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New CMO: How Should We Make Decisions?

I took a different route to becoming a Chief Marketing Officer. I started my career in sales, then project management, then business development. In those positions, I was an employee of two small (<60 employees) companies and then one very large (>40,000 employees) company. My next position was Founder & … Keep reading >>>

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Digital Marketing Inspiration Startups

Brand New CMO: Where do you start?

So you’re a brand new CMO (and by “you”, I mean “me”), where do you start? That’s what I’ve been figuring out for the last few weeks as the new CMO at FINSYNC.

There is no “I” in “Team”

The first thing was easy: I need a team, and Keep reading >>>

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OX BBB 2019 – the 28th Annual Golf Outing

Now there’s a good lookin’ bunch of Theta Chi Gentlemen! From L-R, the attendees at OXBB2019 were: Mike Haas, Mark Bowling, Charles Moore, Randy Stewart, Kevin Sandlin, Jeff Swanson, Jay Gibson, and John Scott.

Some things stayed the same as last year. We played 18 … Keep reading >>>

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Inspiration Technology

Three Tools to Help Parents Control Teens’ iPhone Use

Should You Control Your Teens’ iPhone Use?

So you got your teenager an iPhone! Nice. You realize, of course, that you just gave 100% complete access to all the world’s information & content on a device more powerful than the Apollo 11 to a pubescent young adult whose prefrontal cortex … Keep reading >>>

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Digital Marketing Inspiration Startups

SEO drives traffic: Four Years of Blog Traffic Metrics

I’ve been blogging since 2005, but this blog at kevinsandlin.com has been in existence since 2015. The chart below shows you the annual growth and views and visitors over these past four years. These for years have taught me that, while social media seems to drive awareness and clicks, SEO … Keep reading >>>

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Atlanta Inspiration Startups

The Short, Epic Entrepreneurial Life of TakeMyTrashCan.com

What started as a simple service to our community ended with a very real service to a member of our community.

Following is a diary of sorts for a short term entrepreneurial venture that me and my family engaged in this fall. The goal at first was to make a … Keep reading >>>

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Inspiration Pitch Practice Startups

The best opportunity for Special Ed Students is Entrepreneurship

There is a group of high school students who would most likely “fall through the cracks” once they finish high school. You probably know some of these kids, but you may not know the challenges they face today or the even bigger challenges they will face once they are out … Keep reading >>>

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Atlanta Inspiration

We Rented Goats: The Conclusion of Our Adventure

If this is the first you’re reading of our goat renting adventure, please start here with the post that describes how we chose this adventure. And just as a side note, whenever you have a choice of the old standard way to do something or the adventurous way, choose … Keep reading >>>

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Atlanta Inspiration

What to know before you rent goats to clear ivy

We recently moved across Roswell to a new home that will be our last home. We’re never moving again, but that’s another story. Now, we love our new home, but the backyard is mostly covered in English Ivy. Ivy is beautiful and low maintenance for the most part, but it … Keep reading >>>

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Atlanta Inspiration Pitch Practice Startups

Qoins: $50,000 Reasons to Practice Your Pitch

This week, TAG hosted an event at Mercedes Benz Stadium called #FintechSouth. In addition to honoring some heavy hitting players in the Atlanta FinTech space, TAG held a pitch contest for new fintech startups. The winner of the pitch contest is Qoins, a two-man startup that began as a … Keep reading >>>