Founder & Evangelist, aimClear®
Marty is Founder & Evangelist of aimClear® an integrated social, search, display and PR online marketing agency. After piloting aimClear to INC. 500/5000 status in 2012 and again in 2013, he is focused on guiding aimClear’s extensive training programs, defining agency vision, writing, speaking, networking, and leading industry studies. Marty was named Search Personality Of The Year at the 2013 US Search Awards.
Client credits include Intel, Firestone, Siemens, Tektronix, United Health Group, MarthaStewart.com, Washington Post & other iconic brands. aimClear was named a top workplace place in Minnesota by Minnesota Business Magazine .
Marty is a fixture on the international conference circuit. His recent and upcoming speaking keynotes & panels include SES London, MediaPost Search Insider Summit, OMS, Search Exchange and many others. Marty has appeared in front of audiences since 2007 at SEMpdx, mozCon, PubCon, eMetrics, and numerous other global search and social marketing conferences.
His Wiley/Sybex book, “Killer Facebook Ads,” was critically acclaimed. His second Wiley book, “The Complete Social Media Community Manager’s Guide: Essential Tools and Tactics for Business Success,” was released in 2013. Marty has written extensively for respected marketing publications including SearchEngineWatch, SearchEngineLand, and been quoted in others, from AdAge to MediaPost. aimClear Blog was 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. Marty was named the #3 most influential PPC professional.
He has been described as “not your typical agency type,”A “social media maverick” and “more innovator than follower.” aimClear has become internationally recognized for psychographic targeting. Marty enjoys camping, canoeing, fishing, patronizing James-Beard-award-winning restaurants, & fine wine.