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unsubscribe. [Ep.3 - Marketing]

Greetings everyone,

Early release of episode 3 is here. It's easily our most outrageous episode yet! We discuss the merits of marketing (its a short list) and discuss with CMO of Privy.com Dave Gerhardt in a "between 2 ferns" style interview.

Check it out and let me know your thoughts on marketing below!


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I was fortunate to start my sales career right before college.  I actually jumped into sales out of necessity, rather than desire.   I grew up timid and struggled in just about every social interaction.  Oddly enough, I associated financial success with communication skills and that led me on my path.

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Out sick most of the week - several deadlines pushed and the joys of working as a one-woman-shop fully realized when meetings were missed without notice because I wasn't able to reach out to everyone in time to cancel.

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Am I behind? You bet.

Will I be able to handle it? Yep.

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