you unplug, what do you like to do?
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