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Alex Burkholder
Works at SaaScend
Attended Kalamazoo College
Lives in San Francisco, CA
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You go, Liberal Arts. You go!

"Software companies find that liberal arts thinking makes them stronger."
Stop thinking of Silicon Valley as an engineer's paradise. There's far more work for liberal arts majors -- who know how to sell and humanize.
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9 Step Social Media Audit for Improving LinkedIn Business Page Results
It’s undeniable that LinkedIn is leading the pack for professional social networks. In fact, more than half of all of the business in the world have create
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The Blogging Tactic No One Is Talking About - Optimizing the Past #ContentMarketing  
Find out how you can double the amount of traffic and leads you get from "old" blog content through historical optimization.
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This is just badass.
Slow-motion footage of Calbuco's billowing ash clouds, combined with some truly ominous music, make for one stirring piece of filmmaking.
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#ContentMarketing  has become a buzzword, but there are companies who are making it a part of their business and sales strategy.

Find out how creating great content and promoting your community can make sales 
Content marketing has become a buzzword, but there are companies who are making it a part of their business and sales strategy.
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The editorial calendar is what keeps people on track, deadlines met, teams aware, and goals achieved.

But often, it’s hard know what to put in the calendar. That’s why we’ve made a lovely editorial calendar guide to help get you started. #ContentMarketing  
The editorial calendar is what keeps people on track, deadlines met, teams aware, and goals achieved. But often, it's hard know what to put in the calendar
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3 Ways Remote Teams Beat Out In-Office Teams
Those who work on-site know the truth -- the office is no guarantee of productivity.
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To learn more about how companies are scaling their sales development teams, I reached out to some of the top up-and-coming leaders in the #B2BSales  space and asked each one:

What is a single piece advice you’d give to another sales professional who’s currently scaling or who is about to start building a #SalesDevelopment  team?

Here’s what each of them said, in their own words:
Alex J. Burkholder, Digital Marketer at Red Bridge reached out to Sales Development leaders to get hold of the best advice for scaling a B2B sales team.
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Why #ContentMarketing  Is Critical to Product Launch Success
A few weeks ago, we launched a new e-book in partnership with the content experts at Kapost. The e-book explored the problems plaguing modern product launch marketing, and offered up a simple solution to the increasing number of failed product launches: content marketing. With the emergence of content marketing as a discipline, product marketers have a secret weapon in the launch process. The reality is that a launch begins the moment the product...
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How To Use Google Docs To Simplify Your Blogging And #ContentMarketing  
There are many reasons to use Google Docs, including no-distraction writing, writing offline, and it's free. Here's how to use Google Docs for blogging.
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In the FIRST official Sales Hacker Webinar, we are joined by Kyle Porter who will be sharing his 7 tactics that helped +SalesLoft achieve 2000% YoY growth in 2014! 
In the FIRST official Sales Hacker Webinar, we are joined by Kyle Porter who will be sharing his 7 tactics that helped SalesLoft achieve 2000% YoY.
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  • Kalamazoo College
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March 30
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Scaling SaaS companies | Sales & Marketing Ops, Demand Gen, Sales Enablement
Introduction

Hey there!

I'm Alex Burkholder. I help people and companies attain peak revenue performance by providing advice and solutions for building a strong sales and marketing infrastructure.

We're (see: Craig Jordan and Andrea Lodigiani) an integrated marketing startup that works with emerging B2B Tech SaaS Startups focused on accelerating their growth. 

We do this through Demand Generation, Marketing/Sales Operations, and Sales Enablement. And by eating delicious burritos.

If you would like to know more about my background, shoot me a message! Thanks for reading. Tweet me at @alexjburk.

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Most Photogenic, Eighth Grade
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Occupation
B2B Marketing
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B2b Marketing, Content Marketing, Inbound Marketing, Marketing Automation, Demand Generation, Design, Writing, Editing, Blogging, Fitness, Psychology, TV Shows, Sandwiches, Organizing things, Data, Analytics, Spreadsheets, Hypermiling, SaaS, Digital Marketing, Pardot, WordPress, Google Analytics, Burritos, Salesforce
Employment
  • SaaScend
    Co-Founder, 2014 - present
  • Betts Recruiting
    Digital Marketing Specialist, 2014 - 2014
  • TechValidate Software
    Sales Research Coordinator, 2013 - 2013
  • Michigan Rehabilitation Specialists
    Operations & Marketing Coordinator, 2011 - 2011
  • Michigan Rehabilitation Specialists
    Wellness Aide, 2008 - 2012
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San Francisco, CA
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Kalamazoo, MI - Berkeley, CA - Swanton, OH - Pinckney, MI - Wauseon, OH
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