BKA Content Acquires Customers, Builds Brand at SMX

Self-promotion is always difficult, and I admire people (and there are plenty of them in our space) who promote themselves skillfully without a hint of bragging or humblebragging. So I’m really grateful to BKA Content and its Vice President of Sales Drew Allen for agreeing to tell his story about working with us and exhibiting at SMX. Back in 2012, BKA was a startup with a unique selling proposition. They were searching for a cost effective way to meet decision makers, generate leads, boost their brand and make sales. Drew says BKA is still working with clients they met at […]

Doing The Right Thing On Family Leave Can Be Hard For A Small Business

A few weeks ago, I watched the great report Last Week Tonight did about the sorry state of family leave for new parents in the United States. I found myself nodding along, thinking the situation should improve. Soon after, our own small business, Third Door Media, found itself having to create a family leave policy for the first time. I’m happy with what we did, but it’s a lesson about how difficult doing the right thing can be for small or even large businesses, when there’s no strong federal program or law. As an introduction, I’d encourage everyone to watch the […]

Copie Editor Wantd, Applie Within

Do you cringe when you see a typo in a headline? When you see “ecommerce” instead of “e-commerce,” does it drive you crazy? Do you write comments on posts pointing out grammatical errors in the text? Well, here’s your big chance to eliminate these pesky problems, at least on the virtual pages of Marketing Land and Search Engine Land! We’re now accepting applications for a Copy Editor position, which is described in more detail below. This is a full-time, salaried, telecommuting position. (You’ll be able and expected to work from your home office.) The successful candidate will understand that news […]

Announcing “The Landy Awards” Presented By Search Engine Land

ENTER NOW Categories Judges FAQ Celebrating The Power Of Search Search Engine Land is proud to launch a new industry awards program,  “The Landy Awards” (#TheLandys) to recognize individuals, agencies and internal marketing teams within the digital marketing community who have demonstrated excellence in executing organic and paid search marketing initiatives. Several members of the editorial staff at Search Engine Land have formed an advisory board and judging panel, along with assistance from industry leaders at Bing, Google and SEMPO to create the inaugural list of award categories and entry criteria. Additional judges will be added to the lineup over the coming weeks, stay tuned for future announcements. All Profits […]

MarTech: The Marketing Tech Conference Expanding to Europe, Announces US 2016 Dates

Third Door Media has announced dates and locations for the next two editions of MarTech: The Marketing Tech Conference series. MarTech will be held next week at the Hilton Union Square in San Francisco. More than 1,000 delegates and 65 exhibiting companies will attend the event. MarTech Europe will take place October 20-21, 2015 at the Millennium Gloucester Hotel in London and features two days of inspiring and actionable content, networking events and an expo hall. “The explosion of innovation in marketing technology is truly a global phenomenon,” said Scott Brinker, program chair of MarTech and author of the chiefmartec.com […]

Help Wanted: We’re Hiring An Associate Features Editor

Update, March 23, 2015: This position has been filled and is no longer accepting applications. If you have journalism experience, love to edit and are familiar with the online marketing industry, we may have the perfect opportunity for you! The Marketing Land/Search Engine Land editorial team is growing again. We’re now accepting applications for an Associate Features Editor position, which is described in more detail below. This is a full-time, salaried, telecommuting position. (You’ll be able and expected to work from your home office.) The successful candidate will understand that news happens around the clock — i.e., this is not […]

We’re Hiring!

We’re hiring! Two positions are currently available at Third Door Media: Email Marketing Manager Marketing Manager Read on for complete job description, plus how to apply. Email Marketing Manager Reporting to the Senior Manager of Marketing Services, the Email Marketing Manager is responsible for the production and implementation of email campaigns, as well as building landing pages and forms in the marketing automation system, Marketo. The Email Marketing Manager provides the technical and production support necessary for the successful completion of audience development campaigns, the majority of which are via email but also include display and social media. Supports email […]

Third Door Media Named Exclusive Advertising Sales Representative for chiefmartec.com

Redding, CT – Third Door Media, Inc. has been named the exclusive advertising sales representative for chiefmartec.com, the leading analysis blog covering the $20 billion marketing software industry and the emergence of the marketing technology profession. The agreement expands the relationship between Third Door Media (TDM) and Scott Brinker, who has been writing chiefmartec.com since 2008. Last year, TDM and Brinker launched MarTech: The Marketing Tech Conference to rave reviews and sold-out ticket and exhibition space. The next MarTech conference will take place in San Francisco March 31-April 1, 2015. “There are over 1000 marketing software companies competing for the attention […]

Next MarTech in SF 2015; Exhibitor/Sponsors Now Being Accepted

We’d like to thank all of you who supported the first and sold-out MarTech in Boston last month. If you didn’t attend, please check out conference chair Scott Brinker’s excellent conference roundup here for more commentary on the event. Attendance was more than double our expectations, exceeding 400 marketing technology professionals. More than 85% of those attending said they were purchase decision makers and 2/3 were in-market for marketing technologies in the next 12 months. 65% were executive or marketing management (see below). We were also surprised to learn the technology chops of the audience. More than half said “yes” […]

Third Door Media Ranked Amongst Fastest Growing Companies By Inc. Magazine for 4th Consecutive Year

For the fourth consecutive year, Third Door Media, Inc. has been named to Inc. Magazine’s list of the 5000 fastest growing private companies in the United States. Founded in 2006, Third Door Media serves internet marketers with information products and provides marketing services to industry vendors. For the 2014 list, Inc. Magazine ranked companies in various business categories according to percentage revenue growth from 2010 through 2013. Third Door Media reported revenue growth of 73% during the period. “It is an honor to be included in the Inc. 5000 again this year. But it’s even more satisfying to see many […]