Founder & Evangelist
Marty is an entrepreneur, author, speaker and musician. He founded aimClear®, a future-forward marketing agency dominant in audience targeting, customer acquisition and classic creative values. Entrepreneur Magazine wrote the reason for Marty’s success is his “Unique persona that is instantly recognizable.” He has been described as “not your typical agency type,” a “social media maverick,” “Foodie-Yelp addict” and “more innovator than follower.”
After guiding aimClear to Inc. 500/5000 status in 2012, 2013, 2014 & 2015 (fastest growing privately held US companies) Marty continues to travel, evangelize and advise aimClear’s agency vision, services and content. aimClear was thrice named a top 100 workplace by Minnesota Business Magazine. For 3 years straight Marty was honored as a “Top 25 Most Influential PPC Expert” and claimed the coveted 2013 “US Search Personality Of The Year” tiara. He is a perennial judge and presenter at The US Search Awards and European Search Awards. Last week aimClear won multiple 2015 US Search Awards including “Best Use Of Social In A Search Campaign.”
A fixture on the international conference circuit, Marty has appeared in front of hundreds of international search & social marketing conference audiences, from Jerusalem to SMX Sydney 2017. Career credits include Firestone, Airbnb, Dell, Eurail, Amazon, Martha Stewart Omni, Intel, Travelocity, Macy’s, eBay, GoDaddy, 3M, SecondLife, Siemens, Victaulic, The Washington Post and numerous others.
Marty’s Wiley/Sybex books, “Killer Facebook Ads” and “The Complete Social Media Community Manager’s Guide: Essential Tools and Tactics for Business Success” are critically acclaimed. He has been cited & quoted in respected publications including WSJ, Forbes, Inc. MediaPost & Adage. aimClear Blog is well regarded, having been cited as a Technorati Top 10 Small Business Blogs, Cison Top Ten Social Media Blogs and PRWeb’s 25 Essential Public Relations Blogs You Should Be Reading.